SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2012) - Weekends in October will start on Thursdays at Barona Resort & Casino with the extension of the casino's extremely popular TGI Thursday Giveaways.

After celebrating TGI Thursday during the month of September, Barona has answered the call from thousands of loyal players to extend the exciting Power Giveaways through October, giving guests another month of chances to win extra cash every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every Thursday.

"Our players had so much fun starting their weekends on Thursday during September that we jumped at the chance to keep TGI Thursday going for another month," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "We love seeing players having fun and getting excited about their chances of winning, so why not keep the thrill going a little bit longer?"

Players will earn one entry for every 250 points they accrue between midnight on Mondays and 10 p.m. on Thursdays. In addition to the $1,000 winners, three players will win an extra $5,000 and one player will win $25,000 during the grand prize drawings at 11 p.m.

Double entries on Wednesdays will give players even more chances at winning extra cash during the giveaways.

TGI Thursdays Details:

  • Power Giveaways happen every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every Thursday in October.
  • Grand Prize Drawings for three $5,000 prizes and one $25,000 prize will be held at 11 p.m.
  • Power Giveaways are open to all Club Barona members actively playing while using their Club Barona cards.
  • Club Barona members earn one entry into the Grand Prize Drawing for every 250 points they win between Mondays at midnight and Thursdays at 10 p.m.
  • Club Barona members earn double entries on Wednesdays in October.

For complete details about Barona's TGI Thursdays, please visit or visit Barona Resort & Casino on Facebook.

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 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 features 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, YouTube and Foursquare.

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