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Wounded Vets, Homeless Children, Youth in Crises & Foster Youth Benefit After 2-Day Charity Tournament

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4 Charities Receive Donations from Pechanga Charity Golf Classic

Pechanga Indian ReservationCalif., (Aug. 27 2014) - Pechanga hosted a two-day charity golf tournament last week that that raised  more than $100,000 for the Semper Fi Fund, School on Wheels, Operation SafeHouse, and United Friends of the Children.

In its 16th year, the Pechanga Charity Golf Classic has brought together Tribal government and Indian gaming industry leaders to raise nearly $1 million for vital nonprofits throughout the region. The event has grown in recent years to a two-day event that now includes more than 300 golfers on the championship Journey at Pechanga course.

“We deeply appreciate the work these non-profits do for our wounded veterans, homeless children, and young people,” said Patrick Murphy, President of the Pechanga Development Corporation. “We’re humbled to be in a position to support this important work that will lead to better outcomes for people throughout our region. Although Iraq and Afghanistan are not in the headlines like before, we can never forget the thousands of soldiers who served and sacrificed and will need our support for decades to come.”   Read More

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

Bellator Returns to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino Friday, October 3rd as Daniel Straus Battles Justin Wilcox

bellator 127Newport Beach, Calif. (August 2014) – Bellator 127 is now set as the promotion will return to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, October 3rd as Daniel Straus will battle Justin Wilcox in the main event live on Spike TV. Tickets for the event are $50, $85 and $150 and are on sale now and are available at the Pechanga Box Office, Pechanga.com or Bellator.comRead More

Cool Off With Refreshing Summer Dessert & Drink Specials

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Blends Cookies N Cream Frappucino

TEMECULA, Calif. – (August 7, 2014) – With the mercury still reaching toward the 100 mark in many areas around Southern California, locals and visitors look for places where they can cool down and get refreshed. Next time beating the heat is in order, Pechanga Resort & Casino offers the perfect respite with an array of frozen treats and drinks, plus 24/7 air conditioning.

The resort’s newest place to pick up a sustainably harvest and locally roasted coffee or latte offers frozen blended java drinks. Blends Coffee & Wine Bar offers the blended cookies and cream frappe, a temptation guests will not want to share. Blends also features iced coffees, lattes, cappuccinos, and an array of blended coffee drinks. Blends also offers more than 15 wines by the glass, many of them crisp and chilled white and sparkling wines.  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

Pechanga Volunteers Help Deserving Kids Shop for School Year

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Pechanga Volunteers Shop With Deserving Kids

TEMECULA, Calif. – (July 31, 2014) – Hundreds of area children will be going back to school this fall with a fresh look and more confidence thanks to one major retailer and hundreds of volunteers including more than 100 from Pechanga Resort & Casino. Outside the Temecula Promenade mall at 6:00a.m. on a recent Saturday, volunteers were paired up with a child from a low income family. The duos were each given a $125 JC Penny gift card so they could walk through the store and pick out new clothing and shoes for the school year. Kids could be seen leaving JC Penny with big bags and beaming faces as they ran to meet their moms and dads who waited for them in the store’s parking lot. The yearly event put on by The Salvation Army helps more than 200 children in Riverside County. Youngsters were accompanied by volunteers from 10 Temecula area businesses including Pechanga Resort & Casino, which had 118 volunteers, the largest showing of people. Read More

Slot & Poker Players Can Win Big By Surprise in Aug.

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Slot Players at Pechanga

TEMECULA, Calif. – (July 25, 2014) – Being in the right place at the right time can pay off for players at Pechanga Resort & Casino on Tuesdays and Saturdays in August. Those playing poker and slots have a chance to win up to $250 just for sitting in a lucky seat. Read More

Dress Like a Nerd, Win $$$ at Pechanga Bingo

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Pechanga Bingo

TEMECULA, Calif. – (July 25, 2014) – Pechanga Bingo invites you to bring out your inner nerd while giving you the chance to win money at the same time. Saturday, August 30, make plans to for the Revenge of the Nerds Cosmik Bingo at Pechanga Resort & Casino. Find those old coke-bottle glasses and pocket protectors and wear them to Pechanga Bingo to win additional prizes for dressing in theme. Doors open at 10:00p.m. and bingo play kicks off at 11:30p.m. Buy-ins start at only $15 for paper games and $25 and $45 for electronic hand held bingo. While at bingo in a bow tie and suspenders, or whatever combination of nerd wear you choose, players are encouraged to have fun with DJ dancing, playing games for more prizes, and more. For more information, visit Pechanga.com or call toll free (855) WE-BINGO. Read More

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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