Best of Area Casinos
For a weekend away, a special celbration or a night out, Seattle has got some exciting gaming spots. Concerts, sporting events on the big screen, fabulous dining and overnight accomodations make the area casinos a place for fun and adventure that perhaps you had not considered before. Here’s a taste of some of our area’s best casinos and casino resorts:
2402 Auburn Way S.
Auburn, WA 98002
About thirty minutes south of Seattle, Muckleshoot is a big, Vegas-style casino. Muckleshoot specializes in blackjack and craps, and boasts the largest poker room in the state of Washington. Their new buffet, Spice Bay, offers three meals a day, with special discounts for seniors and those under 21 when accompanied by an adult. Local area hotels, like the Best Western Peppertree Inn http://www.peppertreeauburn.com/ offers complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to and from the casino for your convenience.
Little Creek Casino
91 West State Route 108
Seattle Area – Shelton, WA 98584
Little Creek Casino is in Shelton, just north of Olympia on Highway 101. The casino has a full range of gaming options, from roulette and poker, to blackjack, keno and the ever-popular slots. With space for your business to host a meeting or convention, Little Creek also offers five on site restaurants, and an epresso spot to wake you up or keep you going. There’s free weekly entertainment in the lounge, as well as karaoke nights for you and your friends to unleash your inner rock star. A constant concert line up is posted on their website, and tickets are available on line or at the door.
Tulalip Resort Casino
10200 Quil Ceda Boulevard
Marysville, WA 98271
Voted as Seattle Magazine’s Best Casino in 2010, Tulalip and its sister property Quilceda Creek Casino are two gigantic, full-service properties about 45 minutes north of Seattle off of I-5. Tulalip has both casual as well as upscale dining, a wine room, accomodations and spa, for your after gaming relaxation. Bingo and gaming are rampant at Tulalip, along with regular concerts and events. The Quilceda Creek Casino is aimed for the under 40 crowd, with a live DJ who spins dance music on Friday and Saturday nights. And their 20 screen plasma TV room is the place to be for Seattle sporting events, UFC, boxing nights and other sports. And a short drive from the casino is one of Seattle’s biggest Premium Outlet Malls, with names like Guess, Calvin Klein, and Banana Republic, you can squeeze in some weekend shopping therapy.
Emerald Queen Hotel and Casino
5700 Pacific Highway E.
Fife, WA 98424
With two properties, in Fife and just up the road on I-5, the Emerald Queen Hotel and Casino offers shuttle service to help you experience all they have to offer. If you’re a gamer, you’ll enjoy the roulette and craps, but also some of the newer games, like Let It Ride, Spanish 21 and Fortune Pai Grow. Like machine slots? They have plenty, including newer video slots. Between the two facilities, you’ll find six different restaurants to choose from, featuring fresh Northwest cuisine. The nicely appointed hotel rooms and suites offer complimentary Hi Speed Internet, 27″ televisions, and in room safes. A lineup of concerts, speakers and entertainers promises not to diappoint. Check the website for showtimes and tickets.