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Barona Resort & Casino

September 02, 2012 13:12 ET

Barona Named San Diego's "Best Casino" in 2012 U-T Poll

U-T Reader's Poll Ranks Barona No.1 in Eight Categories

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 2, 2012) - Barona Resort & Casino has been named the best in San Diego in eight categories in the 2012 U-T San Diego's "Best" Reader's Poll including Best Casino, Loosest Slots and Best Buffet.

Barona, San Diego's leading casino, took top honors in the following categories: Best Local Casino; Loosest Slots; Best Brunch: Seasons Fresh Buffet; Best Buffet: Seasons Fresh Buffet; Best Business Lunch: Sage Cafe; Best Casino Restaurant: Seasons Fresh Buffet; Best Filipino Restaurant: Ho Wan; Best Pho/Noodle House: Ho Wan; and Best Golf Course: Barona Creek Golf Course.

"Everyone here at Barona Resort & Casino is honored to be considered the best by our players and by people throughout the San Diego region," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "All 3,000 of our staff members work hard every day to provide our players with a fun and friendly atmosphere that has the loosest slots, the best food, the best customer service and world-class amenities. It means the world to us to be recognized for our efforts. Thank you to all of the San Diegans who voted for Barona."

Barona Resort & Casino was also ranked among the best in the San Diego region in 11 other categories including: 24-hour Restaurant: Sage Cafe; Hot Dog: Barona Hot Dog Cart; Italian Restaurant: Italian Cucina; Salad Bar: Seasons Fresh Buffet; and Place to Get Married: Wedding Chapel & Events Center.

Known as San Diego's loosest casino, Barona offers 2,000 slot and video poker machines, monitored by The Barona Loose Troop® to ensure they are the loosest around. Additionally, the casino features over 80 table games including Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker, Caribbean Stud, Barona Craps, Three-Card Poker, Four-Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Let It Ride, Baccarat and Barona Roulette, as well as the latest innovations in chipless gaming including Chipless Roulette™, Chipless Baccarat™, Chipless Three-Card Poker and Chipless Blackjack™.

About Barona Resort & Casino
Barona Resort & Casino, a AAA Four Diamond rated property, blends the best of San Diego's leading resorts with the gaming excitement of Las Vegas. LEED® Gold Certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, Barona is San Diego's leading destination resort featuring 400 guest rooms and suites all with beautiful views of the Barona Valley, a variety of award-winning dining options, the AmBience Day Spa, a full-service events center and the 18-hole championship Barona Creek Golf Club, rated the 3rd best resort course in California by Golfweek magazine. For Barona Resort & Casino reservations and information, visit, or call toll free 888-7-BARONA (722-7662). You can also join Barona Resort & Casino on Facebook®, Twitter and YouTube today.

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