Ho-Chunk Gaming Wisconsin Dells -- Baraboo, Wisconsin

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  1. random_roller, Jan 2, 2017

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    Nice report Random.

    They did have a sports bar as of May 2016. It was on the second floor close to the buffet. Maybe they got rid of it during remodel? I haven't been there since May. They had one electronic roulette game too. The poker room is always pretty busy and is right next to the otb. But maybe it's all changed since May.
     
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    I thought you were making fun of the bohunk challenge.
     
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    Man, if the maximuim bet is only $200, how can you possibly win any kind of big money? You'd be over the allowed limit betting 20 line and 200 odds.

    Why would someone play there buying in for any kind of money when you can't get out a nice sized wager when on a roll?

    The Grand Victoria this place is NOT!
     
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    Never been but I believe the table max at Black Hawk is $100.00. (Denver area casinos)
     
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    I played at at place in WV the min was 5 and max was 50. They had fire bet but u couldn't put dealers on fire bet. Couldn't piggy back bets for the dealers.
     
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    Wo Zha Wa (sports bar/grill) is now closed. Not sure if it will re-open. I've heard the plan is to add gaming/restaurant/retail space and move the buffet close to (or even inside) the casino. OTB and poker will be moving to the 2nd floor.

    The current traffic patterns are...less than desirable. Hopefully, the renovations will result in improvements.
     
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    Lol, not my style.
     
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  9. random_roller, Jan 3, 2017

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    You're right -- it's definitely not Grand Victoria in terms of betting limits at the craps tables. But the very low maximum bets serve their intended purpose. These smaller, independent casinos can't afford to risk taking a big hit at the craps table, where a lucky (or skilled, if one believes in that sort of thing) roll could do serious damage to their financials. They can't spread a relatively large loss across a sufficient revenue base. Hence, they don't want to attract the big-betting types.

    Often these smaller casinos are the only legal craps game in town for miles. TDB indicated he drives around Wisconsin to various casinos to play craps, but I think he's more the exception; I suspect most craps players in Wisconsin probably don't frequent multiple casinos on a regular basis. And I have to believe many players don't have huge bankrolls to gamble with and are content with winning a small amount or breaking even, so the lower table maximum might not be an issue.
     
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    do you play craps in every casino your review?

    I like to collect tee shirts with the casinos logo on it.

    my last trip through the Nevada desert I was totally disappointed, almost every casino we stopped in, no teeshirts. Even reno, a place like peppermill, no tee shirts.
    all the shirts you want in the clothing stores, but not one teeshirt.
     
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    I collect $1 casino checks from every casino I visit. Cheap & easy to acquire souvenir -- and it doesn't take up too much space. Hard to believe you couldn't find t-shirts with the casino logo at Peppermill. Small casinos out in the middle of nowhere, sure, but a big casino in Reno? Odd...

    For the reviews I have posted, I have played craps in all of them at one time or another except for the current North Star Mohican Casino Resort. The craps table there was closed at the time I visited back in November.
     
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