Casinos

Scottsdale Arizona boast some of the most exciting and entertaining casinos you can find outside Las Vegas. From Talking Stick Resort to the Casino Arizona at Salt River there are plenty of nearby options for gambling and entertainment when visiting Scottsdale Arizona.

Talking Stick Resort Gaming

Casino Arizona at Talking Stick Resort boasts 240,000 square feet of gaming that offers more than 700 slot machines and is available to guests 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The non-smoking Poker room features favorites including Texas Hold ‘Em , Omaha and 7-Card Stud. We also have more than 50 table games including Blackjack , Three Card Poker and Let It Ride. Keno and high-stakes areas complete our gaming floor.

  • Slot Machines

    With more than 7 00 multi-denominational play slots , our slot floor features video poker , statewide progressives and major events for our slot players year-round.

  • Poker

    Our non-smoking Poker Room houses 47 tables, offers table-side food service and generates excitement with a full tournament schedule . Games include Texas Hold ‘Em, 7-Card Stud, Omaha Hi-Lo, and many others.

  • Table Games

    With Everything from Blackjack, Casino War, 3-Card Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Let it Ride and more covering our gaming gaming floor, Talking Stick Resort is the place to be for Table Games in the Valley!

  • Keno

    With our ongoing promotions and an aggregate payout of $250,000 , this beautiful lounge is the place to be. Or simply watch the action from any of the Keno boards throughout the casino floor.

With world class gaming, gourmet dining, first-rate entertainment, more than 100,000 square feet of function space, 497 luxurious guest rooms and a state-of-the-art spa, Talking Stick Resort promises to be the jewel of the Arizona desert.

Casino Arizona at Talking Stick Resort (101 and Indian Bend) is located at 9800 E. Indian Bend Road in Scottsdale.

Casino Arizona

Casino Arizona is truly your home for the hottest gaming action around Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ. We proudly offer more than 900 ticket-pay multi-denominational slot machines, including many high-limit slots, plus live Blackjack and other table games, 47 non-smoking poker tables (at our Talking Stick Resort location only), and live fast-action Keno. Additionally, Starz Sportsbar offers video poker slots and numerous televisions for viewing sporting events. Put it all together, and Casino Arizona turns any ordinary night out into an event to remember!

The best slots in the Valley, “BAR NONE.”

Casino Arizona features more than 900 state-of-the-art, multi-denominational play slots at our Scottsdale location, including many High-Limit Slots. Our ticket pay slots are the pinnacle of convenience for your payouts—no more coins or buckets!

The Casino Arizona slot floor features a multi-station Video Blackjack game, Video Roulette, Video Poker, Craps & Sic Bo, and progressives. We also feature luxury car giveaways and major events for our slot players throughout the year.

Casino Arizona offers 51 tables to handle all styles and limits of your favorite Blackjack action, including our new $1000 Blackjack Limit! In addition to being easy to learn and always exciting, Blackjack offers some of the best player odds of any casino game.

Blackjack Break

This lunchtime tournament occurs every Tuesday at noon at our Scottsdale 101 & McKellips location only. The tournament has a buy-in of $50 and the prize pool is based on the total number of entries.

Great Late Late Tournament

Every Friday at 3 am

  • For area restaurant/bar employee teams
  • $25 Buy-in
  • Prize pool based on entries (38% for 1st)
  • Weekly cash prizes (individual) and quarterly awards (team)
  • Where tens or better win big.

    In this exciting card game, the object is simply to get the best possible poker hand by using your three cards and two community cards, which the dealer will expose. You are not playing against the dealer or the other players.

    The Play

    Each player places three (3) equal bets as indicated on the layout and is dealt three cards. After looking at your three cards, you may ask for your first bet back or you may "Let It Ride." The dealer then turns up one community card. You may then ask for your second bet back or you may "Let It Ride." The second community card is then turned over by the dealer, and all winning hands are paid according to your final bet amount and the posted pay table (any pair of 10s or better).

  • Seven cards, two hands, big bucks.

    The object of the game is to use the seven cards dealt to make two separate poker hands, a five-card high hand and a two-card low hand.

    The Play

    The strategy is to make both hands as high as possible in poker value, with the two-card, low hand being of lesser value than the five-card, high hand. After all hands are set, each player's hand will play individually against the dealer's hand. The player's two-card hand will play against the dealer's two-card hand. The higher-ranking hand will win. The player's five-card hand will then play against the dealer's five-card hand. The higher-ranking hand will win. Both the high hand and the low hand must win for player to win their bet. A commission will be paid on winning Pai Gow hands. Both hands must lose for a player to lose their bet. If one hand wins, and one hand loses the hand will "push.”

    Players have THREE chances to win including the Fortune Bonus bet with a payout of up to $8,000, and an ENVY bet, are you envious of your playing partners hand, with the ENVY bet you will win off of all other players qualifying hands!

