TEMECULA, Calif. – (April 17, 2015) – Jean-Jacques Granet, an acclaimed pastry chef who has worked on three continents, has been named Executive Pastry Chef at Pechanga Resort & Casino. After spending nearly 15 years as pastry chef at two of the most prestigious luxury resorts in Las Vegas, Granet is happy to call Southern California home. Read More
TEMECULA, Calif. – (April 15, 2015) – An unlikely conservationist by most accounts, the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California has totaled up trash equivalents its staff recycles on an annual basis. The statistics are staggeringly positive.
The amount of glass, aluminum, cardboard and e-waste the largest casino in California turns over for recycling each year totals the same volume of trash generated by the equivalent of a city the size of Moreno Valley, Calif. or Fontana, Calif. – populations of about 200,000 people. Read More
TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 31, 2015) – Those looking for big laughs at the Pechanga Comedy Club can find them with two money-saving discounts offered by Pechanga Resort & Casino starting in mid-April.
Anyone who signs up for a new Pechanga Club Card on or after April 13 will automatically be awarded a complimentary comedy club ticket. These tickets are valid for any Friday or Saturday performance unless otherwise noted.
The other new perk to come online for the comedy club goes to Pechanga hotel guests who will receive two-for-one tickets. To receive the discount, hotel guests must purchase comedy club tickets in person at the Pechanga Box Office or at the door the night of the show and present a room key. Promotions and discounts are subject to change.
Beginning Friday, April 17, audiences coming to the 300-seat comedy club at the resort/casino will be able to see comedians including “Sullivan & Sons” and “Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time” star Owen Benjamin, actor and comic in movies “Semi-Pro,” “Baby Mama” and “Prom Night” Jay Phillips and many others. Show times are Fridays at 8:30p.m. and on Saturdays at 7:30p.m. and 9:30p.m. Check www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment and click on the Comedy Club tab to see the schedule of hilarious stand-up comics coming to the Pechanga Comedy Club. Read More
TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 19, 2015) – This June, microbreweries, craft beer makers and brew pubs from throughout Southern California and beyond descend on Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula for one special afternoon. The 7th Annual Pechanga Microbrew Festival and Chili Cookoff happens Saturday, June 6 from 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. inside the Pechanga Grand Ballroom. For one price, beer enthusiasts can taste unlimited samples of craft and small production brews from San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Orange counties, as well as selections from Northern California, the Midwest and east coast. Ticket holders also can enjoy limitless tastes of eight varieties of homemade chili, fired up by the award-winning chefs at Pechanga Resort & Casino. Attendees can vote for their favorite chili among the bunch. Microbrew Festival tickets are $50. Guests receive a two ounce souvenir glass to sample unlimited beer tastings. Designated driver tickets are available for $30. Both ticket levels let attendees taste all chili and other gourmet food samples, take in two live bands including iconic bassist Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats, and an extensive silent auction. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Guests must be 21 or older. For tickets or more information, visit Pechanga.com or call (877) 711-2946. Read More
TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 16, 2015) – Pechanga Resort & Casino represents Southern California proudly as the No. 2 best casino outside of Las Vegas as ranked by USA Today Travel. In an online visual slide show presentation called “Leaving Las Vegas: The best casinos outside of Las Vegas,” Pechanga Resort & Casino is described as “modern and inviting.”
The article continues by highlighting the massiveness of the casino floor (about a quarter mile end to end), the luxurious amenities of the 517-rooms and suites, the ability to get some rest and relaxation in the on-site spa or on the golf course, and dining at the resort’s 11 restaurants. Atlantis Resort Casino in Reno, Nev. Came in at No. 1.
Top Ten Casinos Outside of Las Vegas – As named by USA Today Travel:
1. Atlantis Casino Resort – Reno, Nev.
2. Pechanga Resort & Casino – Temecula, Calif.
3. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, Fla.
4. Casino Arizona – Scottsdale, Ariz.
5. L’Auberge Casino Resort – Lake Charles, La.
6. Viejas Resort & Casino – San Diego, Calif.
7. Little Creek Casino Resort – Shelton, Wash.
8. Seneca Niagra Resort & Casino – Niagra Falls, N.Y. 9. Four Winds Casino – Harbor County region, Mich. 10. The Silverado-Franklin – Deadwood, S.D.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 16, 2015) – It’s not a secret people love to eat. According to Casino Player magazine’s “Best of Dining” readers’ , people love to eat when they come to Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula. The magazine’s March issue illustrates that Pechanga Resort & Casino received seven “Best Of” nods from the national publication. With hundreds of casino resorts from which to choose around the country, the magazine segments the regions in which properties are grouped. Pechanga Resort & Casino lies within the Native Southwest region.
The categories for which Pechanga Resort & Casino took home the top prizes include:
*Casino with Best Variety of Restaurants
*Best Italian – Paisano’s Italian Ristorante
*Best Desserts – Blends Coffee & Wine Bar
*Best Place to Celebrate – Great Oak Steakhouse
*Best After Hours Spot – Pechanga overall
*Best Overall Entertainment
*Best Comedy Club – Comedy Club at Pechanga Read More
– Concert to Feature Country’s Rising Superstars Dustin Lynch, Gloriana and Jana Kramer –
TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 15, 2015) – The 13th annual “K-FROG Cares Golf Classic” will be hosted at Pechanga Resort & Casino’s award winning Journey at Pechanga golf course and followed with a charity concert headlined by some of the biggest rising names in country music at the Pechanga Theater on April 13, 2015. A community event to raise money for local Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, single golfer entry is $250 and a discount is available for a foursome group at $900, fees not included and entry can be purchased at www.Kfrog.com or by calling 909-825-9525. Concert tickets are available for $25 and $20 with a 7:00 p.m. showtime and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com.
