Hollywood Casino - Aurora

 
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Hollywood Casino - Aurora

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Address
1 New York Street
City
Aurora
State
Illinois
Zip Code
60506
Country
United States
Phone
(630) 801-7000

Toll Free Number: (800) 888-7777
Restaurants: 3
Buffets: L-$13.99/$19.99 (Sun)
D-$17.99/$29.99 (Fri)/$20.99 (Sat)
Casino Hours: 8:30am-4:30am/6:30 (Fri/Sat)
Casino Size: 41,384 Square Feet
Games Offered: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Three-Card Poker, Mini-Baccarat, Mississippi Stud, Poker
Other Games: MB, P, MS
Overnight RV Parking: No
Senior Discount: 50% off buffet Wed if 55+
Special Features: Casino is on a barge docked on the Fox River. Buffet discount for players club members. Buffet closed Mon-Tue.

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(Updated: September 20, 2015)
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Slots 
 
5.0
Table Games 
 
4.0
Customer Service 
 
5.0
Player's Club 
 
4.0
Gaming Atmosphere 
 
5.0
Amenities or Hotel 
 
3.0
Food & Drink 
 
4.0

Awesome night at Hollywood Aurora

Had a great night at Hollywood Aurora and the slot Gods were even kind to me! I called the property to setup a trip as I used to play there years ago and spoke to a host named Bobby. He was so kind and professional and even set me up with a comp of 2 buffets for Friday Seafood and got to enjoy some awesome crab legs. I like the spacing of Hollywood Aurora due to the roominess between the machines. I've been to Rivers and Joliet where it can get quite cramped especially between the slots. Ended up $900 ahead and played all night! Thanks Hollywood Casino and Bobby for making my trip a memorable one!

Nicky

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(Updated: May 10, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
1.3
Slots 
 
1.0
Table Games 
 
2.0
Customer Service 
 
1.0
Player's Club 
 
1.0
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1.0
Amenities or Hotel 
 
1.0
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2.0

video poker

I have not been there in a while because they are cheap with bounce back coupons. I lost $300.00 playing video poker the last time played. That is easy to do because the pay tables are bad. What did they send me? A coupon for $3.00. Wow! Thanks Mike for the visit and play. Here is something to ease the pain of your loss. Phooey on them.---MIKE----

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(Updated: September 25, 2011)
Overall rating 
 
1.9
Slots 
 
1.0
Table Games 
 
2.0
Customer Service 
 
3.0
Player's Club 
 
1.0
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3.0
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1.0
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2.0

Long time No win

My wife and I have gone there about 4 times this year. We play video poker,keno and slots (table limits too high). I believe they don't have 25-cent keno (minimum keno is 1 dollar).The video poker machines are limited to a very few 5-cent (4) and 10-cent (4). Most are quarter/dollar. Anyway, they're NOT paying. I heard only one machine going off when we were there last. The slots are no better and the comps are insignificant ($5 dollar coupons once a month?) wow...another one bites the dust.

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Overall rating 
 
1.4
Slots 
 
1.0
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1.0
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3.0
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1.0
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2.0
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1.0
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1.0

Better Have Lots of Cash to lose if you play here

Not only is this a terrible place to game (so tight the slots squeek) when you are at them. Bring lots of money and don't expect to get any payback. They sent me a coupon for money or to eat, when I turned it in I got a whopping $3.00 I hope they don't go broke.
Don't go here if you want to have fun and get a little cash, It will NEVER Happen!!!!!!

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Overall rating 
 
1.9
Slots 
 
2.0
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1.0
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2.0
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1.0
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3.0
Amenities or Hotel 
 
2.0
Food & Drink 
 
2.0

Not What It Used To Be

The slots and video poker used to give you a chance to win, but they have tightened the machines. Now a decent pay is rare. The buffet is just about the same all of the time. It's OK, but nothing special. I won't play the table games because the minimum is too high. My wife and I would go almost weekly for the first 12 years because we felt we had a chance to win. Now we go to Hollywood once every 4 to 6 weeks. We would go to Empress, but the had a major fire in March 2009. They made changes in the way the customer earns slot points and now they don't seem to be worth much of anything. They have taken the fun out of this casino and made it mediocre.

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