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Address: 3007 South Street Francis Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone Number: 505-989-3600

Popular casino in Northern New Mexico offers a variety of table games, slot...

Popular casino in Northern New Mexico offers a variety of table games, slot and video poker machines and one of the largest bingo halls in the state.

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Easy to miss

Almost missed the attraction. It's easy to by pass off the highway. My kids wanted to walk up and take pictures. After a few pictures...that's about it to see. Kinda unique.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2016
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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49 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Best part of this was going to see Camel Rock on the opposite side of the highway. This casino really sucks. Stinks of old cigarettes and air is filthy. Think downtown Vegas and you'll get the idea. Poor tables selection. No craps. No roulette. Staff not friendly either. Best thing was when we drove away.

Thank Mountainsteve
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Almost missed the attraction. It's easy to by pass off the highway. My kids wanted to walk up and take pictures. After a few pictures...that's about it to see. Kinda unique.

Thank 774terrancej
Denver, Colorado
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194 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We were there for less than An hour and had to leave due to bad air. It is sad to see the desperate old folks plugging away their retirement!! This is not a good thing for the Indian nation either!

Thank Marlene S
Aztec, New Mexico, United States
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

I have been to this casino several times in the past. It's never been fabulous, but it has been fun and different from the huge casinos. The air quality has never been as good as Buffalo Thunder, but then, it has much lower ceilings. This last time, however, I felt like I'd been poisoned. It's a little hike uphill from... More 

1 Thank Meredith W
Kihei, Hawaii
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Not the fanciest Casino in the area, but it's the employees that always make a visit here a good time. Friendly and personable is the best way to describe them. And don't get me wrong, it's a very attractive, and well-maintained casino. Camel Rock Casino is a must for us when we are in New Mexico, and it always will... More 

Thank mauisundude66
Fort Worth, Texas
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114 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Very nice staff. Signed up for players card given $10 freeplay and $5 dinner. More on that in a minute. We played away the afternoon on not much $$$. Good mix of new / old games. The tables were deserted but two open. We wondered why and soon found out. I have never gotten sticker shock at a casino but... More 

Thank Traci M
Basalt, Colorado
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80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We made a couple trips to the Buffalo Thunder casino to play BJ and just stopped in here out of curiosity for a few quick hands. I thought the air quality was actually better than in the Buffalo Thunder casino (although we got up and left when someone started smoking at our table). Why is it that you can smoke... More 

Thank GoBlueinColorado
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Nothing special. The machines are tight. I spent two hours there and a lot of money and no significant pay out.

1 Thank Dennis G
Sweetwater, Texas
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Big variety of games I had never seen or played. We normally play in the Oklahoma casinos and they have the same old games. These were new and fun and would let you play. Won on some, lost on some, but got to play and that is the fun part.

1 Thank Patricia R
Independence, Missouri
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169 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Santa Fe and tried out the casino. Wish we hadn't. The casino has a lots of old machines, and the smoke smell is horrible. The gambling was only fair. Won't go back.

1 Thank Jo B

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