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Inn of the Mountain Gods Hosts Annual Star Spangled Celebration

MESCALERO, N.M. (July 1, 2019)—This Independence Day, premier resort Inn of the Mountain Gods will light up the night sky with the largest firework show in New Mexico on Thursday, July 4.

The Star Spangled Celebration kicks off at 3 p.m. with fireworks after dusk.  Guests can enjoy good food and icy cold beverages lakeside while listening to live music and right sunset, guests can watch the dazzling firework display over Lake Mescalero. Inflatable jumping balloons and other family-friendly attractions are also available.

“This year’s firework show will be the most spectacular and largest fireworks display in all of New Mexico,” said Frizzell Frizzell, Jr., Chief Operating Officer at Inn of the Mountain Gods. “We look forward to this event all year and are thrilled to bring this tradition back to Mescalero.”

The Star Spangled Celebration is free to attend and guests can purchase unlimited access to inflatable jumping balloons for $10 per person. Concessions will be available. Free shuttles will also run until midnight allowing for quick and safe access of the three designated parking areas. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. For more information on shuttles and concessions visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.

William Hill US and Mescalero Apache Tribe Announce New Sports Book at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino in New Mexico

MESCALERO, N.M. (June 25, 2019) – William Hill US, America’s leading sports betting company, and the Mescalero Apache Tribe will partner to launch a sports book this summer at Inn of the Mountain Gods, New Mexico’s premier resort and casino. The sports book, powered by William Hill, will use the gaming company’s industry leading risk management and proprietary technology in its day-to-day operations.

This partnership marks the first sports book powered by William Hill in New Mexico and is the first tribal agreement for William Hill outside of Nevada. Bettors also will have access to William Hill’s innovative wagering technology, kiosks, and InPlay wagering menu.

“Working with the Mescalero Apache Tribe and the National Indian Gaming Commission on this partnership agreement was important to us,” said David Grolman, President of Retail for William Hill US. “Inn of the Mountain Gods is one of the premier resorts and casinos in the southwest and together we plan to bring a first-class experience to sports fans in the region.

Inn of the Mountain Gods is located three hours southeast of Albuquerque, New Mexico, making the resort the perfect location for guests looking to visit for the weekend as well as those taking a day trip from surrounding cities to catch a sports-filled game day. The new sports book, which will open prior to the start of football season, will be located between the Big Game Sports Bar and the Apache Spirit Club. Featuring 12 43-inch televisions and high-top seating, this newly renovated space will provide guests with a high-energy place to gather with friends and enjoy the upcoming football season as well as their favorite teams year-round.

Frizzell Frizzell Jr., Chief Operating Officer at Inn of the Mountain Gods said, “Over the years, our customers have come to expect a high level of service and the best casino offerings possible. Our sports book will be no exception. Together with William Hill, we will offer state-of-the-art betting technology, and innovative wagering opportunities including in-play options. We know this is something our customers have been looking forward to and we’re thrilled to be able to partner with the best in the business to bring it to them.”

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About Inn of the Mountain Gods
Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico’s premier resort-casino and the only AAA four diamond rated resort in southern New Mexico. Situated high in the picturesque mountains of Mescalero, New Mexico just outside of Ruidoso, the Inn is set in the cool, tall pines of the Sacramento Mountains where visitors enjoy clean, crisp air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the Southwest. From the welcoming design of its 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action-packed gaming, Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all. Add to that a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country by Golf Digest and Golf Week Magazine, and the country’s southernmost continually operating major ski area, Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with 55 runs served by 11 lifts and New Mexico’s only eight-passenger Gondola, the Inn offers guests something for every season.

