Relive the Days of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. at The Mill Casino June 7th!

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Swingin’ with The Rat Pack
Saturday, June 7, 2014 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. (2 Performances)
Where: Salmon Room, The Mill Casino • Hotel
Tickets: $15 each. Now on Sale at Ko-Kwel Gifts

When Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. hit the stage, it was always a “swingin’ affair”!  Now you can relive the music, laughs, and hep-cat cool camaraderie of this iconic trio that defined the golden era of Las Vegas when Swingin’ with The Rat Pack hits our stage Saturday, June  7, 2014!

Starring David De Costa as Frank Sinatra, Johnny Edwards as Dean Martin and Nicholas Brooks as Sammy Davis, Jr., Swingin’ with The Rat Pack is more than just a tribute or impersonation show. The performers create an engaging blend of the hit songs of these classic Vegas crooners and timely, topical, improvisational humor that was the hallmark of these legendary performers. The show gives the audience a new opportunity to experience what is was like to spend a night with the Rat Pack in their prime.

Tickets for the 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. performances of Swingin’ with The Rat Pack are just $15 each and are on sale now at Ko-Kwel Gifts.

For more information about making The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park the centerpiece of your Oregon Coast getaway or for more information on all the latest attractions, events and entertainment call 800.953.4800 or visit www.themillcasino.com.

Time is Running Out if You Want to Judge or Compete in the 2014 BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay!

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Headed our way this Memorial Day for the 2014 BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay? Tag your photos with #bbqbluesbrews so we can see and share them too!

Do think you have what it takes to be a BBQ champion like our 2013 BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay Grand Champs Lake House BBQ (pictured left)?

How about becoming a Certified Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) judge….kind of has a nice ring to it doesn’t it?

Luckily, there is still time to register your team or be a judge in our 3rd Annual BBQ BLUES & BREWS on the BAY May 24th-25th but you must act quickly.  All entry forms and entry fees must be in by May 1, 2014!

To date, 32 teams have thrown their hat in the ring to compete for the ultimate BBQ title and the chance to win a share of more than $8,000 in Cash Prizes.  Care to join them?

Categories are: Brisket, Pork, Ribs,Chicken and Mac N’ Cheese. To be eligible for the grand prize, you must compete in the four main categories. Click on the entry form for complete details. Team Entry Fee: $250.00 per Team. Entry Form & Full Entry Fee Must Be Received By May 1, 2014


You can also register to be a certified Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) judge by clicking here. Judging will take place on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Judges must be on property for the judges meeting at 9:30 a.m. and have completed the Kansas City Barbeque Society Certified Barbecue Judging (CBJ) Class on Friday, May 23, 2014 (see details below). A Completed Entry Form & Full Entry Fee Must Be Received By May 1, 2014

WHAT: *3rd Annual “BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay” Kansas City Barbeque Society Certified Barbecue Judging (CBJ) Class (www.kcbs.us)
WHEN: Friday, May 23, 2014
WHERE: The Mill Casino * Hotel ~ The Second Floor Meeting Rooms
TIME: 3:00 PM–6:30PM
COST: $100.00 (non KCBS members) Includes 1-year membership to Kansas City Barbeque Society and subscription to the Bullsheet newspaper. All materials for the class are provided. $75.00 (for existing KCBS members ONLY)

Follow the BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay Facebook Page to stay up to date on event news and announcements!

The Kansas City Barbecue Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbeque. The KCBS sanctions over 300 barbeque contests coast-to-coast throughout America. Event Contacts are John Hunt & Amy Bailey. John can be reached at 541-999-5199 or huntj1@mac.com and Amy can be reached at 541-756-8800 ext. 1574 or abailey@themillcasino.com if you have any questions

It’s Time to Purchase Your Tickets and Reserve Your Space for the 2014 RV Jamboree!

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The Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park invites you to “Rally Central” this summer! That’s right, it’s time to make your plans to roll on down for the 2014 Oregon’s Adventure Coast RV Jamboree July 18, 2014 – July 20, 2014.

