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Grand Victoria Casino Elgin

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Address: 250 S Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120-6447
Phone Number: +1 888-508-1900
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Measuring 400 feet long and 100 feet wide, this picturesque riverboat...

Measuring 400 feet long and 100 feet wide, this picturesque riverboat features 16-foot ceilings and more than 1,000 slots and a variety of table games.

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We went there 7 of us in family and we left with in half hour , It was our first time there and I didn't like it at all. Outside water where casino stand is dirty and smelly... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
Alpesh P
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

For a fun night out or a day get away or even a all niter this place is classic casino fun. the river boat has it all from penny to top dollar from video to classic it has them all. t has booze or coffee and if you get hungry food.. They have a buffet that is to die for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went there 7 of us in family and we left with in half hour , It was our first time there and I didn't like it at all. Outside water where casino stand is dirty and smelly water. Not good place to spend your time and money.

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Thank Alpesh P
Elgin, Illinois
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I had heard that small casinos were not friendly places. The Grand Victoria Casino was a pleasant surprise. Dealers are very friendly, multitude of games and tables. The GVC also sponsors a summer concert series that's loads of fun. The food there is very good and very reasonable. I've taken guests just to eat there. And being on a river... More 

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Thank chucknotcharles
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Never been on a riverboat. Thought we would check out the casino on fox river. They were doing some construction. It was an experience. Overall it was dirty. The buffet was expensive and quality of food was so-so. The had table games and slots. You have to pay for your alcohol. It was busy. Some of the staff was friendly... More 

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Thank Coloradotravel2010
Elgin, Illinois
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Food here at all the restaurants is great here. The experience is inviting. The entire staff from waitresses to dealers is amazing! I'd choose here before going to any other local riverboat!

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Thank Gaetano D
Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

If you are in the mood to gamble this is an option. This casino is a MGM property. Variety of gambling options.

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Thank StanKIL
Bloomingdale, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Only thing good here is its non smoking. Used to come here and win something...which made it fun. If and thats a big IF you even get free spins...the pay bonus is pathetic at best. I mean $2.63 for ten free spins...REALLY...come on! My friend got an unreal 256 free spins and cashed out with $59!!! Save your $$ and... More 

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Thank bobbicat
Cary, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This casino is about average - no fun club or anything at this one- so I would say I've been to better. It gets pretty crowded on the weekends and you can hardly even find a spot to play.

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Thank Sophia M
Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Great place to relax. A lot of free parking. And if you don't wish to play, spend money you can always go for a walk along the Fox River towards downtown. Very pretty walk.

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Thank Anna G
Elgin, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My family and I love lobster, and have gone twice when they had lobster. You may have 2 whole lobsters, plus a ton of other food, appetizers, main courses, sides and dessert. There is much to choose from. Fun and yummy! Don't recall when they offered it. We've gone also for the regular buffet, but it is a real treat... More 

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