About William Hill
William Hill PLC is one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies, employing over 16,000 people. Its origins are in the UK where it was founded in 1934, and where it is listed on the London Stock Exchange. The majority of its $2.1 billion annual revenues are still derived from the UK, where it has a national presence of licensed betting offices and one of the leading online betting and gaming services. In 2012, it established William Hill US with a focus on retail and mobile operations in Nevada, which is now the largest sports betting business in the USA. William Hill US (www.williamhill.us) currently operates 113 race and sports books in Nevada and the state’s leading mobile sports betting app. William Hill is operating in New Jersey at Monmouth Park Racetrack, Ocean Resort Casino, Tropicana Atlantic City, and online with the William Hill New Jersey sports betting app.  William Hill is a licensed sports betting provider in numerous casinos in Mississippi, West Virginia and Pennsylvania and serves as the exclusive risk manager for the sports lottery in Delaware and Rhode Island.  William Hill also has licensed operations in The Bahamas, Italy and Spain and serves online customers throughout the world from its online headquarters in Gibraltar.

Media Contacts:

William Hill:
Lisa Campos
Public Relations Manager
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Inn of the Mountain Gods:
Sarah C. Kazhe Kirgan
Director of Marketing
[email protected]

INN OF THE MOUNTAIN GODS TO HOST ANNUAL GUS MACKER TOURNAMENT

MESCALERO, N.M. (May 29, 2019) — Inn of the Mountain Gods is set to host the largest Gus Macker tournament in New Mexico, Saturday, June 1 through Sunday, June 2.

Each team must have at least four players on their roster, with three players on the court at a time. Teams will be computer matched into divisions by age and gender, with male and female divisions for juniors 18 and under, adults 19 and older and a top division reserved for the most skilled players.

All proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club and the Stepping Into a Better You Health Fair. The tournament will also feature a slam-dunk competition and 3-point shootout where teams will compete for $1,500 in prizes. Visit Macker.com for more information on rules and registration.

Aside from two days of basketball action, New Mexico’s Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales will host the opening ceremonies and will shoot the opening shot, and three-time NBA champion A.C. Green will be signing autographs. The tournament is free to attend for spectators.

For more information on Inn of the Mountain Gods or to make a reservation, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.

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About Inn of the Mountain Gods
Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico’s premier resort-casino and the only AAA four diamond rated resort in southern New Mexico. Situated high in the picturesque mountains on the Mescalero Apache Reservation outside Ruidoso, the Inn is set in the cool, tall pines of the Sacramento Mountains where visitors enjoy clean, crisp air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the Southwest. From the welcoming design of its 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action-packed gaming, Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all. Add to that a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country by Golf Digest and Golf Week Magazine, and the country’s southernmost continually operating major ski area, Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with 55 runs served by 11 lifts and New Mexico’s only eight-passenger Gondola, the Inn offers guests something for every season.

INN OF THE MOUNTAIN GODS AND SKI APACHE BRING FREE SUMMER FUN TO MESCALERO 

MESCALERO, N.M. (May 22, 2019) — Inn of the Mountain Gods is the ideal summertime retreat for guests looking to escape into the best of New Mexico’s stunning beauty. This summer, the mountainside oasis is offering an exciting roster of free events and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Ski Apache is kicking off the season with Kick off to Summer, a celebration for the first day of summer operation hours. On May 25 guests are invited to head up the mountain to enjoy free live entertainment and hot dogs while they check out the summer attractions. For more information visit skiapache.com.

Inn of the Mountain Gods is celebrating all season long with a multitude of fun, festive events and annual traditions, starting with Sunday Under the Stars. Every Sunday evening from May 26 through August 4 (excluding June 23.)  families are invited to take in the gorgeous New Mexico summer sunsets with the resort’s family-friendly movie screening on the lawn at Inn of the Mountain Gods. The event is free with concessions available, and attendees should remember to bring chairs and blankets. For a listing of movies, please call the Concierges desk 1-800-545-9011.

Families won’t want to miss the Star Spangled Celebration July 4. The biggest and longest fireworks show in New Mexico is returning for another celebration of our nation’s Independence at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Guests are invited to come out and enjoy an afternoon and evening of live music, barbeque food, jumping balloons and, of course, a spectacular fireworks show as it lights up the sky over Lake Mescalero. The event begins at 3 p.m. and goes till 10 p.m. The event is free for all attendees, but wristbands for unlimited access to attractions and concessions are available for $10. Free shuttle service is also offered until midnight to ensure safe transport to and from parking lots.

