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Address: 1 W New York St, Aurora, IL 60506-4120
Phone Number:
+1 800-888-7777
08:30 - 04:30
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Sun - Thu 08:30 - 04:30
Fri - Sat 08:30 - 06:30

Located only 38 miles west of downtown Chicago, this 53,000-square-foot...

Located only 38 miles west of downtown Chicago, this 53,000-square-foot casino offers live poker and 27 high-action tables including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette and Three-Card Poker.

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Plain. Nothing special

Just your typical, run of the mill casino. Employees have always been friendly to me. Nice video poker area. Okay poker room. The snack bar is pretty good. Buffet is quite... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Brett J
Northbrook, Illinois
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Hollywood Casino in Aurora, Il. Was greeted as a customer. Welcomed onsite when you walk into the casino. Tried many games and excitement was a lot of fun. Very clean non smoking facility. Tried the buffet. Was ok not the best I've had but fresh and tasty.

Thank Virgil O
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there twice and would not go back Poor payout on slots. I did not see anyone win anything on them. I spent $100. and did not win a thing. Parking is actually not free. Area is questionable

Thank dennisa138
Northbrook, Illinois
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just your typical, run of the mill casino. Employees have always been friendly to me. Nice video poker area. Okay poker room. The snack bar is pretty good. Buffet is quite poor. They have self-serve drink stations. The design is starting to show its age. Very average. It suits its purpose if you live in the area.

Thank Brett J
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Based on my first casino experience in Rising Sun, IN which was a pretty nice casino this one fails in comparison but I guess it does well for the city.

Thank Kenneth T
Aurora, Illinois
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

My girlfriend took us out on a girlfriend's evening out, and I was surprised by the friendliness of the employees, the waitress was very accommodating and the food was delicious. I would go back for seconds!

Thank Aquafitdiva
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The environment was dated but very clean, they have a good variety of slots and table games. The staff was nice and attentive. We play for a while on not much money. The quick serve restaurant was small but the food was good. I would definitely go back again. The only issue was parking, the valet was busy and took... More 

Thank Martin M
Illinois City, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Finally went back after staying away for 3 years. The place is just more run down with tight slots and $20 minimum tables. They still give you an uncomfortable stare down when walking on to make sure you haven't been drinking at all. Ridiculous behavior for a casino, why not make everyone blow into a breathalyzer and not serve alcohol.

Thank cel1964
Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went here a couple of time recently, nice casino, easy parking, nice staff, building is interesting too !!

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HollywoodAurora, Public Relations Manager at Hollywood Casino Aurora, responded to this review

Hi Kate, thank you for your feedback! We're glad you had a good time and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Oswego, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

My husband and I travel to a number of casinos throughout the year. This one is close to my house and is not my favorite. The slots are very tight and most nights I lose very quickly. I don't necessarily care about losing (I get that the odds are against me when gambling -- especially slots) but it just seems... More 

Thank Daena_00
Aurora, Illinois
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

i love going to listen to the bands and dancing on Friday and Saturday nights, no cost to get in. soda and water are free, so it's a very affordable night out.

Thank Karen M

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