Two Winners Hit $150,000+ Jackpots at Barona Resort & Casino

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 10, 2011) - A series of major jackpots has Barona Resort & Casino buzzing with excitement. This past weekend, Kelly from Poway won $151,779 playing a Power Strike Golden 8s progressive slot machine. And, Monday night, another player hit a $150,000 jackpot on the same bank of Power Strike progressive machines.

"The Power Strike slot machine is one of my favorites to play at Barona," said Kelly, who is a member of the casino's popular Club Barona players program. "It was exciting to win that amount of cash and I plan to use the money to help pay for my daughter's education."

Known as San Diego's loosest casino, Barona offers 2,000 slots, monitored by the Barona Loose Troop™ to ensure they are the loosest around. Additionally, the casino features video poker machines and over 80 table games including Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker, Caribbean Stud, Barona Craps, Three-Card Poker, Four-Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Let It Ride, Baccarat and Barona Roulette, as well as the latest innovations in chipless gaming including Chipless Roulette™, Chipless Baccarat™, Chipless Three-Card Poker and Chipless Blackjack™.

"We are thrilled that two of our loyal players hit this incredible jackpot," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "These were exciting Barona moments that we were proud to share and we hope they enjoy their winnings."

About Barona Resort & Casino
Barona Resort & Casino, a AAA Four Diamond rated property, blends the best of San Diego's leading resorts with the gaming excitement of Las Vegas. LEED® Gold Certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, Barona is San Diego's leading destination resort featuring 400 guest rooms and suites all with beautiful views of the Barona Valley, a variety of award-winning dining options, the AmBience Day Spa, a full-service events center and the 18-hole championship Barona Creek Golf Club, rated the 3rd best resort course in California by Golfweek magazine. For Barona Resort & Casino reservations and information, visit, or call toll free 888-7-BARONA (722-7662). You can also join Barona Resort & Casino on Facebook®, Twitter and YouTube today.

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