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Viejas Casino & Resort sets two new Guinness World Records

13 September 2014

SAN DIEGO, California -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Viejas Casino & Resort set two new Guinness World Records today – for World’s Longest Sparkler Relay and World’s Longest Chain of Fireworks.

During a VIP party this evening for Viejas’ 23rd anniversary, 299 people gathered around the pool at Viejas Hotel and handed off sparkler flames from one person to another, setting a Guinness World Record for Longest Sparkler Relay. The final sparkler lit a fuse that set off a spectacular chain of over 10,000 fireworks, setting a new Guinness World Record for Longest Chain of Fireworks.

Official Adjudicator Alex Angert from Guinness World Records was on hand to witness and certify both new Guinness World Records. He then presented Tribal Chairman Anthony R. Pico with the official certificates.

“This is more than just a new listing in a record book,” said Viejas General Manager Chris Kelley. “These new records reflect the teamwork, dedication and leadership upon which Viejas’ 23 years of success have been built. We thank our loyal guests and team members, and look forward to building upon our shared success in the years ahead.”

About Viejas Casino & Resort

Located off of I-8 east of San Diego, the Four-Diamond Viejas Casino & Resort features thousands of slot machines; exciting table games including Blackjack, Baccarat and Pai Gow; and an off-track betting facility. Guests can choose from a variety of restaurants including the award-winning Grove Steakhouse, The Buffet and The Café. The Viejas Hotel features 128 luxurious rooms and an expansive pool area with a hot tub and cabanas for lounging or entertaining.

The beautiful Viejas Outlets, located across the street, offers visitors a unique shopping experience with highly acclaimed stores, numerous eateries, Viejas Bowl and the popular Viejas Bingo.

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