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Address: 107 Main St., Central City, CO 80427
Phone Number: 303-582-5914
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 am

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Small but fun casino

I rank in excellent since my son and I won big time at the black jack table and they changed dealers three times in an hour. Anyway, that aside, it was small and intimate, old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Newport Beach, CA
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Newport Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I rank in excellent since my son and I won big time at the black jack table and they changed dealers three times in an hour. Anyway, that aside, it was small and intimate, old yet tidy as a pin and the working staff could not have been more congenial and helpful. Had a blast.

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Covington, KY
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455 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Our goal in Central City and Black Hawk was to hit as many casinos as we could in an afternoon and evening. This was our 2nd stop, having crossed the street from Century. It looks as if several store fronts were taken over to set up this casino. I saw stairs going down to a restaurant (and table games?) at... More 

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Central City, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The people are very nice and attentive, the gaming is fun and we sometimes win. The food is typical processed casino grade, don't eat there.

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Columbus, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Stopped into Bonanza after walking around Central City a bit looking for some table games. We were directed upstairs and there was just 1 table with a dealer at it. The table open was offering $3 Double Deck BlackJack. I have played blackjack before but never this version of the game. With this version your cards are dealt face down.... More 

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Frisco, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The old-timey atmosphere is probably all this has going for it. Stop in, and take a look around, but not much else to see here. There are some table games upstairs, but not much fun happening on Wednesday afternoon. Table games are not a seven-day thing here, so be aware if you want to go for that reason. Not a... More 

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Ponteland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We were passing through town on the way to Idaho Springs, when we called in for a drink. To be fair our visit was in the early afternoon so may not be representative of the evening atmosphere. This place was sad, full of lonely people who appeared unable to interact with anything other than the slot machine in front of... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Went to play blackjack - tables closed on Mon & Tues! bummer, so we sat & played 21 on the machines at the bar. Nice bartender, polite and engaged us in conversation - made a great bloody mary!

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Seminole, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

In "the richest square mile" in the U.S., based on the gold mining that occurred in the past, Central City has somehow maintained most of it's old american town look and feel. I visited several casinos in the city, (separate reviews) and the Famous Bonanza by far, had the ambience and feel of the old time casinos. It actually has... More 

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Central City, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

A historic building with fun old time characters. Calamity Jane works the tables upstairs, where you can also play darts and shoot pool. Beautiful decor and atmosphere. Good assortment of slot machines, great Window seats. Organized happy staff. I visit often.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

This place is in Central City, CO which is a very small town in the mountains just west of Denver. My buddy took me up here for the first time in my life. I have been going to Colorado for the last 20 years and have never stopped here. It is a great area. There are a couple dozen casinos... More 

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