Try your luck at one of many nearby casinos
West Siloam Springs, Okla. cherokeecasino.com
The renovated 50,000 square foot casino displays 900 electronic slot ma Hold Em; Pai Gow poker; Omaha poker and seven-card stud; blackjack room; River Cane Buffet and Flint Creek Steakhouse; and Sevens bar and nightclub. A seven-story, 140 room hotel is attached to the casino.
Downstream Casino Resort Quapaw, Okla. downstreamcasino.com
This 100,000 square foot casino and resort hotel is at the Kansas-Missouri state line. Amenities include a 12-story, 222 room hotel, spa and convention center; five restaurants; 18-hole golf course; 70,000 square foot gaming area featuring 2,000 slot machines, 30 table games and 14-table poker room; and a 500seat outdoor concert theater.
Buffalo Run Casino and Resort Miami, Okla. buffalorun.com
The casino and resort has more than 70,000 square feet of entertainment, including 925 slot machines; Joe’s Outback Casino; 14-table game room; Coleman House Restaurant; Joe’s Outback Grill; High-Stakes Room; and a 100
High Winds Casino
Miami, Okla. highwindscasino.com
High Winds Casino has more than 450 slot machines, including progressives; poker; blackjack; video poker; and Bedlam Sports Bar, with multiple big-screen televisions and satellite music options, and The Steakhouse restaurant.
Miami, Okla. quapawcasino.com
This casino has more than 500 electronic
slot machines; blackjack; poker; the Jackpot Grill and the Paw with beer, karaoke and pool tables.
The Stables Casino
Miami, Okla. the-stables.com
This casino has about 5,000 Las Vegas-style electronic games; table games, including blackjack; an off-track betting parlor with coast-to-coast tracks and the Clubhouse Restaurant.
River Bend Casino and Hotel Wyandotte, Okla. riverbendcasino.com
This casino features more than 800 class-two and class-three slot ma Hold’em; Double Deck blackjack; Lucky Lucky blackjack; Twenty-One; and many more table games.
Grand Lake Casino
Grove, Okla. grandlakecasino.com
More than 900 slot machines, poker room, and blackjack pit are available in a 45,000 square foot casino, along with the Endzone Restaurant and Bar. Osage Million Dollar Elm Casino Bartlesville, Okla. osagecasinos.com
The casino offers 600 electronic games, seven table games and a three-table poker room in 42,000 square feet.
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, Okla. hardrockcasinotulsa.com
A $245 million renovation made room for more than 2,100 electronic slot machines, where Cherokee Star Rewards Club cards may be used. Poker and blackjack are augmented by live music, and there is dancing at any of the Lynyrd Skynyrd, and ZZ Top play The Joint. Eight restaurants and the C Note jazz club offer variety, and the Center Bar’s 80-foot, ice-topped bar attracts those who like to savor different flavors. The Cherokee Hills Golf Club is nearby.
River Spirit Casino
Tulsa, Okla. riverspirittulsa.com
The 300,000 square foot casino, renovated at a cost of $195 million, offers 2,600 electronic slot machines, 24 tables for games and 15 poker tables. Three channels show sporting events from machine seats. There’s free live entertainment in Mystic River Lounge and dining in five restaurants.
Cherokee Casino-Tahlequah Tahlequah, Okla. cherokeecasino.com
Although considerably smaller than its West Siloam Springs counterpart, this 20,000 square foot casino in the traditional Cherokee capital received a $7.5 million renovation in 2006. There are 350 slot machines; five poker tables; three blackjack tables; and River City Cafe; and the Cherokee Trails nine-hole golf course is nearby.
Cherokee Casino-Sallisaw Sallisaw, Okla. cherokeecasino.com
This 22,000 square foot casino has 256 - er tables, and the Back 40 Bar and Grill.
Cherokee Casino-Roland cherokeecasino.com With 614 electronic games and 14 card tables, this casino is attached to a travel plaza that includes a grill, sandwich shop, gas station, and gift shop.
Choctaw Casino-McAlester McAlester, Okla. choctawcasinos.com Offer eight tables of games, a poker room, slot machines, and the Trophy Bar & Grill.
Choctaw Casino and Resort Durant, Okla. choctawcasinos.com This 500-seat bingo hall also has 3,500 slots, seven blackjack tables, several restaurants, and a 101-room hotel.
Choctaw Casino-Broken Bow Broken Bow, Okla. choctawcasinos.com and seafood dishes. The casino floor offers hundreds of slot machines including progressive, high-stakes, and penny slots.
Oaklawn Park Hot Springs oaklawn.com The popular thoroughbred track, open to ages 18 and up, offers both live racing in season and off-track betting, along with video poker, electronic blackjack, and instant racing. The casino floor, open to ages 21 and up, has 800 slot machines with blackjack and poker tables. Open 10 a.m.-3 a.m., Sunday-Thursday, and 10 a.m.-5 a.m., Friday and Saturday in the casino.
Indigo Sky Casino Wyandotte, Okla. indigoskycasino.com This $85 million casino replaces the old Bordertown Casino and Bingo and features 1,270 slot machines, card tables, bingo, and off-track betting. The casino is open 24 hours and also includes four restaurants, the Echo Bar and a 117-room hotel. The casino is located on U.S. 60, just southwest of Seneca, Mo.
NWADG File Photo THE CHEROKEE CASINO HOTEL’S main casino in West Siloam Springs Thursday afternoon.