TEMECULA, Calif. – (August 9, 2017) – The Poker Room at Pechanga Resort & Casino just got even better! The all-new off-track-betting facility, Pechanga Poker & Ponies, is now open inside of the existing Poker Room and will host a Grand Opening bash on Friday, August 18, from 3 – 8 p.m.

Pechanga Poker & Ponies will offer $3 domestic and import beers as well as $3 house wines. The first 300 guests (or until supplies last) on August 18 who place a bet will receive a commemorative glass.

The 72-seat space offers 22 large flat screen TVs and individual seating screens. Races from across the United States are shown for guests’ wagering. Open seven days a week, Poker & Ponies a full food menu and bar.

“Our goal is giving our guests more of what they want when they come here,” said Michael May, Vice President of Table Games at Pechanga Resort & Casino. “We understand and listen to our guests. We know there are many who play table games and slots who also enjoy watching or going to the races. Pechanga proves the perfect place for them to receive resort luxury and an array of their favorite casino games in one spot.”

The new facility is open for guests 21 and older. Pechanga adds the off track betting area to provide more all-inclusive resort amenities for its guests while other casino/resorts are scaling back or jettisoning satellite betting to make room for additional slot machines.

Voted the Best Poker Room in the Inland Empire, by pairing the world-class Pechanga Poker Room featuring a wide variety of high-stakes games and live horse racing action, guests can easily cross over from poker to OTB and back again. An elegant glass wall partition separates Pechanga’s new off track betting from the non-smoking Pechanga Poker room with an opening on the right side.

Guests can look out for enticing events, promotions and specials tied to national and international racing days inside the new Off Track Betting facility and Pechanga Poker Room.

The easiest way to accumulate valuable perks by playing Pechanga Poker is to become a Pechanga Club member for free, and then play by registering that Club card every session. Stop by the Pechanga Club desk on the main casino level and you will be on your way to earning. Visit www.Pechanga.com or call (877) 711-2946 for more information.

The Pechanga Poker Room is located on the second level above the Round Bar. Pechanga Poker provides 40 tables, dozens of flat screen TVs, tableside food and beverage, a full bar and a non-smoking environment. For more information, visit Pechanga.com/play/poker or call (877) 711-2946.