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And They're Off... Again; Virtual Horse Racing Returns to Barona Resort & Casino August 6


August 2, 2012 - SAN DIEGO, CA

The odds are better than ever at Barona Resort & Casino's 'Off to the Races' promotion, which runs every Sunday night in August.

Club Barona members can choose their favorite horse from the virtual lineup and cheer them on right from their seats. Players can win $100 myFREEPLAY in each of five races for choosing the winning horse. Race times are scheduled for 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m., 11 p.m. and midnight.

"Our 'Off to the Races' promotions are some of the most anticipated events at Barona," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "Players get excited about having multiple chances to win big at the races right from the casino floor."

While the animated horses race on the myVIEW screens on Barona's slot and video poker games, a live, professional race caller will be on the casino floor announcing the virtual races.

Guests can start earning Club Barona myPoints at noon the day of each race. Players who earn 500 myPOINTS between noon and the hour before any of the five races start will be able to place their bets for the winning pony.

For those who enjoy live horse racing action year round, Barona also offers Off-Track Betting in a 136-seat venue which has 32 televisions, including five big screens. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., guests can wager and watch the sport's best thoroughbreds at the country's top racetracks including Del Mar, Santa Anita, Hollywood Park and Churchill Downs.

Known as San Diego's loosest casino, Barona offers 2,000 video poker machines and slots, monitored by The Barona Loose Troop® to ensure they are the loosest around. 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 Baccarat™, 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 is San Diego's leading destination resort featuring 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 www.barona.com, or call toll free 888-7-BARONA (722-7662). You can also join Barona Resort & Casino on Facebook®, Twitter and YouTube today.

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