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“Fun to Gamble Not Great Food”
Review of Riverwind Casino

Riverwind Casino
Ranked #3 of 34 things to do in Norman
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Owner description: Enjoy the hottest Vegas-style action at Riverwind Casino, including over 2,700 electronic games, off-track betting, and 45 gaming tables such as Poker, Blackjack, Ultimate Texas Holdem', 3 Card Poker, and Baccarat. Many world-class acts have taken the stage at the Showplace Theatre. The 1,500-seat theatre is the most luxurious venue in the area. Also in the theatre is a mezzanine area, with a full bar, lounge, and two corporate boxes. We offer a wide selection of restaurants, including Chips 'N Ales, the Willows Buffet and the Seasons Food Court, featuring Burger King®, Rick’s Café, Taco Bueno™ and Panda Express®. Located right in the middle of the casino floor is the Energy Bar, a full bar featuring gaming machines built into the bar.Don’t feel like walking far to park your car? Drop it off at our North or South Valet, and take just a few steps to be on the casino floor. And if you’re too tired to even drive home, stop at the Riverwind Hotel, attached to the casino’s south side by a walkway. The hotel, outfitted with the latest luxurious amenities, has 100 guest rooms, including nine spa suites, a junior suite and a governor suite and is sure to be your gateway to relaxation. For our guests who need to travel by airplane, we are conveniently located 23 miles from Will Rogers World Airport. Nearby is Oklahoma’s “most unique entertainment destination”, the Bricktown Entertainment District, as well as the Winter Creek Golf Course, Sooner Mall, and the University of Oklahoma.
Reviewed May 17, 2012

Liberal Slots and an overall fun place to go. I play here about 3 times a month and have had fun every time I go. The only complaint I have here is their lack of a good place to eat at 3:00am. A large Casino like this should have a 24hr sit down restaurant like Denny’s or IHop inside. The Burger King was terrible and the wait for food was way too long. I tried their buffet and for the price is way over priced for what they have to select from. If you get a chance to go, try to eat beforehand so you won’t be disappointed.

2  Thank Karen L
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Reviewed April 29, 2012

Husband and I were in OKC for the Memorial Marathon and saw a promo for Riverwind; earn 20 points, get $20 matchplay. Everywhere else in Oklahoma that means play $20, get $20. NOT HERE. I spent $56 and received FOUR points, husband spent $105 and had SEVEN points. A trip to the players club was not fruitful. The attendant said each machine awards points differently and we were probably playing progressives which don't award many points. NOT! We told her we were strictly penny slot players. She just shrugged and said that was all she could say.
Dear Riverwind: Advertise honestly. Say spend $200 (or whatever it is) and get $20. This way your customer knows up front what the level of committment is and whether they want to participate. There are WAY too many other indian casinos in OK to waste time on this facility that is if not dishonest then Very misleading. There is an old adage that says a happy customer will tell one or two people about their experience and an unhappy one will tell one hundred.We will not return.

15  Thank asforme
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Reviewed April 20, 2012

SMOKEY!!!!!and didn't see anyone winning a thing. I'm not a fan of these kind of casinos anyway, but son wanted to go for awhile. I gave him $100, he was done in 30 minutes!

15  Thank DebbieSanAntono
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Reviewed April 19, 2012

This is a great casino for OK and they have many good concerts too. The service for the gambling guests is pretty much non-existent and be prepared to pay for alcohol, this isn't Vegas. Soft drinks are complimentary, but even if you give a nice tip, don't expect to see the waitress again. Get a frequent players card to win free play and hotel stays. Use the valet-its free and the parking is horrendous. It is a fun time, they just need to hire more help and expand the parking lot

1  Thank 2gurlsmom
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Reviewed April 15, 2012

I have played slots at Riverwind and at Newcastle Casino over the last two years and I have learned that both of these casinos seem to be able to totally control their payouts at any time with the click of a mouse. at times you hear bells going off everywhere and then all of a sudden the entire place becomes silent and you never hear the bells again. It happens at Riverwind and at Newcastle Casino. If they can turn the machines on and turn them off at will then they shouldn't call it gambling because it isn't a gamble for them. If the bells stop ringing get up and run away as fast as you can. Nothing in the casino will hit at all during that time. They turn them on for an hour or two and then turn them off for the rest of the day to recoup the money that they lost.That is what happens when the Chickasaw Tribe regulates their own casinos.

24  Thank Richard D
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