This special event, considered by many to be among the largest RV gatherings on the Oregon coast, is sponsored by Guaranty RV Super Centers. Here is what you can expect at this unique jamboree:

A traditional Salmon Bake Dinner on the shores of the Coos Bay, an RV Show, Poker Run, a boxed-lunch excursion to Shore Acres State Park, Pooch Paparazzi Photo Contest, a chance to win a share of $500 in door prizes, welcome reception & dinner buffet, commemorative Mill Casino gift, an evening at the North Bend Downtown Sip ‘n Stroll – wine & beer walk (includes commemorative glass), send-off breakfast, three winning days of fun and friendship and memories that will last a lifetime. What more could you ask for?

All of this for just $115 per person, plus RV space rental of $25 per night. To purchase RV Jamboree tickets by phone and to reserve your RV Space: Contact Reservations at 800.953.4800 ext. 3. To purchase RV Jamboree tickets in person: Visit KoKwel Gifts. Be sure to ask for the special RV Jamboree Special rate of $25 for your RV rental space!


Set in a tranquil, park-like waterfront location along the Oregon Coast, The Mill RV Park offers 102 level sites, including 65 slanted 68-foot pull-throughs, with full hookups and cable TV. It’s the perfect way to enjoy The Mill Casino and all that Coos Bay, North Bend and the Oregon Coast have to offer from the comfort of your home away from home.

Additional amenities include:

  • Showers and convenient on-site laundry
  • Yurt
  • Complimentary internet access
  • A convenience store
  • Access to fitness room
  • Outdoor hot tubs and indoor pool
  • FREE shuttle that keeps you connected to The Mill’s gaming and dining offerings
  • Pet friendly
  • Check-In: 3:00 pm, Check-Out: Noon.

Registration is Now Open for the Annual Harley-Davidson Lighthouse Run!

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Vroom vroom! H.O.G.® riders, are you ready?

Register now and book your room/RV space for the 14th Annual Highway 101 Harley-Davidson® Lighthouse Run June 20, 2014 – June 21, 2014!   This gathering is always a favorite among the Mill Casino staff, and seems to be getting bigger and better every year! To participate, you must register in advance (registration fills up quickly so hurry!).

The event attracts hundreds of riders from all over the region for a weekend of fun, entertainment, and a great day of riding to various lighthouse destinations along beautiful Highway 101. The events includes (among other things) a Show-n-Shine, 50/50 Raffle, Live Music, Comedy Show, Poker Run — Chance to win a Harley–Davidson, Cash Prizes, Dinner, tastings from local micro-breweries, no host bar and more!

The Poker Run (optional) qualifies you for the Harley-Davidson® motorcycle give-away and high-hand or low-hand cash prize. The run kicks off at 9:00AM Saturday morning with a group run to the Umpqua River Lighthouse in Winchester Bay, one of the most photographed lighthouses in Oregon. Riders are then free to head north or south to visit any of our (10) poker stops or recommended points of interest:

*Points of Interest
Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Newport
Sea Lion Cave
Coquille Lighthouse, Bandon

*2014 Poker Stops
Highway 101 Harley-Davidson (Required stop for all poker riders): 536 S 2nd St Coos Bay 541-266-7051
Georgie’s Beachside Grill, Newport
Heceta Head Lighthouse, Florence
Old Town Florence, Florence- Beachcomber Bar & Grill
Reedsport Elk Preserve, Reedsport
Loon Lake
Umpqua River Lighthouse, Winchester Bay
Cape Arago Lighthouse, Charleston
Old Town, Bandon- McFarlands Bar & Grill – Poker Stop
In the heart of Old Town Bandon, Mc Farlands is a great place to enjoy some good food and drink! We love these guys!
Cape Blanco Lighthouse (& Patrick Hughes House)

*Visit www.highway101hd.com for a details on the 2014 Lighthouse Run Stops and Poker Run.

The event is $70 per person.  You can register by calling Highway 101 Harley-Davidson® directly at 541-266-7051.  Ask us about our special RV and lodging rates for this event.

Mark Your Calendars for the 2014 BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay in May!

