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Prairie Meadows

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Good time

My husband and I went for a get away to see the ponies and play on the slots. We had a great time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robbintravels
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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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Fun place to gamble

They have a nice diversity of slot machines and many table games. In the summer months they have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rowensmd2
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Prairie Meadows is the premier destination for gaming and entertainment in the Midwest. With more than 85,000 square feet of casino action, we have every game you'll want to play this side of Vegas. Whether you enjoy the latest slot machine or your...more
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1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-2115
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+1 800-325-9015
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went for a get away to see the ponies and play on the slots. We had a great time. Slits were fun and I won enough to keep me playing. Horses were fun. Always a joy to see them run. Very...More

Thank Robbintravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a huge gambler, however I do love the horse races. Go with some friends you can bet against each other to see who wins. If you want to bet, the minimum bet is $2. You can be a lot of fun with...More

Thank Beth N
Prairie M, Manager at Prairie Meadows, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and we are glad you had a fun time with your friends here at Prairie Meadows. There are plenty of things to do here even if you are not a big gambler so we are glad you found that to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third trip to Prairie Meadows and we love the track there and that the casino has a non-smoking section!

Thank paula t
Prairie M, Manager at Prairie Meadows, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you had a good time at our property watching the races and enjoying our non-smoking section of the casino. Have a wonderful week!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good time but the slot machines were not paying out for anyone. Horse races were fun though. Variety of table games were available but we did not play those.

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Prairie M, Manager at Prairie Meadows, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our horse racing and the variety of gaming options we have available in the casino. We hope you come back again and give us another try.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a nice diversity of slot machines and many table games. In the summer months they have live horse racing. It is a bright gambling area and a good sized non-smoking area.

Thank rowensmd2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for work as it was the only hotel open because of Pork Convention in Des Moines. With my company discount my room was $89 per night which was well worth it. However without that discount I was told as I was making a reservation...More

1  Thank kevindrew
Prairie M, Manager at Prairie Meadows, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We appreciate any and all feedback from our guests.

Reviewed 28 May 2018

most casinos are out to take your money. not this one. we won big. we hit 7 x 3 x 7 x 5 x 7 x 3. we turned 10 cents into 64$ how is that for a win. they advertise paying out 98%

Thank rockteam
Reviewed 19 May 2018

My husband and I and my sister and brother-in-law had a great time at this casino. There were a great variety of slot machines many we had never played. It had a coffee typed bar with large pretzels ect. and a snack bar hamburgers ect....More

1  Thank kcblues2
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Great casino, plenty of slots of all denominations. I like to play 3 card but tables are usually full so you may have to play slots for a little while. Casino is 100 times better than most on KC. Always a good time.

Thank gjroz
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The place isn't even worth the ground it's built on, you know when you spend most of your pay check at a place ya kind of expect to win some of it back. I'm supper disappointed at this place,This place is a disgrace.

Thank Charles B
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Response from paula t | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on this but would think maybe since it is a Casino there might not be some kind of code like maybe no swimsuits or something like shirts and shoes required. Best to call them and ask before being turned away.
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Lori K
11 May 2018|
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Cameras are allowed for leisure use in outdoor venues only. Camera bags will need to be made available for search by security personnel. Pictures acquired in outdoor venues may not be sold, duplicated, or distributed.
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