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Address: 2102 Alexander Ave, Tacoma, WA 98421
Phone Number: 888-831-7655
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Description: Riverboat casino, operated by the Puyallup Indian Tribe, offers...
Riverboat casino, operated by the Puyallup Indian Tribe, offers Vegas-style gaming, live entertainment and professional boxing.
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This casino was the only one ( and I visited 5 different ones on our trip) that had machines that actually allowed play time, and some wins. The layout was a bit wierd, and coming... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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minnesota
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minnesota
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This casino was the only one ( and I visited 5 different ones on our trip) that had machines that actually allowed play time, and some wins. The layout was a bit wierd, and coming from the north, it is a bit tricky to find, but of all the casinos I visited, this one had machines that were not screwed... More 

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Graham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Layout of casino is in extreme need of re-design. There are many ramps and stairs all over the place! We felt that other tribal casinos have better design and "comfort" feel to them than the Emerald Queen. Parking is set up the same way.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There were a lot of selections of different kinds of food. The taste of some are not good and some are excellent.

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California Desert, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Don't make the mistake that we did. We didn't realize the casino with the event center was a couple of miles away from the main newer casino with the restaurants. There are two buffets in the newer building, and we tried the $20 Pacific Rim buffet vs. the $25 International buffet. We really enjoyed it, especially the great prime rib.... More 

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Puyallup
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The machines are tight and winnings slim. We consider ourselves fortunate to break even. Although there are many machines, there are too many of the same kind. It would be nice if there were more of the fun machines to play, such as Milk Money. We are happy with the non-smoking section, but the smoking section is very smokey. It... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is the worst place we have ever been! I would give it a negative score for stars if the site would allow it! The food is outright dangerous! And so is the staff! We would NEVER consider stepping foot on this property ever again! Read other reviews! Wish we had of before we went here! These people are a... More 

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Kent, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

I have been here for several concerts (Alice Cooper, Smokey Robinson) and enjoyed the venue every time. The seating is a little tight but aside from that the venue is fairly small and most seats offer a pretty good view of the stage. There is a bar in the back of the seating area that offers a nice drink service.... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Have always passed this casino along our routes and were able to finally pay it a visit. Apparently there are two casinos, with the same name and relatively close together. We attended the casino .on Pacific Highway, not "I-5" the one, which is the one with the crab legs in the buffet selection and has all the special events. We... More 

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Eastsound, Washington, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Saw Willie Nelson and he was terrific but the casino was horribly smokey even in the non smoking section. When you exit the non smoking area you walk right into an outdoor smoking section - made no sense at all

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belfair
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

After my previous review and since I've been away for a quite awhile, I thought I'd give them another chance to see if things had improved or gotten worse. Being right before the holidays, you would figure in the spirit of "giving" maybe EQC would loosen up their machines a bit to give the locals a chance at winning some... More 

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Address: 2102 Alexander Ave, Tacoma, WA 98421
Phone Number: 888-831-7655
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Saturday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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