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Come Play in the Pines Hon-Dah Resort Casino and Conference Center PR OF ILE
The jewel of the White Mountains’ recreation area is the Hon-Dah Resort Casino and Conference Center. The complex is owned and operated by the White Mountain Apache Tribe. Both a casino and a year-round destination resort catering to outdoor enthusiasts and folks just looking to “get away from it all,” HonDah offers outstanding amenities. Guests at the lodge-style hotel will first notice the spectacular lobby with its massive fireplace and conversation pit... where you are welcome to relax at any time. Also in the lobby, the intimate “Spirit Bar” is a place to enjoy a cigar and a drink in a quiet atmosphere. Accommodations include 128 well appointed king and queen bedrooms. All rooms are oversized with two vanity areas, refrigerator, wet bar and satellite television. After a day of enjoying the great outdoors, shopping at the many White Mountain antique and gift shops, or visiting some of the area’s museums and other attractions, you won’t need to take another step to dine or unwind. The resort has an all-season swimming pool, spa and sauna plus a video game room for all ages. Fine food is served at the Indian Pine Restaurant. For your evening entertainment the Timbers Lounge brings Las Vegas style acts six nights a week. The Casino at Hon-Dah provides exciting gaming with 600 slots, including
video blackjack, video poker, and video keno plus unlimited progressive jackpots. Fans of live poker and live blackjack will find these games also available here. This comprehensive resort offers a number of other facilities. The Conference Center features the area’s largest meeting room with seating for over 700 for meetings and 350 for dinner functions. Rvers will be delighted to know that there is a well appointed RV Park with a new and modern laundry. The Ski & Outdoor Store stocks almost everything the sportsman will need. The gas station at Hon-Dah offers some of the lowest priced gas in the area and there is a convenience store... for your convenience! If you haven’t yet made plans for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day, why not head to Hon-Dah Resort Casino? On Feb 14 there will be a Valentine Concert at the Conference Center featuring The Coasters. Each ticket holder will receive a bottle of free champagne and there will be a raffle for fabulous prizes. Cost is $10 for the public. Hon-Dah means “welcome” in Apache and visitors are made to feel right at home. Come play in the White Mountains at the Hon-Dah Resort Casino, located at Hwy 260 & 73 near Pinetop. For more information visit www.hon-dah.com or call 1-800-929-8744.
Apache Gold Casino Resort
15138 S. Avenue B, Somerton 928-726-8066, 800-23-SLOTS
5 miles E. of Globe, Hwy 70, San Carlos 928- 475-7800, 800-APACHE-8
• Slots: 500 • Other Games: Poker, $50,000 Keno, 200seat Bingo Hall, Blackjack • Eating Places: 1 Liquor: Yes Buffet: yes • Special Features: Best Western Hotel, Stay and Play Packages, 18-hole golf course w/ driving range, golf school, Pro shop. RV Park with full hookups and dump station. Convenience store. All-purpose Outdoor Pavilion.
450 Quechan Drive, Yuma 760-572-7777, 888-777-4946 Paradise Casino California Off I-8, Exit 524/ adjacent to AZ casino
Apache Gold Casino Resort
Bucky’s Casino & Resort
Choose Your Pleasure
Apache Gold 1-800-APACHE 8 Lounge: 2/2-3 Gone Country - Country, Classic Rock 2/13-14 Tribe 7- Top 40, Variety, Hip Hop, Dance 2/17-21 Hotel California - Salute to the Eagles 2/27-28 South Forty - Country, Variety Events: 2/14 Valentine’s Day Party Ceremony for couples to renew their vows with special guests and Sweetheart Dance in the Cabaret, photos for couples and more! 3/12-14 Intertribal Pow Wow Competition dancing, gourd dancing, authentic arts, crafts & traditional Apache food. Grand Entry Fr- 8p, Sa1p & 7p, Su- 12p. Free adm, bring own chair.
BlueWater Resort & Casino 1-800-747-8777 Concerts: 2/14 Roy Clark - Treat your “Valentine” to something special! Roy will feature songs such as If I Had It To Do All Over Again, Yesterday - When I Was Young, The Tips Of My Fingers, Riders In The Sky and Through The Eyes Of A Fool.
