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Red Hawk Casino Temporarily Closed
Out of an abundance of caution, Red Hawk Casino and the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians have made the decision to temporarily close the casino due to air quality from the Caldor Fire in El Dorado County. The health and safety of casino team members and guests will always remain a top priority to the tribe and casino management. The casino anticipates reopening Monday, Aug. 30 at 10am.
Caldor Fire Press Release
Placerville, Calif. – (Monday, Aug. 23, 2021) – Red Hawk Casino and the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians have been working exhaustively to assist not only the dozens of casino employees and tribal members impacted and evacuated by the Caldor Fire in El Dorado County, but the community as well.
Red Hawk Casino and the Tribe are covering hotel accommodations for evacuated team members and guests, and provided meals Wednesday, Aug. 18 through Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021 for more than 1,100 evacuees throughout El Dorado County. Additionally, the casino and Tribe arranged for the delivery of more than a dozen portable restrooms and mobile shower facilities to evacuation centers, along with chargers for electronic devices, toys and games for evacuated families with children, pillows, sleeping bags, towels and more.
The Original Mels Diner Opening March 2021 at Red Hawk Casino
Placerville, Calif. – (Thursday, Feb. 11 2021) – The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and Red Hawk Casino are excited to announce a new partnership with The Original Mels Diner®. Operating since 1947 with numerous diners and serving all-American favorites throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada, The Original Mels Diner will occupy the former Koto restaurant space with plans to open March 2021.
Upon the opening of The Original Mels Diner, a short renovation will follow at the Burger Spot, converting it to a new dining concept anticipated to open in early April 2021. This new concept, Triple Down Kitchen, will feature favorites from three well-known restaurants: The Original Mels Diner, The Cheese Steak Shop, and a local well-known BBQ restaurant.
Red Hawk Casino Delays Opening to June 8
Placerville, Calif. (Thursday, May 21, 2020) The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians tribal leadership and gaming management team have decided to postpone the reopening of Red Hawk Casino until Monday, June 8 at 2pm.
The Tribe made this decision based on the latest and updated public health information, and to ensure the safest possible environment for its employees and guests. The Tribe is implementing the below protective guidelines
RED HAWK CASINO PAYS OUT $367,947 JACKPOT ON FORTUNE PAI GOW POKER
Progressive Payout Marks Highest Pai Gow Jackpot Since Casino Opening
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019) Table game progressives are heading into the New Year in a big way at Red Hawk Casino. Red Hawk offers a $1 Pai Gow Progressive side bet, the lowest in Northern California. A lucky winner placed the small side bet that resulted in a $367,947 Fortune Pai Gow Poker progressive jackpot this week, the largest in the casino’s history.
The lucky Rewards Club member from Roseville, Calif., is a regular visitor to Red Hawk. On his most recent visit, he was playing his favorite table game for just short time when he was dealt a seven card, straight flush with a joker. By placing the small $1 side-bet, he won 100% of the progressive payout, $367,947.
RED HAWK CASINO PAYS OUT $351,212 JACKPOT ON FORTUNE PAI GOW POKER
Highest Pai Gow Progressive Payout Since Casino Opening Goes to Lucky Sacramento Player
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (Wednesday, June 27, 2018) Table game progressives are heating up this summer at Red Hawk Casino. Red Hawk offers a $1 Pai Gow Progressive side bet, the lowest in Northern California. A lucky winner placed the small side bet that resulted in a $351,212 Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive™ jackpot this week, the largest in the casino’s history.
Dung T., the lucky Rewards Club Member from Sacramento, Calif., has been visiting Red Hawk since the casino opened in 2008. On his most recent visit, he decided to try his luck at Pai Gow, and was playing for just a few minutes when he was dealt a seven card, straight flush with a joker. By placing the small $1 side-bet, he won 100% of the progressive payout, $351,212. When asked what he planned to do with the winnings Dung stated that he was going to use it to travel.
RED HAWK CASINO KICKS OFF THE NEW YEAR WITH TWO PROGRESSIVE JACKPOT PAYOUTS
Two Lucky Players Win Big On Slots and Table Games
Placerville, Calif., - Monday, January 04, 2016 – Red Hawk Casino is kicking the New Year off with big winning. Two lucky players won progressive jackpots on slots and table games over the New Year’s weekend.
Linda, an Elite Rewards Club member from Galt, Calif., was visiting Red Hawk with her son to celebrate the New Year. They were having a great time playing some of their favorite slots. Linda said she had been on a lucky streak all day and wanted to try out the new Triple Blazin’ 7s ™ Quick Hit Platinum slot machine. After playing for less than 20 minutes the video symbols revealed the top progressive payout of $210,059.
RED HAWK CASINO AWARDS $1,202,518 PROGRESSIVE SLOT JACKPOT
Christmas Comes Early for Lucky Local
PLACERVILLE, Calif. – Friday, Dec. 11, 2015 –Red Hawk Casino’s slots are heating up this winter with a life-changing jackpot of $1,202,518 to a lucky Rewards Club Member.
Bradley, a contractor from Sacramento, was just down the street from Red Hawk Casino bidding on a job and decided to stop in after. He sat down at a 1,000,000 Degrees Wild 777 nickel slot and had been playing for less than ten minutes when the jackpot hit. Bradley initially thought he’d won a $1,200 jackpot, and was stunned when a slot host explained he’d won the top progressive payout of $1,202,518.
MORE THAN $100,000 IN JACKPOT PAYOUTS FOR ONE LUCKY LOCAL AT RED HAWK CASINO
Several Jackpots This Weekend Pay Out Big for Keno Player
PLACERVILLE, Calif. - Monday, October 26, 2015 - Red Hawk Casino slots continue to pay out even more jackpots this fall, with one lucky winner hitting several jackpots this weekend totaling more than $100,000.
The lucky player, from Sacramento, Calif., is a regular at Red Hawk Casino and visits several times per week. The Rewards Club Member, who wishes to remain anonymous, was visiting the casino on Sunday to play her favorite game, Game King® Keno. Her first jackpot of $12,960, came just a short time after arriving at the casino. Then, less than an hour later, the lucky guest was thrilled to see the Keno cards reveal another $12,960 jackpot.
FORTUNE PAI GOW POKER JACKPOT PAYS OUT $178,734 AT RED HAWK CASINO
Lucky Sacramento Player Wins Big on Table Games
PLACERVILLE, Calif. - Thursday, October 15, 2015 - More winners are hitting table game jackpots, even more often at Red Hawk Casino. Red Hawk Casino offers a $1 Pai Gow Progressive side bet, the lowest in Northern California. A lucky winner placed the small side bet that resulted in a $178,734 Fortune Pai Gow Poker progressive jackpot this week.
The lucky Rewards Club Member from Sacramento, Calif., has been visiting Red Hawk since shortly after the casino opened in 2008. On her most recent visit, she wanted to try her luck at Pai Gow, and was playing for just a short time when she was dealt a seven card, straight flush with a joker. By placing the small $1 side-bet, she won 100% of the progressive payout, $178,734.