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Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino image courtesy of Seneca Gaming Corps.
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Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino named a 'Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas' in USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Awards


Tue, Sep 12th 2023 01:30 pm

No other casinos within 450 miles recognized in month-long nationwide vote

Press Release

Voters from across the U.S. have spoken, and they have chosen Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino as one of the best gaming destinations in the country.

In results announced this week, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino was officially recognized as a winner in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards for “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas.” In late July, a panel of industry experts and editors selected Seneca Niagara as one of 20 nominees for the award, and opened a month-long public vote to decide the 10 best.

Seneca Niagara finished sixth overall, with no other casinos within 450 miles finishing in the top 10.

“It’s like we say, nothing else comes close, and people from across the country clearly recognize that,” Seneca Gaming Corp. President and CEO Kevin Nephew said. “This recognition from USA TODAY is a credit to our team members. Knowing that so many people who visit Seneca Niagara truly enjoy everything our resort has to offer and see us as the best is very special. We are very grateful for the support and enthusiasm our guests have shown us over the past two decades.”

Nominees for the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards are chosen by a panel of experts. The nomination panel for the “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas” award included: Christopher Parr, founder and editor-in-chief, Pursuitist; Lisa Robertson-Dziedzic, publisher and editor-in-chief, Casino Player and Strictly Slots magazines; Melanie Reffes, journalist, USA TODAY, CaribbeanTravel.com and MarryCaribbean.com; and USA TODAY 10Best editors.

Located just blocks away from the world-famous Niagara Falls, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino opened on Dec. 31, 2002, following a dramatic $100 million makeover of the former Niagara Falls Convention & Civic Center, and added its 26-story AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel tower in 2005. Today, the resort features 147,000 square-feet of gaming action, including more than 2,600 slot machines, more than 60 table games, and the Seneca Sports Lounge, which offers wagering action on a host of sporting events from around the world. In addition, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino offers guests 10 dining destinations; live entertainment in both the Seneca Events Center and the Bear’s Den Showroom; 604 deluxe hotel rooms and suites; spa, salon, and medical spa treatments at The Spa at Seneca; and signature cocktails at STIR feature bar and Lounge 101.

To learn more, visit SenecaNiagaraCasino.com.

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