Soboba Casino Resort celebrates silver anniversary

Three of 25 employees who have worked for Soboba more than 20 years include, from left, Amber Escorpiso, Thomas Beach and Shiloh Maddox. Valley News/Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians photo
Mike Hiles, Special to Valley NewsThe Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians fought long and hard to open a casino on tribal land a quarter of a century ago. Much has changed since the early days, most notably the construction and opening of the current Soboba Casino Resort in 2019. In August, silver anniversary promotions are in place to commemorate this milestone.Jason Cozart has been in his current position of assistant general manager since 2018. As a tribal member he is grateful for the opportunities that have been afforded to the tribe because of tribal gaming.“Having a hand in building a future for our tribe has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life,” Cozart, 42, said. “Over the past 25 years, I have been fortunate to witness the evolution of our tribe an
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