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Rivers Casino

3000 South River Road, at the corner of Devon and River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018
888.307.0777
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Terrell, TX
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I was pleasantly surprised to find a casino next to O'Hare Airport in Chicago that had higher limits than most Las Vegas casinos. The casino was clean and well lit. The dealers were very knowledgeable and the staff was very accommodating. Would definitely recommend this casino if you are in the Chicago area.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We liked that the casino happened to be near our hotel, so we could actually walk there. It is averaged size. It has lots of quarter machines. The buffet had lots of entrée and dessert selections.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I've never been to a casino with such high table minimums. For the area it was very confusing - Des Plaines is NOT Vegas. With that being said - it was still nice to grab a drink and walk around.

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Germantown, WI
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We came to Chicago for a show and spent the evening. We had some time to kill so we decided to check out the Rivers Casino near our hotel which was 2 miles away. The location of the casino is near many wonderful hotels and restaurants. The one thing that impressed me the most is that the casino is smoke... More

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Pittsburgh
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

too small not enough of our favorite machines we won't be back food was good and there is a club inside which was nice but bad music. you have to catch train to ohare and then a casino shuttle which was cool.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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158 reviews 158 reviews
11 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I have visited many casinos in many different towns. This is quite nice for a casino. The bars are nice and the drinks are stout. The food offerings we have tried are Hugo's Frog Bar which is one of the finest steak and seafood places in this area. And the Canopy Buffet which was really good for a buffet. There... More

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I am not a big gambler but my friend enjopys it so I tag along. I noticed many people winning as I was walking around - by winning I don't mean $50 bucks - I mean the staff/security having to come and write up W2 forms becuase of the size of the payouts. Well, having about 10 minutes to spare... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This casino presents a traveller another option besides the dining and bar hopping scene prevalent in the Rosemont Chicago O'Hare area. So very keen to take advantage of this opportunity, my friend and I visited the casino on a busy Saturday night and had a blast! Yes, the steak restaurant was over-priced and the gaming area was jam-packed with people... More

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miami
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Nice casino smoke free it's rare. Friendly staff. Best advice play table games we actually won some money . If you like slots this is not the place for you tight and odds are not good. I will visit again just for table games.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Very close to our hotel. We didn't use the casino as we are not gamblers. However, the bars are very good with an excellent selection of beers etc. and wide screen TVs.

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