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The Mill Casino will kick off summer 2014 in a big way this Memorial Day Weekend when we host the 3rd Annual BBQ BLUES & BREWS on the BAY May 24th-25th!

The event has grown so popular, we thought you might like to get a heads up so you can make your travel arrangements and begin brushing up those BBQ skills for what should be a very heated competition.

There is nowhere better to be this Memorial Day weekend than The Mill Casino for this weekend celebration that features finger-lickin’ good barbecue, hand-crafted beers, and sizzling hot blues music, Jim Monihan Mac ‘N Cheese Challenge and a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned BBQ competition.

Think you have what it takes to be a BBQ master? Then sign your team up for a chance to win a share of $8,000 in Cash Prizes by filling out our TEAM REGISTRATION FORM!

You can also register to be a certified Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) judge by clicking here! For more information please call 1.800.953.4800 or 541.756.8800.   Follow the BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay Facebook Page to stay up to date on event news and announcements!

Friday, May 23rd
3 pm – 6:30 pm – Learn the ins and outs of BBQ and become a Certified KCBS BBQ Judge.

Saturday, May 24
Noon – 8 pm – Enjoy food vendors, beer garden and live entertainment. Sample over 20 craft brews for a $10 donation.
Noon – 3 pm – Sample BBQ from the competitors
2 – 4 pm – Eating contests

Sunday May 25
Noon – 5 pm – Enjoy food vendors, beer garden and live entertainment. Sample over 20 craft brews for a $10 donation.
2 pm – Jim Monihan Mac ‘N Cheese Challenge turn in.
2:30 – 3:30 pm – Sample BBQ and Mac ‘N Cheese from the competitors
4 pm – Awards Ceremony

The Kansas City Barbecue Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbeque. The KCBS sanctions over 300 barbeque contests coast-to-coast throughout America.

Celebrate Valentines and Presidents this Weekend at The Mill!

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There is never a shortage of romance on Oregon’s South Coast and there is no better place to spend Valentine’s Day weekend.

If you want to sweep your sweetheart off of their feet for Valentine’s Day, let us help! Not only will you be a close distance from romantic destinations and drivers, you will also find fine dining, non-stop casino action, luxuriously appointed suites and rooms, stellar service complete with gorgeous views of Coos Bay.

Here is a round-up of special events happening this week at the Mill!

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dinner for Two

The Plank House restaurant will host a very special 4 course prix fixe Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dinner for Two this Friday, February 14th, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Guests will be greeted with a rose for the lady and a welcome glass of champagne!  Click here to see a preview of the menu that features Chateaubriand (Filet Mignon for Two) carved tableside, served with double baked horseradish potato, grilled asparagus and your choice of Sauce Béarnaise or Brandy Demi-glace…mmmmm!   $62 per couple (Does not include gratuity). Please call for reservations ext. 1284

Valentine’s Day and President’s Day Weekend Buffets at The Saw Blade

For those with a “heart”ier appetite, the Valentine’s Day Buffet at The Saw Blade may be to your liking! Join us on Friday February 14, 2014 from 4 – 8 pm and enjoy a selection of salads, sides, entrées featuring steak and fish and an expanded pastry and dessert selection you don’t want to miss for just $14.95! Children ages 5-11 ~ 1/2 price. 4 & under eat FREE!

Come again over the long weekend to celebrate President’s Day with more special buffet dinners for $14.95 (Children ages 5-11 ~ 1/2 price. 4 & under eat FREE) all weekend!

  • Presidential Dinner Saturday, February 15, 2014. 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Showcasing favorite foods of our United States Presidents.
  • Presidential Brunch Sunday, February 16, 2014. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Come in for our Presidential Brunch that will include past and present presidential food favorites.
  • Presidential Brunch, Monday, February 17, 2014 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Presidential breakfast and lunch favorites. There is also the regular Land & Sea dinner buffet on Monday night.

