Venture off the beaten path of today’s mega casinos and visit Oklahoma’s mid-range casinos for the newest slot machines, table games and some of the biggest payouts in the state.
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You don’t have to travel to Vegas or Tunica to strike it rich - just look to one of Oklahoma’s 90+ casinos for the chance to win big. Oklahoma’s mid-range casinos are perfect for those times when you want to skip the large floor plans and focus on the big win. These hidden gems are among some of the best in Oklahoma, so grab your good luck charm and try somewhere new.
Located right on the Oklahoma-Arkansas line, the Choctaw Casino Pocola features a large gaming floor with all your favorite games from penny slots to $25 machines. Visit the table games pit for everything from blackjack and three-card poker to Texas Hold ‘Em and roulette. After you’ve hit the jackpot, treat yourself to a tasty meal at one of the five on-site restaurants.
At Gilley’s, you can two-step in the dance hall, grab a cold beer or take a ride on the mechanical bull while listening to the latest country western hits. At Seven Ponies, you’ll be treated to a fine dining experience with upscale fare like herb crusted prime rib and charbroiled Angus bone-in rib eye steak. Call it a night at the Choctaw Casino Hotel Pocola, a seven story hotel boating 118 rooms, 10 luxury suites and two penthouse suites.
Strike it rich at Newcastle Casino where you’ll find 2,500 electronic games, 11 card tables and Keno just 20 minutes from Oklahoma City. Those looking for high stakes action will find it in the high limits room or on the top progressive gaming machines like Bravo 7 and HeeHaw Quick Hits where the denominations and jackpots are higher than usual.
This 83,000 sq. ft. casino also features two dining options, the Stone House Pizzeria and Blackjack Grill. Newcastle Casino is also a popular place to hear live, local music. Every Saturday night, head to the east building’s indoor stage where you can sit back and relax or take a spin on the dance floor.
Buffalo Run Casino’s slogan is “It’s More Fun at the Run,” and they invite everyone out to experience it for themselves. With 70,000 sq. ft. of casino space, you’ll find over 900 of the latest and greatest gaming machines. If table games are your thing, Buffalo Run has plenty of those, too. Choose from double and single deck blackjack, crazy4card poker, Texas Hold’em and more.
After you’ve fattened your wallet, visit one of Buffalo Run’s three restaurants to fill up your stomach. The Trailer Park Bar & Grill serves ice cold beer, tasty bar food and even features live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. If you’re looking for a more upscale eatery, visit the Coleman House Restaurant, which was modeled after the beautiful Coleman Theater in Miami. Buffalo Run Casino also offers Joe’s Outback Grill, which is open 24/7. The Buffalo Run Hotel is located right by the casino, where you can unwind in one of 100 guest rooms or suites.
Conveniently located just inside the Oklahoma-Texas border along Interstate 44 and Highway 281, the up-and-coming Comanche Red River Hotel Casino wants to be your ultimate gaming destination. With live entertainment, electronic games, table games and two dining choices, you’ll find everything you need for fun. Open 24/7, Comanche Red River Casino offers up 1,000 interactive games, a high limit room, eight table games and a section for VIPs as well as a luxury casino with comfortable suites.
Strike it rich at the Lucky Star Casinos with locations in Concho and Clinton. The Concho location offers over 1,500 electronic games and a 24/7 poker room with plenty of tables ready for action. At the Clinton location, you’ll find a more intimate atmosphere with about 400 machines spread across 13,000 sq. ft. Each location has one restaurant where you can order classic American favorites like chicken fried steak and hamburgers. Amp up the excitement by going to a concert at Concho’s Lucky Star Casino, where artists like Trey Songz, Martina McBride and Weezer have performed.
If you’re looking for live horse racing in Oklahoma, look no further than Remington Park. Located in Oklahoma City’s Adventure District, Remington Park offers a fully-enclosed, climate controlled stadium where you’ll be glued to your seat with excitement. Wager a bet on your lucky horse from the sidelines or watch from one of the many TVs located around the casino. Oklahoma City’s only casino also offers over 750 state-of-the-art gaming machines.
There’s always something going on at the Cimarron Casino in Perkins. Open 365 days a year, visitors to this casino will find over 600 electronic gaming machines as well as Vegas-style gaming tables. If Keno is your game, then head to the Cimarron Casino to get your fix. Blackjack, Texas Hold’em and progressive machines guarantee there’s something for everyone. Over at the on-site Eagles Nest Café, you can order from the full menu at any time day or night.