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Address: 1 W New York St, Aurora, IL 60506-4120
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+1 800-888-7777
8:30 am - 4:30 am
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Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 6:30 am

Located only 38 miles west of downtown Chicago, this 53,000-square-foot...

Located only 38 miles west of downtown Chicago, this 53,000-square-foot casino offers live poker and 27 high-action tables including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette and Three-Card Poker.

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My husband and I travel to a number of casinos throughout the year. This one is close to my house and is not my favorite. The slots are very tight and most nights I lose very... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2016
Oswego, Illinois
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Aurora, Illinois
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3 reviews
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Reviewed December 4, 2016

My girlfriend took us out on a girlfriend's evening out, and I was surprised by the friendliness of the employees, the waitress was very accommodating and the food was delicious. I would go back for seconds!

Thank Aquafitdiva
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed November 13, 2016

The environment was dated but very clean, they have a good variety of slots and table games. The staff was nice and attentive. We play for a while on not much money. The quick serve restaurant was small but the food was good. I would definitely go back again. The only issue was parking, the valet was busy and took... More 

Thank Martin M
Illinois City, Illinois
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Finally went back after staying away for 3 years. The place is just more run down with tight slots and $20 minimum tables. They still give you an uncomfortable stare down when walking on to make sure you haven't been drinking at all. Ridiculous behavior for a casino, why not make everyone blow into a breathalyzer and not serve alcohol.

Thank cel1964
Truro, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Went here a couple of time recently, nice casino, easy parking, nice staff, building is interesting too !!

Thank KATE W
HollywoodAurora, Public Relations Manager at Hollywood Casino Aurora, responded to this review

Hi Kate, thank you for your feedback! We're glad you had a good time and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Oswego, Illinois
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8 reviews
Reviewed September 14, 2016

My husband and I travel to a number of casinos throughout the year. This one is close to my house and is not my favorite. The slots are very tight and most nights I lose very quickly. I don't necessarily care about losing (I get that the odds are against me when gambling -- especially slots) but it just seems... More 

Thank Daena_00
Aurora, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

i love going to listen to the bands and dancing on Friday and Saturday nights, no cost to get in. soda and water are free, so it's a very affordable night out.

Thank Karen M
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Having been here many times, I can only say good things about the Casino. The décor will interest many who have seen movies, and walk around seeing the props and such from them. The floor and casino area are very clean, and the service ahs always been friendly and prompt.

Thank Robert C
Oswego, Illinois
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50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

great place to go if you want to go gambling. They have museum and movie memorabilia thru-out the place. A great buffet and finally a no smoking policy. Miss the boats going out but.. oh well. it's still fun.

Thank Chris S
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Its no Horseshoe but it's nice to go with a couple of friends on a random weekend. I like it because it isn't jam packed and the bets are a lower than the other bigger casions.

Thank Bbakdr
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed July 5, 2016

They wlll kick you out if you win. Don't drink and win. They hate it. Seriously stay away. They are terrible. If you are an attractive woman that wins, you will be kicked out

Thank 399lori

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