    It's ok to be envious!

    To play, players make a standard pai gow wager and the Fortune Bonus wager. If a player has wagered at least $5 on the Fortune Bonus, the dealer will place an "Envy" button next to his wager. The dealer then follows house procedures for Pai Gow poker. If a player's hand qualifies for payouts, the dealer pays him according to the posted paytable. The dealer pays any Envy Bonuses at the end of each round. If at least one player has a four-of-a-kind, all players with Envy buttons win. In the event that more than one player has at least a four-of-a-kind, all players with Envy buttons win multiple payouts. Note: A player cannot win Envy Bonuses for his own hand or the dealer's hand.

  • Three-card game, unlimited excitement!

    In 3-Card Poker, you are looking to make the best poker hand possible with three cards. You can choose to play this game against the dealer with an Ante bet. You can also bet on your own hand by placing a Pair Plus bet.

    The Play

    Player makes an Ante bet and may also place a Pair Plus bet. The dealer gives the player and himself three cards. The player examines his cards. The dealer's cards are kept face down. Any player making the Ante bet must either fold or raise a bet equal to his Ante. The dealer's hand qualifies with a queen high or better. If the dealer does not qualify, the player wins even money on the Ante bet and pushes the Play bet. If the dealer qualifies, the higher hand wins. If the player wins, his Ante and Play bets are paid even money. Ante players with three of a kind or higher will receive an Ante Bonus, regardless of the value of the dealer's hand. Pair Plus bets are paid entirely based on the poker value of the player's hand, per the posted pay table. Pair Plus bets are paid entirely based on the poker value of the player's hand, per the posted pay table.

  • Casino War - To the Victor Go the Spoils!

    The Game

    Casino War is the fastest, simplest table game to learn to play, and it's the best casino game for players to beat the dealer more than 50% of the time.

    The Play

    Simply make a bet in the marked area. You and the dealer each receive a card face up. If your card is higher than the dealer's, you win even money. If your card is lower, the dealer wins (Ace is high). If your card matches the dealer's in rank, you and the dealer "go to war" with an additional bet each. If you beat the dealer, you win his and your bets. If you tie, not only do you win, but you win extra!

  • Slots
  • Blackjack
  • Let It Ride
  • Pai Gow Poker
  • 3 Card Poker
  • Casino War
  • Keno
  • KENO – Easy to play, easier to win.

    The simple game where picking your favorites can win you a fortune!

    • STEP 1: With a KENO crayon, mark your favorite numbers on a blank KENO ticket. You may mark up to 15 numbers (see KENO pay line for $5.00 and $10.00 special tickets). Mark your numbers with an "X".
    • STEP 2: Indicate the total numbers selected and the amount of your wager in the right margin of your tickets(s).
    • STEP 3: Please have your ticket filled out before you approach the Keno desk. Give your ticket(s), along with the amount of your wager, to one of our friendly KENO employees. You will receive an official game ticket in return. Check this computer-generated ticket to verify that it is accurate. It is the player's responsibility to see that the official ticket is error-free.
    • STEP 4: Watch one of the KENO display boards located throughout the casino. As the winning numbers are drawn, they will be lit on the boards. Consult the pay line on the following pages to determine how much you have won. If you are unsure of how much you have won, let one of our friendly KENO employees review it for you.
    • STEP 5: Present your winning ticket to one of our friendly KENO employees.** The amount you win depends on the type of ticket you play, the amount of money you wager and the total correct numbers you select.

    The minimum wager on straight ticket(s) is $1.00. Consult the charts in this booklet to learn the cost and payoffs of various tickets.

    Keno Specials

    • Keno Surprise Spin

      Cash Prizes Range from $5 to $50!
      Mondays and Wednesdays at Salt River, 101 & McKellips
      Tuesdays and Thursdays at Talking Stick Resort, 101 & Indian Bend

    • 25 Cent Keno Games All Day

      Every day at Salt River, 101 & McKellips and Talking Stick Resort, 101 & Indian Bend
      4 game minimum

    • HAVE SOME TIME? PLAY FOR A DIME!

