SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 16, 2015) - A San Diego, California woman won a $100,000 jackpot at Barona Resort & Casino on Thursday, February 12 in the exciting finale of the TGI Thursdays $600,000 payday. The successful promotion also featured a $25,000 jackpot that same evening and a $175,000 jackpot winner earlier in the month!

"Our TGI Thursdays Payday promotion started in January and the momentum was building for weeks," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "There was a lot of excitement on the casino floor for our grand finale day and it was a thrill to see three of our players have a major winning moment at Barona!"

Since the beginning of January, Barona gave away $500 every 30 minutes on Power Giveaway Thursdays and $300,000 in progressive jackpots as part of the progressive paydays jackpots.

Barona Resort & 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, Blackjack Switch, Pai Gow Poker, Barona Craps, Burn 20 Blackjack, EZ Baccarat, Three-Card Poker, Four-Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Free Bet Blackjack, Let It Ride and Barona Roulette. Barona also features Dragon Alley, San Diego's largest Asian gaming pit, which includes popular games such as Sic Bo and Supreme 99.

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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