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Address: 1 Piasa Street, Alton, IL 62002
Phone Number: 1-800-711-GAME
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An interesting casino!

This casino is like a floating saloon! Adorable! You feel the boat moving on the waves. The shuttle is a big bonus!

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
JaredsOnlyone
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This casino is like a floating saloon! Adorable! You feel the boat moving on the waves. The shuttle is a big bonus!

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Thank JaredsOnlyone
Omaha, Nebraska
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

I've been here several times and won some and lost some. I'm a slots player. I've had more luck on the Double Diamond and 2x3x4x machines. Ok if you're in the Alton area and you don't want to go all the way to St Louis to a casino there. You'll probably have as much of a chance to hit here... More 

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Thank Keith M
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Yesterday was my first trip there in two years. The table games are now on the first floor. Slot machines are on the 1st and 2nd floors. This casino is the smallest of the six in the St. Louis area, but it has enough gaming options. It has the old three-reel slots my mother likes as well as the newer... More 

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Thank maestro35
Argosy Alton C, Director of Marketing at Argosy Casino Alton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate it. We agree that the employees are really friendly, and many of them have worked here since we opened nearly 25 years ago. We do apologize for the construction related to building our brand new dining outlet, Hops House. We anticipate it being open in early 2016.... More 

Poplar Grove, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Hard to find parking lot, not many machines, maybe we're just use to bigger places. people are friendly.

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Thank loveseagles2
Argosy Alton C, Director of Marketing at Argosy Casino Alton, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We agree that we have extremely friendly employees, with many of them working at the property for nearly 25 years. Our property was the first casino to open in the state of Illinois and while we are not the biggest, we try to provide a great entertainment option. Hopefully on your next visit, you... More 

Columbia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Meant up with 3 ladies for supper at the casino's steakhouse restaurant. Very expensive and very overrated. Took forever to get food. Very small portions and very expensive. Don't recommend and will not eat there again.

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Thank C2076AWjamesm
Argosy Alton C, Director of Marketing at Argosy Casino Alton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. We really do appreciate the feedback. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations. Our new restaurant, Journey, is designed to be a great value meal. We are currently adjusting the menu and will be rolling it out soon. I really would encourage you to give... More 

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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

If you ever want a first hand reason to never gamble, this little gem is your place to go. From the hoard of self-soiled folks to the horrible attitudes of every employee. Argosy will do everything it can to ensure that you have a lousy time at their facility. Argosy defines what it is like to hit the "bottom of... More 

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Thank Justin W
Marketing A, Director of Marketing at Argosy Casino Alton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We take pride in providing a great experience to everyone who visits the proeprty. We're extremely disappointed to hear about your experience and we'd like to hear more. Please check your private messages. More 

Alton, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

captains buffet good food, relaxing, great assortment deserts and food,very friendly people, would do much better if the slots were a little loose, used to go every week, now can not afford it, fun one a month,

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Thank mahaiaka
Marketing A, Director of Marketing at Argosy Casino Alton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Captain's Table Buffet. We really appreciate the feedback. Sorry to hear that you didn't hit a jackpot on the casino floor, but hopefully next time. Thanks again for the review. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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64 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

On a lark, I came here with some friends. It was a depressing time. If anything, I should be thankful that this place forced me to reconsider that time is not limitless and that one must seize the day and live every day like it's your last. The majority of the people at this place were 60 and 70 year... More 

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Thank David A
Marketing A, Director of Marketing at Argosy Casino Alton, responded to this review

We appreciate the fact that you took the time to review Argosy Casino in Alton. We pride ourselves on creating a great atmosphere for everyone who comes to play with us. It is disappointing that your experience did not meet your expectations. I would really encourage you to come back and give us another try on your next visit to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

A place that can't afford to fix their lights in their sign out front probably isn't the best place to go. "ARGO" Seems like a weak casino with bad odds and not many options. The staff was a bit odd, but friendly and helpful. On a side note, be weary of some of the cab drivers; I'd ride with a... More 

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Thank Megan L
Argosy Alton C, Director of Marketing at Argosy Casino Alton, responded to this review

You must have visited the property while we were upgrading our sign. We now have much more control and can change the lighting based on what is going on. For example - recently the sign was red and white for the Cardinals playoff run, and currently it is pink in honor of breast cancer awareness month. Hope you will come... More 

Bolingbrook, Illinois
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62 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Great little casino with a nice variety of games. Modern slots mixed in with some older reel games. Several types of table games give this place a more comfortable feel than larger casinos. Close to St Louis a little off the beaten path but worth the trip.

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Thank Oxman1978
Argosy Alton C, Director of Marketing at Argosy Casino Alton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate the kind words and are confident that you will continue to have great experiences on property. Thanks again. More 

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