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Plaza Hotel & Casino continues to enhance guest experience with more than 100 upgraded Luxe Rooms

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New rooms and suites offer upgraded accommodations including tech conveniences like Amazon Echo Dots

 

Exemplifying the growth of downtown Las Vegas, the Plaza Hotel & Casino continues to upgrade its guest experience with a $15 million renovation that transformed more than 100 hotel rooms and suites on the top floors of the North Tower. The new Luxe Rooms offer enhanced guest accommodations with a variety of technology, energy efficiency and décor upgrades.

“Just as downtown Las Vegas continues to evolve, the Plaza’s new Luxe Rooms are raising the standard for accommodations in the heart of downtown,” said Jonathan Jossel, CEO of the Plaza Hotel & Casino. “We are proud to debut the Luxe Rooms, offering our guests beautiful new hotel rooms and suites with numerous modern conveniences and sought-after amenities.”

Significant infrastructure changes were made to create the Luxe Rooms that average 325 square feet. Adjoining doors were removed to allow for more storage options with modern wardrobes, and 16 rooms were combined to create eight new suites.

The new Luxe Rooms incorporate similar design details that debuted when the Plaza renovated its pool suites, including warm wood tones and mixed metals with bold colors and graphics. They also feature laminate flooring with area rugs and a barn door entry into reimagined bathrooms with custom vanities, oversized walk-in showers, quartz counters and a blend of dimensional tiles.

In addition to the contemporary décor, the Luxe Rooms offer modernized entertainment and climate control systems. Every room has an Amazon Echo Dot within the alarm clock that enables guests to easily use general Alexa commands to check the weather, play music and contact hotel staff for assistance, such as requesting housekeeping, reserving a pool cabana, or making dinner reservations at Oscar’s Steakhouse.

Each room also features energy efficient LED lighting and an upgraded climate control system from Verdant that senses when the room is unoccupied to manage settings that save energy without compromising guest comfort. Every room offers various guest conveniences, such as a multitude of built-in USB charging ports, a 49-inch flat-screen television with premium cable, a coffee maker and refrigerator. The eight new Luxe suites also include a wet bar, and all Luxe Rooms offer stunning mountain views or overlook the high energy activity of Fremont Street.

The rooms also have state-of-the-art RFID card entry, a safety feature that has recently been installed in all 1,000 guest rooms at the Plaza.

Whiting-Turner Contracting was the general contractor for construction of the new rooms and the Sage Design Group developed and managed the renovation project’s interior design.

 

About the Plaza Hotel & Casino:

Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, the Plaza Hotel & Casino combines a vintage Rat Pack attitude with modern styling and personal customer service for the ultimate Vegas experience. First opened in 1971 and built on the site of the original Las Vegas railroad depot, the Plaza has nearly 1,000 renovated rooms and suites, a classic Vegas showroom, downtown’s only bingo hall and 30,000 square feet of refurbished ballroom and meeting space. Guests enjoy a variety of dining options led by the renowned Oscar’s Steakhouse in the hotel’s iconic glass dome overlooking the Fremont Street Experience. Hundreds of slot machines, from the latest games to traditional coin machines, and nearly two dozen table games comprise an 80,000-square-foot casino floor, which is also home to downtown’s largest race and sports book. A fully renovated rooftop pool and recreation deck, complete with private cabanas, hot tub, food truck, tennis court and dedicated Pickleball courts, provide a variety of outdoor amenities. For more information on the multiple award-winning Plaza Hotel & Casino, visit www.plazahotelcasino.com

 

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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USA Today Names Barona “The Best Casino Outside Las Vegas”

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San Diego’s Barona Resort and Casino has been named “The Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas” in the Readers’ Choice Awards of USA Today.

“At Barona, we pride ourselves in providing our players with the best gaming experience in the country so it is an honor to receive recognition as the ‘Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas.’ It is almost poetic to receive this top distinction because Barona is patterned after the casinos from the Golden Age of Las Vegas when the casino player was the focus. We recognize, reward and welcome casino players,” Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort and Casino said.

“We attribute all of our industry accolades to our singular focus on our casino players. Everything we do at Barona is for our players and we couldn’t do it without our 3200 friendly staff members who deliver the best hospitality in the industry,” Salinas added.

Barona Resort and Casino features 2500 slot and video poker machines and 120 table games, award-winning dining, Spa Barona and a full-service events centre. The hotel at Barona Resort & Casino has 400 guest rooms and suites with beautiful views of the Barona Valley and the championship Barona Creek Golf Club, ranked top 10 in the Golfweek Magazine for the past 18 years.

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Sycuan Awarded Best Casino Buffet from 2019 Best of Mission Times Courier

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Sycuan Casino Resort announced today that the organization has been awarded Best Casino Buffet from the San Diego Community News Network’s 2019 Best of Mission Times Courier.

Each year, Mission Times Courier releases the Best of Mission Times Courier issue, which puts a spotlight on those who are doing the very best in a variety of categories. Hundreds of nominations from local residents are submitted and tallied and the winners are announced.

“We are honored to be voted Best Casino Buffet by the readers of the Mission Times Courier,” said Dan Morales, vice president of marketing at Sycuan Casino Resort. “The Buffet is one of our most popular dining venues amongst our guests and features everything from seafood to prime rib to many international dishes.”

The Buffet at Sycuan is open seven days a week and serves up a variety of different cuisines. The lunch buffet features a full spread as well as a made-to-order burger bar and malt shop with nine different handcrafted milkshakes and malts. The dinner buffet features hundreds of items including slow-roasted prime rib, crab legs, shrimp cocktail, specialty international foods and a delectable dessert bar.

 

About Sycuan Casino Resort:

Sycuan Casino Resort began as a humble Bingo Palace in 1983. Now more than 35 years later, it has become a community landmark and one of San Diego’s premier casino and resort destinations. Sycuan recently completed a $260M expansion, which includes a 12-story luxury hotel tower with over 300 guest rooms and 57 suites. Guests can enjoy a wide range of onsite amenities including a variety of new restaurants from fast-casual to fine dining, meeting and event space, a full-service spa, fitness center and a state-of-the-art pool and gardens area with a lazy river and swim-up bar. Sycuan also boasts a newly expanded casino floor for a total of 2,800 slot machines and 54 table games in a variety of gaming options. Sycuan is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information visit www.sycuan.com or call 619-445-6002.

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Sports Betting Bill of Michigan Moves Forward

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A sports betting bill would allow organised sports betting in Michigan casinos and online was passed out of a state house committee. State Representative Brandt Iden of Kalamazoo is sponsoring the legislation.

“Because this is already going on in the market place so we can protect those people who want to play and want to play legally, and we can, you know, make the state a little bit of money, which I think is also a positive,” Iden said.

Iden hopes the bill continues to make its way through the legislature and onto Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s desk before Superbowl season.

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