Eighth Annual Best of Southern California Gaming™ Reader's Choice Awards

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Southern California Gaming Guide™ readers vote 2010 Best Casinos and Slots

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 1, 2010 -- The Southern California Gaming Guide™ announced today the 2010 Best of Southern California Gaming™ Reader’s Choice Awards, chosen by its readers in the eighth annual reader’s poll, conducted during July and August of 2010.

The 2010 Reader’s Choice Awards are detailed in the October 2010 issue of the Southern California Gaming Guide, available free at over 3700 locations in Southern California and online at TheGamingGuide.com . The 2010 Best of Southern California Gaming Reader’s Choice Awards includes first, second and third place winners in 29 casino and slot categories, for a total of 87 awards.

“This year there is a mix of familiar favorites, obvious proof that as times change, the top casinos and slot makers know they have to evolve to maintain their previous elevated positions. And there are a few surprises,” said Théon Banos Cross, publisher of Southern California’s only monthly casino and slot guide. “Thousands of Southern California casino players, plus many from Nevada and Arizona voted both online and by mail."

In addition, 55 Reader’s Choice Awards Drawing Winners are listed in the October 2010 Southern California Gaming Guide. They include five cash winners, with a top award of $1,200 and fifty winners of Phantom EFX Reel Deal new PC games, Reel Deal Slots: Mysteries of Cleopatra and Reel Deal Casino: Valley of the Kings.

The list of the 2010 Best of Southern California Gaming Reader’s Choice Awards follows.

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 Buffet – Barona Resort & Casino

3. The Buffet at Harrah’s Rincon

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 and 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. Wizard of Oz™

2. Sun and Moon

3. Beat the Bandits

Best Penny Slot 

1. Star Wars™

2. Wizard of Oz™

3. Fa Fa Fa

Best Progressive Slot 

1. Wheel of Fortune®

2. 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

First published in 2002, the Southern California Gaming Guide™ is Southern California’s only monthly casino and slot guide. It is available free of charge each month at over 3700 locations throughout Southern California, including, Ralphs, Food4Less, 7-Eleven, K-Mart, Blockbuster Video, Famima!!, Stater Brothers and CVS Pharmacy stores in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Imperial, and Ventura Counties. The Southern California Gaming Guide actively supports responsible gaming.

For more information contact:

Southern California Gaming Guide, P.O. Box 19267, San Diego, CA 92159

619-462-5891 FAX 619-303-7638

www.TheGamingGuide.com

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