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“Very basic casino.”

Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison
Ranked #46 of 98 things to do in Madison
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Owner description: Madison's casino offers the most generous slot machines in the region with an average payout of 95% across the entire gaming floor. This means, more spins, more rewards, and more fun! During your visit, breathe easy as our 1,200+ slot machines are on a 100% Smoke Free gaming floor. Choose from a wide variety of fun themes along with video poker and keno. To experience all that Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison has to offer, be sure to join our free Rewards Club Program. This club allows you to receive special benefits which include Rewards Play, cash back, hotel stays, gas cards, food vouchers and so much more. We look forward to seeing you soon.
MANKATO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Very basic casino.”
Reviewed December 25, 2012

This casino has a convenient location, just off the interstate. However, it is very smoky--one can smell smoke even in the non-smoking area. It was decorated nicely for Christmas. Available food is very basic--not much choice. It has only slots, not even video poker.

Visited December 2012
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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Small but fun”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

They let you gamble at 18 here. Great for people under 21 but for people over it can get a little annoying. The casino is much smaller than the one in Baraboo but it does the trick.

Visited May 2012
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Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Going Downhill FAST”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

This USED to be a somewhat fun place to go, now it is just a dump! Security, has no authority, so they don't do a darn thing to clear out the low-lifes who lay all over the machines or sit there and play the free machines all night. Its sad when even the staff comes up and stares at you while you are playing. There are too many younger kids that come in this place because it is a Class II gaming establishment (Bingo). This is not true Bingo either. Noticed on our cards that there were times we had straights and various combinations that should have won and the machines did not pay. Also there are too many times when the end of session comes up, turning the card to all red circles. Happened seven times in a row. That should NOT happen. The casino is too smokey, even in the non-smoking section due to poor ventilation. Not very clean either. They can keep their comps and their money. Last time I'm coming here. I can't stand coming here.

Visited October 2012
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Wisconsin
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Once is enough.”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

One visit is enough. Don't waste your time here. Small, smoky mess. Did not win a thing either. Won't be back.

Visited September 2012
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Madison, Wi
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69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“A casino without a bar?”
Reviewed July 25, 2012

Slots let you win once and a while and the poker room is not too bad. They bring in music now and then and the Brett Michels show was a good time but really a casino without a bar... What gives when the sister casino for Ho-Chunk in the Dells as numerous bars and restaurants. Plenty of parking

Visited April 2012
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