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Boomtown Casino

9825 Hardin St, Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 4G9, Canada
+1 780-790-9739
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Fort McMurray’s Entertainment hotspot?? I think not, first you plow through all the smokers and... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Jroc78
via mobile
Your Local Casino

What you would expect from your local casino. Plenty of slot machines as well as a few more tables... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Jason30302015
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Brooks, Canada
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Welcome to Boomtown Casino, where we have been at the heart of Fort McMurray since 1978! We offer promotions, daily specials, weekly live entertainment, and endless chances to win big! With more than 23,000 feet of gaming space and lounge, there is something for everyone. Come enjoy all-day breakfast or chef-created specialties in the Clearwater Café or spend your night on the dance floor enjoying the best live entertainment in the city.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good26%
  • Average23%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible11%
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“dance floor” (3 reviews)
“small casino” (2 reviews)
“live music” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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9825 Hardin St, Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 4G9, Canada
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+1 780-790-9739
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Fort McMurray’s Entertainment hotspot?? I think not, first you plow through all the smokers and bums at front entrance. Then your into a plain Jane looking casino, one that makes The casino in Cold Lake look like Vegas. Sub par Entertainment here, once upon a...More

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Boomtown C, Manager at Boomtown Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hello, we are sorry to hear you had a negative experience at Boomtown. We do our best to try and ensure everyone is comfortable and enjoying their visit no matter what. We have live entertainment every weekend and have had Aaron Pritchett, Aaron Goodvin and...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

What you would expect from your local casino. Plenty of slot machines as well as a few more tables than you might see at your average casino. Interior kind of dated and poor lighting, but a decent source of entertainment. Actually saw a brawl between...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

The service is excellent, the food is delicous and they serve large portions. Our non-profit organization volunteers at the Boomtown Casino and it is great that we have a place to order food that is right there. The staff and cooks do an excellent job...More

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Boomtown C, Owner at Boomtown Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for the kind words. We love hosting non-profits and giving back to the community! We're happy you are enjoying the food as well. We will let our chefs know!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

It is a good size Casino. Average Food and lots of drink. You can spend a night there and have fun especially if there is live music.

1  Thank Sam J
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Boomtown C, Owner at Boomtown Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Hey Sam, We're happy you enjoyed yourself! We have live music every weekend. Hopefully we will see you again soon!

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

The casino is nothing spectacular to see in comparison to other casino's. You will likely be harassed by the homeless drunks outside asking for money and trying to sell you drugs. This is all part of the BoomTown Casino experience though.More

Thank Evan D
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Boomtown C, Manager at Boomtown Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Hi Evan, we apologize if you have ever felt harassed by other patrons while visiting our establishment. We work hard to ensure that this is a fun and safe environment for all of our visitors. If you have any pressing concerns that you would like...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Boomtown has had many exceptional live bands of both local and brought talent. The bands play until after midnight and the dance floor is always busy and a great time.

Thank J M
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Boomtown C, Owner at Boomtown Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

We're happy you're enjoying the live music! We have live shows every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is not your Las Vegas Casino. It is a simple small casino with a lounge and OK games room of slots and card games. There is also a small 3 table poker room that does not follow your normal poker rules (or at least...More

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Not the best of service for drink orders. The a slot machines are very tight. I guess everyone says that if they don't win tho

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

I like play slot, and I don't mind to lose some money, but...hey, give me a chance to enjoy here, odds against the player is 100-0 in casino favor. All machines are fix, plus the floor people have some dill with unknown guests to play...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The restaurant has some of the best burgers I have tasted. There are senior nights as well as 2 for 1 steak night. The staff is great too. I love eating here.

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girliegirle
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Aiming to be open mid July
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Response from James G | Reviewed this property |
No idea. I haven't been back to Fort Mac since the evacuation.
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