      Win $200 playing Keno for just 10 cents!
      At Salt River, 101 & McKellips and Talking Stick Resort, 101 & Indian Bend

    Official Rules:

    1. All winnings are paid according to the computergenerated ticket(s) only. Any errors not corrected before the game is closed will be computed and paid accordingly. Casino Arizona is not responsible for writer errors.
    2. Maximum aggregate payout to all players participating in each game is $250,000.00.
    3. KENO runners are available for your convenience only. Casino Arizona is not responsible if tickets arrive too late for the current game. Wagers are not valid until accepted into the computer system at the KENO computer. Please have your tickets ready. KENO runners are instructed not to wait if tickets are not ready for the current game.
    4. Multi-Race KENO – play one (1) to twenty (20) consecutive KENO games with just one (1) ticket. These tickets must be cashed within 100 games. Mark a ticket and select the number of consecutive games you wish to play. You must play the same ticket on each game.
    5. Multi-race ticket(s) (2 or more games) will not be changed or voided after they are entered into play, unless approved by a Keno supervisor.
    6. Play 21 or more consecutive games on one ticket and come back anytime within the next 30 days to collect your winnings.
    7. All Federal & State tax laws shall apply and are the responsibility of the winning patron (reportable amounts $1500 or more net in one KENO game). Suitable identification (i.e. Drivers License and Social Security Card) are required before payment.
    8. Non-resident aliens are subject to a 30% withholding tax and Casino Arizona is required to deduct such amount before payment.
    9. A $1.00 minimum bet is required on a one game straight ticket(s).
    10. A $.50 wager requires a 10 game minimum.
    11. Way ticket(s) with 3 ways or more may play a minimum of $.25 per way.
    12. To play "QUICK PICKS" simply mark "QP" in the center of your ticket. Let the computer select your numbers. Tell your friendly KENO employee how many numbers you wish to play and the rate you wish to wager.
    13. Management is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets.

Gila River Casino

Gila River Gaming Enterprises, Inc. provides quality casino entertainment with exceptional customer service and innovative casino gaming experiences while providing rewarding employment opportunities and revenues for the Community.

Responsible Gaming

Responsible gambling is behavior whereby the gambler: Views gambling as entertainment; limits the time and money spent; and recognizes that uncontrolled gambling can create problems for themselves and for others. If you have a gambling problem, please contact the Arizona Office of Problem Gambling at 1-800-NEXT STEP (1-800-639-8783) or visit www.problemgambling.az.gov.
BET WITH YOUR HEAD - NOT OVER IT!

Wild Horse Pass has exciting casino action to suit everyone. With slots , table games , and poker , you're sure to find your favorite game and make it your lucky day!

Slots

Wild Horse Pass offers more new games with the latest gaming themes from the various machine manufacturers such as IGT, WMS Gaming, Aristocrat, etc. Our goal is to keep our slot floors updated with the latest game platforms such as dual screen video and the latest reel games.

Many of these new games feature multi level progressives, interactive bonus features and mini games. These features allow players to experience more involvement, interaction and decision making in the game vs. just pressing a button and waiting for the outcome. We will also be adding some new progressive reel slot games that will offer different levels of jackpots.

Table Games

Come be our next big winner! Join us at any of our 5 blackjack pits, on any of our 46 exciting tables! Table limits range from $5 to $1,000*. Our blackjack tables seat five to accommodate you in a plush and comfortable setting. Stop by 24/7 for a quick win or spend hours enjoying a fun and entertaining gaming experience. Our professional and friendly dealers are here to satisfy all your gaming needs.

Our High Limit room features 2 Pai Gow Poker tables, 4 blackjack tables with 4 deck shoe, and no mid-shoe entry (at player request and manager's discretion). All cocktails are complimentary on any $25 minimum table.

*Weekend and peak times may increase table minimum to $10, at manager's discretion.

Poker

The Wild Horse Pass Poker Room gives you ways to win beyond your wildest dreams on all your favorite games and promotions. In 2011, the Poker Room paid our guests over $3,900,000 in promotional awards. Welcome to payout paradise!

The Poker Room at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino has 25 state of the art Poker tables set in a rich but comfortable environment. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy over 30 TVs including 8 large screens for easy viewing.

There is no shortage of action and a wide variety of games for every budget and skill level. Structured and spread limit Holdem and Omaha games are offered. Stud games are available when demand allows. Most games feature a full Kill and Bad Beat Jackpot.

While enjoying the action in a live Poker game, you may order from the Poker menu at ½ price. A great selection of Ling and Louie's Asian cuisine is available from the Poker menu 11am to 10pm daily, also at ½ price.

The Poker Room is your best chance to get in on a fun and rewarding gaming experience. The links below will be your guide to hours of enjoyment with opportunities to win big by participating in our daily promotions.

Fort McDowell Casino

Fort McDowell offers you 150,000 sq. ft. of some of the finest, most exciting, and most rewarding gaming in the entire Southwest. The first-time player, the casual player or the most experienced and knowledgeable player will discover and enjoy an unmatched gaming experience. We provide 866 gaming machines, 55 table and poker games, bingo, live keno, poker tournaments and pull-tabs. Whatever your favorite game, whatever your gaming experience, you will find your “slot” at Fort McDowell Casino

Slots

Not only does Fort McDowell Casino offer the widest variety of the most exciting slot machines in the entire Valley of the Sun, we also have a large non-smoking room. We are the first one in the valley to add the new Cash Spin Machines and we were also the first to install a ROULETTE machine using a real roulette wheel! Unlike live roulette, here there's no intimidating dealer and no dirty chips, only a unique and thrilling gaming experience. And it's bi-lingual!

