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Chukchansi Gold Named Best Casino in Central California

COARSEGOLD — For the 16th year, Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino has been named Best Casino by the Fresno Bee’s Best of Central California’s People’s Choice Awards. The resort also took home the highest honors in a multitude of categories including Best Hotel and Lodging, Best Steakhouse, Best Italian Restaurant, Best Sushi Restaurant and Best Place to Work in addition to many others.

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Vintage Steakhouse.

The awards come on the heels of Chukchansi Gold receiving AAA’s coveted Four Diamond rating for the fourth consecutive year, and Vintage Steakhouse earning Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Award of Excellence for the third year, ranking it amongst the best places in the world to enjoy wine.

“We’re incredibly honored for Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino to be named the People’s Choice year after year. Our top priority is creating fun and memorable experiences for our guests every time they visit, and these awards tell us our efforts resonate with our guests and keep them visiting time and again,” said Deann Kamalani, Director of Marketing for Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino. “Most of all, we’re proud to be named Best Place to Work. Our Team Members are integral to the success of Chukchansi Gold, and we value them and their happiness immensely.”

Below is a listing of all of Chukchansi’s People’s Choice Awards for 2023


  • Best Casino
  • Best Casino Slots
  • Best Casino Table Games


  • Best Restaurant – Vintage Steakhouse
  • Best Fine Dining – Vintage Steakhouse
  • Best Steakhouse – Vintage Steakhouse
  • Best Italian Restaurant – Nativo’s
  • Best Sushi – Noodle Bar
  • Best Casino Bar



  • Best Place to Work
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About Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino

Nestled near the majestic Yosemite National Park, Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino brings the beauty of the Sierra foothills into a world-class destination resort with fine dining, heart-pounding entertainment and premier gaming. Since opening in 2003, Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino has been voted No. 1 for 16 years as Best Casino by the Fresno Bee People’s Choice Awards, sees over 130,000 monthly guests and employs over 1,300 individuals – disbursing roughly $50 million in payroll and benefits into the local economy every year.

Guests can enjoy AAA Four Diamond luxuries within its 402 luxury rooms, indoor/outdoor pool, Serenity Springs Spa, and the award-winning Vintage Steakhouse that further the casino’s reputation of quality, comfort and hospitality. For more information about the hotel and casino, please call 866-794-6946 or visit chukchansigold.com.

Must be 21 and have a valid government issued photo ID to game at the property.

For more information, contact info@chukchansigold.com.

Image of the Chukchansi Gold logo.Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino
711 Lucky Lane
Coarsegold, CA 93614

Check out this mouth-watering video of a Porterhouse at Vintage Steakhouse! 

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