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Address: 2742 N. Sierra Highway, Bishop, CA 93514
Phone Number: +1 760-873-4150
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Activities: Gambling
Description: Located at the foot in the beautiful Eastern Sierra mountain range, the...
Located at the foot in the beautiful Eastern Sierra mountain range, the Paiute Palace Casino is the areas only 24-hour Vegas style casino, featuring over 300 of the latest and most popular slot machines and a variety of table games. We are located at 2742 North Sierra Highway (Highway 395) about two (2) miles north of the City of Bishop, California. The Paiute Palace Casino is proudly owned and operated by the Bishop Paiute Tribe. The Paiute Palace Casino was established in October of 1995; the Casino's first home was a small temporary building. In April of 1996 the current Casino opened its doors and today, with over 65% Native Americans employed, it is one of the most Native American employed casinos in the State. The Paiute Palace Casino keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter while enjoying gaming activities - the latest and greatest slot machines, blackjack and poker. Our restaurant, Tu-Ka-Novie offers great food at prices more modest than any other found in the Bishop area. The friendly and courteous staff of the Paiute Palace Casino can assist and familiarize you with the Casino games and cater to your needs.
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Fun Little Casino

A fun place to visit after a day of fishing and hiking. Slots paid out and the atmosphere was pleasant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Upland, California
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Upland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A fun place to visit after a day of fishing and hiking. Slots paid out and the atmosphere was pleasant.

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Antelope Valley, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My wife and I like the Nevada style Game King video poker machines. We found several 9/6 nickel machines that provided hours of fun. We are disciplined players and have walked away with a profit several times after playing video poker. The casino staff is friendly and helpful. You won't die of thirst waiting for a drink. The casino needs... More 

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Moorpark, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a great place to take the whole family too, Here is a place that the Whole family would enjoy, You must be over 21 to go in, Make sure you take a little bit of money in so you don't loose it all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Very small compared to other Indian Gaming Casinos I've been to, but surprisingly updated in their selection of slots. There's a good mix of older to just-released games, and covers all ranges of betting. The staff here is very friendly and goes out of their way to make the time spent pleasant. Overall, a surprising little diamond in the rough.

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Vista, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Friendly staff and the casino had a great selection of machines for being so small. If you want to take a break while traveling down the 395, this is a great place to take it. I will go again for sure!

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Minden, Nevada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

It is an Indian Casino. Can't really say more than that. I know better than to go into an Indian Casino. Never win and have to pay for water. All in all it was a clean and cute place.

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Rainier, Oregon
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186 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is a small, cramped, musty, noisy, smelly casino whose main draw is gasoline a few cents cheaper than the surrounding places (on 395 between Reno and LA, that is a big draw.) The bathrooms are dismal!

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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is a small casino in Bishop. Its a place to go for some night life in Bishop. Its staff is friendy. They have a restaurant that offers prime rib specials on Friday and Saturday night. We have stopped by, but generally just stay an hour or two (depends if we are dining).

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

I was with relatives who gamble (I don't) and I was driving so I ended up in this run of the mill casino. Boring. One day, some tribe will get the smarts, ban smoking, and laugh all the way to the bank.

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West Covina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A smallish casino but at times, who knows when, you can win big here. The staff is friendly but the guy at the door looks so bored with his job that I would dump him if I ran the place. Doesn't even look at you when you enter he just sits at an elevated desk holding his head up with... More 

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