SOURCE: Barona Resort & Casino

Barona Resort & Casino

January 16, 2013 14:53 ET

Barona Resort & Casino Is First in North America to Debut Amazon Fishing™ Slot Machine

Exciting New Interactive Game Is the Recipient of Casino Journal Gold Award for Most Innovative Product

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 16, 2013) -  Looking to get a little practice in before fishing season arrives or maybe it just sounds like fun to catch a big exotic fish from the Amazon River? Head to Barona Resort & Casino and you can be among the first in North America to play an Amazon Fishing™ slot machine. Developed by slot maker Aruze Gaming America Inc., this exciting new joystick-controlled interactive slot machine is a Gold Award winner for the Most Innovative Product from Casino Journal and can only be found on the casino floor at Barona Resort & Casino in San Diego.

"We are proud to continually install the newest and most advanced slot machines for our Barona players," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "Barona is the first casino in North America to introduce Amazon Fishing™ and in the first few days of play we can tell that our players are making new friends with the interactive tournament aspect of the new game."

Amazon Fishing™ is a community game that plays on three 60-inch monitors. Players can individually select the type of fish bait to induce a more personalized experience on the bonus screen. Larger bait "attracts" less frequent but larger wins, while smaller bait result in more frequent but smaller rewards. Reel Feel™ Gaming Technology has also been integrated into the simulated rod controller. Players can feel resistance from the pull of the fish and a crank feature simulates actually reeling in players' prizes.

Known as San Diego's loosest casino, Barona has 2,000 slots and video poker machines. 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 Three-Card Poker and Chipless Blackjack™.

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. LEED® Gold Certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, Barona features 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 on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Foursquare.

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