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Address: 1 Piasa Street, Alton, IL 62002
Phone Number: 1-800-711-GAME
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 am

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It's just a casino

I didn't like the limited selection of slot machines. I settled on playing machines that were older. At first they were paying off, but as time progressed, they sucked back my... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Waterford, Michigan
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Waterford, Michigan
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I didn't like the limited selection of slot machines. I settled on playing machines that were older. At first they were paying off, but as time progressed, they sucked back my money, like any casino would. not a lot of good feeling about this.

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Illinois
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Although I've lived in the area most of my life, this is the first time I've been on the gambling floor. The staff were friendly and helpful when I asked for directions and while dealing. The establishment was clean and easy to navigate.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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102 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 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
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 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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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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78 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 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
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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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Additional Information about Argosy Casino Alton

Address: Address: 1 Piasa Street, Alton, IL 62002
Phone Number: 1-800-711-GAME
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 am

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