February Casino Promotions

Join our Mill Club so you won’t miss out on special deals and fun with these Valentine’s Day & President’s Day themed gaming promotions in our casino. Now’s the time to Join the Club! We will cover your loss up to $100* in FREE SLOT PLAY! Take advantage of monthly offers in free slot play, dining, Hotel & RV Park stays and much more! Visit the Mill Club for complete details.

*NOT TO EXCEED $100. For carded slot play only. Does not apply toward table games play.

Click here for more details on the following casino promotions:

  • Play for a Buffet: Play your way to a Free Buffet Monday’s and Tuesday’s until February 25! Earn 600 points per day for one buffet that day.
  • Winner Olympics Going for Gold! THREE BIG WINNERS! Grand Prize Drawing Saturday, February 22 at 8 pm.
  • Pick a President Monday, February 17 from 1 pm – 6 pm. WIN UP TO $500 CASH!
  • Olympic Sunday: HOT SEATS! Sunday’s in February from 2 pm – 10 pm. Win up to $100 in FREE SLOT PLAY!
  • Gift of the Month: Earn the Gift. Keep the points! Earn 1,000 points during the Month of February and receive the gift of the month! Limited to 1 gift per guest while supplies last. Sizes subject to availability.
  • DOUBLE FREE PLAY FRIDAY’S! YOU CHOOSE which day to double your FREE SLOT PLAY! Either February 21 or February 28. Offer is valid from 10 am – Midnight on either Friday.
  • Spin it to Win it! Random hot seats to select guests who can SPIN IT TO WIN IT! Spin for Free Slot Play, Dining or Bonus Points! Every Wednesday in February from Noon – 8 pm.
  • Bonus 10X Points President’s Day From 6 pm – 10 pm.
  • 4X the points every Thursday in February from 12:01 am-11:59 pm. Use your points for Free Slot Play and much more!
  • Crazy Cupid’s 10 X Points! Friday, February 14 from 6 pm – 10 pm.

Entertainment in Warehouse 101

  • Live Music 9pm-1am February 14, 2014 – February 15, 2014. Rock out to the hits of the past and present and dance the night away with Done Deal!
  • Meet the Reps from 21st Amendment Brewery 8 pm – Midnight February 15, 2014! They’ll be giving away t-shirts and other merchandise! With every purchase of a 21st Amendment product receive an entry ticket! For carded slot play only. Does not apply toward table games play. GRAND PRIZE DRAWING AT 10 PM

Here are some other ideas to impress your Valentine from Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau:

  • Charleston Merchants Association’s 2014 Crab Feed Saturday February 15, 2014 11 am-3 pm. Location: Old Charleston School Charleston, OR 97420. Don’t miss out on what generations of Charleston, Oregon visitors and locals have enjoyed each year. Come and enjoy fresh Dungeness Crab dinners, whole or half crabs at market price includes side dishes,bread, beverage and cake. Projected dinner prices are $17 for whole crab dinner and $13 for half crab dinner.
  • Stroll around the Charleston Harbor- a bustling marina serving charter boat operators, sports fishermen, crabbers and recreational boaters. The harbor offers wonderful views & a variety of shops/restaurants. Treat yourself to a wine and chocolate tasting at Charleytown Market on 91152 Cape Arago Highway.
  • Head over to Shore Acres State Park for some awesome storm watching and take some awe inspiring photos of the famous crashing waves (it truly is a sight to behold)! Cape Arago State Park, located at the end of the loop of Cape Arago Hwy, is another destination worth seeing on your visit!
  • Take some time to explore The Cape Arago Beach Loop on your way through Charleston! It is a romantic drive and a great way to experience a variety of natural Pacific Coast beauty in a number of settings. The Cape Arago Beach Loop will take you to beaches and state parks where you can take in the breathtaking vantage points and see the famous seals and sea lions on the Oregon Coast.
  • Spend the day at Coos Art Museum in downtown Coos Bay.  CAM is the third oldest art museum in Oregon and it contains six galleries (over 5600 square feet)! Coos Art Museum presents anywhere between 12-25 changing original and touring exhibitions, including exhibits from its 530 piece permanent collection. Don’t miss the Prefontaine Memorial Gallery on the 2nd floor, where you will find numerous photographs and tributes to this hometown hero. Tues – Fri: 10 am to 4 pm.

