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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
Review Highlights
Crowded with folks who look lie they are part of the machines and games

I like to play a few hands of Black Jack and some slots. I have been here a few times and each... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Global Traveler
Decent Casino, and decent food.

We ended up playing for a while, eating at the buffet, and leaving with the same amount of money... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Robin C
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good26%
  • Average31%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (7 reviews)
“prime rib” (5 reviews)
“few dollars” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Fort McDowell Road and State Route 87, 10424 N Fort McDowell Rd., Fountain Hills, AZ 85264
+1 800-843-3678
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like to play a few hands of Black Jack and some slots. I have been here a few times and each time I leave a bit depressed by the folks around who do not look like they are very healthy, have been spending hours...More

Thank truetray
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We ended up playing for a while, eating at the buffet, and leaving with the same amount of money we arrived with.

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

One of the nicer casinos I have visited! Nice new machines, well spaced. Their buffet restaurant is very clean.

Thank Winks
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Quick stop, not planning on staying long. Today the machines were good for me. Won good money and more than made up for any loss by Dave. Got a very good lunch too. Will be back, Bingo looks fun.

Thank rvlifeisgood
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This casino is easy to get to and has a big bingo hall, and lots of old and some newer slots. We walked through the bingo hall and then into what must be the older slot area. You can walk through to the newer, larger...More

Thank Tripping9900
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Not the largest casino, but plenty of tables and machines to keep you occupied. Restaurants, bars available. Live music towards the weekend. Sign up for the rewards card and get $15 in free play.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Easy access. Good parking. CROWDED! Well worth the visit but prepare to lose a few dollars in the slots and spend a few dollars in the restaurant. A FUN place to pass a few hours!

1  Thank Bill E
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We go to casino's for relaxation and entertainment. We don't bet heavily and don't win or lose a lot. This place is great. Most of the dealers are very friendly and not afraid to engage in conversation (or banter) with customers. A lot friendlier than...More

1  Thank Lew D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

As in another post, needs to be updated - very outdated & dull....needs newer machines.////they have a lot, but they are the older machines. Band was ok, but wow it was loud - couldn't even hear the machines, let alone talk, We also stayed at...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 28 August 2017

good place to have a good time. food is good and has several restaurants to choose from with a variety of food options. gaming pays better in fall & winter months. has security 24 hrs. has events throughout the year, such as showing the fight...More

1  Thank Pat L
Nearby Restaurants
We-Ko-Pa Resort Restaurant
24 reviews
.23 km away
Cafe 87
10 reviews
.22 km away
Noodles Sushiya
5 reviews
.22 km away
Red Rock Buffet
13 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
We-Ko-Pa Golf Club
207 reviews
.62 km away
The Fountain
449 reviews
4.04 km away
Fountain Hills Lake Overlook Trail
54 reviews
4.56 km away
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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
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