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Address: 1200 Athens Ave., Lincoln, CA 95648
Phone Number:
+1 916-408-7777
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Thunder Valley Casino Resort is among the elite ranks of AAA Four Diamond...

Thunder Valley Casino Resort is among the elite ranks of AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort destinations in Northern California. With over 2500 Vegas style slot machines, 110 table games, a fabulous Poker Room with room for 240 players, 14 unique restaurants & bars, headline entertainment, and 300 stunning hotel rooms starting at just $99, this is the luxury resort experience you've always wanted. Live out loud - at Thunder Valley!

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Smokey. but Otherwise Nice

Thunder Valley does a great job with entertainent, especially in the summer. Their buffet is very good as is the steak house. Happy Hour is a good time to visit the steakhouse... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Lincoln, California
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San Ramon, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

nice travel time, not to long, great rooms and gaming, good food, very nice staff. We live in the bay area this is a very convienent location to travel to for a relaxing overnight trip.

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Fredericksburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Casino. Had few drinks. We won on the slots that we played. Very clean and easy to maneuver around. Casino was on one floor. Employees were friendly. Free parking in garage. Took elevator right to Casino floor. Also have hotel in the casino. Seemed pretty nice. Thought I was in Vegas.

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Thank Mark M
Antioch, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The casino is not super large in size, but the selection of slot games is extensive and they always have the newest slots, too.

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Thank hle0n
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it was very crowded, we managed to get some play done. The air exchange is our only problem when it is this crowded, but it was the end of a long holiday weekend!

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Thank Rodney K
Lincoln, California
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thunder Valley does a great job with entertainent, especially in the summer. Their buffet is very good as is the steak house. Happy Hour is a good time to visit the steakhouse. Wednesday is senior day at the buffet & can lead to long lines. Except that I come out smelling like smoke, I enjoy the casino on occasion.

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Thank Linda55555
Sacramento
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18 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a casino so the only downside is the cigarette smoke. The buffet is very good and priced fairly. The staff were busy and friendly. The downside is the smoke and even though there is no smoking in the buffet, it is open to the rest of the casino and you notice the smoke.

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Thank pwilk30978
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13 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thunder Valley has all the new slots. We go to a lot of the local "slot shops" and love this place the best except the fact that we didn't win anything! We were still impressed with the layout, food court, and restaurants! We stayed at the hotel there and it was wonderful. Can't wait to see the new and revamped... More 

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Thank 265kimh
Lincoln, CA
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

There are a couple of great restaurants including a steakhouse and usually. Great line up of entertainment acts seasonally. It can be fun for a date night!

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Thank bntzmimi
Marysville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Great food in most of the restaurant's. but I have only been to the Buffett and the cafes and twice to the steak house.

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San Francisco, California
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Really big place with lots of slot machines - including 1 penny slots, nickel slots, high roller spaces, poker room, etc. Saw Don McLean in concert - really great! Hotel had cushioned stacking chairs as this room is not a permanent theatre, but it was comfortable and they had 3 bars in the back - no waiting. You can valet... More 

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