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Address: 1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009-0901
Phone Number: 800-325-9015

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Enjoyable casino visit

We enjoyed our casino visit and appreciated that this casino is not as noisy as many. Also noticed they were not as smoky either. Bartender we had seemed quite inexperienced but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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West Bend, WI
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West Bend, WI
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117 reviews 117 reviews
28 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We enjoyed our casino visit and appreciated that this casino is not as noisy as many. Also noticed they were not as smoky either. Bartender we had seemed quite inexperienced but drinks were good and reasonably priced. Lots of newer slots but also a good selection of some of the older ones.

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Cedar Rapids
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This casino is well situated off I-80, I-35 and Hwy 6. Its also next door to an amusement park and waterpark. This place also has horse racing and big name entertainment as well. The food is excellent and the gaming is first class. They offer many table games and slots of all types. The only two drawbacks here is that... More 

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Altoona, Iowa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Overall the casino is good. The one thing I dislike is the massive smoke odor. The casinos in Vegas don't stink half this bad. In fact it was hard to tell people were smoking in Vegas unless you were sitting next to somone blowing it in your face and believe me they were smoking all over the place. Everywhere we... More 

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Des Moines, IA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

You win 15 free games, win 0. Win 10 games may win .26 cents. You want us back we need to see some pay back. We go to Tama and Waterloo. Always seem to bring money home. Just came Riverside. Nice play. We may add that to trips and stop PM. Wi ll going to Jefferson soon. If you don't... More 

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Riverton, Wyoming
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I hate going to a casino and just feeding money into the machines. That is what my husband and I both were doing. I realize that by the nature of the casino you probably aren't going to get rich but at least give a person something to play on. The word gamble means a gamble for me AND the house.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I don't gamble, so I can't really contribute much as far as gaming experience. The smoking inside is a huge turn off for me. The non-smoking area is tiny in comparison to the rest of the place.

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Davenport, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

No Glass glasses for wine. No AM room service Everything else was wonderful. A very comfortable room.

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Ankeny
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The casino was just recently updated and is now very modern and nice. They have tons of slots so plenty to choose from. They have smoking and non-smoking sections and a very nice horse track which is fun in the summer. The drink prices are a little steep compared to other local bars.

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4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I guess I've been spoiled by Vegas but this place is smoke filled and the gamblers are very rude. They hover over you if they want to play the same machine or table game after you. It was hard to take. Most of the people there actually think they're going to hit it big rather than going for some fun... More 

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Newton, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place has it all, Event Center, Casino, and a hotel with bar build into it. The Casino has blackjack tables and texas hold em and more, Up to date Machines to gamble on also. Also nice that they have a location for smokers only.

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