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Nov 28, 2018 | Headlines | 0 comments

Tachi to open new Coyote Entertainment Center

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Written by Tina Botill


The Tachi Yokut Tribe recently announced the opening of the Coyote Entertainment Center, which is located adjacent to the Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino. The new center will open to the public Friday, Nov. 30.

With nearly 90,000 square feet, this one-of-a-kind facility will be the largest multi-offering entertainment destination in the area, hosting a variety of entertainment and dining options and hours of fun for guests of all ages.  The grand opening celebration will continue into the new year, when charity events will be hosted every Sunday for four local charities benefiting Central California communities.
The addition of this state-of-the-art entertainment center will complement the successful Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino and provide an extra special experience for all guests, whether it be to watch the latest blockbuster movie, bowl, play games, watch sports, play billiards or grab a bite to eat.  The overall destination experience, combined with the existing casino offerings, is designed to give guests a memorable, multi-day experience. This concept is something unique, not only to the central valley, but to the entire nation.
At the core of Coyote’s offerings is Palace Cinemas, with eight theaters, 1,100 luxury seats and Christie Pure laser cinema projectors and QSC Theater and Dolby Atmos cinema sound systems.  Guests will be able to purchase seats in advance online or at the theater.  The concession options will not only include traditional offerings, such as freshly popped popcorn and assorted candies, but also a large variety of hand-crafted, chef-inspired food options, including pizzas, grilled paninis and fresh salads. 
The venue will also feature Tachi Lanes, the largest bowling center in the market with 30 state-of-the-art lanes, comfortable couches and full service dining.  There is separate boutique bowling area, with six lanes and a dedicated private room for group events. Tachi Lanes is equipped with Brunswick GSX pinsetters, leading-edge SYNC scoring system, numerous HDTVs, including 15 foot screens at the end of the lanes, and posh seating options for both participants and non-participants who just want to be a part of the action.  League bowling will be offered, beginning in the new year.
The fun extends to Mit’si Little Arcade, featuring over 45 of the latest arcade and prize games and a large prize store, with over 100 items, ranging from toys for the kids to Xbox gaming consoles, to win.  Powered by a game card system, guests can play and accumulate points that can be redeemed for awesome prizes.  The arcade also has its own party room to host birthday parties and events.
For the culinary and sports enthusiasts, there will be over 60 HDTVs and food & drink options available throughout the venue.  The Eagle Lounge will offer great front row seats to every game and a full array of dining options, including shared plates, hand-stretched pizzas, crispy chicken wings, specialty salads, beer battered fish & chips, burgers and paninis.  The Lounge will also offer over 30 local and hand crafted beers, an expansive bourbon selection and specialty cocktails.
Red Bud Billiards features nine tournament style billiard tables and a separate bar that makes it a great place to gather with friends and play a game of pool.  This area will be open to guests of all ages and will host billiards leagues.
Coyote will be an extraordinary place for corporate events, team building activities, social gatherings and birthday parties.  With the ability to host 1,000 guests and a private VIP area, which includes 6 private lanes, comfortable, posh sofas and chairs and banquet offerings, the VIP area is perfect space to meet friends, host exclusive events or host a corporate retreat.
Coyote Entertainment Center will hire over 130 employees from the local community.
For more information, visit us Coyote-EC.Com and @CoyoteEC on Facebook and @Coyote-EC on Instagram.
About the Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi Yokut Tribe:
The Tachi Yokut Tribe has inhabited the San Joaquin Valley for thousands of years, maintaining a strong connection to the land, their history, and their traditions. After losing much of their aboriginal territory with the arrival of the Spanish, Mexican, and American settlers, many of the Yokut were displaced from their indigenous homelands. After the Americans chose not to ratify the eighteen treaties signed in California, many were driven from their lands on to failing reservations. In 1853, forty acres of desolate farmland was set aside for the few Tachi that remained in this area with the help of a Tulare County lawyer named Mr. Atwell.  After being one of the largest Tribes in California, the Tachi were reduced to four families residing on what would later be named, Santa Rosa Rancheria. Despite the devastation brought through disease and invasion, solace was found in the fact that the Tachi were one of the few Tribes that could remain within their aboriginal homeland, at the village of Wiu. Though times were hard for the families that remained, as they lived far below poverty, the Rancheria could grow; by 1980, the Rancheria grew to be 170 acres with 200 members.
In 1983, the Tachi Yokut opened the Southgate Bingo Palace, which created enough jobs and revenue to provide an economic boost to the Rancheria. In 1994, The Palace Indian Gaming Center was created and grew from eighty-six to over 1,100 employees by 2016. The Palace, and its gaming revenues, has allowed the Tachi Tribe to overcome many economic challenges, to return to self-sufficiency, to rebuild the Rancheria, to continue their cultural traditions and practices, and to grow their landholdings and population. Coyote Entertainment Center is the next venture by The Tachi Yokut Tribe in their long journey.

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