SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 24, 2015) - For the fifth year in a row, Barona Resort & Casino has won Best Casino, Loosest Slots and Best Casino Buffet in the San Diego's Best Union-Tribune Readers Poll. Barona is the overall biggest winner with a total of 12 first place awards.

"We could not be more ecstatic to accept these awards from our fellow San Diegans for the fifth consecutive year! From the bottom of our hearts, we want to thank everyone who voted Barona the best in 2015," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "These awards show just how attentive and dedicated our staff is to the needs of our guests, whether it is on the casino floor, in one of our award-winning restaurants or on the golf course. Our 3,000 staff members do an incredible job and without them, we wouldn't be the 'Happiest Casino on Earth®.'"

Barona received the top honor in 12 total categories in the San Diego's Best Union-Tribune Readers Poll: Best Local Casino, Loosest Slots, Best Casino Buffet (Seasons Fresh Buffet), Best Steakhouse (Barona Oaks Steakhouse), Best Chinese Restaurant (Ho-Wan), Best Vietnamese (Bahn Mi), Best Casino Restaurant (Italian Cucina), Best 24-Hour Restaurant (Sage Café), Best Pho/Noodle House Restaurant (Ho-Wan), Best Hotel (Barona Resort & Casino), Best Golf Course (Barona Creek Golf Course) and Best Golf Shop (Barona Creek Golf Course).

In addition to Barona's 2,000 slot and video poker machines, the casino features over 90 table games including Blackjack, Blackjack Switch, Pai Gow Poker, Barona Craps, Burn 20 Blackjack, Three-Card Poker, Four-Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Free Bet Blackjack, Let It Ride and Barona Roulette. Barona also features San Diego's largest Asian gaming pit, which includes popular games such as EZ Pai Gow and Asia Poker with EZ Baccarat and Commission Free Double Baccarat in its Dragon Alley.

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 spacious guest rooms and suites with beautiful views of Barona Valley, award-winning dining, the AmBience Day Spa, a full-service events center and the 18-hole championship Barona Creek Golf Club, which was 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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