Tribal Gaming and Casino News

  • 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...
  • 12/9/15 10:15 pm PST
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort exceeded all expectations with a final count of 17,368 toys donated to the Salvation Army. Thousands of guests and team members were present for this year’s ceremony for one of the largest holiday drives in San Diego. Many of the toys were displayed on stage at the Park at Viejas, where the crowd cheered at the big reveal and the final count. Viejas Tribal Government staff, team members, and guestsmore...
  • 11/4/15 4:22 pm PST
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort has officially opened their holiday ice rink for the winter season. Hundreds of guests arrived at Viejas Outlets for the opening night, October 31, to enjoy some holiday fun by spinning and gliding on Southern California’s largest outdoor ice skating rink. This marks the eighth consecutive year that Viejas Outlets has provided this holiday tradition for the San Diego area. Each year over 30,000more...
  • 10/30/15 10:33 pm PDT
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort has officially opened their second luxury hotel tower and expanded casino. Thousands were in attendance for the grand opening ceremony for the new five-story tower. Separated by the hotel pool area and the Park at Viejas––a designated space for concerts and special events––the new hotel tower stands near its perfect partner, Viejas’ first hotel tower, which opened in March of 2013. The $50 million hotelmore...
  • 10/23/15 5:01 pm PDT
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort will be officially opening their second luxury hotel tower on Friday, October 30, 2015. Thousands will be in attendance for the grand opening ceremony for the new five-story tower. Separated by the hotel pool area and the Park at Viejas––a designated space for concerts and special events––the new hotel tower stands near its perfect partner, Viejas’ first hotel tower, which opened in spring of 2013. Themore...
  • 10/9/15 10:32 am PDT
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At midnight, October 9, 2015, Viejas Casino & Resort officially opened the newly expanded section of their gaming floor, including the addition of 1,000 all new slot machines. The 15,000 square foot expansion includes a new state-of-the-art promotion stage and open access to an ultramodern escalator bank that leads to their new hotel tower, opening later this month. “This marks the first step in our most ambitious plan ofmore...
  • 9/12/15 11:27 am PDT
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort, en la celebración de su 24.º aniversario, ha batido el Récord Mundial Guinness de la Mayor Cata de Champán. "Siguiendo nuestra tradición de celebrar hitos importantes en nuestro crecimiento, Viejas ha vuelto ha establecer un nuevo Récord Mundial", señaló el Presidente Tribal de Viejas, Robert Welch. "El compartir este logro con algunos de nuestros muchos clientes leales de los últimos 24 años reafirma elmore...
  • 9/11/15 1:09 pm PDT
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort, in celebration of their 24th anniversary, has broken the Guinness World Record for Largest Champagne Tasting. “Continuing in our tradition of celebrating important landmarks in our growth, Viejas has once again set a new World Record,” said Viejas Tribal Chairman Robert Welch. “Sharing this achievement with some of our many loyal guests of the past 24 years reasserts the foundation of what Viejas providesmore...
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