Barona Resort & Casino Wins Another "Best Casino" in Readers' Choice Awards

SAN DIEGO, CA, Sep 30, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- For the fourth year in a row, Barona Resort & Casino has been rated the "Best Casino" in the region by the Southern California Gaming Guide (SCGG). Known as the Happiest Casino on Earth (R), Barona won five other top awards in the magazine's annual "Best of Southern California Gaming Readers' Choice Awards."

In the SCGG poll, Barona received more first-place awards than any other casino including Best Casino, Best Casino Resort, Best Customer Service, Best Dealers and Best Golf Course.

"We are honored to be named the best casino in San Diego in so many recent consumer surveys," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "Barona is committed to providing our players with the loosest slots, best customer service and the most exciting gaming action in San Diego. We want to thank everyone who voted for Barona and we also want to thank all 3,000 Barona staff members for working so diligently each and every day to make Barona the best."

These latest awards come just weeks after Barona was voted "Best Casino" and "Loosest Slots" in the 2013 "U-T San Diego's Best Reader's Poll," "Best Casino" by the San Diego A-List online consumer survey and "Best Casino" in the East County Californian's "Best of East County."

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 innovations in chipless gaming including Chipless Roulette(TM), Chipless Three-Card Poker and Chipless Blackjack(TM).

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(R) 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 Resort & Casino on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube today.