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Paiute Palace Casino

Address: 2742 N. Sierra Highway, Bishop, CA
Phone Number: +1 760-873-4150
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Ranked #12 of 17 Attractions in Bishop
Activities: Gambling
Owner description: Located at the foot in the beautiful Eastern Sierra mountain range, the Paiute Palace Casino is the...
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Activities: Gambling
Owner description: 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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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

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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California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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La Verne, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Small, friendly, home town atmosphere, not too smokey. Didn't win a lot, but oh well, isn't what casinos are all about?

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Bishop
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

For a good meal at a good price, this is one of best places to go to in Bishop, CA. They have a good variety on the menu. Get a player's card, even if you don't gamble so you can a discount on your breakfast meal. Unfortunately there is cigarette smoke in the casino area.

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Valley Springs
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A small run-down casino. Forget eating here. If you love the slots, this is the only place in Bishop.

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Actually hit 4 of a kind. Lots of penny slot machines and nickel machines. Cocktail service, restaurant and lounge. Only stayed an hour. That was enough

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Huntington Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

New casino and restaurant, pleasant place. Food and service average, but the price is right. You seat yourself, noise from the casino is not too intrusive, of course they want you to hear the payouts in the casino to entice you to drop some money - nothing wrong with that!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

As very committed non-smokers (but lovers of slot machines), we had to give Paiute Palace a go as we were in Bishop for the night anyway. We normally frequent Strip casinos in Vegas where the smoking is hardly an issue so it was with a little bit of trepidation that we entered PP. smoke wasn't an issue for us at... More 

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Bishop, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Machines don't pay well at all. The Casino is very smokey. The food used to be very good...not the case anymore.

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