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Casino Apache

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Ruidoso, NM
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Smoke, grunge, sad oldsters loosing $$$ they don't have to lose

About as far away from a Las Vegas casino experience as posible. Also, they try to trick you by... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Bad experience

All computers were out today in the casino, so the machines could not print tickets or accept... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Casino offering poker, craps and slots.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“slot machines” (10 reviews)
“table games” (6 reviews)
“gaming floor” (2 reviews)
Ruidoso, NM
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

About as far away from a Las Vegas casino experience as posible. Also, they try to trick you by showing the lake - like its on the property ... try the Inn of Mtn Gods about 20 miles away. This place is about as dreary...More

Thank GrodTzu
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

All computers were out today in the casino, so the machines could not print tickets or accept tickets. When I cashed in at the cashier, she said they could be out for 2-3 days. Folks were standing/ sitting at their machines trying to get payouts...More

Thank S C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here after a brief stop at the run-down and horrid Billy the Kid Casino. Really nice grounds (large golf course and a lake that looks like it's been dyed blue). Casino not too smokey … free drinks etc. A big basketball tournament was going...More

Thank jdog17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place, activities for everyone. Nice place to sit down and relax. The children loved the lake and having a snack at the concession by the lake.

Thank travelot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never been to a casino that is also a truck stop! Almost all slots are penny slots with a minimum bet of $.40-.50. No adult beverages on gaming floor. Very smoky the day we went. It's right on Rt 70 as you approach Ruidoso from...More

Thank Susan2904
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This casino is one of several in Ruidoso. We don't gamble but the food looked good and we appreciated the lovely grounds, lake and clean atmosphere. The casino itself is very smoky so keep that in mind if you are a non-smoker.

Thank Darryl L
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

The hotel room was very clean and the staff are friendly. The casino was not very huge so do not expect it to be like Vegas. The hotel has two bars one in the casino and one near the entrance. They have a small gift...More

Thank pinaykim
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Located on a beautiful, picturesque lake with a zip line over the lake. Beautiful place. Fun gambling, won some, lost some. High class. Ample parking in garage with ease of access to elevators.

2  Thank Paula C
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Stayed here for an overnight stay (arrival 9pm). We called in advance, and we could just inform security when we arrived. You can choose whether you like to stay next to the trucks that park there as well, or on the other side of the...More

Thank Kaparipin
Reviewed March 23, 2017

I'm not a casino buff but a friend wanted to go play bingo so we went at 4 on a Thursday. She won $75 so I guess it was worth it. But I preferred looking at the beautiful sculpture in front of the Inn of...More

Thank bevhearn
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Maria V
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Susan2904 | Reviewed this property |
The lake is up at the Inn, not at the Casino Apache on Rt 70. Only is in the shower/changing facilities for the truckers
Stacie E
September 5, 2016|
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Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
No they don't.
March 15, 2016|
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Response from tjeanny | Reviewed this property |
You must be 21 to gamble anywhere in NM. Casino Apache is no exception. Only place you can gamble at 18 is oklahoma casinos.