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. Click HERE for video.
“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
TEMECULA, Calif . – (February 2, 2015) – Pechanga Resort & Casino is pleased to announce it has been honored with two AAA Four Diamond Awards for 2015. The 517-room luxury resort has now been awarded with the AAA Four Diamond Award for the 14th time. The resort has won it consecutively since opening in 2002. Only 12 other resorts in Riverside County also carry the AAA Four Diamond distinction. The Great Oak Steakhouse earned the honor alongside only six other restaurants in Riverside County and 34 other restaurants in all of Southern California. The Great Oak Steakhouse has won the award for the fourth time in a row since 2012. Diamonds can be a guest’s best friend when traveling. Using the AAA Diamond Award rating system, those staying at a hotel or eating at a restaurant for the first time can instantly know the level of service and quality to expect. Read More
TEMECULA, Calif. – (May 14, 2014) – Professional, live action, super-athletic Muay Thai kickboxing comes to Pechanga Resort & Casino for one night this summer – Saturday, June 7 at 6:30p.m. Professional kickboxers including Sam Alvey vs. Jacob Poss in theWCK Muay Thai Super Cruiserweight ranking bout, Ji Guangjian vs. Adam Rothweiler for the WLF Featherweight International Title, plus five female bouts featuring world champion Jemyma Betrian vs. Christi Brereton for the WBC Women’s Bantamweight World Title, will take place in the Grand Ballroom at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. Doors open at 5:30p.m. and tickets are $40 for general admission and $100 for ringside seats. For tickets or more information, visit the Pechanga Box Office, call (877) 711-2946 or visit www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment. Read More
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TEMECULA, Calif. – (January 17, 2014) – Pechanga Resort & Casino is pleased to announce it has been honored with two AAA Four Diamond Awards for 2014. The 517-luxury resort received the AAA Four Diamond Award for the 13th time and has won it consecutively since opening in 2002. Only 10 other resorts in Riverside County also carry the AAA Four Diamond distinction. The Great Oak Steakhouse earned the honor among only six others in Riverside County and 38 other restaurants in all of Southern California. Pechanga Resort & Casino has won the AAA Four Diamond Award every year since the resort opened in 2002. The Great Oak Steakhouse has won the award for the third time in a row since 2012. Read More
TEMECULA, Calif. – (January 8, 2014) – Just in time for 2014, Pechanga Resort & Casino, the largest resort/casino in the state, has officially unveiled its major multimillion dollar renovation of its 22,000 square foot hotel lobby, two restaurants and the addition of two new dining outlets. Pechanga Resort & Casino’s contractors and more than 350 construction workers completed the entire project just before the end of 2013.