SoCal's No. 1 Casino

Reader's Choice Awards

Accolades in Gaming, Entertainment and Food & Beverage

As one of the top casinos in the country, it's no wonder we've been honored so often.

Our focus on providing a World Class gaming experience, top notch service, incredible culinary offerings and unforgettable entertainment results in more than just a great experience for our guests, but also major awards.

San Manuel has set two Guinness World Records and has been honored by many major publications, including The Southern California Gaming Guide, Southern California News Group, Press Enterprise...and many more.

Global Gaming Awards - San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
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Global Gaming Awards 2021

“Congratulations to San Manuel for winning this Award. Of course profits are important, but to give back to your community is just as rewarding.” - Gambling Insider COO & Editor-in-Chief Julian Perry

Long Tradition of Winning

2021

- Global Gaming Awards
Responsible Business of the Year - #1 San Manuel Casino
Best Property - #3 San Manuel Casino  

- LA Daily News & Torrance Daily Breeze
Best Casino - San Manuel Casino

- Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards
Award of Excellence - The Pines Steakhouse

- North American Gaming Regulators Association 
Excellence in Gaming: San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission

- San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- SB Sun | Redlands Daily Facts | Ontario Daily Bulletin
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best Place to Work in the Inland Empire: San Manuel Casino

- Casino Player Magazine’s 2021 Best of Dining Nightlife
Best Overall Dining: San Manuel Casino
Best Romantic Restaurant: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Burger Joint: Rock & Brews
Best Late Night Dining: Rock & Brews

- Long Beach Press Telegram 
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- Forbes Travel Guide
Sharecare Verified: San Manuel Casino

- Casino Player & Strictly Slots Magazine
Best of Dining & Nightlife

  • Best Overall Dining
  • Best Romantic Restaurant: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
  • Best Burger Joint: Rock & Brews
  • Best Late Night Dining: Rock & Brews

2020

- Casino Player Magazine
Best Desserts: Big Mo’ Café, San Manuel Casino
Best Pizza: TuTu’s Food Court, San Manuel Casino

- Strictly Slots
Friendliest Casino: San Manuel Casino
Luckiest Casino: San Manuel Casino

- Pasadena Weekly
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- VIXIO Gambling Compliance - Global Regulatory Awards 2020
Compliance Officer of the Year: Adam Torres, San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission

- Casino Player Magazine
Best VIP Services: San Manuel Casino

- Los Angeles Marathon - Corporate Champion Trophy
Fittest Company: San Manuel Casino

- L.A. Daily News - Reader's Choice Awards
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Reader's Choice Awards
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- Long Beach Press Telegram - Reader's Choice Awards
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- San Bernardino County Sun/Redlands Daily Facts - Reader's Choice Awards
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune & Whittier Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- Victor Valley Daily Press - Reader's Choice Awards
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- Inland Empire Best Magazine Reader's Poll
Best Restaurant: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Splurge Restaurant: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Casual Restaurant: Bear Springs Bistro
Best Chef: Jerrold Brooks – The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Chef: Jeannelle Powery – George Lopez’ Chingon Kitchen
Best Steakhouse: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best BBQ: JBQ
Best Mexican: George Lopez’ Chingon Kitchen
Best Bar: Tukut Lounge
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best Hotel: Bear Springs Hotel

 

2019

- Pasadena Weekly - Best of Pasadena
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Blackjack: San Manuel Casino

-LA Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- San Bernardino Sun/Redlands Daily Facts - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Casino
Best Place to Work: San Manuel Casino

- Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Casino
Best Places to Work: San Manuel Casino
Best Happy Hour: San Manuel Casino
Best Live Entertainment: San Manuel Casino
Best Seafood: Serrano Buffet

- Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune & Whittier Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Casino

- Long Beach Press Telegram
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best Night Spot/Entertainment: Tukut Lounge
Best Place to go Dancing: Tukut Lounge
Best BBQ: JBQ
Best Buffet: Serrano Buffet
Best Burger: Rock & Brews

-Victor Valley Daily Press Best of the Desert
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- Inland Empire Magazine Readers Choice
Best Restaurant: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Splurge Restaurant: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Chef: San Manuel Casino Executive Chef Jerrold Brooks
Best Chef: Jeannelle Powery - George Lopez's Chingon Kitchen
Best Barbeque: JBQ
Best Mexican: George Lopez's Chingon Kitchen
Best Steakhouse: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Burger: Rock & Brews - San Manuel Casino
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best Hotel: Bear Springs Hotel

- CCYP.com
Top Casino Choice of the Year: San Manuel Casino

2018

- Strictly Slots Magazine - Best of Slots
Best Video Poker: San Manuel Casino
Casino Where You Feel Luckiest: San Manuel Casino
Friendliest Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best Non-Smoking Area: San Manuel Casino

