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Casino Del Sol

5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85757, USA

Based in Tuscon, Arizona, Casino Del Sol opened in 2011 and is operated by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

Facilities

Between the Casino Del Sol and the Casino of the Sun, there are over 1,300 slots that include progressive, video and penny slots.

There are multiple table games available at the casino, including Blackjack, Pai Gow, Baccarat, Ultimate Texas Hold Em, Three Card Poker as well as Blackjack side bets and variations such as Spanish21 and Free Bet. In addition to the live tables, there are also electronic table variants for some of these games too.

The Casino Del Sol Bingo Hall holds 300 players with several games held each day. The games themselves are played on portable digital units which are connected to a progressive linked jackpot.

With 10 tables in the Poker Room, Casino Del Sol offers daily cash games and weekly tournaments. Dealers are trained in both No Limit Texas Hold’em, Limit Hold’em and Omaha.

The casino also offers a High Limit Room, with a VIP bar and complimentary appetizers. Guests will be able to play slots, blackjack and mini-baccarat with limits up to $3,000.

History and Renovations

The Casino Del Sol was opened to the public on October 10, 2001 and received an expansion on November 11 2011 which also accounted for 700 new members of staff being hired.

Tribal Information

The Casino Del Sol is owned and operated by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, a federally recognized tribe of Yaqui Native Americans based in Arizona. Their ancestry can be traced back to family groups living along the Yaqui River.

The Casino Del Sol was the second gaming property opened by the tribe, the first being the Casino of the Sun. This was first opened on March 10, 1994, as part of an expansion of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Bingo Hall that opened in 1992. In addition to gaming operations, the tribe also has a smoke shop and an artisan shop.

Corporate Partners

Light & Wonder (Scientific Games): On August 24, 2021, Scientific Games partnered with Casino Del Sol to power its sportsbook, SolSports, with the proprietary platform solution OpenSports.

Non-gaming facilities

Hotel

The hotel at Casino Del Sol offers guests a selection of 215 rooms and suites. The hotel also offers a Sky Level membership, which includes exclusive parking and seating areas around the resort. 

The concierge service at the hotel can also arrange for a welcome basket of fruit, cheese or sweet treats for guests on arrival. 

Registered hotel guests can also access the pools at the resort; guests at the Del Sol Tower can access the Del Sol Pool and guests at the Estrella Hotel can access the Estrella Pool. The cabanas beside the pool can be rented and accommodate a maximum of four people. The pool areas also feature jacuzzi islands and waterfalls, firepits, an outdoor shower area and a wedding gazebo and event lawn.

RV Resort

The Casino Del Sol RV Park is located across from the resort venue and accessible by taking the I-19 route. The site has 73 stalls for Travel trailers, pop-up campers, Motor Coach and fifth-wheels, and offers both back-in and pull-through sites.

There are full hookups and amenities available, including wifi, cable TV, showers, a laundry room and a hot tub area.

Restaurants 

Among the range of cuisines and restaurants at Casino Del Sol, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe has a proprietary venue, called the PY Steakhouse. The signature venture also includes a separate, private dining room.

Entertainment 

The Casino Del Sol at Tuscon has a few different venues depending on the type of show it’s hosting. 

The AVA Amphitheatre is an outdoor open-air venue that can accommodate approximately 5,000 people, spread between 1,700 designated seating and then the lawn area behind. Accessible searching is available.

The Casino Del Sol Event Center can hold 2,000 attendees and is located adjacent to the four-story parking garage.  

The Tropico Lounge at the Casino Del Sol is a more intimate venue that hosts live music performances alongside the cocktail bar. 

Finally, the Sunset Room at the sister-venue Casino of the Sun can be rented out for social events such as weddings, corporate meetings and parties.

Golf

The Sewailo Golf Club, with Sewailo meaning “Land where the flowers grow” in the Pascua Yaqui language, is an 18-hole course located opposite Casino Del Sol. The course measures 7,400 yards from the championship tees, with 5 different tee boxes on each hole to accommodate all types of players. The route was created by Native American former PGA Tour professional and golf course designer, Notah Begay III and Ty Butler.

In addition to the main course, there is a full driving range, practice chipping and putting greens, golf lessons and a restaurant.

The golf course is also part of the Epson Tour, part of the Ladies Professional Golf Association’s (LPGA) tour.

Spa & Fitness Center

The Hiapsi (Yop-See) Spa at Casino Del Sol is open daily and offers a range of treatments, including rituals, body scrubs, purifications, massages, facials, wraps and salon services. There are also double rooms available for couples or friends.

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