The Pechanga Resort Casino is a Native American casino on the Pechanga Indian Reservation adjacent to Temecula, California. Pechanga Resort Casino is one of the largest casinos/resorts in the United States, with more than 5,400 slot machines and approximately 200,000 sq ft (19,000 m2) of gaming space.
On June 24, 2002, the $262 million Pechanga Resort & Casino opened its doors. The resort, which was designed to highlight the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians’ culture, included an 85,000 sq ft (7,900 m2) casino, 1,200-seat showroom, 515,000 sq ft (47,800 m2), 14-story (522-room) hotel and 38,800 sq ft (3,600 m2) convention center, 200-seat cabaret lounge, Eagle’s Nest Lounge, and seven restaurants.
In November 2004, a 100,000 sq ft (9,300 m2) expansion opened, adding additional gaming space, a high-limit gaming area, a food court area, a 54-table poker room, and Kelsey’s, a sports-themed restaurant.
In 2018, Pechanga of Temecula completed a 27-month, $300 million expansion that doubled its hotel room capacity to 1,090, expanded its spa facility to 25,000 square feet, created a 40,000-square foot events center, and built a four ½-acre tropical pool complex that features a dedicated restaurant, swim-up bar, three pools, two waterslides, a fountain, and 27 cabanas.
The Pechanga Resort Casino has one of the largest casino floors in the country, totaling 200,000 square feet, more significant than the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It features more than 5,000 Vegas-style slot machines in a completely non-smoking casino, 152 table games, High Limit Gaming Area with High Limit Salon, and private gaming rooms. A1 Temecula Pest Control & Bed Bug
Journey at Pechanga
The golf course, Journey at Pechanga, opened in August 2008, and the clubhouse opened in November.
In November 2008, a 62,000 sq ft (5,800 m2) clubhouse was opened. Golf Magazine rated the journey as the 4th “Best New Course You Can Play” in the January 2009 issue. With the addition of Journey at Pechanga, the resort’s 146-acre (0.59 km2) footprint (including the facility, RV park, parking lots, and structures) has more than tripled to 445 acres (1.80 km2).
The Pechanga Theater, a 1,200-seat venue, has hosted Broadway musicals and headline musical acts, including Journey, Lita Ford, Warrant, Dirty Heads, Live (band), Collective Soul, Blues Traveler, Skid Row, 311 (band), Backstreet Boys, Bob Dylan, Carrie Underwood, The Fab Four (tribute), magician David Copperfield, comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and many foreign artists such as Hong Jin-young. Pechanga also offers the Pechanga Events Center, a 40,000-square-foot facility seating approximately 3,000 people for concerts and shows.
Address: 45000 Pechanga Pkwy, Temecula, CA
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