Best Casinos

Southern California Gaming Guide™ Reader’s Choice Best Casinos

2017AwardCoinWhat are the best casinos in Southern California? Ask Southern California casino players. Every year since 2003 we have asked the readers of the Southern California Gaming Guide™ to tell us their favorite casinos — those  they think rate the Reader’s Choice Best Casinos awards.

This year, the voting was held during August. Tens of thousands of readers filled out ballots online or sent in completed print ballots that appeared in the August issue. Southern California Gaming Guide readers are casino players in all 22 Southern California Indian casinos, and they know what they like. 

It’s important to note that the Best Casinos awards every year are not chosen by our editorial staff, but by our readers, by one vote per individual, whether online or by printed ballot. During 14 years we’ve learned that Southern California Gaming Guide readers love to share their views about the casinos they visit. We value their opinions, and so do Southern California casinos, which are some of the best in the country.

Best Casinos 2017

Voting for the 2017 Best Casinos has closed. Look for the winners of the 2017 Best Casinos in the October 2017 issue. 

Best Casinos 2016

2016 Best Casinos

Loosest Slots Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

Best Casino

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Harrah's Resort Southern California

Best Casino Resort

1. Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Harrah's Resort Southern California

Luckiest Casino

1. Sycuan Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Soboba Casino

Best Service

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Agua Caliente Caisno Resort Spa

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Promotions

1. Soboba Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

Best Players Club

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Slot Tournaments

1. Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Soboba Casino

3. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

Best Entertainment

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

3. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

Best Buffet

1. The Buffet — Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. The Pechanga Buffet — Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Seasons Fresh Buffet — Barona Resort & Casino

Best Steakhouse

1. Black&Blue Steakhouse — Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. The Great Oak Steakhouse  — Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Fiore Steakhouse — Harrah's Resort Southern California

Best Poker

1. Harrah's Resort Southern California

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Bingo

1. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2. Chumash Casino Resort

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Casino Spa

1. Sunstone, The Spa at Agua Caliente

2. Sage, The Spa at Morongo

3. The Pechanga Spa

Best Casino Golf Course

1. Journey at Pechanga — Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Barona Creek Golf Course — Barona Resort & Casino

3. Indian Canyons Golf Resort — Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

Best Casino Website

1. Chumash Casino Resort

2. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

3. Soboba Casino

Best Casinos 2015

2015 Best Casinos

Loosest Slots Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Pechanga Resot & Casino

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Casino Resort

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Harah's Resort Southern California

Luckiest Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Service

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Promotions

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Players Club

1. Total Rewards — Harrah's Resort Southern California

2. Club Barona — Barona Resort & Casino

3. Players Club — Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Slot Tournaments

1. Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Pechaga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah's Resort Southern California

Best Entertainment

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

3. Harrah's Resort Southern California

Best Buffet

1. The Buffet — Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Seasons Fresh Buffet — Barona Resort & Casino

3. The Pechanga Buffet — Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Steakhouse

1. Black&Blue Steakhouse — Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Fiore — Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. The Great Oak Steakhouse — Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Poker

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Bingo

1. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Casino Spa

1. Sunstone, The Spa at Agua Caliente

2. The Spa at Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. Pechanga Spa — Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Golf Course

1. Barona Creek Golf Club — Barona Resort & Casino

2. Journey at Pechanga — Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Golf Resort — Sycuan Casino

Best Casino Website

1. Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. Chumash Casino Resort

 

Best Casinos 2014

2014 Best Casinos

Loosest Slots Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Casino Resort

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Harrah's Resort Southern California

Luckiest Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Casino Pauma

Best Service

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Promotions

1. Sycuan Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Harrah's Resort Southern California

Best Players Club

1. Harrah's Resort Southern California

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Slot Tournaments

1. Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Entertainment

1. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Buffet

1. The Buffet — Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Choices, The Buffet — Pala Casino Spa Resort

3. Seasons Fresh Buffet — Barona Resort & Casino

Best Resort Rooms

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

3. Barona Resort & Casino

Best Steakhouse

1. Barona Steakhouse — Barona Resort & Casino

2. The Oak Room — Pala Casino Spa Resort

3. Black&Blue Steakhouse — Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Poker

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Chumash Casino Resort

3. Harrah's Resort Southern California

Best Dealers

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Harrah's Resort Southern California

Best Bingo

1. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

Best Spa

1. Sunstone, The Spa at Agua Caliente

2. The Pala Spa, Pala Casino Spa Resort

3. The Spa at Harrah's Resort Southern California

Best Golf Course

1. Barona Creek Golf Club — Barona Resort & Casino

2. Journey at Pechanga — Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Golf Resort — Sycuan Casino

Best Casino Website

1. Chumash Casino Resort

2. Harrah's Resort Southern California

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel


 

