SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - February 16, 2011) - Head on out to Barona Resort & Casino to party with the presidents and start the holiday weekend off right at the Presidents' Day Power Party on Friday, February 25. Guests will have a chance to get reacquainted with some of their favorite presidents -- Honest Abe Lincoln ($5 bill); Andrew "Old Hickory" Jackson ($20 bill); and Ulysses S. Grant ($50 bill) -- all of whom regularly appear on all of the cash Barona winners take home from San Diego's loosest casino with their friends Alexander Hamilton ($10 bill) and everyone's favorite Benjamin Franklin ($100 bill)!

Step inside and get swept away in the spirit of America on the casino floor; replicas of Old Glory will be handed out at the door, patriotic tunes will be in the air, and flag-waving hosts will cheer on Club Barona members as they play to win a chance to grab their share of $50,000 in the Money Machine.

"Our Barona Presidents' Day Power Party is going to be a celebration to remember," said Maylette Garces, executive director of casino marketing. "On this uniquely American day, we want to encourage our regular guests and all San Diegans to come out to Barona and enjoy the 'Pursuit of Happiness' by playing to win $50,000 in cash." 

From 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., all actively playing Club Barona members will have a chance to be randomly selected to go into the Money Machine and grab their share of $50,000. Every hour, six guests (forty-eight in all) will be allowed time in the machine to grab as much cash as they can based on his or her Club Barona level. 

Known as San Diego's loosest casino, Barona has 2,000 slots and video poker machines. Additionally, the casino features 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™.

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 on Facebook, Twitter and the Barona Casino blog.

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Audrey Doherty