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Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge

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Address: 1717 River Rd N, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5134
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+1 225-709-7777

This floating casino replicates an old-time paddle-wheeler, in which you...

This floating casino replicates an old-time paddle-wheeler, in which you can gamble and eat to your heart's content at the all-you-can-eat buffet.

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Ok casino

It's an ok riverboat casino. it is a little dark in spots, but certainly could use some updating. The staff was nice, and there was plenty of parking.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bernardo F
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5,141 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an ok riverboat casino. it is a little dark in spots, but certainly could use some updating. The staff was nice, and there was plenty of parking.

Thank Bernardo F
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This casino is in downtown Baton Rouge. We arrived on a weekday afternoon to a half-empty free parking lot. The casino encompasses three floors with lots of penny slots. (I can't tell you about the table games, as I don't play them, but most appeared to be located on the First Level.) They had a good variety of slots...some one-of-a-kind.... More 

Thank dotg46
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

REAL bad parking, was apporched by (2) pandhandlers at the front door of the casino. Smelled bad inside , carpert stain and dirty. Was not offered a drink in over 45 minutes. DON'T GO !

Thank Carl R
Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I was sort of excited to go to a riverboat casino. This place wasn't exciting, but was sort of sad. Besides the walk into the boat from an interior entrance, it was difficult to tell we were even on a boat. No windows, and I'm still not certain if visitors are allowed on the balconies or not (no signage). The... More 

Thank JenMInOHIO
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016

only people winning are the ones bidding atleast 250 the machines are tight don't go into the bonus,need better selection in food instead of poboys and nachos,nasty hotdog,rude staff the woman with the glasses and theyre slow

Thank luvulinzie
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We used to frequent this casino a lot. Now we go maybe once a year if in that part of town. They really need to close the river boat casino types and accept gambling in its entirety as land based adult entertainment sites. Our major complaint about Hollywood has always been that far too many slots have to be crammed... More 

Thank Michael W
Arlington, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The fun was it being on an old boat - paddle wheeler. Didn't win any money, lost money. The buffet was ok. Kind of pricey for the amount f food offered. The dessert bar was great though. It was raining too much to get to walk around the place outside.

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I had a few hours to spare before leaving town and this wasn't a bad way to spend that time. The casino needs some upgrading and the food was expensive considering it was stadium food. I passed and played hungry. After about four hours playing on the house, I walked away with enough to recoup my dollars spent on the... More 

Thank jubileegoddess
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Oh man... a couple of weeks ago, I placed an order with the "Celebrity" Grill at Hollywood Casino. I played for about half an hour, went back for my food and guess what.... my food was missing. Basically, after speaking with the bartender, my food was never made and the doors to the Grill were closed. Forty dollars worth of... More 

Thank trinettew2016
Arlington, Virginia
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Spent a few relaxing hours playing table games at the Hollywood. It is a modern casino built on a what appears to be an old paddleboat parked on the Mississippi. Greatly enjoyed my time and even won a few dollars. Weirdly there were no cabs at the end of the evening to return me to the hotel. When I asked... More 

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