Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Named Finalist in USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards for Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas!

Voting runs now until August 28!

Seneca Gaming Corporation announced today that the resort has been named a finalist in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino was chosen by a panel of industry experts and editors as one of 20 nominees for “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas.”  

“From the day we welcomed our first guests, we have always thought that Seneca Niagara stood with the best entertainment resort destinations in the country, and we’re honored that the experts and editors at USA TODAY have nominated us for this honor,” said Seneca Gaming Corporation President & CEO Kevin Nephew. “It’s more than just our exciting gaming floor and sports lounge, exquisite dining, luxury accommodations, and world-class entertainment. There is an unmistakable energy at Seneca Niagara that truly resonates with our guests and our team members. We hope people who love coming to Seneca Niagara will vote for us and let the rest of the world know what a great destination we have.”

Voting for the award is now active, and continues until Monday, August 28 at 12 PM ET. All voting is digital. Individuals age 18 and older are eligible to vote once per day throughout the voting period by going to Winners will be revealed on Friday, September 8 at 12 PM ET.

Nominees for the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards are chosen by a panel of experts. The nomination panel for the “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas” award included: Christopher Parr, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Pursuitist; Lisa Robertson-Dziedzic, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Casino Player and Strictly Slots magazines; Melanie Reffes, journalist, USA TODAY,, and; and USA TODAY 10Best editors.

Located just blocks away from the world-famous Niagara Falls, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino opened on December 31, 2002, following a dramatic $100 million makeover of the former Niagara Falls Convention & Civic Center, and added its stunning 26-story AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel tower in 2005. The beauty and energy of the falls are matched by the rush of excitement that greets guests during every visit to Seneca Niagara. Today, the resort features 147,000 square feet of thrilling gaming action, including more than 2,600 slot machines, more than 60 table games, and the exciting Seneca Sports Lounge, which offers wagering action on a hots of sporting events from around the world. In addition, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino offers guests 10 dining destinations, renowned live entertainment in both the Seneca Events Center and the Bear’s Den Showroom, 604 deluxe hotel rooms and suites; spa, salon, and Medical Spa treatments at The Spa at Seneca; signature cocktails at STIR feature bar and Lounge 101; and more.

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Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is located just minutes from the world-famous Niagara Falls in Western New York, near the Canadian border.  The property is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year.  Guests can enjoy 147,000 square feet of gaming space with more than 2,600 slot machines and over 60 table games, 10 restaurants, live entertainment and a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning, 26-story hotel with 604 deluxe rooms and suites, a spa and salon, fitness center, indoor pool and STIR feature bar with live entertainment, signature cocktails, and a stunning 43-foot high-definition video wall as well as the first of its kind on the East Coast-Lightning Link Lounge!  More information is available by calling 1-877-8-SENECA (1-877-873-6322) or visiting  Follow us on Facebook: Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Twitter: @SenecaCasinos or Instagram:  #SenecaNiagara  

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