Viejas Casino & Resort Opens Expanded Casino with 1,000 New Slots

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

“This marks the first step in our most ambitious plan of growth to
date,” said Viejas Tribal Chairman Robert Welch. “The ongoing
development of Viejas continues to resonate in many positive ways for
the San Diego area, both economically and in establishing a strong
foundation for the future of our culture.”

Thousands of guests were in attendance for the opening of the expanded
casino. VIP guests were treated to a preview earlier in the evening,
which included entertainment and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. On
October 30, the central feature of the year-long development culminates
with the grand opening of Viejas’ second
luxury hotel tower
. The event will commence with a ribbon cutting
ceremony, which features a thrilling tightrope performance by Tino
Wallenda of the world-famous Flying Wallendas. The new hotel tower will
then be opened for guest tours.

Regarding the opening of the casino expansion, General Manager Chris
Kelley stated, “This enhancement of Viejas Casino is the result of the
hard work and commitment of hundreds of team members and skilled
workers, dedicated to producing an outstanding experience for all of our

Since the opening of their first hotel tower in 2013, Viejas Casino &
Resort has been awarded AAA Four Diamond status consistently every year.

About Viejas Casino & Resort

Located at I-8 and Willows Road east of San Diego, the AAA Four Diamond
Viejas Casino & Resort features world-class gaming with thousands of
slot machines, exciting table games that include Blackjack, Baccarat,
and Pai Gow, a modern and elegant bingo room, and an off-track betting
facility. Viejas Casino & Resort also features a variety of restaurants
including the AAA Four Diamond Grove Steakhouse, The Buffet, and The
Café. The beautiful Viejas Outlets, located across the street from the
casino, offers visitors a unique shopping experience with highly
acclaimed stores, numerous eateries, Viejas Bowl, and, during winter,
Southern California’s largest outdoor ice rink. Viejas Hotel features 99
luxury rooms and 29 VIP suites, including a lush, spacious pool and
lounge area.

The highly anticipated second hotel tower will open October 30, 2015,
offering an additional 109 deluxe rooms and VIP suites. The new tower
will also feature nine state-of-the-art meeting spaces and the
extraordinary Oak Ballroom, ideal for hosting weddings and other special
group events.

For more information, visit
or call 1-800-847-6537.


Viejas Casino & Resort
Anthony San Pietro, Vice President
Entertainment & Advertising