With thousands of slot machines, blackjack tables and poker tournaments, San Diego and Palm Springs-area casinos are always a safe bet for a great time.
Whether you double-down, go all in or just want to hit the entertainment jackpot, there’s big-time fun to be had. Gamble, shop, dine, dance, repeat. Then relax in a luxury spa or play a round of golf on a glorious course.
Here’s what’s happening at some of the region’s top casinos in the coming months.
Casino Entertainment Calendar
10/6-7: PBR Rodeo @ Pala Casino, palacasino.com
10/7: Lynyrd Skynyrd @ Harrah’s Open Sky Theatre, harrahsrincon.com
10/12: Chris Cagle @ Live & Up Close at Sycuan Casino, sycuan.com
10/13: Weezer @ Harrah’s Open Sky Theatre, harrahsrincon.com
10/13: Australia’s Thunder From Down Under @ Pala Casino, palacasino.com
10/19: Snow Patrol @ Harrah’s Open Sky Theatre, harrahsrincon.com
10/19: Josh Turner @ Pechanga Casino, pechanga.com
11/3: Kathy Griffin @ Pechanga Casino, pechanga.com
11/8: Foghat @ Live & Up Close at Sycuan Casino, sycuan.com
11/9: Skid Row and Warrant @ Live & Up Close at Sycuan Casino, sycuan.com
11/16: Cee Lo Green @ The Show at Agua Caliente Casino, hotwatercasino.com/theshow
11/16: K-Ci & Jojo / Biz Markie @ Live & Up Close at Sycuan Casino, sycuan.com
11/16: John Legend @ Fantasy Springs Resort, fantasyspringsresort.com
12/1: Alice Cooper @ Fantasy Springs Resort, fantasyspringsresort.com
12/5-6: Bret Michaels @ Live & Up Close at Sycuan Casino, sycuan.com
12/8: Journey @ Fantasy Springs Resort, fantasyspringsresort.com
San Diego-area casinos
Barona Resort and Casino
1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd., Lakeside
Home of the free ATM and award- winning all-you-can-eat buffet.
777 Pauma Reservation Rd., Pauma Valley
Las Vegas-style gaming, dining and entertainment, with more than 35,000 square-feet of around-the-clock action.
Golden Acorn Casino
1800 Golden Acorn Way, Campo
Convenient truck-stop casino (open 24/7) with plenty of truck parking and casino fun.
777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center
Unmatched atmosphere with 2,000 Vegas-style machines and nonstop poker action.
La Posta Casino
777 Crestwood Rd., Boulevard
Best gaming conveniences and quality slots, including the latest progressive slots along with the classics.
Lucky Lady Casino
5526 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego
Located in the heart of San Diego, Lucky Lady has a sports bar with a huge TV for watching your favorite games.
Ocean’s Eleven Casino
121 North Brooks St., Oceanside
Where the winners play in San Diego’s friendliest poker room.
Pala Casino Resort & Spa
11154 California 76, Pala
There’s always something to do at San Diego’s premier casino, with over 2,000 machines, 10 restaurants and daily live entertainment.
Palomar Card Club
2724 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego
Home of the no-limit, non- smoking card room and the early bird gaming special.
Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Pkwy., Temecula
California’s biggest casino, boasting four-diamond amenities and more than 200,000 square- feet of gaming.
Santa Ysabel Resort and Casino
25575 California 79, Santa Ysabel
Enjoy the huge selection of local craft beers at this hidden getaway spot.
5469 Casino Way, El Cajon
Featuring 2,000 slots, table games, a poker room and an awesome sports bar.
Valley View Casino
16300 Nyemii Pass Rd., Valley Center
Voted #1 Best of Gaming by Casino Player’s Magazine, Valley View is the home of the free lobster buffet.
5000 Willows Rd., Alpine
Viejas Casino - remodeled, refined, ready.
Palm Springs-area casinos
Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
32-250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage
Stay at this Four Diamond Award resort, with its breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and scenery.
84-001 54th Ave., Coachella
Experience Cafe 54’s around-the- clock menu, with items prepared by an award-wining chef.
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
84-245 Indio Springs Dr., Indio
Complete vacation destination with world-class entertainment, gaming, dining and luxurious room views.
Spa Resort Casino
401 East Amado Rd., Palm Springs
Enjoy world-famous steam therapy at The Spa combined with newly remodeled and revitalized rooms.
Spotlight 29 Casino
46-200 Harrison St., Coachella
Home of the upscale JEM Steakhouse, offering more than 300 wines and mouth-watering steaks.
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