It’s not too late to surprise your sweetheart with a Romantic Getaway at the Mill Casino this month!

Join us in February for our Romantic Getaway Package that includes: Deluxe Bayside Room, $40 Dining credit at any of our dining venues, Complimentary bottle of champagne or cider with souvenir toasting glasses, Turn down service.  To book this special stay, call reservations at 800-953-4800, ext. 3. Click here to learn more about our packages.

photo credit: Miriam Cardoso de Souza via photopin cc

25 Years of the South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival!

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Mark your calendars, polish up your dancing shoes and make your hotel reservations!

The 25th annual South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival is coming to Coos Bay- North Bend Oregon March 14-16, 2014!  Each year, music lovers from all over the region flock to the Oregon Coast for this popular jazz festival.

New this year: ALL music and dance venues will under one roof at The Mill Casino! The venues will be The Hazel Room, The Cedar Room, The Salmon Room and for the first time, the Saw Blade Room, which is adjacent to the Plank House Restaurant on the main floor. All venues will have dance floors.

Here is a little history on how this special event has evolved in the past 25 years.
Upon it’s initial launch, the Clambake Jazz Festival was called the Dixieland Jazz Festival. Since that time, the festival music has evolved with their audience to include a range of musical styles like Big Band, Zydeco, Blues, Gospel, Oldies, Rock & Roll and of course, Dixieland and the event was eventually renamed The South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival.

The South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival has been fortunate to have the support of our community and loyal patrons from around the region. This year’s theme is “More than Just Jazz” and features performances by:

  • Soulpie
  • Gator Nation
  • Stompy Jones
  • Red Skunk
  • Midnight Serenaders
  • Young Bucs
  • High Street
  • The Stolen Sweets
  • Twice as Good
  • It’s About Time Big Band
  • Blue Skies Big Band
  • Oregon Coast Lab Band – Evolution!

Space is limited, so be sure to make your reservations soon! Click here to make a reservation at The Mill Casino or call 1 800 953 4800 or
email:
reservations@themillcasino.com. For festival details including ticket prices, band schedules, venues, etc visit www.ClamBakeJazz.org.  All event badges are available and Early Bird Badge Vouchers are available until March 1, 2014. You can also follow their updates on Facebook.

Our Top Headlines & Moments of 2013!

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Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.
-Lord Alfred Tennyson

It's a New Day, It's a New Year!

As final preparations are taking place for our Annual New Year’s Eve Bash, we felt like this would be a good time to look back and reflect on our year at The Mill Casino.  We proudly present our 14 favorite Mill Casino stories from 2013!

1. Mill Casino Recognized with 2013 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor!

One of our top highlights from 2013 is when TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, presented us with the 2013 Certificate of Excellence!

The Certificate of Excellence is an award that honors hospitality excellence to top performing establishments around the world. This recognition is based on feedback from those who matter most – our customers!

2. The Coasts Come to Mill Casino

The Coats

Early in the year, The Mill Casino welcomed Pacific Northwest’s premier a cappella band, The Coats, over President’s Day Weekend in February. Their performance left our audience breathless as they gushed over their intensely arranged yet hilarious, interactive performance blends music and comedy.  In fact, our guests have been requesting their return ever since!

3. The Coquille Tribal Community Fund

Each year the Coquille Indian Tribe sets aside a portion of the gaming revenues from The Mill Casino to support projects in the Tribe’s five-county service area. Since its inception in 2001, the Fund has distributed more than $4.3 million to support charitable efforts throughout the region. In February, $207,000 in grants were awarded to 34 area non-profit organizations and public agencies from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund during an annual luncheon hosted here.

