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Nestled between spectacular bluffs and the intersection of I-80 & I-29, Council Bluffs invites you to enjoy the exciting and fast-paced gaming action at any of our four casino resorts: Ameristar Casino Hotel, Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino and Hotel, Horseshoe Casino and the Bluffs Run Greyhound Dog Racing Park. Two of these casinos are located on historic riverboats, while the other two are land-based. Each casino offers their own mix of distinctive entertainment, first-class dining, exhilarating night-life, complimentary parking and more! A visit to Council Bluffs isn't complete with a stop at each of our casinos!

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Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs
2200 River Road
I-29 Exit 52
Council Bluffs, IA
Phone: (712) 328-8888
Phone: (866) MORE-FUN
Ameristar Casino Hotel, Iowa’s only American Automobile Association (AAA) Four Diamond rated casino hotel, offers guests the very best in culinary, gaming and lodging. Located in the world's largest riverboat, this top-notch casino offers guests a world class gaming experience housed in a venue that was modeled after the historic river boats of the 1800's. The Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs brings visitors the excitement of 38,500 sq. ft. of gaming pleasure complete with slot machines, table games, and video poker.

Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs "More Casino. More Fun" attitude has led to the placement of more than 1,500 of the latest and most popular slot and video poker machines along with 400 traditional reel slots and 50 multi-game video machines.

Guests looking for a more traditional gaming experience will enjoy table games such as blackjack, craps, roulette, and Let It Ride coupled with some of the latest specialty games. Looking for even more action? Pull up a chair and let one of Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs' experienced dealers count you in for one of the High Limit table games.

For guests looking for a fun vacation for the entire family, this deluxe casino hotel also includes an indoor pool and spa, Kids Quest, and activity center fully supervised for children's entertainment, ages six weeks to 12 years, and a Hi-Vi video arcade that offers a wide variety of video and other games. Want a place to rest after all of the excitement? Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs is also a 160-room hotel that gives guests the option of a room with a glass wall for a gorgeous panoramic view of the Missouri River and also includes four signature restaurants to cater to the taste of any guest.
Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino & Hotel
1 Harrahs Blvd.
I-29 Exit 53A
Council Bluffs, IA
Phone: (712) 329-6000
Three decks of gaming excitement, friendly dealers and superior service combine to make you a winner every trip you take to Harrah’s Council Bluffs Casino & Hotel. Enjoy more than 1,000 of the hottest slot machines and all the area’s best table game action, fabulous dining, shopping and live entertainment by some of music’s biggest names. The all-new Stir Party Pit, on the middle level of the casino, has six tables of exciting blackjack action, complete with flair dealers who keep it fun. Spend the night dining in one of our spectacular restaurants, enjoy live entertainment at Stir and Vertigo at 360, or pull up a chair on our exciting casino floor.

We offer luxurious accommodations with our exquisite suites and deluxe rooms, a convenient 2,340 sq. ft. state-of-the-art fitness facility, beauty salon and Internet access in every room! Our co-ed gym features the latest exercise equipment, including a cross trainer, stair stepper, stationary bike, treadmill and Universal multi-weight machine, as well as free weights – open 24 hours.

Hungry? Try the award-winning Fresh Market Square Buffet, Ace’s 24-hour ’50s-style diner or take a spin around the 360 Steakhouse and Vertigo lounge for casual dining, classic cocktails and live entertainment at the top of the hotel. Or get in the spirit of things at Stir, Harrah’s contemporary nightclub.
Horseshoe Casino & Bluffs Run Greyhound Racing
I-80/I-29 Exit 1B North
Council Bluffs, IA
Phone: (712) 322-2500
Phone: (800) 238-2946
Opened in 2006, Horseshoe Casino has an exceptional selection of slots to a full floor of action-packed tables in over 68,000 sq. ft. of gambling. If you’re looking for an elegant evening of upscale dining, you’ll find it at Jack Binion’s Steak House – or maybe you’re in the mood for the all-you-can-imagine Village Square Buffet. JB’s Café is open 24/7 to satisfy your taste buds anytime. Choose from 1,900 dazzling slots and 45 table games, plus play the most popular game in the country in our new, plush Poker Room, which would make creator-of-the-game, Jack Binion, proud. Features no limit Texas Hold ‘Em blinds, Omaha and Seven Card Stud. And if you’re itching for the track, Bluffs Run offers live and simulcast dog races and simulcast thoroughbred horse races to boot. Live Greyhound Racing, Tuesday – Sunday at 4 p.m. It’s the stuff legends are made of!