Join Inn of the Mountain Gods in saying farewell to summer with food, music and fireworks at the End of Summer Bash on Sunday, September 1. The family-friendly event begins at 3 p.m. with jumping balloons and concessions and at 5 p.m. guests can enjoy live music on the lawn. Once dusk settles in, fireworks will light the sky over Lake Mescalero as music continues to play. Attendance to the End of Summer Bash is free, however jumping balloon tickets are $10 per person.

For more information about entertainment, tickets and amenities at Inn of the Mountain Gods, visit innofthemountaingods.com

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About Inn of the Mountain Gods

Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico’s premier resort-casino and the only AAA four diamond rated resort in southern New Mexico. Situated high in the picturesque mountains of Mescalero, New Mexico just outside of Ruidoso, the Inn is set in the cool, tall pines of the Sacramento Mountains where visitors enjoy clean, crisp air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the Southwest. From the welcoming design of its 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action-packed gaming, Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all. Add to that a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country by Golf Digest and Golf Week Magazine, and the country’s southernmost continually operating major ski area, Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with 55 runs served by 11 lifts and New Mexico’s only eight-passenger Gondola, the Inn offers guests something for every season.

SUMMER ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP BRINGS THE HEAT TO INN OF THE MOUNTAIN GODS

MESCALERO, N.M. (April 22, 2019) — Nestled in the mountains in Mescalero, New Mexico is a mountain oasis offering the ideal getaway this summer. With the breathtaking backdrop of the Sierra Blanca, beside pristine Lake Mescalero, Inn of the Mountain Gods provides stunning views, top-notch service, and unforgettable experiences.

The only AAA four-diamond resort in southern New Mexico, Inn of the Mountain Gods boasts award-winning dining options, a brand-new spa and a full gaming lineup including slots, craps and table games. There’s also an abundance of recreation right at your fingertips. Guests can forge new memories horseback riding, hiking, paddle boating, kayaking, fishing, big game hunting, or soaring over Lake Mescalero on a zip line at 50+ mph, year-round.

When the sun goes down, things really heat up. Catch some of the biggest headliners and up-and-comers on the Inn of the Mountain Gods stage all summer long.

Chef Robert Irvine – Saturday, May 11
Star of hit Food Network shows such as Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America and Restaurant: Impossible, Robert Irvine is a world-class chef, fitness authority and philanthropist. During this incredible event, guests will enjoy his acclaimed cooking first-hand with a delicious three-course meal of tomato and summer squash salad, gruyère cheese-crusted filet mignon and coconut cream pie. Tickets include the price of dinner and are on sale now for $69.

Jeff Foxworthy – Friday, June 21
The largest selling comedy-recording artist in history is coming to Inn of the Mountain Gods to kick off the epic weekend of entertainment. Considered a jack of all trades, Foxworthy boasts multiple Grammy Award nominations, 26 best-selling books, as well as countless platinum comedy records. Widely known for his “You Might Be a Redneck If…” one-liners, his comedy troupe Blue Collar Comedy Tour and as the host of “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader,” Foxworthy’s commentary about family situations and “Southern rednecks” explores the humor in everyday life and flips it on its axis. Tickets for Foxworthy’s June 21 outdoor performance start at $75.

Snoop Dogg – Saturday, June 22 SOLD OUT
One of the most iconic figures to emerge from the early ‘90s G-funk era, Snoop Dogg is widely considered one of the most notable pop culture fixtures of the 21st century. With forays into television, football coaching and reggae and gospel music, his diverse talents have earned acclaim from every corner of the entertainment industry. Since stepping foot on the scene, he has released 12 studio albums, 17 compilations, 20 mixtapes, a soundtrack and an EP, all of which have led to his 17 Grammy Award nominations. Tickets for Snoop Dogg’s June 22 outdoor performance are sold out.

