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San Diego Casino Guide 2018

Our region plays host to several thousand slot machines and tables, plus horse-race betting. Its world-class hotels boast luxurious suites, golf courses, nightclubs, pools, spas, and even concert venues that draw big names throughout the year. Are you feeling lucky?


Talking Stick Resort

Visit Talking Stick Resort and experience unmatched luxury in a pristine desert setting. Its world-class spa, championship golf, four pools, and large gaming floor will enhance any getaway. Such constant fun will build an appetite, and Talking Stick Resort’s eight restaurants will satisfy every palate. Afterward, guests can try their luck in the property’s nearly 300,000-square-foot casino or enjoy a headline concert or comedy show in its 650-seat showroom or poolside venue.

This AAA Four Diamond resort will not disappoint. Now until August 31, take advantage of Summer Playcation rates, which include discounts on cabanas, the spa, dining options, and neighboring attractions.


Reasons to go!

Rooms: Summer Playcation special has rooms starting at $99—our lowest rates of the year—plus discounts at the spa, cabanas, and restaurant credits.

Pools: The Release pool parties held every Saturday at are the hottest in the valley and feature headline DJs like Diplo, Kaskade and Deorro.

Entertainment: Legendary bands and comedians perform year-around, but entertainment heats up this summer when the property welcomes Kathleen Madigan, Whitesnake and the Life Tour with Culture Club, B52s and Tom Bailey from the Thompson Twins.

Dining: It’s six restaurants range from handcrafted sandwiches to authentic Creole pan roasts in a modern seafood bistro to the ultimate in fine dining on the resort’s 15th floor with expansive views of the Valley.

480-850-7777 | 9800 E Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256


Sycuan Casino

Sycuan Casino is one of San Diego’s premier casino destinations, offering something for everybody. The nonstop action encompasses over 2,000 diverse slot machines with limits for all budgets and a variety of classic table games like poker, blackjack, craps, and roulette. The expanded nonsmoking wing, the largest of its kind in San Diego, features an advanced air filtration system, 40 table games, and 750 slot machines. The fun continues beyond the unlimited gaming with world-class entertainment featuring everyone from popular comedians to Grammy–winning rock bands. In March 2017, Sycuan broke ground on a $226 million expansion that includes a new hotel, spa, pool, meeting spaces, restaurants, and casino floor space.


What’s to Come:

Stay: A dramatic 12-story hotel with 300 guest rooms, 50 suites, and a full-service spa, exercise room, and sauna.

Gaming: Additional casino floor space that will accommodate 3,000 machines and 80 table games.

Relax: Two separate pools—one for families and one for adults with cabanas, a bar and grill, and a lazy river winding through the entire pool area.

Network: Conference rooms with a concert seating capacity of 1,200 and a banquet seating capacity of 700 for weddings and events, along with smaller breakout meeting rooms.

Dine: New restaurants, ranging from fast-casual to fine dining with stunning western views.


Summer Events Calendar


Killer Queen is returning to the US this summer with hit cover songs such as “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Are the Champions,” and “We Will Rock You." Catch this can’t-miss performance at Sycuan Casino in late July.


Whitesnake, the legendary multiplatinum rock band founded by Deep Purple singer David Coverdale, performs all of their greatest hits at Talking Stick Resort.


Eddie Money takes the stage at Viejas Casino & Resort's Concerts in the Park. Enjoy this superstar at San Diego’s newest and most intimate concert setting.

619-445-6002 | 5469 Casino Way, El Cajon, CA 92019


Viejas Casino & Resort

Enjoy the excitement and luxury of Las Vegas right here in your own backyard. Only a short ride off I-8, Viejas Casino & Resort is a AAA Four Diamond Award winner and the only Forbes Four Star casino resort.

From our award-winning steakhouse, luxurious hotel suites, and high-end shopping to action-packed gaming areas, a bingo parlor, and incredible promotions, we set the bar.

Play on your choice of 2,500 slots, shop at high-end outlet stores, or enjoy concerts under the stars. Viejas is a great destination for a fun-filled date or a weekend getaway.


Reasons to go!

Hotels: Two luxurious world-class hotels. Our newest addition, the Willows Hotel & Spa, is an adults-only, all-suite tower.

Entertainment: Headliners such as Jeff Dunham, Eddie Money, and Jeff Foxworthy perform at Concerts in the Park. Live bands and DJs play music throughout the resort for dancing or lounging.

Gaming: Over 2,500 slots, table games, bingo, and off-track betting! You’ll find ample smoke-free gaming areas.

Dining: The Grove is a AAA Four Diamond Award–winner, serving classic and contemporary dishes. Locale Kitchen & Lounge, recipient of this year’s OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award, serves California cuisine with meals prepared using only regionally sourced ingredients. For international and American favorites including unlimited beer, wine, and Champagne, visit The Buffet at Viejas.


Summer Events Calendar


Win your share of over $100,000 in cash and prizes during the Great Big Summer Giveaway at Valley View Casino & Hotel.


Superstar siblings Donny and Marie Osmond are coming to The Ballroom at Talking Stick Resort this summer.


Tickets on sale now! With four multiplatinum and numerous gold albums, Loverboy brings their signature big rock sound to Concerts in the Park at Viejas Casino & Resort.

619-445-5400 | 5000 Willows Road, Alpine, CA 91901


Valley View Casino & Hotel

Valley View Casino & Hotel combines the thrill of 2,000 slots and all your favorite table games with beautifully appointed hotel rooms, six outstanding restaurants, the most rewarding Players Club around, and first-class guest service, all in an adults-only environment. For gamers who prefer a non-smoking experience, the separate Non Smoking Casino features a state-of-the-art air filtration system and over 500 slot machines, an innovative Promotions Area, a slot tournament area, and more. Exceptional dining options include the iconic Maine lobster buffet; Black&Blue Steakhouse and Lounge; BLD’s Café; Sweets pastry, coffee, and sandwich shop; Stix Asian noodle bar; and Snax 24-hour snack shop.


Reasons to go!

Players Club: Join the Valley View Casino Players Club and receive $10 in free slot or table play instantly, then earn a free Maine lobster buffet as an added bonus! Players Club members also receive free hotel stays and invitations to VIP events, tournaments and promotions with opportunities to win free concert tickets, exclusive getaways, new cars, and cash prizes up to $500,000!

Maine Lobster Buffet: The award-winning Maine lobster buffet features over 200 delicious options, including Maine lobster, prime rib, jumbo shrimp, and a 100-foot dessert bar.

Incredible Dining Deals: Enjoy the steak and seafood lunch buffet for $15 and the Maine lobster dinner buffet for $25 (Monday–Friday) as a qualified Players Club member; multicourse $10 lunch and $20 dinner specials at BLD’s (Monday–Thursday); and a gourmet three-course dinner for $45 at Black&Blue Steakhouse (Thursday–Sunday).

760-291-5500 | 16300 Nyemii Pass Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082

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