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Santa Ana Star Casino Celebrates Super Powered New Year’s
The Pueblo of Santa Ana, N.M. – Dec. 18, 2015

The Pueblo of Santa Ana, N.M. – Dec. 18, 2015 – Santa Ana Star Casino, New Mexico’s Best Bet, is set to ring in 2016 with two days of super powered New Year’s festivities, promotions and entertainment throughout the casino. With both “Noon Year’s Eve” and midnight celebrations, guests are invited to join some of their favorite superhero characters and celebrate the arrival of 2016 with a New Year’s Day Car Giveaway, special New Year’s promotions, the “Dark Night New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball” at The Stage, live music at Lounge 54, delicious dining at Feast Buffet and much more.

“Santa Ana Star Casino is ringing in 2016 in super fashion this year,” said Santa Ana Star Casino Director of Marketing Tammy Neil. “This year’s New Year’s festivities will be bigger than ever as we celebrate the arrival of 2016 for two full days. Early birds are invited to celebrate ‘Noon Year’s Eve,’ but the party continues all night and into New Year’s Day with special promotions, live entertainment, great food and more. Plus, we will have superhero favorites like Wonder Woman, Superman, Ironman and others mixing and mingling with guests on the casino floor.”

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 (New Year’s Eve)
In addition to 4X points all day, New Year’s Eve at Santa Ana Star Casino will kick off at noon with a “Noon Year’s Eve” celebration featuring a casino-wide countdown and complimentary party favors for guests. At that time, New Year’s Eve Hot Seats will begin with two guests per hour winning deluxe New Year’s gift baskets every hour until midnight. A free slot tournament will also be held from noon to 4 p.m. where guests can win up to $500 in cash.

Starlight Bowling Center kicks off its New Year’s Eve festivities early. From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., guests can purchase a “Family Fun Package” that includes one hour of bowling, up to four pairs of shoes, a large pizza and a pitcher of soda for $45. There will be hourly giveaways from noon to 10 p.m. with one winner per hour. Then at 6 p.m., cosmic bowling begins and continues until midnight. Complimentary party favors will be available for guests in Starlight Bowling Center during both the “Noon Year’s Eve” and midnight countdowns.

Feast Buffet will be open on New Year’s Eve from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Guests will enjoy a special spread featuring Feast Buffet’s signature hand-carved pork loin, prime rib and seafood for $23.95 per person. Star Rewards Club members will receive $4 off when they show their players club cards.

Santa Ana Star Casino’s New Year’s Eve live music begins inside Lounge 54 at 9 p.m. Specializing in acoustic rock ‘n’ roll hits, Ravin Hills will deliver its own twist on crowd-pleasing classics with new arrangements and contemporary styles. The trio will perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

As midnight draws nearer, The Stage will tap into the glamour and mystique of a storied Venetian masquerade as it presents the “Dark Night New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball.” Transforming New Mexico’s premier nightclub into an over-the-top bash, this New Year’s Eve party pairs the lavish elegance of a masquerade gala with the excitement and energy of The Stage. Mandalay Bay’s resident DJ, Miss Joy, will keep the dance floor hot all night as partygoers enjoy specialty cocktails, complimentary souvenir party favors and VIP amenities. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are available at www.thestageatthestar.com.

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 (New Year’s Day)
Following a casino-wide countdown at midnight with complimentary party favors for guests, Santa Ana Star Casino’s super powered New Year’s celebration continues on New Year’s Day. New Year’s Day Hot Seats will be selected every hour from noon to 7 p.m. Two winners will be selected per hour, each winning $100 in free play. Concluding the festivities, the drawing for the New Year’s Day Car Giveaway will be held at 8 p.m. where nine guests will win cash and free play prizes and one guest will win a brand new 2016 Dodge Challenger.

Feast Buffet will also host a special New Year’s Day buffet for $23.95. The buffet will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and offer select special dishes including hand-carved pork loin, prime rib and seafood in addition to favorites from its Brazilian-style rotisserie grill, stone hearth pizza oven, Manchurian grill and more.

Keeping the party going, live music will begin in Lounge 54 at 9 p.m. as the rock ‘n’ roll band Badd Fish makes its Lounge 54 debut. The Stage will be closed on New Year’s Day.

For more information on any of Santa Ana Star Casino’s New Year’s events, please call (505) 867-0000.

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About Santa Ana Star Casino

Santa Ana Star Casino, located off Highway 550 at the Jemez Dam Road, is just minutes north of Albuquerque and Rio Rancho. It was the first Indian casino to operate in New Mexico, opening its doors in 1993. Santa Ana Star Casino is “New Mexico’s Best Bet!” The Star offers a Vegas-style casino experience with an infusion of New Mexican charm. Reflecting the cultural authenticity and timelessness of the great southwest, it is an easily accessible regional destination for entertainment, excitement and good, old-fashioned value.

For more information contact: Shannon Guess at (505) 681-2949 or shannong@santaanastar.com

About Santa Ana Star Casino

Santa Ana Star Casino, located off Highway 550 at the Jemez Dam Road, is just minutes north of Albuquerque and Rio Rancho. It was the first Indian casino to operate in New Mexico, opening its doors in 1993. Santa Ana Star Casino is “New Mexico’s Best Bet!” The Star offers a Vegas-style casino experience with an infusion of New Mexican charm. Reflecting the cultural authenticity and timelessness of the great southwest, it is an easily accessible regional destination for entertainment, excitement and good, old-fashioned value.

For more information contact: Shannon Guess at (505) 681-2949 or shannong@santaanastar.com

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