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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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Ridesharing Proves Profitable

swf_defaultTEMECULA, Calif. (April 21, 2014) – Just in time for Earth Day 2014 (April 22), eye opening numbers have just been released by the IE511 Ridesharing program for one major Southern California employer’s smog-reducing efforts. Pechanga Resort and Casino employees, encouraged to use the company’s rideshare program, have eliminated the equivalent of 114,745 pounds of pollution and 378,160 driving trips. IE511.org, the one-stop phone and web service for transportation information in Southern California’s Inland Empire, compiled the information on Pechanga, a program partner for the last seven years.

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Pennies Turn Into Quarter Mil for Anaheim Winner

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$295K Winner Natosha Heard Smiles for the Camera

TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 4, 2014) – Single mother of a four-year-old girl, Natosha Heard, had been having some bad luck the last few months. The transmission on her unreliable car had died and she was driving a rental car. Payments for the rental car and other bills had begun to pile up. On Sunday, March 2, she managed to get a day off from tending to patients and health care providers as a health care insurance representative. She opted to spend some time playing a $0.01 “Let’s Make a Deal” slot machine at Pechanga Resort & Casino. It was getting late in the afternoon and before she was about to drive home to Anaheim, she took the slot machine reels for one more spin. In less than one second, lights began flashing, bells began ringing, and Natosha began screaming. She hit the winning combination to score the progressive jackpot worth $295,423.30.

Click HERE to see her story in the Orange County Register.

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