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Preschool Teacher Wins Windfall Playing Pechanga Bingo

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Roxane Jordan Won $72,067 Playing Pechanga Bingo

TEMECULA, Calif. – (July 21, 2015) – A preschool teacher is about to start the school year off in a fantastic way after winning $72,067.00 playing bingo at Pechanga Bingo inside Pechanga Resort & Casino. Roxane Jordan of Gilbert, Ariz. won the cash windfall on a Monday afternoon while on a southern California vacation to visit friends and family. She sat in one of the comfortable booths at the 700-seat, modern bingo facility and matched the numbers using a handheld electronic bingo player. During her winning game, the shape needed to win was called a “small crazy arrow.” Meanwhile, Jordan also managed to connect the right combination of numbers which triggered the $72,067.00 MP Bingo progressive jackpot.  Read More

Pechanga Poker Supervisor Wins 1st Gold Bracelet Event at 2015 World Series of Poker

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LAS VEGAS – (May 29, 2015) – Brandon Barnette, a poker supervisor from Corona, Calif., called his wife, at home with their four-month-old son, on Friday, May 29 around 1:00a.m. to tell her he had won it all. Brandon emerged from the kickoff event of the 2015 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas the champion with total winnings of $75,704 after beating 687 competitors. The victory marked the Pechanga Resort & Casino poker supervisor’s first gold bracelet win.
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“I’m looking at the bracelet in my hand right now,” said Barnette about 12 hours after defeating his last opponent, Greg Seiden of Las Vegas. “I can’t believe it’s here. It really hasn’t hit me yet and the whole thing is really surreal.” Barnette and Seiden had been dealers in WSOP events in previous years, 2010 and 2012 for the 29-year old Barnette.  Read More

Another New Millionaire at Pechanga

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.”

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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.

 

ZOMBIE FAN PLAYS DEAD AND WINS $1,053,775 AT PECHANGA

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Rocio H. Won $1 Million Jackpot at Pechanga

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.

Bingo Player Scores Big Birthday Jackpot

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Kimberly F. Wins $18386 at Pechanga Bingo

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Dec. 17, 2014) – Oceanside, Calif. resident Kimberly Field stopped into Pechanga Resort & Casino to play bingo on a recent Monday as a pre-celebration to her upcoming birthday. Kimberly brought birthday luck with her that day and won big, scoring a progressive jackpot worth $18,386.00 just in time for her birthday and the holidays.

She came to Pechanga Bingo with some family and friends to play in the matinee session that afternoon. The group was really just looking to have some fun and enjoy one another’s company. When she realized she had the last number to make BINGO, she said she could not believe what she saw. A few moments later, she realized she hit the progressive jackpot which earned her nearly $20,000 in birthday cash. “O-M-G! O-M-G!” she repeated over and over. With her family and friends nearby to cheer her on and congratulate her, she said she could not have been happier. The former x-ray technician told Pechanga staff Kimberly said she is currently writing a romance novel and plans to use some of her winnings to attend a writers’ conference in 2015.  Read More

Player Has 1,039,984 Reasons to Be Thankful After Thanksgiving at Pechanga

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$1Million Progressive Jackpot on Thanksgiving

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Dec. 1, 2014) – A Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. woman now has 1,039,984 more reasons to be thankful after an impromptu trip to Pechanga Resort & Casino. Marian Williams made a decision very early on Thanksgiving morning to drive over to Pechanga Resort & Casino and play slots before the cooking and cleaning of the rest of the day.

Ten minutes and $28.00 later, Marian thought something had gone wrong with her $1.00 Gold Double Series slot machine. Bells sounded and other guests looked on as Marian found out she hit the progressive for $1,039,984.64. “I could not believe it!” she said. “I really feel so blessed and for this to happen on Thanksgiving! It’s awesome.” Marian hit the jackpot at 3:55a.m. When asked what she might do with the turkey day cash windfall, she said, “I’ll probably share it.”

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The Thanksgiving slot machine jackpot is the fourth over one million dollars at Pechanga Resort & Casino in four years. Three of these four jackpots were hit on the same bank of slot machines – the Gold Series by Rocket Gaming.

Winners are made at Pechanga Resort & Casino every day. See the latest jackpots at www.AlwaysMoreWinners.com. You could be next.

