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IE Resident Wins Big – TWICE – On the Same Day for More Than $250,000

Big Winner Gino Mangino at Pechanga Quick Hit Slots

Big Winner Gino Mangino at Pechanga Quick Hit Slots

TEMECULA, Calif. – (July 15, 2014) – Last week’s July 4th holiday was a day of celebration for more than one reason for local Riverside resident and business owner Gino Mangini. In fact, it was a day of double celebration as he hit not one, but two big jackpots at Pechanga Resort & Casino. A frequent visitor of the casino, Mangini usually plays the $10 Quick Hit slot machines and has won numerous smaller jackpots in the past. Last Friday, Mangini hit the jackpot again, winning $5,000. Feeling lucky, he decided to take his winnings and move to a bigger and better machine. He was hoping his luck would hold steady and snag him the featured $25,000 payout. Playing the $25 Quick Hit, it wasn’t long before Mangini struck it rich, again, this time winning a High Limit jackpot of $250,000.

When asked about his double jackpot winnings, Mangini said, “It’s just luck, you know. Luck is all it is. I’ve won here plenty of times before, but nothing this big, so I must just be a lucky guy.” Mangini is the owner of Mangini and Sons, a general contracting business located in Riverside, Ca. With no immediate plans for his big winnings, he will most likely put them in the bank or invest in his business. Pechanga Resort and Casino makes winners out of players everyday. Anyone can see the latest jackpots at www.AlwaysMoreWinners.com. You could be next.

Pretend Time? Nope. Nick Swardson Invites You to “Taste It” Tour

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Comedian Nick Swardson

Comedian and actor Nick Swardson, known by many fans for his recurring role on the Comedy Central series Reno 911! and for appearing in numerous Adam Sandler movies, plus his own stand-up comedy specials, will be performing in Temecula on Saturday, Nov. 8. Nick Swardson brings his “Taste It” tour to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on November 8 at 8:00p.m. Tickets are $45, $55, $60 and $65 and go on sale Friday, July 18 at 3:00p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Pechanga Box Office, via telephone at (877) 711-2946 or online at www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment.

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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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6th Annual Microbrew Fest Gets Underway This Weekend!

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6th Annual Pechanga Microbrew Fest

TEMECULA, Calif. – (June 27, 2014) – Trying each variety of beer offered by the nearly 100 microbreweries that now dot the Southern California landscape may be a fun but difficult challenge for the super beer fan’s bucket list. Instead, suds enthusiasts can go to one place this summer and experience the offerings of more than 30 craft brewers, many of them made iSouthern California. The 6th Annual Pechanga Microbrew Festival froths up on Saturday, June 28 from 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. inside the Pechanga Grand Ballroom. Whether one’s beer taste includes a light blonde ale, a rich stout or anything in between, it will be satisfied at the Microbrew Fest.  Read More

Custom Built Truck Saves Vehicles from Landfill

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Custom Built Service Truck at Pechanga

TEMECULA, Calif. – (April 21, 2014) – Customers at Pechanga Resort & Casino who find themselves with a dead car battery have recently been met by a vehicle that looks more like it should be at a hot rod auto show. For eight months, the five person auto mechanic shop at Pechanga Resort & Casino carefully spent any minute of downtime building a small-profile service truck completely from scrap. In the process, they saved four outdated resort passenger shuttles from hitting the scrapyard indefinitely. Read More

Team Pechanga Laces Up Shoes & Raises Thousands to Fight Diabetes

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People in Team Pechanga

TEMECULA, Calif. – (April 16, 2014) – On a recent Saturday, the largest team of participants in the Temecula Valley Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s annual walk, the team from Pechanga Resort & Casino, put one foot in front of the other at a local minor league baseball stadium. They set out on their journey for the morning to remember a fellow team member who one month earlier passed away from type 1 diabetes, and to raise money for research to work toward eradicating the disease.

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K-Frog Cares Concert Update

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Jana Kramer

Due to an illness, Jana Kramer will be unable to perform on Friday, April 18 at the K-Frog Cares Concert.  We hope she feels better soon and look forward to having her out to perform for us again in the near future.  The show will go on with Katie Armiger and Natalie Stovall and The Drive starting at 7pm and we look forward to seeing everyone at what’s sure to be an amazing benefit for Loma Linda Children’s Hospital.  Tickets are still available for just $15. For tickets, click here.

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LPGA Players Hit Journey to Raise Money for Foundation

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LPGA Players at Journey at Pechanga

 TEMECULA, Calif. – (April 8, 2014) – Coming off a nearly week-long majors stint in the Palm Springs area, many of the LPGA’s top players headed west on Monday, April 7 to play amid the Temecula Valley wine country and support a worthy cause. Nineteen pro players, along with 101 other golfers, participated in the 2nd Annual KoreAm Pro-Am, an event that hosts LPGA invited players and raises awareness for the LPGA Foundation whose mission is to empower and inspire girls and women through the game, on the links at Journey at Pechanga. LPGA pros including Chella Choi, Vicky Hurst and Birdie Kim joined together with invited guests to take on the challenging, championship Journey at Pechanga. Read More

Pechanga Wins Platinum Business of the Year Award

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Pechanga Wins Platinum Business of the Year Award

TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 25, 2014) – Pechanga Resort & Casino, one of the largest resort/casinos in the western United States, has been recognized by the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce and its constituents as the Platinum Business of the Year. Each year, the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce honors exceptional businesses, service and charitable organizations and individuals. Chamber of Commerce members nominate those they feel to be outstanding in their service to the community, in business values and in leadership. Pechanga Resort & Casino won the distinction from a field of 10 nominees including businesses in healthcare, wineries, manufacturing, sales, and hospitality. The award winners and nominees were honored at a black tie gala held in late February at Pechanga Resort & Casino.