Lee Brice and Chase Bryant – Sunday, June 23
Two of country music’s hottest artists are coming together to bring a night of raucous fun to the Inn of the Mountain Gods outdoor stage. Brice first stepped onto the music scene over a decade ago as a songwriter for some of the biggest names in country music such as Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks and Keith Gattis. After experiencing massive success with his pen on Brooks’ single “More Than a Memory,” Brice released his debut single “She Ain’t Right,” which peaked at No. 29 on the country charts. Since his debut single, Brice has had four No. 1 songs and broke a 62-year-old record for the longest run on the country charts with “Love Like Crazy.”

For Chase Bryant, country music was his birthright. His grandfather Jimmy Bryant was longtime guitarist for Roy Orbison and performed with Waylon Jennings. At the age of 21, Bryant released his first single, “Take It On Back,” which landed a spot in the Top 10 on the country airplay charts. His second single “Little Bit of You” followed in the footsteps of his first single and climbed to No. 4 on the country airplay charts. With his rock and roll influence and smooth vocals, Bryant is widely considered one of the hottest up and comers on the country music scene. Tickets for Brice and Bryant’s June 23 performance start at $45.

Charley Pride – Friday, July 26
Since the 1960s, Charley Pride has been one of country music’s biggest success stories. With a warm, strong baritone voice and a knack for phrasing that gave his performances a down-home sincerity and believability, Pride racked up 26 No. 1 country singles and 12 gold albums between 1966-1983. Considered the first African-American artist to break through to major stardom in country music, Pride’s legacy has persisted in the music industry for more than 50 years and still continues to be ever present across all genres. Tickets for Pride’s July 26 performance start at $25.

Gary Allan – Saturday, July 27
With the allure of a rough around the edges modern day outlaw, Gary Allan has won over fans, peers and critics with his signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and exciting live performances. While becoming a force on the country music scene, Allan has remained true to his artistic voice each step of the way. The California native has five No. 1 hits, 14 Top 10 hits and has amassed over 270 million total streams over the course of his successful career. Tickets for Allan’s July 27 performance start at $39.

For more information about entertainment, tickets and amenities at Inn of the Mountain Gods, visit innofthemountaingods.com.

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About Inn of the Mountain Gods
Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico’s premier resort-casino and the only AAA four diamond rated resort in southern New Mexico. Situated high in the picturesque mountains on the Mescalero Apache Reservation outside Ruidoso, the Inn is set in the cool, tall pines of the Sacramento Mountains where visitors enjoy clean, crisp air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the Southwest. From the welcoming design of its 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action-packed gaming, Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all. Add to that a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country by Golf Digest and Golf Week Magazine, and the country’s southernmost continually operating major ski area, Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with 55 runs served by 11 lifts and New Mexico’s only eight-passenger Gondola, the Inn offers guests something for every season.

URBAN COWBOY REUNION, YOLANDA DEL RIO AND MORE AT INN OF THE MOUNTAIN GODS THIS APRIL

MESCALERO, N.M. (April 4, 2019) — Spring into the new season at Inn of the Mountain Gods this April with an exciting bucket list of fun including Urban Cowboy Reunion with Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee on Friday, April 5 and Yolanda del Río and Beatriz Adriana on Saturday, April 6. To learn more, visit www.InnoftheMountainGods.com.

ENTERTAINMENT
Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee
Friday, Apr. 5
In their Urban Cowboy Reunion show, Gilley and Lee deliver a double dose of country and pop spanning over four decades of chart-topping hits. Together, Gilley and Lee have scored more than 20 No.1 songs including “Stand By Me,” “Room Full of Roses,” “Lookin’ For Love (in All the Wrong Places)” and “One in A Million.” The pair plan to play several tracks off the wildly successful Urban Cowboy soundtrack, popular cover songs from other genres as well as their original compositions of classic country and country pop. Tickets for Gilley and Lee’s Apr. 5 performance start at $29.

