What time does the casino open and close?

Golden Acorn is open 24 hours a day! See our hours for table games here.

What casino games are available?

We have nearly 750 slot machines, and our table games are blackjack and Ultimate Texas Hold 'Em.

Do you have shuttle service?

Yes. Our buses leave from Los Angeles, Imperial Valley, San Diego and San Ysidro. Click here for schedules and rules. We are one of the best casinos near San Diego, and our shuttles run Monday through Sunday at all San Diego-area locations.

What do you have for food?

We offer the Golden Grill, Player's Bar and Del Oro Deli. Whether it's prime rib, a quick sandwich or happy hour drinks you want, you can get it here. Many of our dining specials also offer free play, so even if you're coming for the food, you may still be able to get some plays in.

From 6 a.m. to 2 a.m., you'll be able to find fare in at least one place.

What do you have for entertainment?

The Player's Bar features live entertainment every Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight.

Do you have player cards?

Yes. Our Player's Gold Club lets you join for free and begin receiving benefits right away. If you accumulate enough points, you can qualify for food and travel center discounts.

Are you a hotel as well?

No, but we are a travel center offering fuel and fun on long road trips. In fact, we’re one of the best gambling sites in California because of our location, so come see us right off Interstate 8.

How do I get to the casino?

Take the shuttle bus or drive down Interstate 8. Click here for directions from San Diego and El Centro to our California casino.

Does Golden Acorn have features for truckers?

Yes. We offer showers and laundry facilities in addition to competitive fuel prices and gaming entertainment.

Can I win a car?

We run gaming promotions frequently, and cars are often included. Check here to see current offerings.

Do senior citizens get discounts?

Yes. We offer incentives for senior citizens every month.

Who has won big at your casino?

See photos of our Golden winners here.

Can I get a job working at Golden Acorn?

Check out our jobs page. If you see a title that appeals to you, get in touch with us.