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Fort McDowell Casino

Fort McDowell Road and State Route 87, 10424 N Fort McDowell Rd., Fountain Hills, AZ 85264
+1 800-843-3678
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Just for the fun of it

I spent $40 and didn't win anything. It is a good place just for fun. It's not worth it to spend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Cheap Prime Rib -

A decent buffet with a large selection, unfortunately the prime rid special isn't prime - "select... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert D
Charleston, Illinois
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good26%
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Fort McDowell Road and State Route 87, 10424 N Fort McDowell Rd., Fountain Hills, AZ 85264
+1 800-843-3678
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent $40 and didn't win anything. It is a good place just for fun. It's not worth it to spend more even though the majority of the people do. I like the "fishing" game. I am not a serious gambler.

Thank carolkubota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A decent buffet with a large selection, unfortunately the prime rid special isn't prime - "select" cut at best - one slice may be great the next slice is a gamble, I been dealt a good slice followed by one that I ate one bite....More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think that I have become a regular at this casino. I have been going here regularly for the past 9 years. I have never stayed in the hotel, but I play poker tournaments here almost ever weekend. They recently have gotten new tables which...More

Thank slarocca02
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

My wife had a Boss retreat for a couple of days. Casino and resort are very nice. Weather was nice. Over all it was a great stay.

Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Couldn't believe they still allowed Smoking.....even in the No Smoking areas, the place is Large enough to wall-off an area for Non-Smokers. Casinos in Mexico have done it. Would have stayed longer but, we couldn't take it any longer.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Compared to other casinos this one does not give away the same perks to regulars. Since I live close I do visit weekly, I receive less perks here than I do from others I visit. I have never heard of a bonus 3.00 a week,...More

1  Thank nmscherer
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Have been playing here for years as a snow bird...use to get free play and free food.. So I kept returning well this year they started me off with a smaller free play and food voucher which is fine ..I go every week some times...More

Thank NyGambler
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Fort McDowell is so close to Fountain Hills where I live and I truly enjoy going at least once a week just for the fun of it. Several places to eat, good food reasonably priced. They always seem to have something going on that makes...More

Thank carolvacc
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I was approached by security while walking around, taken into a room and was treated horrible for a mistaken identity. They took my ID, held me in a room for awhile,then showed me pictures of a girl who clearly didn't look like me, except we...More

1  Thank mastdixon
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Perhaps I am not the most impartial person to judge the current iteration of Fort McDowell. i loved, loved LOVED the casino back in its heyday of the 90s and early 2000s. It's just an empty shell now. The old casino had such wonderful people...More

3  Thank Brett J
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Felipa M
When is bingo???and is there a non smoker bingo? my wife is pregnant and want to go play bingo is it okay to take her to casino first time for both
31 March 2016|
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Response from -10,423 | Reviewed this property |
the all casino has a bad ventilation she might feel smoke also in the non smoking area i would try some newer casino
Kimberly K
We will be staying at the Courtyard Marriott at the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale New Year's Eve, and it would be nice to know if there will be a shuttle available from the casino to the hotel and back so I know how good a time I can have that night. Otherwise, I'd have to be the designated driver for my group. Can you give me some information for the shuttle for New Year's Eve/Day? Thanks!
4 November 2015|
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Response from Ruth S | Reviewed this property |
Fort McDowell does offer free transportation. Since you have a group and are going on New Years Eve you may want to contact their reservation department: Contact the reservations department directly for ride information at... More