Yolanda del Río and Beatriz Adriana
Saturday, Apr. 6
Two of the most prominent Ranchera singers and film icons, Yolanda del Río and Beatriz Adriana are coming together to bring a night of emotional and soulful songs to Inn of the Mountain Gods. Del Río began her career at the young age of 15 after growing up in the famous golden age of Ranchera singers. Her first single “La Hija de Nadie” sold more than 1 million copies within the first year of its release and ultimately propelled her to international stardom. Adriana is recognized as one of the most successful Ranchera and Mariachi singers in the world. Her hit songs “La Basurita,” “El Cofrecito” and “Adios y Benvenida” have remained Ranchera classics. Tickets for del Río and Adriana’s Apr. 6 performance start at $29.

GAMING
Lowe’s Gift Card Giveaway
April 28
Home improvement meets casino gaming! Apache Spirit Club members who play table games from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday or 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, will have a chance to win their share of $3,500 in Lowe’s gift cards and table games cheques!

Happy Camper RV Giveaway
April 28–May 26
On the road again…I just can’t wait to get on the road again – to Casino Apache that is! You will receive an entry into the RV Giveaway drawing with every 60 slot-base points earned or 15 table game points earned Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in April and May. The first drawing is on April 28 and the second on May 26 at Casino Apache.

Traveling Tuesdays Point Earn & Get
Tuesdays in April
Whether you desire a weekend getaway to Mescalero or to travel far beyond, Inn of the Mountain Gods offers an exciting promotion that makes it easier for guests to travel in style! Apache Spirit Club Members have a chance to win their share of an Angora Travel set including a travel toiletry bag, shopping bag, duffel bag, trolley bag and duffel roller bag. Players must earn the required slot-base points each week as the point amount increases. Point earning begins at 2:00 p.m. and the promotion begins at 3:00 p.m., while supplies last.

Spring League Poker Tournament
Through June 11
You can win big during this buy-in Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament! Begin earning on Mondays and Tuesdays starting March 27 in the Poker Room. Top point earners will be invited to the Bad Beat Payback Poker Tournament on June 13 and 14. Buy-in is $40 plus a $10 entry fee.

Thousand Dollar Hot Seats
Fridays in April
Slot players have a chance to walk away with some extra cash this month! Earn 20 slot-base points and receive an entry to win their share of $4,000 – it’s that easy! The Thousand Dollar Hot Seats promotion runs from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every Friday in April.

Loco for Locals Rapid Fire
Tuesdays and Thursdays in April
Tuesday’s just got 3X more fun with Casino Apache’s 3X point multiplier and Thursday’s just got hotter with Rapid Fire drawings! For every 30 points earned, Apache Spirit Club Members receive one entry into the Rapid Fire Drawing on Thursday’s at 6:00 p.m. Let’s not forget the 50% off dining voucher that comes along with this sweet deal!

High 5’s for 55’s – Spring Showers Slot Tournament
Mondays and Wednesdays in April
Apache Spirit Club Members ages 55 or better have 5X more fun this month during the Spring Showers Slot Tournament. You can enjoy a 5X point multiplier promotion every Monday, additional weekly drawings, and will receive a 50% off dining voucher for use on Mondays or Wednesdays.

Bingo at Club 49
Wednesday–Sunday
Taking place inside Club 49, BINGO is a popular spot for you to grab a bite or drink (alcoholic or soft drink) while playing your favorite games. Paper and electronic packages are available, as well as daubers for purchase. Join us Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and Fridays through Sundays at 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. Bingo buy-in sales open 30 minutes prior. With 11 games each session, guests will have plenty of chances to yell BINGO!

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Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico’s premier resort-casino and the only AAA four diamond rated resort in southern New Mexico. Situated high in the picturesque mountains of Mescalero, New Mexico just outside of Ruidoso, the Inn is set in the cool, tall pines of the Sacramento Mountains where visitors enjoy clean, crisp air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the Southwest. From the welcoming design of its 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action-packed gaming, Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all. Add to that a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country by Golf Digest and Golf Week Magazine, and the country’s southernmost ski area, Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with 55 runs served by 11 lifts and New Mexico’s only eight-passenger Gondola, the Inn offers guests something for every season.

 

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