Chinook Winds Casino
and convention center is a Native American casino
located in Lincoln City, Oregon
. It is operated by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz
. The casino's amenities include a 227-room hotel, a gaming floor
(between two floors), two restaurants (with a 24 hour food counter), a convention center
, day-care services, live entertainment, a golf course and other special events.
The casino operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Little known facts
- Before the actual casino was constructed, there was a smaller temporary casino, which was housed inside a huge dome shaped tent.
- In 2000 the casino had over 800 employees.
- There are two separate employee break rooms: One for smokers and a non-smoking room.
- There is a in-house tailor.
- There is a free shuttle service that provides Lincoln County with transportation to and from the Casino.
- Employees have their own diner, which the casino provides free of charge, that has a wide open view of the Pacific ocean.
- The convention center is host to an annual pow-wow.
- The casino provides more jobs in Lincoln City than any other industry.
- In December 2007 a windstorm knocked down a western wall of the Casino.