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New Luxury Casino in California Set for Opening

Luxury casinos have become the go-to place for people seeking to spend some time having a bit of fun. From a casual attempt at the roulette wheel to having a more committed full-on assault on the poker table, more and more people have been flocking casinos. 

Launch of the San Manuel Yaamava’ Resort and Casino 

California has become the latest to unveil a luxury casino. After three years of construction and a $760 million expansion, the Yaamava’ Resort and Casino in San Manuel will be holding a grand opening in December. The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians confirmed the news, referring to it as a historic milestone. 

The invites-only celebration will feature special guests and Tribal citizens. The luxury casino in Highland has a lot to offer, but its new 432-room hotel is one of the show’s main stars. The hotel sits on 17 stories and features127 suites in addition to the already impressive casino floor. The goal is to offer guests the ideal getaway in Southern California.

The new amenity gives you access to a full-service spa and generous pool deck. There are private cabanas and personal lounges as well. The new dining options will be open 24/7 and are expected to have diverse cuisines. At the top of the hotel, you can enjoy an exclusive lounge with picturesque views of the San Bernardino Mountains. 

The Yaamava’ will also feature a 2800-seat theatre thanks to the new development plans. It should be open in the spring of 2022. Although you have to wait until December 13 to see it, you can use an online virtual tour to check it out. Learn more about casinos in California at Casinos.us.

Public Promotion Set for December 13, 2021

This resort’s $760 million expansion started in 2018. It has come been through various kinds of challenges, including COVID-related delays. In the summer of 2021, the first phase of redevelopment started. It featured a bigger gaming space, the Serrano Vista Café, new high-limit rooms, new shops, and three bars. 

As the Yaamava’ takes shape, it continues to be a treasure for the San Manuel community. According to Ken Ramirez, chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, it was obvious that they were building something special right from the beginning. The community can’t wait for new guests to start experiencing the luxury casino and all it has to offer. 

In honor of the milestone, there will be a public promotion on December 13, 2021. It will feature prizes valued at over $120,000. The grand prize is valued at $18,910. The promotion is set to happen from 1 pm to midnight. 

From 2 pm to midnight, there will be five hourly winners, each receiving $1,891 worth of free play. 1981 was selected for its significance to the community. It is the year when the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians earned recognition as a sovereign nation. 

Although California is home to several luxury casinos, the Yaamava’ Resort & Casino launch is one of the most exciting ones. According to VP of Hotel Operations, Afsi Bird, the casino is founded on the desire to offer memorable experiences and exceptional service. 

Hope After a Difficult Year

Thanks to the COVID pandemic, 2020 was a pretty difficult year for the casino and the tribe. The expansion is welcome following a year of restrictions, low profits, and a drop in travel and property visits. When COVID restrictions were implemented, most players could no longer visit their favorite casinos. Employees lost their jobs, and the development of the casino was delayed. 

Following the expansion, there will be 2,000 new job opportunities. Both the tribal citizens and the surrounding community will benefit from them. The tribal leadership stated that offering more permanent employment opportunities would be one of their top priorities. 

More than Just a Launch

The launch of the Yaamava’ will be a chance for Tribal citizens and the special guests to form great connectionsIt will be a fantastic way to meet new people and form meaningful connections and relationships. It will provide great openings to talk to industry leaders and experts in a relaxed environment. 

People tend to let their guards down and loosen up a bit in such settings. Another great thing about the launch is that you may be one of the lucky winners. There are many fun prizes to be won, and even if you don’t win anything, it will be fun to try. 

The social scene will be warm and luxurious. Fun and thrill are guaranteed for anyone that sets foot on the premises. From the adrenaline rush of trying out new games to the delicious cuisine and luxurious hotel rooms, it will be an unforgettable experience. 

History of the Yaamava’ Resort & Casino

Before its name change, the Yaamava’ was known as the San Manuel Casino. In the 1980s, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians invested in a high-stakes bingo operation. The operation did very well, and by 1994 it had a 100,000 square-foot casino. This included slots and a card room. 

In an attempt to secure it as one of the best Southern California entertainment destinations, the tribe made efforts to improve the amenity and offer more gaming opportunities starting in 2003. By January 2005, it had made millions and offered plenty of job opportunities to the local community

The casino is an hour away from downtown LA. Since 2005, it has been one of the leading entertainment destinations in Southern California. The recent redevelopment could make it even more appealing. 

Revenue from the casino is used to offer the tribe general welfare, sustain government operations, promote economic development, and supply infrastructure needs. Having employed more than 5,000 employees, the Yaamava’ is one of the leading employers in San Bernardino County. It gives back to the community through donations and philanthropic causes.

In conclusion, the launch of the new luxury casino in California is a welcome move. It will be beneficial for both the tribe and the local community. When visiting Southern California, this gem would be a perfect addition to the beautiful weather, the beaches, and the unique culture. 

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