There are several casino resorts located around the state of Oregon, where you can enjoy a number of services and amenities in addition to Vegas-style gambling. Many are located in towns or regions where there are a variety of visitor attractions available, making them a fine base for a getaway or vacation. Here are my picks for the top Oregon casinos.
© Angela M. Brown 2009
This Oregon Coast casino offers the full range of fun and amenities required for a great Northwest getaway. Three Rivers' gaming includes progressive slots, keno, bingo, roulette, craps, and blackjack. Their five restaurants include a multi-ethnic buffet, a steakhouse, and an ice cream parlor.
5647 Highway 126
Florence, OR 97439
photo courtesy of Chinook Winds Casino
The Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City offers much more than a buffet and some gambling. Guests can enjoy a stay at Chinook Winds ocean-front Oregon Coast hotel or a round of golf at the Chinook Winds Golf Resort. You'll also be able to enjoy live entertainment, a choice of several restaurants, and meeting facilities.
1777 NW 44th Street
Lincoln City, OR 97367
This deluxe Oregon casino resort, located along Interstate 5 just north of Grants Pass, offers a full range of facilities and amenities for guests. Their gaming includes bingo, keno, slots, table games, and a poker room. Other opportunities to amuse yourself can be found at Seven Feathers' pool, fitness center, arcade, or sports bar.
146 Chief Miwaleta Lane
Canyonville, OR 97417
Spirit Mountain Lodge at Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde, Oregon
Spirit Mountain Casino is located off of Highway 18 between the towns of Salem and Lincoln City in Oregon. In addition to slots, keno, and tables games, you can enjoy a meal at one of Spirit Mountains restaurants or stay overnight at their family-friendly Northwest-style hotel.
27100 S.W. Salmon River Highway
Grand Ronde, OR 97347
Located on the sunny side of Oregon's Cascade Mountains, Kah-Nee-Ta High Desert Resort & Casino offers gambling, fine and casual dining, and much more. You can spend time outdoors on the golf course, riding horses, or enjoying their water slides and hot springs pool. After an active day, relax and enjoy a massage or facial at Kah-Nee-Ta's Spa Wanapine.
Warm Springs, OR 97761
Located in Coos Bay on the south Oregon Coast, The Mill Casino offers slots and table games as well as fine and casual dining, a hotel, and an RV park. Other on-site amenities include a fitness center, pool, business center, and video arcade.
3201 Tremont Avenue
North Bend, OR 97459
You can play roulette, craps, blackjack, poker, keno, bingo, and slot machines at Wildhorse Resort & Casino. Their dining options include a buffet as well as fine and casual dining. Wildhorse Resort & Casino is located adjacent to the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, a wonderful history museum that "helps document and preserve the past, present and future traditions and practices of the Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla Tribes." Families will want to take advantage of Wildhorse's Child Entertainment Center, where kids can play on an indoor jungle gym or video games.
72777 Hwy. 331
Pendleton, OR 97801