Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral city opens – Press Enterprise


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Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral city opens – Press Enterprise An artist rendering of the soon to be completed Agua Caliente Casino in Cathedral City is seen on a wall in the casino’s construction office Friday, July 17, 2020. This will be the third Agua Caliente Casino in the area and is scheduled to open later this year. The 30,000 square foot casino, which will employee approximately 500 people, will have 3 bars, 536 slot machines and 8 table games. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

Say hello to the Coachella Valley’s newest casino: Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City.

The new casino, the third property from the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, had a bit of a surprise opening. It announced that the doors were open via its social media accounts Tuesday night.

People have already begun visiting and photos of the new property’s restaurants, bars and gaming floor made their way onto Instagram. Performers dressed in elaborate costumes appear to have been at the casino opening night.

Read on to learn more about the new property and what it will have from our Vanessa Franko, one of our entertainment editors. Read more. 


Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral city opens – Press Enterprise Guests stand in line at the Fremont Street Experience as they wait to enter Circa Resort & Casino during the property’s grand opening on October 27, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Circa Resort & Casino)

Now, let’s head north on the 15 Freeway.

Las Vegas was hit hard by the novel coronavirus pandemic and as long as the pandemic is around, things will never be completely back to normal there, but the good news is there have been some signs of life.

America’s top gambling market has seen return of some entertainment and the opening of a new casino even as the pandemic is still a reality.

We take a look at what’s happening in Vegas. Read more. 

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