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Barona Resort & Casino

March 04, 2010 15:09 ET

Cha-Ching! Local Player Hits Jackpot at Barona Resort & Casino

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2010) -  One lucky San Diego County player hit the jackpot this past weekend at Barona Resort & Casino. Club Barona member Sheila R. of Lakeside scored $152,102 while playing the Power Strike progressive penny slot machine.

"We are happy to add Sheila to our list of jackpot winners,"said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "Barona has always been committed to having the loosest slots in San Diego. We recently doubled the number of penny slots on our casino floor so that our guests can play longer and have more opportunities to win."

New games and promotions have been implemented to help Barona's players cash in on big pay outs. The new Barona Loose Troop™ daily loosens slot machines on the casino floor to make them the loosest around, including penny slots.

In addition to the 2,000 slots, progressive slots and video poker machines, Barona offers traditional poker and over 75 table games including Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker, Caribbean Stud, Barona Craps, 3 Card Poker, 4 Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Let It Ride and new chipless table games Barona Roulette, Rapid Baccarat and iTable Blackjack.

Barona offers players exclusive advantages through the Club Barona membership rewards program. Members of Club Barona can earn points that are redeemable for cash back, free merchandise, hotel stays, restaurant meals and golf.

Joining Club Barona is fast, easy and free, giving players an opportunity to earn daily prizes and discounts. Sign up at the Club Barona booth in the casino or online at www.barona.com.

About Barona Resort & Casino

For the last two years in a row, Barona Resort & Casino has won the J.D. Power and Associates Award for the "Highest in Satisfaction in the Southern California Indian Casino Gaming Experience" in the J.D. Power and Associates Southern California Indian Gaming Casino Satisfaction Study.

Barona Resort & Casino blends the best of San Diego's leading resorts with the gaming excitement of Las Vegas. 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.

Barona Resort & Casino received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2008-2009 Indian Gaming Casino Studies SM-Southern California Region. The 2009 study, which only surveys casinos with a minimum of 1,000 slot machines, is based on 4,452 responses from gaming players who visited an Indian casino in Southern California between December 2008 and May 2009. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed in May 2009. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.

For Barona Resort & Casino reservations and information, visit www.barona.com, or call toll free 888-7-BARONA (722-7662).

You can also join Barona Resort & Casino on Facebook, Twitter and Myspace at: www.barona.com/facebook, www.barona.com/twitter and www.barona.com/myspace.

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