Hosted on Monday, April 13, 2015, the day will begin with a round of golf at Journey At Pechanga where participants will enjoy various contests, lunch, a “hoppy hour”, dinner and a charity auction. The night concludes with a country concert featuring performances by chart topping country artists Dustin Lynch, Gloriana and Jana Kramer in the 1,200 seat theater at Pechanga Resort & Casino.
Country music’s Dustin Lynch has had a career of hit singles, with his very first “Cowboys and Angels” back in 2012. His second song, “She Cranks My Tractor,” became his second Top 20 hit and was followed by “Wild in Your Smile,” making the Top 30. His very first number 1 single was “Where It’s At (Yep, Yep),” followed by “Hell of A Night” in November 2014.
While making their initial mark on the country music scene with single “Wild at Heart,” Gloriana quickly became a recognized as the band to know when named as “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” at the American Music Awards and “Top New Vocal Act” at the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2010. Their hugely successful follow up single “(Kissed You) Good Night” became a country music radio staple and they even performed the single during a private concert on ABC’s hit series “The Bachelorette.”
Many of Jana Kramer’s original music fans know her from her regular acting gig on the CW television show “One Tree Hill.” With her debut single “Why Ya Wanna” hitting number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, her most recent single “I Got The Boy” is already rising on the charts.
– New Live in Hong Kong CD, DVD & Blu-Ray Available, Featuring New Single “I Want You”–
TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 15, 2015) – International pop/rock duo Air Supply is bringing their 2015 global tour to Temecula and the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on June 21, 2015. Tickets are currently available at $55, $50, $40 and $35, and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com. After 40 years together, the Australian hit makers are touring as an anniversary special and to promote their new CD, DVD and Blu-Ray release, Live in Hong Kong, featuring new single “I Want You.”
Air Supply was formed shortly after Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock met the first day of rehearsal as chorus members in a Sydney, Australia production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” in May 1975. Signed by Clive Davis to Arista Records in 1980, Air Supply scored an immediate hit with “Lost In Love,” an edited-down version of a previous Australian hit which reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song initiated a run of seven consecutive U.S. Top Fives in just over two years, including their #1 “The One That You Love” in 1981. At that time, Air Supply had astonishingly equaled The Beatles’ run of consecutive top five singles.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 2, 2015) – For the second time in less than one week, a slot player at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. has hit a mega jackpot. At 12:45p.m. on Monday, a Perris, Calif. man became the newest millionaire in Riverside County, scoring $1,050,009.21 on a $1.00 Golden Pagodas Gold Series slot machine by Rocket Gaming. After only 20 minutes and $100 played on the machine, the man watched as three illuminated “Golden Pagoda” symbols lined up across the center of the screen.
“I knew I won,” said the retired iron worker. “There’s this line across the bottom of the screen that shows how much you win. It said the amount, but it took me a minute to believe it.”
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The winner said he visits Pechanga Resort & Casino about once a month, and enjoys going to the resort’s buffet. One of his two sons cheered him on as a crowd gathered around the slot machine as he posed for a few photos.
The Monday jackpot marks the 11th more-than-one million dollar jackpot won at Pechanga Resort & Casino. Four of those jackpots have been won on Gold Series slots by Rocket Gaming, the most wins on this game in the country according to slot officials.
“This second million dollar jackpot in one week at Pechanga Resort & Casino is tremendous,” said Buddy Frank, Vice President of Slot Operations at Pechanga Resort & Casino. “We are so thrilled for our winners and they are living proof that winners are made every day here.”
Last Tuesday, February 24, Rocio H. from Chino Hills, Calif. watched as zombie symbols lined up on the Walking Dead slot machine she was playing. She hit the progressive jackpot for $1,053,775.64 just before 2:00p.m. that day.
The last million-dollar jackpot before The Walking Dead windfall at Pechanga Resort & Casino was on Thanksgiving Day in November 2014.
Winners are made at Pechanga Resort & Casino everyday. See the latest jackpots at www.AlwaysMoreWinners.com. You could be next.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (Feb. 25, 2015) – A slot player at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. out scared up a million dollar jackpot Tuesday on The Walking Dead Slot Game.™. Rocio H. from Chino Hills, California won $1,053,775.64 just before 2:00p.m., but without any blood-curdling screams, Tuesday. She was visiting the casino with her parents. A fan of the TV show, Rocio chose to play the penny slot, but at first did not play with max bets. A few spins before the jackpot hit, she decided to risk a bit more. She watched the zombie symbols line up across the screen and realized she hit the progressive, million-dollar jackpot. She had only been playing the machine for 10 minutes before she scored the frighteningly awesome windfall.
“We are thrilled to have the wide area progressive hit here at Pechanga Resort & Casino and it couldn’t have happened to a nicer lady,” said Buddy Frank, Vice President of Slot Operations. “The Walking Dead slots have been some of the most popular we’ve seen here and this million-dollar jackpot is sure to create even more zombie buzz for the game.”
“The response to our Walking Dead Slot Game has been tremendous,” said Dallas Orchard, Vice President of Gaming Operations for Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. “The game gives people some edge-of-your-seat thrills just like the show itself. The winner at Pechanga certainly had that feeling and we are very excited for her.”
The game’s tagline, “it pays to play dead,” came true for Rocio. Released in 2014, the Pechanga Resort & Casino jackpot is the first $1 million payout for the popular slot machine which won “Casino Product of the Year” at last year’s Global Gaming Awards.
The last million-dollar jackpot won at Pechanga Resort & Casino was on Thanksgiving Day in November 2014.
Winners are made at Pechanga Resort & Casino everyday. See the latest jackpots at www.AlwaysMoreWinners.com. You could be next.