The San Manuel Casino, located in Highland, California, just 65 miles east of Los Angeles, is celebrating its 35th anniversary in style.

On July 24, 2021 they opened the first phase of their $760 million resort expansion!

They are building on an already beautiful space, but adding in more amenities, more games, and more entertainment for their loyal guests! Let’s take a look at the newest aspects of San Manuel, that you can experience yourself today!

San Manuel has come a long, long way from it’s time as a bingo hall! It’s become a staple in the Southern California entertainment scene, and has served as a cornerstone of the San Manuel tribe’s community.

The expansion has grown their space to 700,000 square feet, adding more than 1,500 new slot machines to the two-story property, which brings the total to more than 6,500, good enough for the most machines in the Western United States.

A view of the new casino expansion at San Manuel Casino.

Besides slots, they’ve also upped their table game count, putting in 40 new types of games, nearly all of them also offering progressive side bets.

Plus, they are constantly offering special promotions on their table games, allowing for their table game players to hit it big. For example, their Ultimate Texas Hold’em promo is offering a $193,000 jackpot for a lucky player to take home,

Some of the table games at San Manuel Casino

Aside from gaming, there’s much more to do to keep you occupied during your stay! A wide variety of dining and entertainment options are at your disposal.

The new Serrano Vista Cafe is a 24-hour option for the night owls, with classic american-inspired dishes, from milkshakes to tomato soup with grilled cheese. It’s a diner experience done right, with fresh ingredients and excellent preparation.

The Serrano Vista Cafe at San Manuel Casino

For a more glamorous experience, you can try The Pines Steakhouse for classic cuts and cocktails. Barbeque, Japanese, and Italian, along with many more options will keep you satisfied all throughout your stay.

For entertainment, the resort has a myriad of options, including the crown jewel, live music at the Rock and Brews restaurant! There’s always a new band to see during your stay, from cover artists  to unique acts.

The Rock & Brews Restaurant at San Manuel Casino.

Later this year, San Manuel Casino will open its first luxury resort which Forbes named as one of the “35 Most Anticipated Hotel Openings of 2021,” giving guests one more reason to make San Manuel the place to play and stay.

The uniquely designed 17-floor hotel will have 432 rooms, including 127 suites. There will also be a pool deck with seven private cabanas, one more restaurant and a full-service spa. There is also a 3,000-seat entertainment venue currently in the works and slated for a 2022 opening.

The new San Manuel Casino Hotel in Highland, California is expected to open by early 2022.

San Manuel Casino has already been a must-see destination in Southern California, but this new expansion truly makes the casino that much better for the thousands of guests who visit, and is sure to attract many more new visitors!

Don’t miss your chance to play, right in the heart of SoCal!