SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 25, 2014) - Earlier today a Los Angeles, California woman visiting Barona Resort & Casino won a $774,468 Monte Carlo progressive jackpot.

Katie C. is a regular guest at Barona and is a member of the casino's Club Barona loyalty program. She was playing the progressive slot machine in the Parlor 32 high-limit gaming room when she hit the top award and was happily surprised at her good fortune.

"It was a very lucky and exciting morning at Barona," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "Every time a player wins big like this, we're thrilled. Players win jackpots here all the time and today was one of those magical days when we had a major Barona winning moment."

Barona Resort and Casino was recently named Best Casino and Loosest Slots for the 4th year in a row along with 11 other awards in the San Diego's Best U-T Readers Poll awards. Barona has 2,000 slots and video poker machines. Additionally, the casino features over 80 table games including Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker, Barona Craps, EZ Baccarat, Three-Card Poker, Four-Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Let It Ride, Baccarat and Barona Roulette. Barona also features San Diego's largest Asian gaming pit including popular games such as Sic Bo.

About Barona Resort & Casino

Barona Resort & Casino, an AAA Four Diamond rated property, blends the best of San Diego's leading resorts with the gaming excitement of Las Vegas. 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 4th 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, Instagram and YouTube.

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