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Thunder Valley Casino

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Very nice, super clean and all upgraded casino and restaurants as well as bars. But so very hard to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Unicorngal53
via mobile
Great buffet and non-smoking area

I went to an outdoor concert at the Casino. The venue was nice- not too large so it was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ywjr
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Thunder Valley Casino Resort is a AAA Four Diamond award-winning casino and resort. It is owned by the United Auburn Indian Community and opened in June 2003. Thunder Valley Casino Resort features a 250,000-square-foot Las Vegas-style casino...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
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+1 916-408-7777
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice, super clean and all upgraded casino and restaurants as well as bars. But so very hard to get any kind of drink on the floor. No one goes around offering as they do in most casinos. We had to leave our slots each...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to an outdoor concert at the Casino. The venue was nice- not too large so it was comfortable. I enjoyed the buffet Sunday morning but recommend going before 10am because it can get crowded. I also put money in some of the slot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ThunderValleyR, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello ywjr, thanks for taking the time to write to us. We’re glad to hear your visit was a pleasant one and hope you come back soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been a member since 2013. The club is very nice in appearance and has plenty of entertainment and drawings to keep people coming back. Unfortunately they cater to habitual smokers. There are so many people walking around with masks on it's unbelievable that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ThunderValleyR, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello saccarscene, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We want you to know that we hear you. We are continuously working on improving our ventilation systems to help remove the smoke smell. We understand your frustration and have forwarded your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw a show at Pano Hall. The room was small, but comfortable. The sound was pretty good and the show as well. Had a good time. Too bad you have to walk through the smoke filled casinoMore

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Richard K
ThunderValleyR, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Richard, thanks for the review! we’re glad to hear that your Pano Hall experience was a pleasant one! We understand your concerns about the smoke. Please know our engineers are continuously working on improving the ventilation system. We hope to have you back for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am an Elite player at Thunder, invited to New Years Eve party. Advertised as buffet dinner with dishes with lobster, beef tenderloin, scallops and bacon wrapped shrimp in the bingo room. Then a concert with Creedence Clearwater Revisted. OK, they had Lobster Tail shells...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ThunderValleyR, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello sjsharks2018, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We want you to know that we value all of our guests and their feedback. We’re sorry to hear that your recent experience has not been what you were hoping for. Would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new mini-matinee and matinee programs have few games and are terrible. We and others will not return after playing for years.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TerrieA31
ThunderValleyR, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello TerrieA31, thank you for your feedback. We’re sorry that your experience was not what your were hoping for. We understand your frustration and have sent your message to management.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smokey. but then it's a casino so I guess I shouldn't have been surprised. Some high end restaurants as well as fast food choices.

Date of experience: December 2018
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ThunderValleyR, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello dalycalifornia, thank you for your feedback. We understand your frustration. Our engineers are continuously working to improve our ventilation systems. We have forwarded your message to management.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ive spents over 2000k in slots this month (my 1st) month and have witnessed that the slots are so damn tight. Drop a hundred in, play max bet and not see 1 single bonus round. Thats an issue in my book. Do not go here....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ThunderValleyR, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello JoeBeats123, thank you for your feedback and we’re sorry to hear that your experience wasn’t what you were hoping for. We have forwarded your message to management.

Reviewed 16 December 2018

My wife and I stopped in on our way from Tucson to Eugene. Upon arrival we noted the casino is at least two football fields long and at least 1/2 of a football field wide. Stores, various eating places, and hotel check-in surrounded the gaming...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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ThunderValleyR, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Finallybbs2, thank you for the great review. We strive to bring 4-diamond service to all of our guests. We happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. We have forwarded your message to management. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 16 December 2018

None of the California Indian Casinos are great but this one is the worst. They don't have to report payouts as they do in Nevada so they are free to make the slots as tight as they want and Thunder Valley's are among the worst....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lynne B
ThunderValleyR, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Lynne, we appreciate you taking the time to write us a review. We’re sorry to hear that your experience was not what you were expecting. Because of recurring issues regarding change payout on our ticket machines, we found it necessary to implement the coin...More

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Stephanie S
29 December 2018|
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Response from finallybbs2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have shuttle service if you stay at a nearby hotel they have partnered with. Don't know those hotels but found this info on their web site.
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Chery M
23 November 2018|
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Response from ThunderValleyR | Property representative |
For our first time visitors, we recommend signing up for our Thunder Rewards Program. Thunder Rewards Members have a chance at receiving $5 - $500 in slot play when they sign up. You also receive %5 percent back in comps... More
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rwolf167
16 August 2018|
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Response from mptrsn | Reviewed this property |
Hi. If you go to their website and click on restaurants you will see the menus for their restaurants and the buffet hours and monthly theme.Be sure to sign up for their loyalty card. It will get you discounts at all the... More
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