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Worst Casino in Town.

Discussion in 'Off-Strip Hotels' started by bnlphan, Jun 6, 2017.

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  1. zarman96

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    Going out in October, Was going back and forth whether to take the shuttle out to Sam's town for the afternoon......After hearing the comments on Longhorn, now it makes me definitely want to go, got to see this place.
     
  2. TXTriper

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    Stopped into the Alamo mentioned near the Silverton. Walked in to pickup a chip for collection, left before I even made it to the cage
     
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    In 2007, we rented a car and visited just about every casino in the valley that had table games as we collect chips. The Longhorn was OK to me (might have something to do with the fact they offered cheap Shiner Bock), but the Bighorn Casino in North Las Vegas was the one that scared me the most. In fact, we didn't go in until 5 years later (when we had someone else to run point :)) I remember walking up to the cage to buy a chip, and the attendant had to get the nod from security that it was ok.

    I guess for any of these mentioned in the thread, see it for the experience, act like you've been there before, and make sure the sun is still out when you visit
     
  4. FullPay

    FullPay When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro

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    I never thought a ‘worst casino in town’ thread would devolve into a 6/5 bj discussion.

    My first thought when I saw those Longhorn pics was it must have been a clear day. The only time I was in there the smoke was so thick that one of the dealers was taking his smoke break in the little hallway between the casino’s inner and outer doors. Still not the worst.

    Wild Wild West just felt like a local’s bar but with the added vibe that you could easily become involved in a fist fight if you broke an unspoken rule. “Is anyone sitting here?” “Can I sit here?” “Did someone forget their dentures in this drink?” Still, not the worst.

    Silver Nugget we went to one afternoon on a coupon trip. A few years later saw security camera footage of this dude pulling his piece and looking both ways during a fire fight on the casino floor. Now that’s a serious demerit in my book.

    Ever notice that even with 6/5 blackjack the Bellagio doesn’t post that ‘No Colors, No Gang Insignia’ sign?

    As to Aztec Inn: I walked in and immediately sensed there was something there that I didn’t understand, so I left.
     
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  5. dmr

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    I don't recall ever seeing that in LV. I must lead a sheltered life, huh?
     
  6. FullPay

    FullPay When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro

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    It is still posted outside the side door of Gold Spike on the wall nearest Downtown Grand. But even back in the day it just seemed like an extremely low end casino. Never felt any danger there, it was simply ‘take it or leave it’.
     
  7. wanker751

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    Had that out for the bike event on fse last weekend
     
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    Thanks. I have not been to the Gold Spike for, well, like forever. :) I'm sure we wandered into it on our first trips but I sure don't recall it specifically.

    However (comma) now that I think about this more, I do seem to recall a "No gang attire" sign at one of the bars downtown a few years ago, maybe H&H but might have been another bar. I don't remember any obvious gang types there.
     
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    wanker751 Dutch Rudder Enthusiast

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    I wasn't allowed to enter a few Fremont east bars with hockey jersey on
     
  10. spicole

    spicole No shirt, no shoes... NO DICE!

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    Really? Dang.
     
  11. wanker751

    wanker751 Dutch Rudder Enthusiast

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    One was insert coins... which is closed. Cause of that policy I assume.
     
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    Was it a Canucks jersey?
     
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    wanker751 Dutch Rudder Enthusiast

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    Hahaha no a Blackhawks sweater
     
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    I grew up in the Philly area during the Broad Street Bullies era, Flyers fans were altar boys compared to those who rioted.

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  15. tuck78

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    Never stayed nor set foot inside it but I've always heard that Imperial Palace was pretty bad.
     
  16. ruralhipster

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    The silver nugget is the only casino that I have been patted down in before entry. I'm not sure if they still have the blackjack table or not but it wasn't going on the afternoon I visited.
     
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    Looks like the Pokie Queen and l missed out on the wild side of Vegas on our last trip.

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    Seems like a food and beverage problem here, otherwise, all good.
     
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