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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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Place needs an update

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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Tower, United States
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Duluth, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Duluth, Minnesota
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This casino is notorious for attracting the worst kinds in the area. Our visit proved that it was VERY smoky environment with very few options for entertainment. No restaurant. You'd be better off spending your money at any of the nearby pubs and restaurants, including Blackwater, Tycoons or Coney Island.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A very scary place. Lots of shady people walking around and it was very dirty. I would not go back. I didn't stay long at all.

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Brainerd, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

They had a lot of the current games that I like...their staff is super friendly and helpful. We didn't win but we didn't lose it all either, the machines kept us playing just long enough. Points rack up pretty fast, I went home with a promotional gift. We had fun!

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Prior lake
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Walked in with 250 bucks and 30 minutes walked out with nothing. Played 4 different machines and never hit a bonus. An older lady told me that ever since the casino kicked the city of Duluth out of the partnership they had had for years that the casino has gone downhill. She said that the casino changed all the EPROM... More 

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Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

With the reviews showing this was the dirtiest, smokiest casino in the land I was ready with hand sanitizer, and almost bought a gas mask. You do have to pay to park in the attached parking ramp, but it is located right downtown so I think that's pretty typical. As we walked toward the casino you could smell smoke coming... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

It's worth the drive to Hinckly to actually WIN. You won't do it at Fonduluth. I have played the slots at FDL for years and years,,,,NEVER won a JACKPOT but see the the same ones win over and over. I think they are related to security and supervisors at FDL. Personally saw a supervisor walk in and win substantially 'off... More 

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Druten, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I won 100 dollars but had to throw my clothes out because I couldn't get the smoke funk out of them, so I guess even..? If you are a cigarette or cigar you'll feel at home in this ashtray.

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