Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel

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Overall rating
 
4.0
Slots
 
1.0
Table Games
 
2.0
Customer Service
 
5.0
Player's Club
 
5.0
Gaming Atmosphere
 
5.0
Amenities or Hotel
 
5.0
Food & Drink
 
5.0
The playing action of this casino has really gone downhill! What in the world happened? Many of the large progressive jackpots have been eliminated, or downsized. For example, the dollar version of Sizzling Sevens with a progressive jackpot of $3000 has been downsized to quarter version and starting jackpot of $250. Monopoly has been eliminated. Wizard of Oz has been downsized from four machines to two. The 10 times pay nickel game with its multi-thousand jackpot has been removed. If you are looking for high paying progressives, you will have to visit the High Limit Room now.



Many of the games are simply outdated. They have an over abundance of first generation video poker machines. Popular games such as Zeus and Jungle Wild are limited to two machines each, in the whole building. You are NOT going to find any new games such as WMS's Hot Hot Super Respin Series (Zeus II, Palace of Riches III, Hearts of Venice... etc). You are NOT going to find Jungle Wild II. They do however have the new video QuickPick Progressive slots.



They do have a variety of slots, but as I stated, many of these are older games. The machines could use a good cleaning. Some of the buttons do not work. Many of the games have issues accepting cash and tickets.



The overall playing action is tight. There used to be a time when I could go to Meskwaki with $300 and have it last for many hours. Many times I could bring money home. This is no longer the case for me.



I tend to go to the casino late at night. There used to be quite a crowd, even overnight. Now there are only a few cars in the parking lot at night. Perhaps it's the poor economy. Perhaps it's because gamblers are going elsewhere.
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February 16, 2013
You are correct the casino has millions invested in their construction that they have to hold back to pay the note they have on the building and contents. Gaming numbers have fell off by close to 30% so they don't have the hold to pay current players. Also, they are bankrolling the opposition against a casino vote at Cedar rapids. They need to collect for the expenditures paid out so don't fall as they advertise less hold then any other state casino. How exactly would they prove such a statement they are liars
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