Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa See top bands performing at The Show — the casino’s 2,028-seat concert and event facility — indulge at The Steakhouse or relax at the 10,500-square-foot Sunstone Spa or at one of the 10 private poolside cabanas. www.hotwatercasino.com
Reputed among the loosest slots in the desert, Augustine Casino’s Blackjack are the valley’s only $3 tables. Choose among 800 machine games or enjoy live music on weekend nights. www.augustinecasino.com
Offering a 100,000-square-foot casino floor along with the desert’s only off-track satellite horse wagering, a bowling alley, and golf at Eagle Falls, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is a play haven. Music lovers will revel in a host of on-site options, including the 3,500-seat Special Events Center. For club-goers, the smooth scene at LIT Lounge grooves live music every weekend. www.fantasyspringsresort.com
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The Show at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage.
Morongo Casino Resort & Spa’s 300-plus hotel rooms and 150,000-square-foot gaming floor are paired with colorful nightlife at Vibe Night Club, along with an unparalleled, 27th-floor view from the California-style steak and seafood restaurant Cielo. www.morongo.com
Located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, the Spa Resort Casino features slots, roulettes, and table games with high-limit gaming and the valley’s only fully enclosed, nonsmoking gaming section. Enjoy fine dining options, lounges, and bars. www.sparesortcasino.com
Spotlight 29 Casino boasts more than 2,000 slot and video poker machines (including the valley’s most penny slots), 30 different table games, and a nine-table Poker Room and offers daily gaming promotions. Take in a show at the 2,200-seat Spotlight Showroom, where a regular slate of headline acts and free Friday night concerts highlight the marquee. www.spotlight29.com