SOURCE: Barona Resort & Casino

Barona Resort & Casino

March 04, 2016 14:43 ET

Barona Resort & Casino Awarded Business of the Year by the East County Chamber of Commerce

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2016) - Barona Resort & Casino was recently named "Business of the Year" for Entertainment & Recreation at the Annual East County Honors Gala hosted by the East County Chamber of Commerce.

The Annual East County Honors Gala has become the premier celebration in East County, honoring businesses and individuals for their accomplishments and recognizing the tremendous and lasting impact they have made in the community. The honorees at the gala were chosen because they exhibited outstanding customer service, a positive reputation, and consistently delivered high-quality products, services, and experiences.

"Barona is proud to be a strong economic engine in the community and one of the largest creators of local jobs," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "More than 70 percent of our 3,000 staff members live in the East County and we consider them to be family. We've made a long-term investment in Barona and the experience we create at the casino, hotel and the golf course. We will always be working to maintain a fun atmosphere and the best possible environment for both our guests and staff."

Barona Resort & Casino was named Best Casino and Loosest Slots for the 5th year in a row along with 12 other awards in the 2015 San Diego's Best Union-Tribune Readers Poll awards. In addition to Barona's 2,000 slot and video poker machines, the casino features over 90 table games including Blackjack, Blackjack Switch, Pai Gow Poker, Barona Craps, Burn 20 Blackjack, Three-Card Poker, Four-Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Free Bet Blackjack, Let It Ride and Barona Roulette. Barona also features San Diego's largest Asian gaming pit, which includes popular games such as EZ Pai Gow and Asia Poker with EZ Baccarat and Commission Free Double Baccarat in its Dragon Alley.

About Barona Resort & Casino
Barona Resort & Casino, an AAA Four Diamond rated property, blends the best of San Diego's leading resorts with the gaming excitement of Las Vegas. Barona features 400 spacious guest rooms and suites with beautiful views of Barona Valley, award-winning dining, the AmBience Day Spa, a full-service events center and the 18-hole championship Barona Creek Golf Club, which was rated the 4th 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 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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