Best Casinos 2013

2013 Best Casinos

Best Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Casino Resort

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Luckiest Casino

1. Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Service

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Resort Rooms

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Promotions

1. Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Entertainment

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Buffet

1. The Buffet — Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Seasons Fresh Buffet — Barona Resort & Casino

3. Creekside Buffet — Chumash Casino Resort

Best Steakhouse

1. Barona Steakhouse — Barona Resort & Casino

2. Firore Steak and Seafood — Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. The Steakhouse — Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

Best Poker

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Chumash Casino Resort

Best Dealers

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Sycuan Casino

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Casino Pauma

Best Bingo

1. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

Best Casino Spa

1. Sunstone, the Spa at Agua Caliente

2. The Spa at Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. The Spa — Spa Resort Casino

Best Golf Course

1. Barona Creek Golf Club — Barona Resort & Casino

2. Journey at Pechanga — Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Eagle Falls Golf Course — Fantasy Springs Resort Casino


 

Best Casinos 2012

 

2012 Best Casinos

Best Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Casino Resort

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. TIE: Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

3. TIE: Pechanga Resort & Casino

Luckiest Casino

1. Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Service

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Resort Rooms

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Promotions

1. Sycuan Casino

2. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Entertainment

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

Best Buffet

1. The Buffet — Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Buffet at Harrah's Rincon

3. Choices, the Buffet — Pala Casino Spa Resort

Best Steakhouse

1. Barona Steakhouse — Barona Resort & Casino

2. Fiore Steak and Seafood — Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Black&Blue — Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Poker

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Dealers

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Bingo

1. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Casino Spa

1. Sunstone, the Spa at Agua Caliente

2. The Spa at Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. The Spa — Spa Resort Casino

Best Golf Course

1. Barona Creek Golf Club — Barona Resort & Casino

2. Journey at Pechanga — Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Eagle Falls Golf Course — Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best of Southern California Gaming 2011

2011 Best Casinos

Best Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Casino Resort

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Luckiest Casino

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Loosest Slots — San Diego County

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Loosest Slots — Palm Springs Area

1. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

2. Spotlight 29 Casino

3. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

Loosest Slots — Inland Empire

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

3. Soboba Casino

Best Service

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Resort Rooms

1. Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Promotions

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Entertainment

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Buffet

1. The Buffet — Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Seasons Fresh Buffet — Barona Resort & Casino

3. The Buffet at Harrah’s Rincon

Best Steakhouse

1. Barona Steakhouse — Barona Resort & Casino

2. Black&Blue Steakhouse — Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Fiore Steak and Seafood — Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Slots

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Penny Slots

1. Sycuan Casino

2. Casino Pauma

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Best Players Club

1. Total Rewards — Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Club Barona — Barona Resort & Casino

3. Players Club — Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Comps

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Poker

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Dealers

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Barona Resort & Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Video Poker

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Casino Pauma

Best Bingo

1. Sycuan Casino

2. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Casino Spa

1. The Spa at Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Sunstone, The Spa at Agua Caliente

3. Spa Pechanga — Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Golf Course

1. Barona Creek Golf Club — Barona Resort & Casino

2. Eagle Falls Golf Course — Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

3. Journey at Pechanga — Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Reel Slot

1. Blazing 7's®

2. 2x 10x 5x Bonus Times®

3. Wheel of Fortune®

Best Video Slot

1. Tarzan® Lord of the Jungle™

2. Cashman Fever™

3. Quick Hit Platinum®

Best Penny Slot

1. Cashman Fever™

2. The Hangover®

3. The Wizard of Oz™

Best Progressive Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Megabucks™

3. Tarzan® Lord of the Jungle™

Best Community Slot

1. Monopoly™ Big Event

2. Top Track™

3. Reel’em In!® Compete to Win®

 

Best of Southern California Gaming 2010

 

2010 Best Casinos

Luckiest Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Casino Resort

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Resort Rooms

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Casino Service

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Casino Promotions

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Casino Pauma

Best Steakhouse

1. Barona Steakhouse — Barona Resort & Casino

2. Fiore Steak and Seafood — Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Black&Blue Steakhouse — Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Buffet

1. The Buffet — Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Seasons Fresh Buffet — Barona Resort & Casino

3. The Buffet at Harrah's Rincon — Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Entertainment

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino & Hotel

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Slots

1. Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Penny Slots

1. Valley View Casino & Hotel

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Casino Pauma

Best High-Limit Slots

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best High-Limit Table Games

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

3. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Bingo

1. Sycuan Casino

2. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

3. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best Poker

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Spotlight 29 Casino

Best Dealers

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Video Poker

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Players Club

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Casino Comps

1. Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Valley View Casino & Hotel

