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Emerald Queen Casino

Address: 2102 Alexander Ave, Tacoma, WA 98421
Phone Number: 888-831-7655
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Ranked #47 of 86 things to do in Tacoma
Owner description: Riverboat casino, operated by the Puyallup Indian Tribe, offers Vegas-style gaming, live...
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Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Owner description: Riverboat casino, operated by the Puyallup Indian Tribe, offers Vegas-style gaming, live entertainment and professional boxing.

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Olympic Penninsula
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83 reviews 83 reviews
7 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

All the bars except fin dining Tatoosh are stand up and order and get out of the way so somebody else can order. Only places to sit are at slot machines (most of which do not have drink holders). No map to help the walking process except a screen that doesnt even tell you where you are unless you ask... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Buffet is great.....the whole place is TOO smoky! We took friends who smoke and they felt that it was the most smoky of any casino they have been in.

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Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Excellent slot selection. Best Chinese Food in the entire area. The buffet wait need to be addressed as it is at least 2 hours on Wednesday and Sunday nights.

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Hamilton, Montana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

what and easy access to get to this casino, easy parking,great hosts, service was great, fast service,easy on the eye enviroment, machines are up to date, clean, and enjoyable place to play, and win some green or silver

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Went here with my husband on a out of town date night and had fun. They have good food for decent prices. We ended up winning $200 and leaving happy. They only negative thing was staff. It was very hard to find someone who didn't have an attitude and the waitresses never came around, but that's ok I can get... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Went to the big emerald queen this morning about 8:00 a.m., I was amazed by the number of homeless people that were roaming around the casino aimlessly. It was evident, that some where tweakers and prostitutes. I encounter a few elderly people, (as well as my mother), who stated they have been harassed by these folks asking for money or... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
29 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is a smoking casino so beware. It is well ventilated though. The waitresses are very efficient and come around quite often asking if you want free drinks. The casino is quite large with 4 different rooms on the first floor. The dining is located upstairs and they offer buffet and sit down eating. I did not get up there... More 

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