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Address: Plaza Las Americas, Cancun, Mexico
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We waited here till all the stores in the mall were opened. Staff was friendly but they don't accept US which is a little inconvenient for tourist. An okay amount of machines. No... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2015
SueAnn1984
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Piarco, Saint George, Trinidad and Tobago
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Corozal Town, Belize
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

After going to the Dubai Palace we thought we would try the Royal Yak. It is a very small, dark, dingy room with a handful of slot machines. Walked in and right back out and went to the Americas Mall next door. Much more entertainment value watching the people in the mall than at the Yak!

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Campbell, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

I have visited this spot before, but this year was the last time. I ordered a coffee with "leche" and they said 15 pesos, I said one US dollar and she says no, they exchange at 11 to 1 when the rate is 16.7 to 1. Plus they did not have leche, charged me for the coffee anyway after I... More 

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Piarco, Saint George, Trinidad and Tobago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

We waited here till all the stores in the mall were opened. Staff was friendly but they don't accept US which is a little inconvenient for tourist. An okay amount of machines. No one were serving drinks we had to buy at the bar.

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1 Thank SueAnn1984
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

There are two parts to the Royal Yak, downstairs in the mall (very small) and upstairs with smoking area and sports book. We went to the Royal Yak specifically for the sports book to bet against the spread on the NFL. What we found did not disappoint us as you can bet on any sport and odds and payouts were... More 

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3 Thank Nola R
chicago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

The Royal Yak "withholds" a generous portion of your winnings - beware. The Dubai Palace does not and they have a free buffet.

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Montreal,Qc.Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2013

My 5/6 time to the yak casino. Since my last visit they have a buffet, and for playing (new too) you get a plastic card for slot machine or else (much easier) Go to the counter, you get your card + the money you want to put in, Insert the card, and that's it. By the way, I was Lucky...........enjoy....

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

My bf and I love to gamble & were a bit hesitant about gambling in another country. But we came anyway lol I had good luck the first night playing roulette, we came back two more times but luck was not on my side. Something I was surprised about was the fact that they do not offer free drinks like... More 

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3 Thank Lizzy M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

The Royal Yak is located at the Plaza Las Americas shopping center. If you are coming from the hotel zone take the number 27 bus. This bus only runs about once every 30 minutes. We entered the casino on the ground floor. Initially we thought this small room with slot machines was all there was to the casino. Take the... More 

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San Fernando, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2012

Me and my Globey wife were on vacation in Cancun when all of a sudden we wanted to go to a casino. I wanted to go to Playboy casino but since it was closed we were taken to the Yak Casino. The yak casino at first looked very crazy and shady but once inside we were able to find the... More 

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Montreal,Qc.Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2012

You will find the casino on the second floor of Las Americas shopping mall. Clean place with food,drinks. They have slots machines, bingo & sports bar with huge screen showing differents sports (hockey,races etc). Employees are all helpful and they speak English. A place to go when it's a rainy day....

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