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Address: 1 Piasa Street, Alton, IL 62002
Phone Number: 1-800-711-GAME
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Nice quaint casino

If u r just looking to gamble, this casino is for you. Its small, but spacious (has three levels, a buffet, bar,restaurant, event hall, and outside deck). Because of its size... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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69 reviews 69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If u r just looking to gamble, this casino is for you. Its small, but spacious (has three levels, a buffet, bar,restaurant, event hall, and outside deck). Because of its size, parking is easy - also has valet. Its on the river and has an outside deck to relax and enjoy views of the small town. People that work here... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I go to casinos wherever we travel, and the Argosy was a nice place to spend a few hours. Not too crowded and some old and some new machines. I would go there again, as it's always nice to leave with more than you started with.

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New Baden, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Stopped in for the Valentines buffet. I like the feel of the casino, it does have a unique feel among the StL casinos. However, getting on a table game was difficult. They had roughly half of them open, but the blackjack and craps tables were full. They also had Mississippi Stud and 3 card poker, which didn't interest me. They... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This is a great casino in my opinion. I don't feel like I'm being kept "artificially awake" with lots of lights like a lot of other casinos. So yes, it is a bit on the "dark side." But that's part of the charm. It's a Mississippi riverboat--this isn't Vegas! I like the down-to-earth feel of the place. Dealers are friendly.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This use to be an actual boat that left the dock, so it is one of the smaller casino in the St. Louis area. It is now a smoke free casino which is real nice. It is 2 levels and in some places it does feel a little cramped. It really could use a fresh coat of paint and updating.

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Maryland Heights, Missouri
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Argosy Casino is different from the other 5 casinos in the greater St. Louis (MO) area. It is smaller, non-flashy, comfortable, and friendly. It is a smoke-free establishment, with designated outdoor smoking areas. There is ample parking, and shuttle or valet service, but no garage. Sections of the casino are closed on weekdays. There is a restaurant, a buffet, and... More 

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Astoria, Illinois
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Last weekend on the way to a Cardinal game we stopped by the Argosy to do a little gambling. We had a very nice time loosing our allotted money. Very easy to get to and easy access parking.Staff was friendly, courteous, and helpful. Lots of pros and only one con. We LOST our allotted money.( which was expected) lol All... More 

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Casino was ok but I did not like the sounds from the motors under my feet as well as the vibrations. My husband wanted to go but the ramp into boat is very steep depending on water level.

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Springfield, Missouri
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133 reviews 133 reviews
31 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The Argosy was a nice suprise. It looks somewhat run-down on the outside, as it used to be the Alton Belle, a traveling boat. The inside was nicely renovated and was smoke-free - very appreciated! They provide free soda/coffee/hot chocolate, which is a great bonus as many casinos in our area have removed these items. The casino is on one... More 

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Illinois
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179 reviews 179 reviews
40 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I am not a big gambler. I usually gamble $20 so they never make much money from me. I like to play the slots once in a while and this is the only smoke free place. Missouri allows smoking and I cannot stand the smoke.

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