(SAN DIEGO) May 9, 2012 - A San Diego man is enjoying his first day as a millionaire today after winning $1,051,007.68 playing the Wheel of Fortune® MegaJackpot® progressive at Barona Resort & Casino yesterday.
The longtime Club Barona member, who asked to remain anonymous, was shocked and excited by his good fortune. He hugged and shook hands with Barona's staff while other players gathered around him and the winning machine to cheer, give high-fives and watch the fun and excitement.
"This was a great Barona moment for a loyal player and we know he will enjoy his winnings," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "Huge jackpots like these bring another level of excitement and energy to the casino floor."
Known as San Diego's loosest casino, Barona offers 2,000 slot and video poker machines, 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 Barona®, Chipless Baccarat Barona®, Chipless Three-Card Poker and Chipless Blackjack Barona®.
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.