SOURCE: Red Hawk Casino

November 18, 2008 18:03 ET

Red Hawk Casino Announces Opening Date

Casino Will Open to the Public at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17

PLACERVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - November 18, 2008) - Red Hawk Casino announced today that it will open to the public on Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at 7 p.m. Red Hawk Casino is conveniently located off of the new Red Hawk Parkway exit on Highway 50, just 30 minutes east of Sacramento.

"When Red Hawk Casino opens, it will set a new standard for gaming in Northern California," said Peter Fordham, General Manager of Red Hawk Casino. "Our vast selection of gaming will appeal to players of all experience levels by offering the newest games, as well as some old favorites. Red Hawk Casino will also feature world-class dining options to satisfy every appetite, from casual to gourmet. Guests will also enjoy nightly, live entertainment by regional performers at the Stage Bar."

Red Hawk Casino will feature approximately 2,000 Class III slot machines, 75 table games, six restaurants, four bars, more than 3,000 lighted and covered parking spaces, and a gift shop featuring unique merchandise. Red Hawk Casino will also include an entire level of smoke-free gaming and dining. The Shingle Springs Tribal Gaming Authority estimates that the casino will generate approximately 2,000 jobs.

More details on opening night festivities will be announced soon.

About Red Hawk Casino

Red Hawk Casino is owned by the Shingle Springs Tribal Gaming Authority, an instrumentality of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. It is scheduled to open in December 2008 near Placerville, Calif., located off of Highway 50, just 30 minutes east of Sacramento. The project is being managed by Lakes Entertainment, Inc. and will blend a full complement of gaming excitement with the natural beauty of Northern California. Once complete, Red Hawk Casino will feature approximately 2,000 slot machines, 75 table games, six restaurants, four bars, and lighted, covered parking. More information can be found at www.redhawkcasino.com.

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