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Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant receives “Best Overall Casino” award from Strictly Slots Magazine Readers

December 27, 2022

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Durant, Okla. (December 27, 2022) – Strictly Slots magazine readers and slot enthusiasts  have selected Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant as the “Best Overall Casino” in Oklahoma and placed it first in seven additional categories including “Best Hosts,” “Best Video Poker,” Best Quarter Slots,” and “Best Non-Smoking Casino/Area.”

Each year, Strictly Slots magazine asks readers and slot machine enthusiasts to rank their favorite casinos across Oklahoma and share what sets them apart and their favorite games. Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant received 17, first, second and third place rankings.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by the guests we serve every day,” says Jeff Penz, senior director of casino operations for Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant. “With a variety of games and offerings, our outstanding casino staff provides our guests with an exceptional experience every time they visit.”

The Best of Slots 2022 – Oklahoma awards for Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant include:

First Place Wins

  1. Best Overall Casino
  2. Best Video Poker
  3. Best Quarter Slots
  4. Best High-end Slot Area
  5. Best Slot Club
  6. Best Players Club Lounge
  7. Best Hosts
  8. Best Non-Smoking Casino/Area

Second Place Wins

  1. Best Progressive Slots
  2. Best Penny Slots
  3. Best 50-cent Slots
  4. Best Dollar Slots
  5. Best Variety of Slots
  6. Best VIP Service

Third Place Wins

  1. Best Reel Slots
  2. Best $5+ Slots
  3. Best Comps

To enhance visitors’ gaming experience, Choctaw Casinos & Resorts – Durant recently added the Neptune Canopy game, which is four games placed back-to-back to create a visually impressive, 4K custom “canopy.” The immersive game has a virtual button deck and custom chairs and a full audio suite.

“The Neptune Canopy slot captures everyone’s attention. It’s a fun, innovative game that surrounds players with exciting, overhead graphics and a wonderful, unique playing experience,” says Penz.

About Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Okla.

Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex lies a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination in southeastern Oklahoma. Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant is a three-level convention/entertainment venue offering more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space with seating for more than 3,000. Resort amenities include swimming, shopping, dining, a spa, and the region’s premier entertainment complex, The District, with dining, drinks, 20 bowling lanes, a 70-game arcade, and state-of-the-art movie theater. In August 2021, a major expansion added the Sky Tower: 21 stories high featuring 1,000 new luxury hotel rooms, 3,300 additional slot machines, table games, a new poker room, new restaurants, bars, movie theaters and three-acres of swimming pools. For more information, visit choctawcasinos.com.




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