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Chukchansi Gold Casino to Make Donation to Charity in Slot Tournament Winners' Names

29 December 2004

COARSEGOLD, Calif. -- (PRESS RELEASE)-- Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino will make a $250 donation to each the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the American Indian College Fund in the name of the first place winners of recent "Give and Take Slot Tournaments" held on Nov. 13 and Dec. 11.

Participating guests battled on the slot machines to earn the most overall points. The top winners were given a choice of charities to receive the $250 donation. Guests that donated a canned good at the event also received a complimentary t-shirt. Luis N. of Los Banos and Tony M. of Livingston were the lucky $10,000 first place winners in the charity slot tournaments and chose the charities for the donations to benefit.

"A lot of women in the world are suffering from breast cancer," Luis said of his choice. "I wanted to do my part to help."

He added he plans to use his tournament win to help care for his aging father. Tony plans to put his money in savings.

The Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino is owned by the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians. It is Central California's newest gaming and entertainment destination located in the beautiful Sierra foothills near Yosemite National Park. The casino features 1,800 slots, 46 table games, and offers first-rate food, entertainment and fun.

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