Ute Mountain Casino Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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Members of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Council pose at the Ute Mountain Casino Hotel’s 30th anniversary celebration. L-R: Lyndreth Wall; Austin Turtle; Chairman Manuel Heart; Darwin Whiteman; Jr.; and Archie House, Jr.

TOWAOC, CO – Ute Mountain Casino recently celebrated its 30th anniversary as “Still the One” in the Four Corners region. As the area’s first Indian-owned casino throughout the area, Ute Mountain Casino Hotel has provided gaming thrills with a full-scale casino, a new sportsbook and the largest bingo room in the region. Paired with dining favorites, luxury accommodations, a mountainside RV park and easy-access travel center, locals and adventurers alike have enjoyed all that Ute Mountain Casino Hotel has offered for three decades.

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Members of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe accompany the traditional Bear Dance at the Ute Mountain Casino Hotel’s 30th Anniversary Celebration.
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Ute Mountain Casino Hotel General Manager Rick Scheer greets people during the 30th anniversary Celebration of the casino’s opening.

“Since 1992, Ute Mountain Casino Hotel has been a destination for guests who want an experience like no other,” said Rick Scheer, General Manager of Ute Mountain Casino Hotel. “From our record setting payouts and the latest slot machines, gaming enthusiasts have been calling Ute Mountain home for decades. Since opening, we have continued to update our offerings and amenities to ensure that we provide a fresh experience for our guests, and we look forward to welcoming visitors for years to come.”

On September 9th, Ute Mountain held a tribal celebration with an honorary blessing, welcome address and pottery gift presentation to the Ute Mountain Tribal Council Members/Royalties. Attendees were given the opportunity to view war dancers, round dance and flute entertainment before the open hand game in the evening.