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Address: 129 East Superior St., Duluth, MN 55802-2127
Phone Number: 800-873-0280, 218-722-0280
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Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Activities: Gambling
Description: Built between 1905-1908 to resemble a 17th-century country estate...
Built between 1905-1908 to resemble a 17th-century country estate, Duluth's 39-room "American Castle" retains the majority of its original furnishings and art and, amazingly, closely resembles the way it looked when its owners, the Congdon family, first occupied it in 1908. Situated on a wooded lot, the mansion boasts spectacular views of Lake Superior.
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Go to a real casino, not this one

I didn't hear one machine ding with a winner, nor did I hear any excitement from any tables. However, the cocktails are actually decently made, so I'll give it a poor rating... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I didn't hear one machine ding with a winner, nor did I hear any excitement from any tables. However, the cocktails are actually decently made, so I'll give it a poor rating instead of terrible

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Richfield, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Upstairs is newly remodeled, but it only has four tables and seemingly no ventilation. The smoke was awful. The dealers weren't friendly or sociable, and a lot of the patrons were riff-raffish. The Superior Street (first level) opens Monday and is non-smoking. Hopefully there is better service and atmosphere there. The drink girls checked-in frequently, which is nice.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Stay way from this place. Just down right Nasty and dirty... Doesn't look like anyone knows how to clean anything in this casino.

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Champlin, MN
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This years trip to Duluth for Memorial weekend and out family's annual trip to Fon-du-Luth casino was better than in years past. It seems like they finally put in a venting system to help with the cigarette smoke and there were a few new slot machines. This is a small casino though so don't get your hopes up. Also, the... More 

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Solon Springs, Wisconsin
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Casino backed out on a partnership they had with the city of Duluth.... has gone downhill since then. Don't waste your time or money there.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Atfer spending the day in Duluth, this is a nice place to end the day. The casino is dated, but they do have some of the newer slot machines. They are busy at times so it can be hard to get on one of your favorites, but grab a drink and just wait or try something new.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

If you enjoy playing outdated machines, this is the place! Black Bear and Hinklley are much nicer places to gamble. This casino is located in a troublesome area with shady characters nearby and in the casino. The staff seemed friendly enough. None of my machines I played did a thing and I lost $200 in less than an hour!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This casino is terrible. You might as well just throw your money out the window and keep on going. If you looking to have a relaxing fun time you won't find it hear. Dirty and needs to be updated and cleaned up. A lot of local 1cent players.

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Champlin, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Stopped by on a Friday evening, hadn't been up for over 5 years but I was still archived in their system. The staff was very friendly and they were having a special event with giving away lots of cash. Very fun, glad we went!

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Tower, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The casino needs to be updated. It has an old feeling and is quite smokey. The drinks leave a lot to be desired and the machines are tight. If they update/move we may be back, but not before that!

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