Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Named One of Best Casinos Outside Of Las Vegas in USA Today 10Best Readers Choice Awards

No other casinos within 450 miles recognized in month-long nationwide vote!

NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK: (September 8, 2023) – Voters from across the United States have spoken, and they have chosen Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino as one of the best gaming destinations in the country.

In results announced today, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino was officially recognized as a winner in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards for “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas.” In late July, a panel of industry experts and editors selected Seneca Niagara as one of 20 nominees for the award, and opened a month-long public vote to decide the 10 best.

Seneca Niagara finished sixth overall, with no other casinos within 450 miles finishing in the top 10.

“It’s like we say, nothing else comes close, and people from across the country clearly recognize that,” said Seneca Gaming Corporation President & CEO Kevin Nephew. “This recognition from USA TODAY is a credit to our team members. Knowing that so many people who visit Seneca Niagara truly enjoy everything our resort has to offer and see us as the best is very special. We are very grateful for the support and enthusiasm our guests have shown us over the past two decades.”

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 host 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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