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Fort McDowell Casino

Fort McDowell Road and State Route 87, 10424 N Fort McDowell Rd., Fountain Hills, AZ 85264
+1 800-843-3678
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Nice and clean but too much smoke.

The casino is top notch. I didn't see any live craps or roulette. Plenty of slot machines... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grumpy6513
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Yuma, Arizona
Average. Too much Smoke.

Simply average. Nothing revolutionary here, and in my opinion, kind of sad. No one here looks like... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Curtez151
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Located in the heart of the Southwest, Fort McDowell Casino offers guests gaming excitement, multiple cuisine options, premier hotel accommodations at Wekopa Resort and Conference Center and absolutely amazing views and surroundings. Fort McDowell Casino and Resort features: Fabulous gaming facility with over 900 state-of-the-art slot and video machines, with new machines being added monthly Live keno, blackjack and poker room featuring daily/weekly/monthly tournaments with daily prizes. Bingo players are sure to find their favorite seat in our spacious and award winning 1200+ seat bingo hall, which features the Valleys best daily promotions, highest payouts, and Fort McDowell exclusive multi-progessive game Planet Bingo, plus receive table-side food service in our bingo and poker rooms. Free live entertainment in the Lucky 7 Saloon (Fri - Sun) featuring bands like Mogollon, 9-Ball, Furious George, The Hamptons, Rhythm Edition and many others. And its your place to see every NFL game and UFC fights. When you're ready to break from the gaming, Fort McDowell Casino offers a wide variety of delicious dining options. Chose one of our 5 different casino restaurants: New York Deli - Fresh Brooklyn-style deli sandwiches, plus much more. Café 87 - Casual dining open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, featuring $2.99 Breakfast Bonanza Special. Noodles Sushiya - Hearty Chinese and Vietnamese noodles and sushi menu. Red Rock Buffet - All you can eat buffet dining, including All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs on select days. Silver Platter - Old fashioned burgers and shakes. Plan your Arizona vacation today! To learn more about Fort McDowell Casino or We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference center please visit us at the website listed above.
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Fort McDowell Road and State Route 87, 10424 N Fort McDowell Rd., Fountain Hills, AZ 85264
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+1 800-843-3678
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The casino is top notch. I didn't see any live craps or roulette. Plenty of slot machines everywhere to sit and have fun..

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply average. Nothing revolutionary here, and in my opinion, kind of sad. No one here looks like they are having a good time. Everyone sitting around is just chain smoking chronically with a huge frown looking miserable. Loaded with alcoholics and chain smokers. I would...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Ate at the buffet (Monday is senior night $8.00) The roast Turkey was excellent, beef stew very good. Small buffet but food very good, salad bar, dessert, soda pop and coffee included in price. Casino machines were not bad also.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

It was fun to walk over from the hotel and gamble for a bit - but the smoke was so bad we couldn't stay for long. Not a huge casino but lots of choices for slots. Didn't see anyone winning much but it was still...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The people who work there are Great. Friendly most have worked there for years I'm assuming...but the promotion's are a joke...the free play is a joke...you read the rules on the web which state July 1st till June 30th is how they determine your free...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Very nice Casino, clean, friendly employees, quick service, very good food, nice variety of slots, extra large BINGO room both smoking and non-smoking. The only issue was no special line for people that reserved space for bingo event, so you would have to stand in...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

If your not into gambling but like to do some dancing visit Fort MacDowell Casino in Fountain Hills.. Every Wed. Morning from 10 Am till 2pm there is a,live Rock and Roll band in the lounge area. It is smoke free but you can smell...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This casino is old and age worn. The smell of tobacco and the smoke is unnerving. Not worth the visit unless you don’t mind the smoking. I moved from fountain Hills a year ago but I still visit friends there on a regular basis. This,...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Ft. McDowell Casino is our favorite casino and resort in the valley. Very clean and less Smoky than the others. The cocktails are appear less expensive and they don't charge for bottle water. The rooms are very nice and we chose to stay here rather...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

I used to go here for about 10 years straight, never made any real money but it was always fun to occasionally win a decent jackpot. However, the last few years, the jackpots have diminished to hardly any for me anyway. I was an active...More

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Felipa M
31 March 2016|
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Response from AZdrummer | Property representative |
They have free morning bingo on Mon, Wed, Sat & Sun @ 9am. Matinee 7 days a week @ 12:30, and Evening 7 days a week @ 6:30. Also a late session on Fri and Sat @ 11:30pm. There are about 1000 seats and an enclosed... More
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Kimberly K
4 November 2015|
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Response from Ruth S | Reviewed this property |
Fort McDowell does offer free transportation. Since you have a group and are going on New Years Eve you may want to contact their reservation department: Contact the reservations department directly for ride information at... More
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