2013 Coquille Tribal Community Fund Grant Recipients

4. 2013 Clambake Jazz Festival

2013 Clambake Jazz Festival Photo By Bill Grami

The 24th annual South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival, famous for it’s Big Band, Zydeco, Blues, Gospel, Oldies, Rock & Roll and Swing sounds, took place at The Mill Casino and The Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay in March.  The non-stop party was a huge success and featured outstanding performances from bands such as  SoulpieGator BeatStompy JonesPeter Krebs TrioYoung BucsEvolution Jazz Band /Youth BandsThe Boomer BandThe Stolen SweetsSwing FeverIt’s About Time Big BandBlue Skies Big Band, and High Street Band.

5. Elvis Visits the Mill Casino!

Justin Shandor at The Mill Casino in April

Elvis fans flocked to the Mill Casino last April for The Ultimate Elvis Concert, starring the unbelievably talented Justin Shandor and the Ultimate Elvis Band!  Long live the King!

6. BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay on Memorial Day Weekend

And here they are....the 2013 BBQ Grand Champions.....Lake House BBQ, Diane Mee! Congratulations!

The 2012 BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay event was such a success, we decided to bring it back in 2013!  Guests traveled here from all over the region over Memorial Day weekend for some finger-lickin’ good barbecue, hand-crafted beers, and sizzling hot blues music at the 2nd Annual BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay featuring hot music, cold beer and a KCBS sanctioned BBQ competition.

7. Fathers Day Floats

Father’s Day weekend was very special this year when we decided to host our Glass Float Event and give Dad’s the chance to spend Father’s Day finding special glass floats on the beach and taking home a very special souvenir. Japanese glass floats on the Oregon coast are highly sought after treasures.  Discovering a rare color, a different shape or one perfectly intact excites many a beachcomber or treasure hunter!

8. Highway 101 Harley-Davidson 2013 Lighthouse Run!

We were thrilled to be the host site again for the annual Highway 101 Harley-Davidson Lighthouse Run in June. Staff members agree that this is one of our favorite annual events, and it just keeps getting better every year! The event featured prizes, entertainment, food, poker run and of course the annual ride to various lighthouse destinations on the scenic Oregon Coast.


9. Another Fabulous Fourth of July at The Mill!

Gail from Coquille won a Yamaha Rhino 700 over the July 4th weekend

In July, we lit up the skies over North Bend and the Coos Bay shoreline at our annual waterfront fireworks display, the largest show of its kind in the state. Along with the dazzling pyrotechnics, we were happy to provide our guests with live music, exciting casino promotions, dining deals and a hearty buffet. We also gave away a Guided Fishing Trip for two complete with hotel accommodations and a 2013 Yamaha Rhino side by side ATV worth over $10,000 as part of the Oregon Adventure Coast giveaway.

10. Oregon’s Adventure Coast RV Jamboree Returns to the Mill!

One our guests took away $1000 at our RV Jamboree event last summer

RVers from all around rolled in last July for four winning days of fun and friendship at one of the biggest RV events on the Oregon Coast: Oregon Coast RV Jamboree sponsored by Guaranty RV Super Centers. Guests enjoyed a Show and Shine, Prizes, Poker Run, excursions to Shore Acres State Park, movie night, a campfire style sing-along, even a Pooch Paparazzi Photo Contest!

11. Mill Luck Salmon Celebration Celebrates 10th Year!

In September, the annual Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration, a celebration of the heritage, culture and traditions of the Coquille Indian Tribe and other Pacific Northwest Tribes, returned to the Mill Casino with all the favorites like canoe races, Native American performances, demonstrations, music, and of course the traditional *salmon bake dinner where fresh salmon is prepared in the time-honored Coquille open-pit manner.

12. Mill Casino Guests Hits the JackPot!

Last summer, Mill Casino guest Sharon S. walked out with $2,000 cash in her pocket along with a check for $18,304.96 when she hit the Hot Shot Progressive®, Jackpot! Earlier in the year, another guest Cynthia H. won an astounding $42,178.47 while playing the same game! These are not the only big winners, several of our guests have taken home large sum of prize winnings in after playing slots in our casino this year! Check out some of our other big casino winners.You never know, it could be you next time!

