SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino, Southern California’s premier gaming, dining and entertainment destination, today set a new Guinness Record for the World’s Largest Blackjack Table.
The record was set at 9:45 a.m. today, as six guests sat at a massive blackjack table measuring just over 2,226 square feet and played a hand of blackjack with chips and cards that were ten times the size of the actual Viejas blackjack chips and cards. Philip Robertson, an official “Adjudicator” for Guinness was on hand to confirm the measurements and witness the hand of blackjack…and the new record was officially certified amid a rousing round of cheers and applause from Viejas Team Members and guests in the DreamCatcher at Viejas Casino.
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“I’m very excited for our Team Members and guests who helped set this new record,” said Viejas Casino General Manager Chris Kelley. “The timing coincides with the 21st anniversary of Viejas Casino and reflects our ongoing commitment to providing our guests with a fun, exciting and entertaining experience.”
Immediately after the record was certified, V Club members were offered a free opportunity to play a hand of blackjack at the table and enter a drawing for their share of a $21,000 cash prize.
Continuing the excitement, the public is invited to attend a 21st Anniversary Celebration at the V Lounge at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 14, featuring free Anniversary Cake, music and entertainment. On Saturday, September 15, two lucky guests will each win a 2013 Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe capping off one of the most exciting milestones in Viejas Casino history.
About Viejas Casino
Located at I-8 and Willows Road east of San Diego, Viejas Casino features thousands of slot machines, exciting table games including Blackjack, Baccarat and Pai Gow, a poker room, a new high-stakes bingo room and an off-track betting facility. Viejas Casino features a variety of restaurants including the award-winning Grove Steakhouse, The Buffet and The Café. The beautiful Viejas Outlet Center, located right across the street, offers visitors a unique shopping experience with highly acclaimed stores, numerous eateries, Viejas Bowl and Viejas Mini Golf. For more information, visit www.viejas.com or call 1-800-847-6537.
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