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Riu Palace Macao Casino

Playa de Arena Gorda, Dominican Republic
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Marble game total scam!

Couldn't believe how stupid we were. I just read the reviews and we, too, were totally scammed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lamodeo115
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
Avoid the Casino!!

As everyone says here the casino is a complete rip-off a female offers you free chips to play the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Adam598
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Marquette, Michigan
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3 weeks ago
“Marble game total scam!”
18 Feb 2018
“Avoid the Casino!!”
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Playa de Arena Gorda, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't believe how stupid we were. I just read the reviews and we, too, were totally scammed. Just like the others said, you're a few points away from winning and the bet doubles every time. Or you get a gold bar or a cherry. Yes,...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

As everyone says here the casino is a complete rip-off a female offers you free chips to play the Caribbean roulette a white American looking guy shows you how to play the game and you quickly start winning as soon as you start betting your...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This is complete Fraud, do not go!!! I stayed at the RIU Palace, I brought my family to enjoy the sun and get away from the cold for a week, we were having a great time until I took my daughter and wife for a...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice hotel staff..food are excellent Word of warning if you like to gamble certain dealers on the caribbean poker dont shuffle the cards on the table they cut the cards 2-3times..my wife commented that "the kings are still on top of the pack" and...More

Thank Ian L
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The young female staff have way too much attitude! Giving people dirty looks and simply being rude for no reason. If you don't like your job find another! Don't give off an attitude or bad vibes. People come to enjoy themselves not to be given...More

4  Thank Chantelle M
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Dont play at the two Private table roulette at casino Roy macao. This is not a casino riu so they can t help you. They cheat you by counting false numbers. DONT PLAY THIS IS SCAM CASINO

5  Thank sofly98
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Beach was beautiful. Rooms were adequate. Food was tasteless and this includes the speciality restaurants. Some foods including ice cream were not edible. The excursions available were pricey and underwhelming (parasailing and 4 wheelers). The bars were horrible - the one opened 24/7 was closed...More

7  Thank bittersweetsix
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Stopped by here as the Casino was connected to my hotel (Riu Palace Macao). I have been to a few casinos in my day, Vegas included and typically don’t like the ‘sharkish’ atmosphere but this little place seemed just right. It’s not big compared to...More

2  Thank AndreyNonNative
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

The casino is filled with fast talking and lying employees. You will be taken advantage here. Gaming is not run fairly. The Riu management is aware of this, but fails to do anything about it. If this is the Riu Resorts' attitude toward their guests,...More

14  Thank 27Scott
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This is my third time staying at the Riu and to be honest one of the reasons we come back every year is because of the casino . It's small but the people are so nice we every year play the marble game that everyone...More

1  Thank david m
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terrytipler
4 October 2017|
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Response from lamodeo115 | Reviewed this property |
We were scammed too. $5,000. there was someone here on trip advisor who got a team of lawyers to go to that casino and got the scam on video. He said to email him with your story. I did but I haven't heard back from him... More
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Hdolliver
13 January 2016|
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Response from bittersweetsix | Reviewed this property |
It is the RIU that owns the casino. According to the ministry of gaming in the Dominic Repblic a casino must be owned by a hotel. If you used a credit card you can see the merchant is the RIU.
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Linda T
9 March 2015|
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Response from sofly98 | Reviewed this property |
Dont play roulette this is scam Check at internet
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