- Casino Player - Best of Gaming
Best Dealers: San Manuel Casino
Best Reel Slots: San Manuel Casino
Best High Limit Room: San Manuel Casino
Best Live Poker: San Manuel Casino
Best Blackjack: San Manuel Casino
Best Non-Smoking Gaming Area: San Manuel Casino

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Blackjack: San Manuel Casino

- LA Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- San Bernardino County Sun, Redlands Daily Facts - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best Buffet: San Manuel Casino
Best Place to Work: San Manuel Casino

- Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best Poker: San Manuel Casino

- The Telly Awards
Campaign Branding - Local TV: 
Gold - San Manuel Casino/Pitch Ad Agency
Campaign Branding - Regional TV: 
Silver - San Manuel Casino/Pitch Ad Agency

- Long Beach Press-Telegram, Grunion Gazette - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best Buffet: Serrano Buffet at San Manuel Casino

-Victor Valley Daily Press - Best of the Desert
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino

- Inland Empire Magazine - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best New Restaurant: George Lopez's Chingon Kitchen
Best Restaurant: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Steakhouse: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Burger: Rock & Brews at San Manuel Casino

2017

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best Casino Website: San Manuel Casino

- San Bernardino County Sun, Redlands Daily Facts - Reader's Choice
American Cuisine: Rock & Brews at San Manuel Casino
Brunch/BuffetSan Manuel Casino
Happy HourThe Pines Modern Steakhouse
Live Entertainment/Concert Venue: Rock & Brews at San Manuel Casino
Power Lunches: Rock & Brews at San Manuel Casino
Restaurant With Best Wine Selection: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Romantic Restaurant: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Steakhouse: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Poker: San Manuel Casino
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Casino
Place to go Dancing: Tukut Lounge at San Manuel
Place to Work: San Manuel Casino

-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Reader's Choice
American Cuisine: Rock & Brews at San Manuel Casino
Brunch/Buffet: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Live Entertainment/Concert Venue: San Manuel Casino
Martini: Rock & Brews at San Manuel Casino
Power Lunches: Rock & Brews at San Manuel Casino
Restaurant With Best Wine Selection: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Romantic Restaurant: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Steakhouse: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Best Poker: San Manuel Casino
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Casino
lace to Go Dancing: San Manuel Casino
Place to Work: San Manuel Casino

- Victor Valley Daily Press - Best of the Desert
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Best Bingo: San Manuel Casino

- Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best Poker: San Manuel Casino
Best Casino: San Manuel Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Casino
Weekend Getaway/Resort: San Manuel Casino
Brunch/Buffet: The Pines Modern Steakhouse
Martini: Rock & Brews at San Manuel Casino

- Champion Newspapers - Reader's Choice 
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2016

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- San Bernardino Count Sun, Redlands Daily Facts - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Favorite Live EntertainmentSan Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Favorite Food & DrinkSan Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Favorite Place to WorkSan Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Reader's Choice
Favorite Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Favorite Poker: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Favorite Place to Work: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Nightclub: The Pines

- Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best BingoSan Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best CasinoSan Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Loosest SlotsSan Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Favorite PokerSan Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- Champion Newspapers - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2015

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- San Bernardino County Sun, Redlands Daily Facts - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best PokerSan Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Bingo:San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Reader's Choice
Best Poker: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Poker: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2014

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Entertainment: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- San Bernardino County Sun, Redlands Daily Facts - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Loosest Slots: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best PokerSan Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Place to Work: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Poker: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2013

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- San Bernardino County Sun, Redlands Daily Facts - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Poker: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- Guinness World Records
Largest Hula Dance: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
On September 2, 2013, San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino set the Guiness World Record for Largest Hula Dance with over 1,400 dancers as part of Aloha Bingo. The record was short-lived, however, as on Oct. 3, 2015, as Miyakojima City organized a hula dance of 1,509 dancers at Irabu Ohashi Bridge, in Miyakojima, Okinawa, Japan. | Photo

2012

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- Guinness World Records
Largest Air Drum Ensemble: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
The largest air drum ensemble of 2,297 participants organized by San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino in Highland, California, USA, on October 12, 2012.

2011

- San Bernardino County Sun, Redlands Daily Facts - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News - Reader's Choice
Best Casino: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
Best BingoSan Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

Guinness World Records
Largest Air Guitar Ensemble: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
The largest air guitar ensemble of 2,377 participants was organized by San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino (USA) at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino in Highland, California, USA, on September 22, 2011. | KCAL Rocks Video | This record has since been broken! On March 1, 2020 at the Perth Festival, 3,722 festival goers played air guitar to AC/DC Classic "Highway to Hell."

2009

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2006

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

- Guinness World Records
Largest Game of Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
On July 7, 2006, San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino set the Guiness World Record for Largest Game of Bingo with 53,991 players at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, smashing the previous record of 15,756. The record was short-lived, however, as on Dec. 2, 2006, 70,080 participants played bingo in an event organized by Almacenes Exito S.A. in Bogotá, Colombia.

2005

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

2003

- Southern California Gaming Guide - Best Casinos Reader's Choice
Best Bingo: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino

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