Tribal Gaming and Casino News

  • 6/14/18 2:47 pm PDT

    2017-2018 Venue of the Year!

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort is proud to have been honored as “Venue of the Year” for 2017-2018 as awarded by Meeting Professionals International. The award is given to Strategic Partners who have hosted an MPI San Diego event or business meeting. Viejas stood out in effectiveness, creativity and overall execution in helping MPI SD achieve their event goals. Meeting Professionals International is the largest meeting and eventmore...
  • 3/28/18 11:06 am PDT

    Tweet it! Don't miss April 2018 @ViejasCasino, fun and exciting new happenings, entertainment and gaming giveaways!

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 2018 New Happenings ● Willows Hotel & Spa- Now Open The new and exclusive adults-only (21+), all suite-tower takes the guest experience to the next level by providing an exciting and luxurious gaming resort destination, unlike any other in the San Diego area. The tower features an additional 159 suites, a lush new saltwater pool area, three contemporary restaurant concepts, amore...
  • 3/19/18 10:00 am PDT
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort in partnership with Goldenvoice today unveiled its 2018 summer concert lineup to be held at Viejas Concerts in the Park at Viejas Casino & Resort. A decades-long tradition, the Concerts in the Park series at Viejas presents the highest quality entertainment in the most beautiful and intimate setting, noted for its breathtaking views and well-appointed accommodations. Chairman of themore...
  • 2/20/18 6:45 pm PST

    Viejas Casino & Resort Earns Prestigious Award; All Ratings Showcased on ForbesTravelGuide.com

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Viejas Casino & Resort as a continuing Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel for the second year in a row. Viejas Casino & Resort will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on ForbesTravelGuide.com. Noted for both its high level of excitement and well appointed accommodations, Viejas Casino & Resort located just outside of downtownmore...
  • 2/1/18 4:25 pm PST

    The expansion features all-suite accommodations along with the finest adult-only amenities

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort opened its new luxury tower, Willows Hotel & Spa, January 31, 2018, as the third phase of its latest development plans with a ribbon cutting ceremony, an exclusive VIP party, and a mesmerizing fireworks show. By maintaining the artistic theme of nature, the new tower embraces a relaxing atmosphere by customizing the guest’s stay. The 159 all-suite, adult-only tower features a lush new saltwater pool, an extravagantmore...
  • 1/24/18 11:30 am PST

    Votta brings more than 10 years of experience to Willows Hotel & Spa’s culinary destinations

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort has announced Antonio Votta as Executive Chef of Willows Hotel & Spa’s new restaurants Locale and Ginger Noodle Bar. His focus in this new role will be highlighting the very best locally sourced bounties for the farm-to-table inspired menus. “Antonio’s creativity and innovative ideas will be a game changer for our new restaurants,” said Viejas Vice President of Food and Beverage, David Duran. “He’smore...
  • 12/18/17 2:15 pm PST

    The newly revealed 159 all-suite luxury tower features adults-only offerings

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Forbes Travel Guide 4 Star rated, AAA 4 Diamond rated Viejas Casino & Resort will open a new luxury tower in February 2018 as the third phase of its latest development plans. The newly unveiled tower Willows Hotel & Spa is designed as a resort within a resort, where a holistic approach to the guest experience will be customized to promote wellness. The 159 all-suite tower will be an adults-only, tranquil retreat featuring the finestmore...
  • 6/2/17 5:07 pm PDT

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    ALPINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Viejas Casino & Resort, a Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond rated property, welcomed tribal council and members, hotel executives and San Diego community leaders to commemorate a milestone in the construction of the property’s most recent expansion. The afternoon event, which included a range of speakers and a ceremonial signing of a steel construction beam, toasted to the next era for the long-standing establishment andmore...
  • 11/1/16 9:26 am PDT
    ALPINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chairman Robert Welch of Viejas Band of The Kumeyaay Indians today announced the hiring of Thomas McCartney in the role of President and General Manager of Viejas Casino and Resort. The veteran casino and gaming executive will begin his new position November 1, 2016. “We are excited that Tom has decided to join our team,” said Chairman Welch. “He has been a dynamic force within the gaming industry for years, and he has producedmore...
  • 8/24/16 4:17 pm PDT

    Widows & Orphans Fund to receive $50,000 from Viejas Tribe

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At 12:30 PM, August 29, 2016, The Viejas Tribe, represented by Tribal Chairman Robert Welch Jr., will present a $50,000 donation to the San Diego Police Officers Association. Brian Marvel, President of the Police Officers Association, will receive the donation and will be accompanied by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman. The donation, specifically focused towards the Widows and Orphans Fundmore...
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