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Billy The Kid Casino

Ruidoso, NM
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This was by far the less smoky casino of the three in Ruidoso. We didn't win much, but who expects... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Janet C
Midland, Texas
If yo have to Gamble, this is the closest place to Ruidoso.

My wife and I don't gamble, but we go with our friends here to eat and watch them gamble. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruidoso, New Mexico
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Casino located at the Ruidoso Downs.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good20%
  • Average37%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
4 weeks ago
“Small but ok”
30 Nov 2016
“Alright casino”
Ruidoso, NM
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was by far the less smoky casino of the three in Ruidoso. We didn't win much, but who expects too? It was a fun day to play slots.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I don't gamble, but we go with our friends here to eat and watch them gamble. Very Good Food.

Thank GunNut111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a desolate area, with a strange entrance and difficult-to-navigate parking. Had to walk aways to reach casino. It's next to a race track, so a lot of traffic comes for the horse races. Walked into casino via cheap and clunky patio-style doors. Horribly smokey...More

Thank jdog17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The casino is not big and has no table games. It does offer machine table games like video poker, Blackjack. Part of the horsetrack complex.

Thank taino55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very small casino...not enough variety in the type and kind of slots,,many were old. I like a different kind of slots, will stick with the larger casinos

Thank Patricia l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The casino is pretty small but we actually went for the Special prime rib and it was really pretty good.

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a Monday (a race day) to have lunch at Billy's and watch the ponies. The 'restaurant' that was open was in the very smoky horse/sports book. We both ordered the Philly Cheesesteak - bad move. Hardly any very dry beef, little cheese,...More

Thank Susan2904
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Upon entering this small casino, located on the race track in Ruidoso Downs, NM, we were hit with the smell of poop throughout the entry walkway. We though someone had just released some gas, but, no. Later when leaving the casino, after no wins at...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Stop thru on a Thursday and casino was empty. That should of been our clue! Tried multiple slots but no pay outs

Thank melissa h
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We wanted to go to a casino and this was the closest. It's very small, there's no tables and I couldn't find video roulette which is my favorite. But we played some video poker for a bit and it was fun. New Mexico casinos do...More

Thank SSMcGee
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Melissa A
29 April 2017|
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No you don't.