Events: 2/6-8 BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker 425 “The Legend Lives On” An array of trucks and buggies will race from downtown to the Bluewater Resort & Casino. Call the Best in the Desert for more information: 702-4575775
Desert Diamond 1-866-DDC-WINS Concerts: 2/14 Valentines Day Temptations 50’s 60’s music 2/28 Mark Chesnutt - Country 3/5 The Oak Ridge Boys - Country
Hon-Dah Resort Casino 1-800-929-8744 Lounge: No cover, no minimum! 2/3-7 Young Country - The finest mix of contemporary & classic country music around. 2/10-14 Cornell Gunther’s Coasters Doo-Wop, classic songs such as Yakety-Yak, Charlie Brown and Poison Ivy. 2/17-21 L.M.N.O.P. with vocalist Amanda Starr - R&B, Top 40, Variety 2/24-28 Haywire - Voted “Best Country Band” in Arizona by the AZ Republic, old and new country and southern rock.
Spirit Mountain Casino 8555 South Highway 95, Mohave Valley 928-346-2000, 888-837-4030
NORTHERN 530 E. Merritt, Prescott 928- 776-1666, 800-SLOTS-44 www.buckyscasino.com
Casino Arizona - 101 & McKellips 524 N. 92nd Street, Scottsdale 480-850-7777, 877-7-24-HOUR
• Slots: 300 • Other Games: Poker (7 Card Stud, Texas Hold’em, Omaha) • Eating Places: 2 Liquor: Yes • Special Features: Next to Prescott Resort Hotel. Free on-site shuttle service. Free busing from Phoenix.
Cliff Castle Casino
9700 E. Indian Bend, Scottsdale 480-850-7777, 877-7-24-HOUR
& The Lodge at Cliff Castle 555 Middle Verde Road, off I-17, Exit 289, Camp Verde 928-567-7900, 800-381-SLOT
Fort McDowell Casino
Casino Arizona - 101 & Indian Bend
Hwy 87 & Ft. McDowell, Fountain Hills 602-837-1424, 800-THE-FORT
Gila River Casino - Vee Quiva 6443 N. Komatke Lane, Laveen 520-796-7777, 800-WIN-GILA
Gila River Casino - Wild Horse 5512 W. Wild Horse Pass, Chandler 520-796-7727, 800-WIN-GILA
Gila River Casino - Lone Butte
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1200 S. 56th St., Chandler 520-796-7728, 800-WIN-GILA
Harrah’s Ak Chin Casino 15406 Maricopa Rd, Maricopa 480-802-5000, 800-HARRAHS
Mazatzal Casino Hwy. 87, Milemarker 251, Payson 928-474-6044, 800-777-7529
777 Highway 260, Pinetop 928-369-0299, 800-929-8744 • Slots: 500 • Other Games: Poker; Blackjack • Eating Places: 1 Liquor: Yes Buffet: Yes • Fun Book: Available through chamber of commerce and local motels • Special Features: Cigar bar, gift shop, Kids Arcade, conference center. 200-space fullservice RV park. Convenience store. Gas station. Ski/Outdoor Store.
Yavapai Casino 1501 E. Highway 69, Prescott 928- 445-5767, 800-SLOTS-44 www.buckyscasino.com • Slots: 175 • Other Games: Bingo • Eating Places: Snack Bar and Yavapai Cantina Sports Bar & Grill • Special Features: Located across the street from Bucky’s Casino. Free shuttle bus service.
COLORADO RIVER REGION
Blue Water Resort & Casino
Casino Del Sol
11300 Resort Drive, Parker 928-669-7000, 888-243-3360 www.bluewaterfun.com • Slots: 470 • Other Games: Live Keno, Poker, Bingo • Eating Placecs: 3 Liquor: Yes Buffet: yes • Senior Discount: 10% room discount (except in summer) for AAA and AARP members. • Special Features: Adj. to Phoenix 4-Plex Theatre. Resort rooms, pool and waterpark, fitness center, 164-slip marina, double-wide boat launch ramp, Marina Shop, conference center, concerts in the outdoor amphitheater, special events.
Blue Water Resort & Casino
5655 W. Valencia, Tucson 520-883-1700, 800-344-9435
Casino of the Sun 7406 S. Camino De Oeste, Tucson 520-883-1700, 800-344-9435
Desert Diamond Casino 1100 West Pima Mine Road, 7 minutes south of Tucson on I-19 520-294-7777, 866-DDC-WINS
Desert Diamond Casino S. Nogales Hwy, Tucson 520-294-7777, 866-DDC-WINS
Golden Ha:san Casino Hwy 86, 1 mile east of Why 520-362-2746 Pick up your copy of Az Tourist News at many Village Inn Restaurants statewide.