Viejas Casino & Resort Attempts to Break TWO Guinness World Records in One Day

Viejas Casino & Resort, Southern California’s premier Four-Diamond gaming, dining and entertainment destination, is enlisting hundreds of guests, team members and community leaders in an attempt to break TWO Guinness World Records in a single day.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, September 13, Viejas Casino & Resort will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Deck of Cards ever played…on the world’s Largest Blackjack Table. Each playing card measures over 3’ x 4’ and the massive table measures 2,200 square feet. The table is so large that the dealer will actually stand on the table to deal the record-breaking hand. An official adjudicator from the Guinness organization will fly in to witness the attempt and certify whether it was successful.

After the official record-breaking attempt, Viejas Casino guests will have the opportunity to play a hand and be entered to win their share of a $22,000 jackpot later in the evening.

Then, at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 13, Viejas Casino & Resort will attempt to set a new World Record for the most bottles of wine opened simultaneously. The famed Bellagio Casino in Las Vegas established the record last year – 308 bottles opened in under 30 seconds. But that record was then broken at a Wine Festival in Minneapolis in May of this year, when 474 wine bottles were uncorked simultaneously. So how many bottles will be uncorked at Viejas Casino & Resort on September 13? “We are expecting over 700 team members and guests, so we should have a great crowd for the record attempt,” said Viejas Casino & Resort General Manager, Chris Kelley. “How many bottles, exactly? We’ll have to wait and see, but given the spirit and determination of our community, I’m confident we will be setting a new World Record.”

A wine and food pairing for all guests will follow the record-breaking attempt.

About Viejas Casino & Resort

Located off of I-8 east of San Diego, the Four-Diamond Viejas Casino & Resort 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. Guests can choose from a variety of restaurants including the award-winning Grove Steakhouse, The Buffet and The Café. The beautiful Viejas Outlets, located across the street, offers visitors a unique shopping experience with highly acclaimed stores, numerous eateries and Viejas Bowl. And the newest addition, Viejas Hotel features 128 luxurious suites and an expansive pool area with a hot tub and cabanas for lounging or entertaining. For more information, visit www.viejas.com or call 1-800-847-6537.

Contacts:

Viejas Casino & Resort
Robert Scheid
Public Relations
619-922-9736
rscheid@viejas.com
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