Pechanga is Officially the Largest West Coast Casino


With recent expansions, Pechanga is now the biggest casino on the West Coast

The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians’ official Grand Opening ribbon cutting Saturday, March 3 in front of the all-glass enclosed lobby kicked off a stunning weekend of concerts, firework displays and VIP parties that officially opened the Tribe’s $300 million resort expansion.

Now the largest resort/casino on the West Coast, Pechanga Resort Casino offers guests approachable luxury with subtle elements of the Tribe’s Native heritage woven into architectural and resort experiences. This major expansion added 568 AAA Four Diamond hotel rooms and suites, a 4.5-acre pool complex, two additional restaurants, a two-level luxury spa with fitness and yoga studio, and another 68,000 square feet of meeting and event space including the 40,000 square foot Pechanga Summit.

Snapshot of Pechanga Resort Casino After Grand Opening:

  • Casino square footage: 200,000
  • Event/meeting/convention square footage: 100,000 (indoor) 174,500 (outdoor)
  • Number of hotel rooms: 1,090
  • Number of restaurants & bars: 20
  • Number of pools & spas: 15
  • Number of employees: 4,750

Pechanga hired 750 people during 2017 and early 2018 for permanent positions to staff the resort expansion areas. Jobs ranged from entry level to management roles. Pechanga Resort Casino is the third largest private employer in Riverside County with 4,750 Team Members. (*Stats from Riverside County Economic Development Agency)

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