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Elbow River Casino

1919 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Calgary
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We were all packed up to leave Calgary and needed to get some brunch. On the drive out we see several signs showing specials at the Elbow River Casino, no strings attached [unlike other casinos that require you to sign into a players reward program or some other hook] so we decided to stop in. I ordered the thai salmon,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Recently we were invited to the Elbow River Casino to help a friend celebrate her birthday. We arrived fairly early about 7pm. Even though we were told there was no reserved seating in the Bayou Bar for our group, we arrived to find half of the tables reserved...guess those rules only apply to some. After some 'discussion" with a Manager,... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Clean, professional and inviting. Always great service and food. Hubby is playing poker here. And I...played 1st time here and won in November 12 2011 and today dejavous..played and won again! Thank you Elbow!!!

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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This is simply a casino, it has a sportsbook and as a local who takes the Ctrain to the Saddledome for Flames games its got some decent food options, actually had some awesome prime rib buffets at times and played the slots of which there's a nice selection. Not a flashy place by any means, the Cowboys Casino is more... More 

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Atlanta Georgia
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27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

We are huge fans of the Vegas casinos and as such travel there at least 2 to 3 times a year and have for the last 30 years. Recently in Calgary we visited the Elbow River Casino. While it is dark inside by current Las Vegas standards,this casino has plenty of slots, including video poker,blackjack,keeno machines. Also there are table... More 

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Cypress, Texas, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

If you are coming from out of town as I did, you should avoid this casino. It is very old and run down. The people seem to be very depressed and there just is no vibe or excitment here. I would recommend the Stampede casino over this one if you plan on visiting one. The Stampede casino is new and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

Went to the VLT sports lounge - were going to stay to watch a football game - left after 1 drink - waited on by Tonitha - a short brown haired rude, mean woman - who moved too quickly threw food and drinks at people - and upset everyone around us - left to go to the much more expensive... More 

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