Feeling lucky? Play the slot machines or take a seat at the Texas Hold 'Em table. Try your hand at Black Jack or Roulette. You can visit a variety of casinos near Santa Fe, all owned by individual pueblos.

The casinos provide more than just gaming. Popular bands, singers, comedians and other entertainers perform regularly at many of these venues. Some casinos have developed luxury resorts, offering golf, fine dining and full-service hotels. Others offer bountiful buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner to make sure you never go hungry. There's even a world-class racing complex that seats up to 10,000 and hosts concerts, motorcross and monster truck events.

Browse our list below of casinos near Santa Fe to discover all about the wide world of gaming in northern New Mexico.

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From Santa Fe:

Take St. Francis Street North.
St. Francis becomes Highway 84/285-- continue for approximately nine miles.
Take exit #177 (Buffalo Thunder Road) and turn right into the Buffalo Thunder Resort.


From Albuquerque (bypassing downtown Santa Fe):

Take Interstate 25 North towards Santa Fe.
From Interstate 25 exit right onto the 599 Northbound Bypass and continue to Highway 84/285 North towards Espanola/Taos.
Continue on Highway 84/285 for approximately 12 miles.
Take Exit #177 at Buffalo Thunder Road.

Albuquerque International Airport

* Distance from hotel: 80 MI.
* Drive time: Approximately 100 minutes.

Directions from Albuquerque International Airport:
Exit airport to I-25 North and continue toward Santa Fe.
Exit St. Francis northbound toward Espanola/Taos.
St. Francis becomes highway 84/285;continue to exit #177, Buffalo Thunder Road.

Transportation to and from Albuquerque International Airport:
Type..............................Typical Minimum Charge
Courtesy Bus..................Fees vary
Limousine.......................100.00 USD Super
Shuttle............................50.00 USD Rental
Car.................................Fees vary
Taxi................................145.00 USD


Santa Fe County Municipal Airport

* Distance from hotel: 23 MI.
* Drive time: 25 min.

Directions from Santa Fe County Municipal Airport:
Exit the airport to Relief Route 599 and take Relief Route 599 Northbound.
Relief Route 599 will intersect with Highway 84/285.
Take 84/285 northbound. Exit #177 to Buffalo Thunder Road and turn right.

Camel Rock Casino

17486A U.S. Highway 84/285, 10 minutes north of Santa Fe

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Hot Seat Drawings hourly every Friday through Tuesday 3pm - 9pm for outdoor equipment

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Grand Prize Drawings will be on Friday, September 16 and Friday, September 30, 2011

from 7pm - 9pm. Join us for your chance to pick one of several fantastic vehicles!

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Two tournaments every Thursday in September - 12 noon to 4pm and 5pm to 9pm! Two chances for you to grab an apple iPad on us!

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Pick Your Pros game cards, our iPad slot tournament and upcoming FREE Friday night shows... 9pm to midnight - And check out this special appearance on THURSDAY, September 8 - WHITE BUFFALO!

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Casino Hollywood

25 Hagen Rd, San Felipe
Located between Albuquerque and Santa Fe off of Interstate 25 exit 252, ten miles north of Bernalillo
(505) 867-6700/ 1-877-529-2946

Cities of Gold Casino

10-A Cities of Gold Rd., 15 miles north of Santa Fe on U.S. Highway 84/285
(505) 455-3313/ 1-800-455-3313

Dancing Eagle Casino

Exit 108 off Interstate 40 in Casa Blanca, west of Albuquerque
(505) 552-7777/ 1-877-440-9966

Isleta Casino & Resort

11000 Broadway SE, Albuquerque

Ohkay Casino and Resort

Located just north of Espanola on U.S. 68, about a 45-minute drive from Santa Fe
(505) 747-1668/ 1-800-752-9286

Route 66 Casino

Exit 140 on Interstate 40, 10 minutes west of Albuquerque
(505) 352-7866/ 1-866-352-7866

Santa Ana Star Casino

54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road, Santa Ana Pueblo, just north of Bernalillo on NM Highway 550 at exit 242 off I-25
(505) 867-0000

Sky City Casino Hotel

Exit 102 on I-40 in Acoma, 45 minutes west of Albuquerque
(505) 759-2489/ 1-888 SKY CITY

Taos Mountain Casino

Main Pueblo Road, Taos
(505) 737-0777/ 1-888-946-8267





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