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Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant Wins Gold for Best Destination Casino & Resort

October 16, 2023

Second year for top win in Dallas Morning News “Best in DFW” awards

Durant, Okla. (October 15, 2023)Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant received gold recognition as the Best Destination Casino & Resort in the Dallas Morning News’ third annual edition of the “Best in DFW,” a people’s choice awards program.


The Best in DFW celebrates the people and places that make North Texas special. North Texans nominated and voted for their favorites in more than 230 categories. This is the second year Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant has taken home the gold. Check out the Best in DFW People’s Choice Guide here.


“At Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant, we raise the bar on fun. We’re located just an hour north of the Dallas metroplex and are the perfect entertainment, dining, and gaming spot for North Texans,” says Jeff Penz, senior director of casino operations at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant. “We are thrilled to be recognized as the Best Destination Casino & Resort for DFW for a second time.”

The luxurious Sky Tower offers guests a non-smoking hotel and gaming environment, and with more than 7,400 slot machines, table games, a poker room, 20 casual and upscale dining options, an outdoor waterpark, and tons of concert entertainment options, there is plenty for guests to do.


About Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Okla.

Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is a AAA Four Diamond casino resort, entertainment and convention destination in southeastern Oklahoma. The casino has more than 7,400 slot machines, table games, a poker room, and a large non-smoking casino.  The resort offers more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and seats more than 3,000 at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) award-winning Grand Theater. The resort also includes more than 1,600 luxurious rooms and suites, 16 restaurants, 20 bars and lounges, six retail stores, two fitness centers, a spa, and two outdoor pools and a water park. The family-friendly District offers guests 20 bowling lanes, a 6-screen premier movie theater, 70 arcade games and dining options. Additionally, guests can enjoy the 30-camper KOA Choctaw RV Park located across from the casino. For more information, visit choctawcasinos.com.




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