Holiday Weekend Brings Big Celebrations For Winners During Pechanga Slot Play

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Anna Clores won $61,315.53 on Buffalo Stampede

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Sept. 08, 2014) – With Labor Day celebrations coming to a close, two lucky slot players ended the holiday weekend with big win jackpots at Pechanga Resort and Casino. Both winners struck it rich on Monday, Sept. 1, on their favorite casino floor slot machines. Anna Clores of Cerritos was playing on her lucky “Buffalo Stampede” slot when she hit the jackpot. “I just thought to myself, it’s about time!” said Clores. She had been playing at the casino on the prior Friday and Saturday, always at her favorite machine. “I enjoy the Buffalo Stampede machine so much that I’ve suggested the casino add more of the same slot. It’s really popular and it’s my favorite one, especially now, I feel so lucky here!” Clores won $61,315.53 and was amazed to win such a big jackpot on such a $.01 machine. “When I realized I had won big, I thought it was probably not really too much, since it was a penny slot, but then I saw how much the jackpot was and I couldn’t believe it!”

William Ruane won $72.000 on Triple Stars

William Ruane won $72.000 on Triple Stars

El Segundo resident William Ruane also won big during the holiday weekend, hitting the jackpot with $72,000 in winnings. He had been playing on a “Triple Stars” machine and was shocked when he hit the jackpot after less than five minutes of play. “Pechanga is such a lucky place and I’ll be playing again with my winnings,” Ruane said.

Pechanga Resort & Casino makes winners out of players every day. Anyone can see the latest jackpots at www.AlwaysMoreWinners.com. You could be next.

Big “Mini” Winner at V.I.P. Major Mini Cooper Car Giveaway

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Teresa Castro – Mini Cooper Winner!

TEMECULA, Calif. – (August 26, 2014) – Being a Pechanga Resort and Casino Club Member has major – and “mini” – perks, as casino goer Teresa Castro recently discovered. The Temple City, Calif., resident won big with a brand new Mini Cooper in the casino’s recent “V.I.P. Major Mini Car Giveaway.” Castro is a frequent visitor to Pechanga Resort and Casino and was entered to win the Mini Cooper car raffle after swiping her Pechanga Club Card in the special promotion. “I was surprised and very lucky that day! Pechanga is very nice, the people are very friendly and it’s a very lucky place,” said Castro after being announced as the winner. Read More

Temecula Woman Wins Bingo Birthday Present

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Anna DeCroix Wins $5,810 at Pechanga Bingo

TEMECULA, Calif. – (August 5, 2014) – Pechanga Bingo congratulates its latest big winner, Anna DeCroix, who shook as she was paid $5,810 in $100 bills following the matinee session on a recent Monday. Her birthday rolled around a week earlier and her jackpot is her present to herself. Never having played bingo before her brother and sister in law convinced her to come to Pechanga Bingo a few months ago, Anna says she now plays several times a week. “I’ve never won anything like this in my whole life,” the Spanish and Puerto Rican transplant said. “I thought I might have won about $500 but it wasn’t until the cashier came over to me and began counting out all the money that I realized it was into the thousands.” She posed with her cash stack by the giant bingo blower inside the 700-seat, state of the art facility. Read More

4 Bingo Winners Take Home $82K in 3 Weeks

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Big Winners at Pechanga Bingo

TEMECULA, Calif. – (June 27 2014) – Four bingo winners took home more than $82,000.00 in jackpots within three weeks after playing at Pechanga Resort & Casino. Pechanga Bingo has blown out big jackpots many times since opening on July 4, 2013, but four in 21 days is remarkable anywhere. The winners, all from Southern California, won progressive jackpots inside the comfortable and modern, 700-seat Pechanga Bingo facility.

The most recent big win, a bingo scored by Theodore Tyler of Murrieta, Calif., totaled $11,128. Tyler came into Pechanga Bingo for the matinee session on Monday, June 9 and played in a “Pick 8s in 18” and thrilled himself by getting a bingo. The jackpot prize for this uncommon bingo game carried a progressive amount of $11,128.00. “I’m not sure right now what I’ll do with my windfall, but I’m going to enjoy my summer some more,” he told Pechanga Bingo staff.

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Debra K Won $28,917 at Pechanga Bingo

On May 31, Debra K. from San Marcos, Calif. sat down inside Pechanga Bingo for the evening session and played for five minutes. The shipping supervisor bought in for $65 and in a matter of minutes, called “Bingo!” and realized she had triggered the progressive jackpot for $28,917.00. “I kind of had this weird feeling when I came into the bingo facility, almost like my hands were itching. Some said that means you’re going to get money. I guess they were right.” She says she plans to save some of the winnings and will give some to charity.

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