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Address: 107 Main St., Central City, CO 80427
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Nice casino

Everyone helpful pleasant Jeff the manager super nice guy - huge focus in community - they even have gam room for the kids

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2016
Valerie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Everyone helpful pleasant Jeff the manager super nice guy - huge focus in community - they even have gam room for the kids

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Amarillo
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stayed in BlackHawk, but rode the FREE bus shuttle to Central City (about 2 miles) to the Bonanza and Easy Street Casinos. First off the drinks are FREE (beer,mixed drinks,wine or just soda) and the slots are lose. We wondered in here just looking around, and realized they had alot of quarter slots that I like, put $20.00 in... More 

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Thank Sablebell
Newport Beach, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I rank in excellent since my son and I won big time at the black jack table and they changed dealers three times in an hour. Anyway, that aside, it was small and intimate, old yet tidy as a pin and the working staff could not have been more congenial and helpful. Had a blast.

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Thank bitler
Covington, KY
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Our goal in Central City and Black Hawk was to hit as many casinos as we could in an afternoon and evening. This was our 2nd stop, having crossed the street from Century. It looks as if several store fronts were taken over to set up this casino. I saw stairs going down to a restaurant (and table games?) at... More 

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Thank CovingtonCat
Central City, Colorado
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The people are very nice and attentive, the gaming is fun and we sometimes win. The food is typical processed casino grade, don't eat there.

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Thank Dave B
Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Stopped into Bonanza after walking around Central City a bit looking for some table games. We were directed upstairs and there was just 1 table with a dealer at it. The table open was offering $3 Double Deck BlackJack. I have played blackjack before but never this version of the game. With this version your cards are dealt face down.... More 

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Thank jacketsman
Frisco, TX
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

The old-timey atmosphere is probably all this has going for it. Stop in, and take a look around, but not much else to see here. There are some table games upstairs, but not much fun happening on Wednesday afternoon. Table games are not a seven-day thing here, so be aware if you want to go for that reason. Not a... More 

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Ponteland, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

We were passing through town on the way to Idaho Springs, when we called in for a drink. To be fair our visit was in the early afternoon so may not be representative of the evening atmosphere. This place was sad, full of lonely people who appeared unable to interact with anything other than the slot machine in front of... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

Went to play blackjack - tables closed on Mon & Tues! bummer, so we sat & played 21 on the machines at the bar. Nice bartender, polite and engaged us in conversation - made a great bloody mary!

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Thank denvergal64
Seminole, Florida
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

In "the richest square mile" in the U.S., based on the gold mining that occurred in the past, Central City has somehow maintained most of it's old american town look and feel. I visited several casinos in the city, (separate reviews) and the Famous Bonanza by far, had the ambience and feel of the old time casinos. It actually has... More 

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