Review written by Sophie Couard, June 1st, 2016.
Niagara Falls is certainly one of the most famous natural sites in the world. The waterfalls are spectacular and offer an unforgettable experience. You can admire them from the American side, but the experience is even more remarkable from the Canadian side. For example, a trip to the city of Ontario and the Niagara Falls is a must for all lovers of large waterfalls.
There are different ways to admire the waterfalls. There are boats that take you closer, but those who prefer to enjoy a wider view can also climb to the top of the Skylon Tower and enjoy them from 236 m height.
There are also many casinos in the area, which is very nice if you are a player. One of them is the Casino Niagara, and what this casino has to offer is the subject of this review.
A complete game selection
The casino was opened in 1996, on the site of a former amusement park, and it enjoys a prime location next to Clifton Hill. It offers a beautiful casino on over 9,000 m², and it is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. You can enjoy a varied game selection about which you will find out more in the next paragraphs.
The slot machines
The slot machines are spread over two floors and you can find over 1,300 devices, offering something for virtually every taste. The games include:
- over 350 games where you can win a progressive jackpot,
- traditional slot machines with mechanical reels,
- modern video slot machines with digital screens,
- different variants of video poker,
- video keno,
- video bingo,
- multi-game devices,
- electronic roulette games.
The following interesting games are in this selection:
- classic games, such as Golden Pharaoh,
- new releases, such as Lightning Link, Rumble Rumble or Buffalo Stampede,
- games inspired by big licenses, such as The Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones and Betty Boop,
- games that pay a homage to celebrities, such as Michael Jackson or Britney Spears.
The table games
Fans of traditional table games will be happy to hear that they can play at 30 tables with the following games:
- high card flush,
- Mississippi stud,
- three card poker,
- five card bonus hand,
- blackjack switch,
- casino war,
- Spanish 21.
The poker room is open from Monday to Friday from noon to 6 am, and 24 hours without interruption on the weekends. You can enjoy a pleasant atmosphere in the poker room with 9 tables. You can play against other players in cash games or tournaments.
There is also a space race and sports betting area in the casino that is equipped with comfortable seats and 26 HD screens where you can follow the competitions. You can bet on many disciplines, such as football, hockey and basketball, and many others.
Activities aside from gambling
With such an impressive game selection you would probably expect to find an establishment comparable to those on the Las Vegas Strip. Although the Casino Niagara does not offer a hotel, there are many hotels in the area, not far from it. In any case, the establishment does not just offer games, you can also enjoy a nice meal, a drink or a show.
Restaurants and bars
You can dine at the following restaurants :
- the international self-service buffet Market Buffet,
- a meat restaurant Lucky's Steakhouse.
You can also find :
- a tea room where you can enjoy pastries and sandwiches (Perks Cafe),
- a bar where you can party (Quench Bar).
Performances all week
It is virtually impossible to get bored at the Casino Niagara, as the resort also offers many different shows in addition to the casino games. There are many free live concerts and comedy shows all week. The best way to find out about the program is to contact the casino directly or to visit the website.
In short, although you may not be able to stay overnight at the Casino Niagara you will surely be entertained, will find something to eat and drink, and of course you can try your luck at the games. It is a very nice place to play casino games, and the game selection is sufficiently large with all the slot machines, table games, poker and sports betting. Most players should be happy here.
By car : Highway 420 – Exit 30.
By plane : Niagara International Airport.
24 hours, 7 days a week.