Best Casino Spa

1. The Spa at Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Sage Spa — Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

3. AmBience Day Spa — Barona Resort & Casino

Best Casino Golf Course

1. Barona Creek Golf Club — Barona Resort & Casino

2. Eagle Falls Golf Course — Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

3. Journey at Pechanga — Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Cruise Line Casino

1. Carnival Cruise Lines

2. Norwegian Cruise Line

3. Royal Caribbean Cruises

Best Video Poker Slot

1. All-Star Poker™

2. Super Times Pay™

3. Double Double Bonus Poker®

Best Reel Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Blazing 7's®

3. Hot Hot Super Jackpot

Best Video Slot

1. The Wizard of Oz™

2. Sun and Moon

3. Beat the Bandits

Best Penny Slot

1. Star Wars™

2. The Wizard of Oz™

3. Fa Fa Fa Fortune King

Best Progressive Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. The Wizard of Oz™

3. Sex and the City™

Best Community Slot

1. Monopoly™ Big Event

2. Reel’em In!® Compete to Win®

3. eBay™ Video Slot


Best of Southern California Gaming 2009

2009 Best Casinos

Luckiest Casino

1. Valley View Casino

2. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Over-All Casino

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Casino Resort

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Resort Rooms

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Casino Service

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Valley View Casino

3. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best Casino Promotions

1. Valley View Casino

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Fine Dining/Steakhouse Restaurant

1. Barona Oaks Steakhouse – Barona Resort & Casino

2. Black&Blue Steakhouse - Valley View Casino

3. The Grove Steakhouse – Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best Buffet

1. The Buffet – Valley View Casino

2. Ranch House Buffet – Barona Resort & Casino

3. Choices, The Buffet - Pala Casino Spa and Resort

Best Entertainment and Concerts

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Over-All Slots

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Penny Slots

1. Valley View Casino

2. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Casino Pauma

Best High Limit Slot Room/Area

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best High Limit Table Games

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

Best Bingo

1. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino

3. TIE: Morongo Casino Resort & Spa AND Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best Poker Room/Area

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Dealers

1. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Video Poker

1. Barona Resort & Casino

2. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Players Club

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Casino Comps

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Resort & Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Casino Spa

1. Pala Spa – Pala Casino Spa Resort

2. Sage Spa – Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

3. AmBience Day Spa – Barona Resort & Casino

Best Casino Golf Course

1. Barona Creek Golf Club – Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Eagle Falls Golf Course – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

3. TIE: Willow Glen, Oak Glen & Pine Glen Golf Courses – Sycuan Resort & Casino AND Journey at Pechanga - Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Cruise Line Casino

1. Carnival Cruise Lines

2. Princess Cruises

3. Royal Caribbean Cruises

Best Video Poker Slot

1. Deuces Wild® - Game King

2. Double Double Bonus Poker

3. Super Times Pay

Best Reel Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Blazing 7’s®

3. Double Diamond®

Best Video Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Wizard of Oz™

3. JAWS™

Best Penny Slot

1. Indiana Jones™

2. Wizard of Oz™

3. 50 Lions™

Best Progressive Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Star Wars™

3. Hot Shot Progressive™

 

Best of Southern California Gaming 2008

2008 Best Casinos

Luckiest Casino

1. Valley View Casino

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best Over-All Casino

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Casino Resort

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

Best Resort Rooms

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pala Casino Resort Spa

Best Casino Service

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Valley View Casino

3. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best Casino Promotions

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

Best Fine Dining/Steakhouse Restaurant

1. Barona Oaks Steakhouse – Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. The Steakhouse – Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

3. The Grove Steakhouse – Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best Buffet

1. The Buffet – Valley View Casino

2. Ranch House Buffet – Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Pechanga Buffet – Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Entertainment and Concerts

1. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pala Casino Resort Spa

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. TIE: Morongo Casino Resort & Spa AND Sycuan Casino

Best All-Over Slots

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Valley View Casino

Best Penny Slots

1. Valley View Casino

2. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Casino Pauma

Best High Limit Slot Room/Area

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best High Limit Table Games

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best Bingo

1. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

2. Sycuan Casino

3. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

Best Poker Room/Area

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Dealers

1. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Video Poker

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Valley View Casino

3. Casino Pauma

Best Players Club

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Players Club Cash Back

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Sycuan Casino

Best Casino Comps

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Valley View Casino

Best Casino Spa

1. Sunstone – Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

2. Pala Spa – Pala Casino Spa Resort

3. Sage Spa – Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

Best Casino Golf Course

1. Barona Creek Golf Club – Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Eagle Falls Golf Course – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

