SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 25, 2012) - Grab your pocket protectors, the nerds are taking over Barona Resort & Casino and hosting a Party Pit marathon with a nerdy twist. On Thursday, Jan. 26, Barona will transform the Chipless Games pits into a pop-up Party Pit featuring exciting table game action, cash giveaways and more.

From 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., Club Barona members are invited to jump into the Party Pit and enjoy dozens of fun ways to win cash prizes including a "hot seat" drawing, mini blinko as well as high/low and black card/red card games. The Funk Experience featuring DJ Tommy will also put guests into a groove with dance contests, "name that tune" and trivia games via Facebook and Foursquare check-ins. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their nerdiest costumes.

Known as San Diego's loosest casino, Barona offers 2,000 video poker machines and slots, monitored by The Barona Loose Troop® to ensure they are the loosest around. 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 Resort & Casino on Facebook®, Twitter and YouTube today.

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