Why did San Manuel change their name?
The new name (pronounced YAH-ma-vah) not only reflects the significant expansion of our gaming operations into a resort destination, but this word from our ancestral heritage also points to who we are today. In the Serrano language, the word “yaamava'” means the spring season.
What happened to San Manuel?
(September 24, 2021) – The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians (“San Manuel” or the “Tribe”) and the San Manuel Entertainment Authority (“SMEA”) today announced that San Manuel Casino is now Yaamava' Resort & Casino at San Manuel, a milestone moment introducing a new era in Southern California gaming and hospitality.
Who's the owner of San Manuel Casino?
The San Manuel Band, based in San Bernardino County, California, is buying the Palms Casino Resort from Red Rock Resorts, which spent almost $700 million on renovations after acquiring the 703-room resort in 2016 for $321.5 million.