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Vernon Downs Casino

Address: 4229 Stuhlman Road, Vernon, NY
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Skaneateles, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Read my title, Do not go to Turning Stone, Heaven forbid you drive to Finger Lakes Casino, Play here ,Have fun, Nice little Casino. Going back again!!!

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Verona, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Vernon Downs gives us a local place to go for entertainment and food. I've attended many a concert here at unbelievable prices. This summer for only $15 or less a ticket we saw Jerrod Niemann and Love & Theft. Was a fund raiser for Central Food Bank and Jerrod played for over 2 hours himself! Winter is here, so for... More 

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Fredonia, New York
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241 reviews 241 reviews
55 attraction reviews
633 helpful votes 633 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

While playing slots at the gyp joint Turning Stone, a local woman recommended that this place was better. The next day we ventured here for lunch and to sample their slot selection. While the buffet was cheap, it was horrible. After lunch we sampled the slot area. Staff was friendly and machine selection was ample. This place is high above... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Visited here in early December. The casino building is basically a boring square box. Not much thought went into its design. Although it is non smoking there are still smokers outside and you have to inhale second hand smoke upon entering. Once inside the slots payout nothing and are just as bad as turning stone. The employees here , just... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

we had a bad thanksgiving meal nothing tasted like thanksgiving food .paid to much for a terrible meal,service was good that's about it.we will not do it again

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Horseheads, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Vernon Downs has built a whole new complex next to the race track. Hotel and casino are fantastic. Got a good price on their website and the casino was paying way better than turning stone. Also no smoking inside - Loved that.

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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Went to the casino while staying in the hotel, it was very small and no tables just machines. Very sad about that. Drinks were overpriced at the bad...$5 for a beer is insane even worse when it's old beer. (Boston Lager was old, tasted extremely bitter).

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Cicero, New York
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126 reviews 126 reviews
20 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stopped at Vernon Downs Casino recently and had an enjoyable time. We ate at Champions Buffet and thought that the food was very good. There was salad, soup, breads, hot entrees and a selection of wonderful desserts....something for everyone. We played the slots for a while and won a bit! Our only disappointment was that there are only slots... More 

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Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a small but well run casino in the Vernon Downs Hotel, which I've reviewed separately. Service was great, we made a few bucks in the slots, and it was a nice change to have live races a swift shuttle ride next door. The only thing lacking was table games which is what my husband is into, but for... More 

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SCHENECTADY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very quiet casino but make sure you eat before you get there the food is not worth it. The staff was very helpful.

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