Thunder Valley Casino is a casino and hotel located near Lincoln, California. It is owned and operated by the United Auburn Indian Community and opened in 2003.
Thunder Valley Casino's gambling amenities include slots and table games, such as blackjack, baccarat and roulette. It also holds regular poker tournaments and bingo games.
Attached to the casino is a full-service resort, including a hotel and golf course. It has a spa and several restaurants. The resort also features bars and nightclubs, including some that have video poker and similar video gambling games attached to the bar itself. Some of these bars and restaurants are more casual, while others are themed or upscale.
Thunder Valley Casino is a concert venue with an outdoor amphitheater. As of 2015, it hosts a summer concert series that attracts performers like Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, Peter Frampton and George Clinton. It also holds comedy shows and other performances.
The casino is located in unincorporated Placer County, about 30 miles from Sacramento. It is operated based on a Tribal-State Gaming Compact with the state of California, which was first established in 1999 and renewed in 2004. Thunder Valley Casino states that it receives high ratings from guests and the community.