3. Willow Glen, Oak Glen & Pine Glen Golf Courses – Sycuan Resort & Casino

Best Cruise Line Casino

1. Carnival Cruise Lines

2. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

3. Princess Cruises

Best Reel Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Blazing 7s®

3. Megabucks®

Best Video Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Jackpot Party™

3. Monopoly® Grand Hotel

Best Penny Slot

1. Star Wars™

2. The Sopranos®

3. Mr. Cashman™

Best Progressive Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Star Wars™

3. Hot Shot Progressive™

 

Best of Southern California Gaming 2007

 

2007 Best Casinos

Luckiest Casino

1. Valley View Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

Best Over-All Casino

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Casino Resort

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. TIE: Morongo Casino Resort & Spa and Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Resort Rooms

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

Best Casino Service

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Valley View Casino

Best Casino Promotions

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Fine Dining/Steakhouse Restaurant

1. Barona Oaks Steakhouse – Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Fiore – Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. The Grove Steakhouse – Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best Buffet

1. Ranch House Buffet - Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. International Buffet – Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. The Buffet - Valley View Casino

Best Entertainment and Concerts

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. TIE - Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort and Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. TIE - Pechanga Resort & Casino and Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. TIE: Morongo Casino Resort & Spa and Sycuan Casino

Best Over-All Slots

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. TIE: Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort and Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Penny Slots

1. Valley View Casino

2. TIE – Casino Pauma and Soboba Casino

3. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best High Limit Slot Room/Area

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best High Limit Table Games

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa

Best Bingo

1. Sycuan Casino

2. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

3. Viejas Casino

Best Poker Room/Area

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. TIE - Sycuan Casino and Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

3. TIE: Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino and Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Dealers

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Viejas Casino & Outlet Center

Best Video Poker

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. TIE – Casino Pauma and Valley View Casino

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Players Club

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Players Club Cash Back

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pala Casino Spa Resort

Best Casino Comps

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Valley View Casino

Best Casino Spa

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Spa Resort Casino

3. Pala Casino Spa Resort

Best Casino Golf Course

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino – Barona Creek Golf Club

2. Sycuan Resort & Casino – Willow Glen, Oak Glen & Pine Glen Golf Courses

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – Eagle Falls Golf Course

Best Cruise Line Casino

1. Carnival Cruise Lines

2. Norwegian Cruise Line

3. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Best of Southern California Gaming 2006

2006 Best Casinos

Luckiest Casino

1. Valley View Casino

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Casino

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Casino Resort

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Resort Rooms

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Entertainment

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. TIE - Pechanga Resort & Casino and Pala Casino Resort & Spa

3. Viejas Casino

Best Casino Service

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Off-Track Betting

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

3. Viejas Casino

Best Restaurant

1. Barona Oaks – Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Fiore – Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Great Oaks - Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Buffet

1. Ranch House Buffet - Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Terrace Buffet - Pala Casino Resort & Spa

3. Market Square Buffet – Valley View Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. TIE - Viejas Casino and Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Morongo Casino Resort Spa

Best Slots

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Penny Slots

1. Valley View Casino

2. TIE - Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort and Viejas Casino

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best High Limit Slots

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best High Limit Table Games

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Bingo

1. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2. Viejas Casino

3. TIE - Morongo Casino Resort Spa and Sycuan Resort & Casino

Best Poker Room

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. TIE - Viejas Casino and Sycuan Resort & Casino

Best Dealers

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Viejas Casino

Best Video Poker

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. TIE – Casino Pauma and Valley View Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Players Club

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Players Club Cash Back

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Casino Promotions

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. TIE: Golden Acorn Casino and Soboba Casino

Best Cruise Line Casino

1. Norwegian Cruise Line

2. Carnival Cruise Lines

3. Holland-America Line

Favorite Reel Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Blazing 7s®

3. Double Diamond®

Favorite Video Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Jackpot Party®

3. Mr. Cashman®

Favorite Video Poker Slot

1. Game King® Deuces Wild

2. Spin Poker™

3. Super Times Pay™

Favorite Progressive Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. Star Wars™

3. MegaBucks®

 

Best of Southern California Gaming 2005

 

