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Great Blue Heron Charity Casino

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Address: 21777 Island Road, Port Perry, Ontario, Canada
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+1 888-294-3766
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Owned by the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, this small casino...

Owned by the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, this small casino offers more than 50 game tables including Pai Gow, card poker, mini-baccarat and roulette.

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Smaller casino, skip the buffet

I found Great Blue Heron quite busy for a weekday afternoon as it is frequented by local retirees and is small. Buffet is reasonable if you have a coupon; otherwise you may be... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
ontariomom870
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Toronto, Ontario
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Port Perry, Canada
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I live not far from the casino. I'm not a gambler so I just go for the buffet. They put on a great all you can and the prime rib is the best!

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Thank Joyce C
Toronto, Ontario
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I found Great Blue Heron quite busy for a weekday afternoon as it is frequented by local retirees and is small. Buffet is reasonable if you have a coupon; otherwise you may be better to drive into the town of Port Perry and eat at a local restaurant. I had great success on the slots, perhaps just good luck, but... More 

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Thank ontariomom870
Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

They spend too much money on too many staff members which u dont see in other casinos. The staff members loiter around, ;and get paid bigl bucks. They dont every give jackpots, very rarely and that too just max $300.00. For all the money we gamble, returns are very very desplicable, rotten. We play heavily but they give us 10.00$... More 

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Thank philcoral
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Worst security ever EVER! Everything in this Casino is out of date,and they even don't have a proper machine to check ID!! Have used my Massachusetts Driver's License several times in different casinos such as fallsview casino,casino rama etc. Everything went smoothly in those casinos,but not in GREAT BLUE HERON!!!!!!! The front door security took out a very old book... More 

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Thank Yining M
BEAVERTON
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63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Revisited after 3 years and sadly find it worse now. Crowded for a Monday afternoon. Atmosphere is not right here. I can't explain why. Food venues are terrible. An empty buffet restaurant, an empty bar and a sad little sandwich counter. Crowded casino, empty restaurants, you do the math.

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Thank Lucky1499
Whitby,Ontario
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Blue Heron is exactly what you should expect, regular patron. New point system major step in right direction. Wish they would stop with 200 plus hand pays as jackpots. Costs us time and them money while you wait. Food at buffet is average at best, very disappointing. Overall ok spot to make donations.

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Thank newt7Whitby_Ontario
Markham, Canada
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78 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

No hotel rooms or entertainment available just slots and gaming tables. The buffet restaurant is good and the food is reasonable. The bar is slow in service and they only allow to buy one drink per person and if you want to buy for someone else (i.e. 2 drinks) the other person must be with you at the bar. The... More 

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Thank Andrew B
Oshawa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Stopped in after travelling all day for work, needed a break. First impression is good when you walk into the place, went to use the bank machine, its a casino, I needed money, and WHAT?!?!?! $3.75 service charge. That's crazy and its not like there are options near by for another bank machine, unless you came in through Port Perry.... More 

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Thank OntarioGirl19
Toronto, Canada
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645 reviews
246 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We drove to Port Perry and area for the day to explore and stopped in here for lunch as it claimed to have an excellent buffet. It was not excellent. Perhaps it was the time we arrived, but the food looked like it had been there all day. Nothing was fresh and everything looked a bit sad. For the price,... More 

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Thank Megan M
Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Pretty dismal little casino lacking in atmosphere or excitement inside or out. Would definitely suggest taking a pass on the buffet, very small with few options. If you're close by, then pop in for an hour or so and continue on with your trip.

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