Our slot machines are crafted by the best manufacturers in the industry: IGT, Bally, WMS, Aristocrat, Atronic, and Konami.

Watch your favorite TV show while playing your favorite slots in our newly remodeled TV Bar, where each slot has its own dedicated LCD TV. How's that for a win/win scenario! See the show. Watch your winnings pile up.

Be sure to join the Fortune Club so you can earn cash back just for playing your favorite games. Just use your card when you play and watch your rewards pile up as you play. Membership is simple, easy, fast and it's free so sign up today and get paid while you play.

Our machines include:

  • New Theme Slot Machines Fireball, Playboy, Reel Money, Joker Wild, Indiana Jones, Lucky Penny
  • Wizard of Oz Pennies
  • Deal or No Deal IN House Progressives
  • Slot Bar Progressive Poker Games
  • Wheel of Fortune both quarter and dollar!
  • Keno Selectable Slots in Nickels, Dimes and Quarters

New machines are being added all the time!

Keno

Keno is fun and easy to play. The games are run every 3-5 minutes, players mark their tickets up to 15 numbers and watch the board for their lucky numbers to come up in the 20 numbers randomly drawn. You can play multi race games as well as “Fort McDowell Progressive's” games, play straight tickets for just $1.00 on the Six spot starts at $2,500, Seven spot starts at $10,000, Eight Spot starts at $25,000.

Our live Keno games features payouts of up to $100,000. We offer 23 different games of keno. We also offer a game of “Speed Keno” for those who want to play fast. On speed you can play 100 games for ten cent per game and it will take about five minutes to complete the entire games.

You can relax at your favorite slot machine or at the bar while viewing the games on the screen close by. We have Keno Runners available to keep your tickets current they are available in all gaming areas and in the food outlets.

Bingo

You'll never have a greater live bingo experience than in Fort McDowell Casino's state-of-the-art and award winning 1700 seat Bingo Hall. Seven days a week you can enjoy great games, fast tableside food service, free beverages while you play and we provide spacious smoking and non-smoking areas for your total comfort and pleasure.

Bingo Session Times

Sunrise : 6:45am, Saturday & Sunday

Morning: 9am, Wednesday thru Monday

Matinee: 12:30pm, 7 days a week

Evening Session: 7 days a week starts @ 6:30 pm Midnight Session: Friday & Saturday starts @ 12:10 am
You could be a $25,000 winner at a Matinee session or you could win up to $50,000 during evening games! Bingo!

Bingo promotions, programs, and monthly calendars are available at the Bingo Hall.

Fort McDowell Casino's Bingo has paid out over $14,000,000 in the last 12 months!
Which means that Fort McDowell Casino is paying over $1,000,000 in Bingo alone, each month!

Easy Way Jackpot Aces Full beaten by any four of a kind Jackpot start at $3,000 Play 3 hours and Double your share OMAHA: Quad 4'S Or Better Beaten $3000

Early Bird Specials. First 27 players playing by 8:30 am. After 3 hours of play receive. Food comp, Play 4-8 Hold-em and win $150 for Aces Cracked

Football Promotions $200 for Aces Cracked during the games Parlay Cards win up to $3,000 call for details

Aces Cracked 24/7 2-4=$75, 3-6=$75, 4-8=$100, 6-12=$200

NO LIMIT TEXAS HOLDEM TOURNAMENTS

Holdem Tournaments $30 Buy-In Monday thru Friday at noon

Holdem Mondays at 7pm and Sundays at Noon $50 Buy-In $20 Add–On

Mega Stack / Big Bounty Holdem! $50 Bounties
Fridays at 7pm $120 Buy – In

GUARANTEED PRIZE POOLS

No Limit Holdem $1,000
$5 Buy – In & $5 Re – Buys & $5 Add – On Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7pm Saturdays at noon

No Limit Holdem $1,000
$10 Buy – In & $10 Re – Buys & $10 Add – On
Saturdays at 4pm & Sundays at 7pm

No Limit Holdem $3,000 $20 Buy- In & $10 Re – Buys & $20 Add – On
Saturdays at 9pm

The Fort also offers table limits from $3.00 up to $1000.00 so there is a table for every level of play.

Blackjack just got better at the Fort!

Speaking of Charlie we've got perfect Charlie! The blackjack bonus game where you can win up to $75,000

Don't forget we have live: 
Let it Ride Bonus, Fortune Pai Gow Poker and Three Card Poker.

Earn $1 per hour playing live poker using your Fortune Club Card Redeem for food or cash

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