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Barona Resort & Casino

December 21, 2010 17:23 ET

Marilyn Monroe Says Ho Ho Ho to Big Winner at Barona Resort & Casino

Carlsbad Woman Hits $595K Jackpot While Playing Marilyn Monroe $1 Slot Machine

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - December 21, 2010) - "A kiss on the hand may be quite continental," but a nearly $600,000 jackpot is a girl's best friend. Club Barona member Maria S. from Carlsbad recently hit the biggest jackpot of the season at Barona Resort & Casino while playing the $1 Marilyn Monroe™ slot machine. Manufactured by IGT, one of the world's leading slot machine makers, the exciting game recalls the glamorous allure of one of Tinseltown's most enduring screen legends.

"At Barona, we celebrate jackpots every day all day long but this one is especially exciting because it is the largest jackpot to hit this holiday season," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "That's a pretty incredible Christmas present for our big winner!"

With the help of the Barona Loose Troop™, many of Barona's slots have been certified by the manufacturer that their machines are set as loose as they can be and guaranteed not to be looser anywhere else through the Manufacturer's Best Payouts program. 

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 innovation 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 on Facebook, Twitter and the Barona Casino blog.

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