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Address: Ruidoso, NM
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Activities: Gambling
Description: Casino located at the Ruidoso Downs.

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Its not bad but not the best for sure

We had fun while we were here but would say it wouldnt be a bad thing for an update. But plenty of machines here for you to play

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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Andrews, Texas, United States
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Lubbock, Texas
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107 reviews 107 reviews
39 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I am not a smoker so I generally try to avoid places that allow smoking. Most casinos allow smoking so if I want to gamble I have to put up with it. I didn't even make it to the slots in this place before I left. As soon as you walk in you are overwhelmed with the smell of smoke.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

it was not the best could not stay and enjoy as to its a smoking casino and I had trouble breathing in here

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Ocala, Florida
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116 reviews 116 reviews
49 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We love casinos, and when you can play for a couple hours and not lose anything, we're happy! Billy the Kid has the best decor of any casino I've ever been in. Totally Old West, I wish I could have taken pics! The staff is friendly, there are actually a lot of slots for such a small place, and they... More 

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Chaparral, NM
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food in both eateries is just fantastic and the prices very reasonable. I was happy with the payouts on the slot machines too!

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Andrews, Texas, United States
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111 reviews 111 reviews
33 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We had fun while we were here but would say it wouldnt be a bad thing for an update. But plenty of machines here for you to play

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

We've tried to give this buffet many chances of late. At first the buffet was Amazing! Good food and good service but our last 3 visits and one with a large group from out of town have been horrible. Low food count, bad food quality and we waited over 1 hour and a half when the crowed wasn't even that... More 

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Clifton, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

small casino cant drink and gamble - Just didn't like it. Nasty. Nasty. Nasty. Nasty. Nasty. Nasty. Nasty.

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Fort Hood, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This casino is a little older but staff was helpful. The games were fun. We got free tickets to the cowboy symposium just for playing.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I couldn't stand the cigarette smoke and my husband has lost every time these past two years so we will not be returning. It's just not fun any more!! Watching the horses and making a small wager is fun. But throwing money away while your lugs are being fried...no thanks!

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Dallas, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My boyfriend and I gambled a bit and won some money. We were having a good time playing the slot machines and drinking soda. When we went to cash out the cashier was friendly and nice. However, the staff on the floor were rude, especially this one floor employee! I found a prize from one of the toy machines and... More 

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