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Barona Offers Players a Chance to Win Share of $750,000 in Free Slot Tournament Series

Each Week, Participants Will Share $50,000 in Prizes Including a $10,000 First Place Prize

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 -- Those hoping to claim a piece of $750,000 should head to Barona Resort & Casino for its 2013 free Slot Tournament Series, scheduled for every Tuesday in February, April and June. Club Barona members can compete in the tournament once a week to win a share of $50,000 in weekly prizes with a total payout of $750,000 for the series.

"We hope the Slot Tournament Series will give Club Barona members something to look forward to each Tuesday," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino. "It will be a great opportunity for Club Members to play for free and have a chance at winning thousands of dollars."

Individual tournaments will be held February 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; and June 4, 11, 18, 25 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Participants will be given a 3 minute round on one of 32 Multimedia Games TournEvent slot machines and players with the top 100 scores will win a cash prize.

In addition to cash prizes won based on weekly tournament placement, each month 100 participants will advance to play in Barona's $100,000 Tournament of Champions in August. The top 25 scorers each week will automatically proceed and 75 additional participants will be selected by the Host Department for participation in the champion's tournament.

Known as San Diego's loosest casino, Barona has 2,000 slots and video poker machines. 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 features 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 on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Foursquare.

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