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Choctaw Casino Durant honored at Academy of Country Music Award Ceremony

13 September 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) -- For the second time, Choctaw Casino Resort – Durant won the Academy of Country Music Industry Award “Casino of the Year – Theater”, an accolade the luxury gaming and entertainment destination proudly adds to their growing list of recognition. Choctaw Casino Resort – Durant was previously nominated for five ACM Awards for “Casino of the Year – Small Capacity” and won its first award in 2019.

Since opening in 2015, The Grand Theater at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant has hosted more than 250 shows ranging from comedy shows to A-list tours like Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Chris Stapleton, and Carrie Underwood. Not only does the theater serve as a multipurpose epicenter of entertainment, but also symbolizes the continued expansion of the resort and elevated experience afforded to guests.

“We’re deeply honored to have this recognition and proud to see Oklahoma represented in this category. It wouldn’t be possible without the dedication and passion from our team,” said Jeff Penz, Senior Director of Gaming Operations at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant. “Our role is to provide stellar entertainment and help our guests create long-lasting memories.”

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