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“Machines tight”

Rideau Carleton Raceway & Casino
Ranked #56 of 267 things to do in Ottawa
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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Machines tight”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

I use to go to this location 2-3 times per week. Started to see the machines getting real tight and not paying out much. Even during bonus games the machine was lucky to give out 10 dollars after 25 free spins. It's insane. Then when I went to the restaurant to eat,my glass was so cloudy, sticky and dirty that I sent it back and never went back to their restaurant to eat again despite my comps. Major sign that the kitchen and staff aren't clean and don't care as much as they pretend they do. The staff although nice tend to hover around too long while on the machine constantly talking and breaking your concentration on the game. At times I stop playing when being interrupted and continue when they leave.My advice would be to save your money. If you most gamble just buy a 20 dollar lotto ticket and call it a day. Don't waste hundreds of dollars in that casino. You'll lose most of it. At best you'll break even with an extra 30-40 bucks.

Visited June 2014
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Ontario Canada
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Needs a good cleaning”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This place smelled very musty, like an old antique barn. Don't understand why they kept this outdated casino open and closed Windsor Slots.

Visited June 2014
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Shawville, Canada
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46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Its a Casino... Its Wheelchair accessible...”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Always an option to go got a night out with friends... Accessible parking is ALWAYS FULL...... Being in a wheelchair... it sucks when they is no parking... a little difficult to get to some of the machines... angles and seats make it difficult some...

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Bdelightful
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Ottawa, Canada
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Slots and buffet”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

The buffet is good. Not a bad selection. Deserts are great - try the butter tarts!! The gaming area is pretty standard. Much louder than a typical Vegas type casino. More arcade-like, but if you get a lucky machine, its all good! :)

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank P R
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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Worse casino ever attended”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

This casino does not pay at any given time. As one of the reviews stated when they first opened they were great. Now you play .50 cents to a dollar sixty and the most you get is in the $300.00 range. Thats after you put in $600.00. Save your money, try elsewhere,. Tried to talk to Manager and he thinks its a joke.

Visited April 2014
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