The Viejas Casino and Resort in San Diego, California, is to play host to a long weekend of celebrations, to honour the completion of its seven year renovation project.
Featuring three constructed hotel towers, redesigned property, the launch of a new and extensive center bar and high limit gaming area, following the recent opening of its sister property, the adult-only Willows Hotel & Spa, located next door.
In celebration of its long-awaited completion the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, who own the property, are to hold a series of events across the weekend of 19-21 October.
This will include an exclusive VIP event, unveiling the new center bar, as well as a public grand opening event featuring giveaways of more than $250,000 in cash and prizes, including a Mercedes-Benz convertible, plus circus performances, a fireworks show, live music and small bites from all six of the restaurants on property.
Robert Welch Jr, chairman of the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians and Viejas Casino and Resort, explained: “We’re thrilled to see the entire property come together and are proud of all the incredible improvements. It took seven years to bring our vision to reality and create a truly remarkable casino and resort, where our guests can enjoy all the new offerings and amenities.
“The expansion also connects us to a broader audience because we now have something luxurious and exciting for everyone to enjoy, be it adults who love gaming, to young couples who enjoy spending time at a high-end pool, or families looking for an all-day or weekend destination.
“Our new centre bar, which is the biggest in the San Diego area, will be a popular meet up point in the casino. We’re looking forward to having our guests finally experience it.”
Revealing further details of the improvements made, in a media statement the property states it has upped the ante with its 15,415-square-foot high limit gaming area, that “includes more than 80 new slots and poker machines, and eight exclusive high limit table games.
“Created for those looking for an exclusive high-stakes wagering experience, the high limit gaming area at Viejas Casino & Resort is now the most expansive and exclusive in the market”.
Furthermore, a new 1900 square foot, 360-degree centre bar features a plethora of television screens and 50 gaming machines, with the grand opening of the third of final hotel tower set to host patrons of its neighbouring property.