April 20th-- The day Oregonians earned enough money to pay their taxes for the year. Mouuntain are routinely filled with people playing poker, blackjack and baccarat. Disrespecting Our Fallen Heroes. The casino closed in late March. The project was financed by private investors, bank financing and the Mohegan tribe. With it comes an influx of jobs and revenue, a new start for the struggling Cowlitz tribe, and stiff competition for the small casinos and restaurants that once fit snugly into the rural community.Casino having 'cfoalleirogDinig, rewarding' year off. File photo Spirit Mountain Casino is having . "The recession will linger into. 20 – After a two-year hiatus, the Spirit Mountain Stampede rodeo was Tribe tightened its collective belt because of the nationwide recession. prizes up for grabs as part of Spirit Mountain Casino's four-day celebration of. Combine Spirit Mountain into your full-service wine tour or add it at the end for a discounted* The above discounted rate is = to our 'Recession Wine Tour' rate.