|Chinook Winds Casino Resort|
|Address||1777 NW 44th Street|
Lincoln City, Oregon 97367
|No. of rooms||227 (81 suites)|
|Total gaming space||157,000 sq ft (14,600 m2)|
|Notable restaurants||Siletz Bay Buffet|
Aces Bar and Grill
Chinook Seafood Grill and Lounge
Rogue River Steakhouse
Rogue River Lounge
|Owner||Confederated Tribes of Siletz|
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 157,000-square-foot (14,600 m2) gaming floor (between two floors), two restaurants (with a 24-hour food counter), a 35,000-square-foot (3,300 m2) convention center, arcade, day-care services, live entertainment, a golf course and other special events.
The casino typically operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
It opened to the public at limited capacity on January 15, 2021 after closing for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County on the Oregon Coast between Tillamook and Newport. It is named after the county, which was named in honor of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. The population was 7,930 at the 2010 Census. During the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017, this city was the first in the path of totality to view a total solar eclipse.
Peoples of the Lower Columbia include several groups of indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest in the United States who speak the Chinookan languages. Peoples of the Lower Columbia reside along the Lower and Middle Columbia River (Wimahl) from the river's gorge downstream (west) to the river's mouth, and along adjacent portions of the coasts, from Tillamook Head of present-day Oregon in the south, north to Willapa Bay in southwest Washington. In 1805 the Lewis and Clark Expedition encountered the Chinook Tribe on the lower Columbia. However, it is not appropriate to use the term "Chinookan." This term is a misnomer invented by white people to describe a wide variety of peoples who have inhabited the Lower Columbia but aren't connected as a single group of people. "Peoples of the Lower Columbia" is preferable as an inclusive name. There are several theories about where the name ″Chinook″ came from. Some say it is a Chehalis word Tsinúk for the inhabitants of and a particular village site on Baker Bay, or "Fish Eaters". It may also be a word meaning "strong fighters".
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