MINNEAPOLIS & SAN DIEGO, Jan 11, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bank Gaming Services has signed an agreement to provide ATM
processing services to the Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino near
San Diego. Services include a turnkey ATM program customized to fit
the casino environment with features such as 3-in-1 cash advances and
electronic check cashing with direct cash dispense at the ATM, which
Gaming Services provides with its cash access partners.
"Barona's choice of U.S. Bank Gaming Services for the turnkey ATM
processing program is a strong validation of not only the unique
products that Gaming Services provides on its ATMs, including
electronic check cashing, but also the exceptional service record it
has," said Paul Nielsen, vice president of U.S. Bank Gaming Services.
"Barona is unique among its peers in the way it emphasizes redundancy,
too. We were able to bring in full telecom redundancy including both
fiber and copper in the network design, and this gave them the
confidence they needed to support their commitment to their guests.
This is a great example of how Gaming Services shows its unrivaled
commitment and dedication to constant processing availability and
"U.S. Bank Gaming Services understands how important it is for us
to provide our guests with a unique resort experience at Barona Valley
Ranch, and part of that experience is providing them with constant
access to cash whenever they need it," said Gradon Warner, director of
cage and credit at Barona. "Gaming Services has the proven service
record within our industry that we required, as well as a unique set
of customized cash access products that we chose to enhance the gaming
experience for our guests."
About U.S. Bank Gaming Services
U.S. Bank Gaming Services is part of Ultron, Inc., a wholly-owned
subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Ultron, and other enterprise
processing businesses such as Elan Financial Services, provide EFT and
payments services, transaction processing, terminal driving and the
necessary monitoring and support services for more than 40,000 ATMs
nationwide and across a wide variety of business and market segments.
With assets of $217 billion, U.S. Bancorp is the 6th largest financial
holding company in the United States. The company provides a
comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses
and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank.
Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
About Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino
Blending the best of San Diego's most elegant resorts with the
gaming excitement of Las Vegas, the Barona Valley Ranch Resort &
Casino is San Diego's leading destination resort featuring 400 luxury
guest rooms and suites, a 300,000 square foot casino, a lakefront
wedding chapel, the AmBience Day Spa, a full-service events center,
and the 18-hole championship Barona Creek Golf Club, rated the 3rd
best resort course in California by Golfweek Magazine. For Barona
Valley Ranch Resort & Casino reservations and information, visit
www.barona.com or call toll free 888-7-BARONA (722-7662).
SOURCE: U.S. Bank Gaming Services
U.S. Bank Media Relations
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
Barona Valley Ranch and Casino
Kelly Speer, 619-933-5013