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Billy The Kid Casino

Ruidoso, NM
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Ranked #16 of 17 attractions in Ruidoso
Type: Casinos
Activities: Gambling
Description: Casino located at the Ruidoso Downs.
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Las Cruces
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

No one in our group won any money. Ate at the racetrack food was ok. The casino is small. Parking is not very good even for handicapped vehicles.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We need a casino gaming commission in NM. I don't play at indian casinos because their slots R very tight, the casino is so smokey and I smoke couldn't stand it. We went to the weds seafood buffet and by the time we went there, there was no lobstertails left, that is the reason for going. very dissapointed. we even... More

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Aztec, New Mexico, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is a tiny casino and doesn't pay well, but I still like it. It's fun to be around the horse racing activity. If you eat in the little bar right outside the casino, you can watch horse racing from all over. This is, after all, where we watched Mine that Bird win the derby at 50 to 1 odds!... More

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El Paso, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I was not impressed with this casino, if you're visiting the area your better off going to the bigger casinos (Apache, Inn of the Mountain Gods).

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
25 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Standard casino but nicely kept. For new signups there is a bonus in slot money which is always a nice perk. Enjoyed my brief stop there even though I didn't come away a huge winner!

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

Every time we go to the seafood buffet we leave smiling and happy. Yes smaller buffet and wait staff can be a little under staffed. But my god all you can eat! Lobster and if it runs out give them a few minutes and its restocked again. Shrimp peel and eat as well as fried, oysters on a half shell,... More

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Billy the Kid Casino was recommended to us by a local. There was an all you can eat seafood buffet (i know) and a casino. I didn't get the buffet, but the prime rib special. It was HORRIBLE. I didn't dare eat more than a few bites - as I was certain I would be chucking it up later. My... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We went to Billy the Kid back in September for the first time and were very disappointed. We were supposed have been given a $10 credit for opening our membership with the casino and we played for several hours and the credit never showed up on our card so we left. I recieved a coupon in the mail for a... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Small and dingy looking casino. No tables, but they did have $3 video blackjack. Was hoping for slots with cheaper max bets. And the no-booze-on-the-casino-floor rule makes the casino less fun.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Went here for the horse races. I love the horse races. Casino is small and the slots are tight. Ate at the diner and it was ok. Food was not 5 start quality but it was good. Go for the horse races!

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