December 2011 Casino News and Entertainment Schedules

Patti LaBelle at Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa on Dec. 30.

Enjoy Vegas-style slots, table games, spa, concert arena, hotel featuring phenomenal valley views, and multiple dining options. The Steakhouse offers a leisurely upscale meal. For a quick bite, try Waters Café or Grand Palms Buffet. 32250 Bob Hope Dr. (I-10 at Ramon Rd.), Rancho Mirage. 1-760-321-2000, 1-888-999-1995;
Hot Tickets
Air Supply. Dec. 10. 8 p.m.
Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker. Dec. 14. 8 p.m.
Carol Channing Christmas Show. Dec. 21. 8 p.m.
Patti LaBelle. Dec. 30. 9 p.m.  
Mrs. Robinson Dance Band. Dec. 31. 9 p.m.
Hot Tip
Check out the freshest club around, Agua’s new cocktail lounge Rendezvous.

Slot players will enjoy video screen and traditional reel, plus slot tournaments. Two dining venues, Café 54 and Menyikish Bar & Grill, offer slot-machine service so you can play while eating. 84001 Ave. 54, Coachella. 1-760-391-9500, 1-888-752-9294;  
Hot Tip Enjoy retro rock from 5 to 9 p.m. on Totally Tuesdays with DJ Joe Vasquez, plus drink specials and appetizers from 3 to 6 p.m.  

This large casino offers 2,000 slots, world-class table games, bingo, bowling center, entertainment, a hotel, and Eagle Falls Golf Course. The 12-story hotel features a sky bar, lounges, outdoor stage, and dining. 84245 Indio Springs Pkwy. (I-10 at Golf Center Pkwy.), Indio. 1-760-342-5000, 1-800-827-2946;
Hot Tickets
Mannheim Steamroller. Dec. 3. 8 p.m.
Kid Rock. Dec. 9. 8 p.m.
Hot Tip
Show the Rewards Desk your ticket stub and receive $10 in free slot play the day you attend a concert.

Discover nearly 150,000 square feet of gaming action with 2,000 slot machines, 85 table games, bingo, and more. High-rise hotel features a lazy river with cabanas, spa, lounge, and nightclub. Dining options vary from casual to elegant. 49500 Seminole Dr. (I-10 at Seminole Dr.), Cabazon. 1-888-667-6646;
Hot Tickets
Average White Band. Dec. 2. 9 p.m.
Mary Jane Girls. Dec. 9. 9 p.m.
Klymaxx Featuring Cheryl Cooley. Dec. 16. 9 p.m.   
Funk Allstars. Dec. 30. 9 p.m.  
Hot Tip
It’s bingo, baby! Free shuttle service runs between the resort and casino to nearby bingo venue.

Conveniently located in downtown Palm Springs, Spa Resort Casino offers slots, poker, and other table games. Enjoy lounges, bars, and dining from casual to top tier, plus the popular Oasis Buffet  (2010 Palm Springs Life Best of the Best winner). 401 E. Amado Rd., Palm Springs. 1-888-999-1995;
Hot Tickets
Watch Monday Night Football on huge screens in the Cascade Lounge. On Sundays, starting at 9 p.m., enjoy the popular band Nash with Quinto Menguante.  
Hot Tip
The casino offers the only fully enclosed nonsmoking slot room in the valley.

Features 2,000 slots, nine poker room tables, 30 table games, and a table game area offering blackjack, three-card poker, pai-gow poker, mini baccarat, and more. There’s also a lounge, concert showroom, and dining. 46200 Harrison Pl. (I-10 at Dillon Rd.), Coachella. 1-760-775-5566, 1-866-878-6729;
Hot Tickets
Travis Tritt.  Dec. 3. 8 p.m.
Dana Carvey.  Dec. 17. 8 p.m.          
Eagles Tribute — Special
New Year’s Eve Show.  Dec. 31. 8 p.m.
Hot Tip
Play The Lord of the Rings online at and earn bonuses.

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