2005 Best Casinos

Luckiest Casino

1. Valley View Casino

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Over-All Casino

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Casino Resort

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Resort Rooms

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Entertainment

1. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Restaurant

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino – Barona Oaks

2. Pala Casino Resort & Spa – The Oak Room

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino – Great Oaks Steakhouse

Best Casino Service

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Valley View Casino

Best Buffet

1. Pala Casino Resort & Spa – The Terrace Buffet

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino – Ranch House Buffet

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort – International Buffet

Best Brunch

1. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Viejas Casino

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Poker Room

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Sycuan Resort & Casino

3. Viejas Casino

Best Dealers

1. Sycuan Resort & Casino

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best High-Limit Area

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Off-Track Betting

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Viejas Casino

3. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Best Over-All Slots

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Valley View Casino

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Penny Slots

1. Valley View Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Video Poker

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Player's Club Comps

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Valley View Casino

Best Players Club Events

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Bingo

1. TIE: Sycuan Resort & Casino and San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2. Morongo Casino Resort Spa

3. Viejas Casino

Best Casino Promotions

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. TIE: Golden Acorn Casino and Soboba Casino

Favorite Reel Slot

1. Blazing 7s®

2. Wheel of Fortune®

3. Double Diamond®

Favorite Video Slot

1. Monopoly®

2. Jackpot Party®

3. Wheel of Fortune®

Favorite Video Poker

1 Game King Deuces Wild

2. Spin Poker™

3. Double Double Bonus Poker

Favorite Penny Slot

1. Twilight Zone®

2. Fort Knox®

3. Millioni$er®

Best of Southern California Gaming 2004

2004 Best Casinos

Luckiest Casino

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Valley View Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Over-All Casino

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. TIE - Fantasy Springs Casino and Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Casino Resort

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Resort Rooms

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. TIE - Pala Casino Resort & Spa and Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Entertainment

1. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Viejas Casino

Best Concert Venue

1. Viejas Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Restaurants

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Casino Service

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Fantasy Springs Casino

Best Buffet

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. TIE - Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort and Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Brunch

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

3. TIE - Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort and Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Fantasy Springs Casino

Best Poker Room

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. TIE - Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino and Sycuan Resort & Casino

3. Viejas Casino

Best Dealers

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Sycuan Resort & Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best High-Limit Room

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Off-Track Betting

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Sycuan Resort & Casino

3. Fantasy Springs

Best Slots

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Valley View Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

Best Video Poker

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Valley View Casino

3. Fantasy Springs Casino

Best Player's Club

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Bingo

1. Sycuan Resort & Casino

2. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

3. Fantasy Springs Casino

Best Comps

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Promotions

1. Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Soboba Casino

Favorite Reel Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune

2. Blazing 7’s

3. Double Diamond

Favorite Video Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune

2. Monopoly

3. TIE: Jackpot Party and Money Storm

Favorite Video Poker

1 Deuces Wild

2. Spin Poker

3. Multi-Strike Poker

 

Best of Southern California Gaming 2003

 

2003 Best Casinos

Luckiest Casino

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

3. Casino Morongo

Best Casino

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Casino Resort

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

Best Hotel Rooms

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Casino Service

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

3. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

Best Buffet

1. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

Best Brunch

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Restaurant

1. Barona Oaks Steakhouse - Barona Valley Ranch

2.The Oak Room - Pala Casino Resort & Spa

3. The Great Oak - Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Entertainment

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Viejas Casino

3. Trump 29 Casino

Best Concert Venue

1. Viejas Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Trump 29 Casino

Best Casino Lounge

1. Spirits Lounge - Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

2. Promenade Lounge - Pala Casino Resort & Spa

3. Cabaret Lounge - Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Blackjack

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Casino & Resort

Best Slots

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Casino & Resort

Best Poker Room

1. Pechanga Resort & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino & Resort

3. Viejas Casino

Best Video Poker

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Pala Casino Resort & Spa

3. Valley View Casino

Best Player's Club

1. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. TIE: Valley View Casino and Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best High-Limit Area

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

3. Pechanga Resort & Casino

Best Off-Track Betting

1. Sycuan Casino & Resort

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. TIE: Viejas Casino and Fantasy Springs Casino

Best Dealers

1. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

2. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

3. Sycuan Casino & Resort

Best Bingo

1. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2. Sycuan Casino & Resort

3. Casino Morongo

Best Comps

1. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

2. Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino

3. Valley View Casino

Best Casino Promotions

1. Harrah’s Rincon Resort & Casino

2. Pechanga Resort & Casino

3. Casino Pauma

Favorite Reel Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune

2. Blazing 7s

3. Double Diamond

Favorite Video Slot

1. Wheel of Fortune

2. Monopoly

3. Jackpot Party