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By Miriam Raftery

March 16, 2016 (Jamul) – The Hollywood Casino-Jamul San Diego anticipates opening in mid-2016.  The casino is expected to hire approximately 1,100 job positions.

 As completion of construction at the Jamul Indian Village site draws near, the casino has set up a new website at including a link with information and applications for jobs at

Listings for Hollywood Casino-Jamul San Diego cover all aspects of casino operations including Accounting Manager, Restaurant Manager, Casino Host, Marketing Coordinator and other positions.

“This marks an important milestone for the Hollywood Casino,” said General Manager Richard St. Jean. “The website will operate around the clock, just as our casino will, offering people the most up to date information about entertainment options, amenities, and promotions.”

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clarification on your list of closed casinos


As I recall La Posta's closed because it wasn't  making enough money, located across the freeway from another casino.

Thanks for sharing this info with readers.


closed casinos

There are more than a few examples of casinos around the United States built with investors money and then closed by lawsuits. There are also examples of closed casinos within San Diego county. Investors have put forth nearly a half Billion dollars towards this project that is mired in court with multiple lawsuits on complex issues, backed by a community that when last polled had a 97.5% opposition to the project and its impact. "realistically it's probably very unlikely" ? I couldn't disagree more. The law is on the side of the community and the community is committed, organized and engaged. Out of state developers with truck loads of investors money have put the cart in front of the horse with the project and I suspect they will walk away from the 'loss' as cases in court are decided.

What if it does not open?

What if it does not open? With all the pending lawsuits I hope prospective employees are advised that this casino might never open! It would be the right thing to do for their future employees to know just in case they decide to quit a job they already have to take a job that might never be.

Is there a timetable for the pending lawsuits to be heard?

Realistically it's probably very unlikely that a court would block an already-built casino from opening after previously denying requests for restraining orders.  If anything a court might order additional mitigation but that would be unlikely to impact the jobs.  That said, we appreciate you posting the info for those prospective workers to be fully informed.

Lest anyone think JIV’s

Lest anyone think JIV’s building is too big not to be completed, too big to fail, or too big to tear down, let’s review just 8 examples of casinos that have been closed, many where they were being illegally operated and where the land does not qualify for gambling. Keetowah Casino (United Keetowah Band), Talequah, Oklahoma; Shut down by federal court order Aug 2013, for Illegally operating on land never in trust. Alturas Desert Rose casino, Modoc County; Closed September 2014 La Posta casino, Boulevard, Cal.; Closed Oct 2012 Three Feathers Casino (Mohawks), Akwesasne, NY; Closed 2013 Meskwaki Casino (Sac & Fox of Miss.), Tama, Iowa; Closed 2003 Bay Mills Indian Community, Brimley MI; Closed in 2011, Not on tribal land. Chuckchansi Casino, Yosemite, Cal.; Closed by federal court order following armed takeover by one faction. Wampanoag Tribe, Acquinnah, MA, as the Martha’s Vineyard Gazette reported was enjoined from any construction activity on a casino on July 28, 2015