13. Jersey Boy-Band Quartet “Under The Streetlamp” Comes to The Mill!

Under the StreetLamp Dazzled the Audience at The Mill Casino in October

Under The Streetlamp, the ultimate Jersey “boy band”, brought retro back in style to The Mill last October with 2 electrifying live performances of classic hits from the American radio songbook of the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Under The Streetlamp is comprised of four talented performers – Michael Cunio, Michael Ingersoll, Christopher Kale Jones and Shonn Wiley – all of whom are former leading cast members of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys.

14. “The Coats” Bring their Annual Holiday Show to The Mill!

The Coats Holiday Concert at The Mill Casino

What better way to close out the year and celebrate the holiday season,a Cappella Style, with the The Coats ! The group returned last November to perform holiday music from their award winning CD’s for their adoring fans.

We want to hear from you!  What were your favorite moments at The Mill Casino of 2013? Let us know on our Facebook page or on Twitter: @MillCasino.

Join Us for Festive Holiday Feasts and Fun!

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Twas the week of Christmas
And all through the Mill

Patrons arrived in high spirits
ready for a casino holiday thrill!

The staff kept busy without any rest
To provide the most wondrous holiday for our guests

The Mill chefs cooked with delight
To create a holiday feast-oh what a sight.

So we send you this message with joy and good cheer:
Merry Christmas to all! And to all a good year!

In town for the holidays?  Join us!

December may be wrapping up, but there is still time for Mill Club Members to enjoy these fun holiday casino promotions!  If you are not already a member, sign up on your next visit at the Mill Club Booth- it’s free!  Click on the image below to learn more about all of the festive promotions happening this holiday season.

Why do the holiday cooking when you can be at the relaxing over your delicious dinner and enjoying the waterfront view at the Plank House restaurant? Or, perhaps the family would enjoying selecting from dozens of choices from incredible entrées, hand-carved meats, succulent sides and delectable desserts, breads and pastries from our own Bakery at one of the holiday buffets at The Saw Blade?

Special Holiday Hours at these Mill Casino Dining Venues:

The Plank House Restaurant will be open Christmas Day – 7 am – 9 pm and New Year’s Eve – 7 am – 11 pm. Visit the Plank House restaurant page to learn more.

Whitecaps will be open from Noon to Midnight on New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Ring in 2014 with Soulpie, Great Prizes, Buffets and More at the Mill!

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Attention party goers! You are invited to ring in 2014 at The Mill!! With a rocking celebration in the Salmon Room, affordable buffets and brunch, and the chance to win over $12,000 in cash and prizes, The Mill Casino is the perfect place to ring in the New Year.

On Tuesday, Dec. 31, The Mill will be giving guests a number of ways to celebrate the arrival of 2014. The night’s big ticket is sure to be the New Year’s Eve dance party in the Salmon Room featuring the hot licks, bodacious beats and cool croonin’ of Soulpie, who’ll be playing everything from the big band hits of the 40s, to the rockabilly beats of the 50s, to the neo-swing of the 90s and more.

Tickets for this year’s event, which includes the traditional midnight champagne toast, party favors and balloon drop, are on sale now at Ko-Kwel Gifts for just $30.

On the casino floor those playing slots and table games will be treated to party favors, free beads, and a confetti-filled midnight countdown. Guests can have their caricature drawn or snag the ultimate snapshot in the Happymatic Photo Booth. There’s always a chance to win cash or prizes throughout the evening by spinning the Prize Wheel or stepping into the Whirlwind of Cash Money Machine.

Prior to the evening’s festivities, The Saw Blade will be offering a $19 New Year’s Eve all you can eat buffet from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday Dec. 31, followed by a $15 New Year’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

After refueling at The Saw Blade, guests will surely want to visit the casino floor on Wednesday, Jan. 1 where 10 lucky players will get the chance to win a year’s worth of free fuel, slot play, buffets and more in the casino’s over $10,000 Free for a Year Giveaway which will take place at 4 p.m.

For more information about making The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park the centerpiece of your Oregon Coast getaway or for more information on all the latest attractions, events and entertainment call 800.953.4800 or visit www.themillcasino.com.

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