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Fallsview Casino Resort, Niagara Falls, Canada
January 30, 2017 21:36           
Steve Caldini, Destinations Expert, Bigjackpots.com
STEVE CALDINI
Destinations Expert
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As the largest Casino in Canada, just minutes from the US border and an easy drive from Toronto, Canada’s largest city, Fallsview Casino Resort gives a high-energy gaming experience in one of the worlds most magnificent settings.

Opened in 2004, the $1billion Fallsview Resort complex overlooks the mighty Horseshoe Falls, as well as the American and Bridal Veil Falls, and is one of the most prominent features of the Niagara skyline.  There is a grand but welcoming feeling throughout the property that has been the recipient of the CAA/AAA Four Diamond Award every year since it opened.

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Casino Games and Fun

With over three thousand slots and video poker machines and 130 games tables there are plenty of options for the local and well-travelled player. The table games offer Blackjack, Baccarat, Craps, Roulette and many other favourites that cater to all gambling tastes and budgets. In 2015 the Casino completed a redesign of its Asian gaming area and the whole building has been originally designed in accordance with the ancient Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui. 

There is a newly renovated Five-Star Poker room, billed as the largest in Canada and Western New York, equipped with nine state-of-the-art televisions ranging from 80" to 90”.  Make a note of this number + 1 (905) 371-7777 and you can call up to ninety minutes prior to arrival to be placed on up to three wait lists, then check in at the Poker desk upon arrival.

For high-limit Gamesters the Salon Prive´ offers wagering as high as five figures, the highest in the area, on a variety of games including Baccarat, Blackjack, Euro Roulette (Single zero) and Craps. 

Big Jackpots

Fallsview likes to advertise their jackpots as a big part of the winning experience at the Casino. Their first big payout came in October 2004 just 4 months after the Casino opened, when it paid out one of the largest slot jackpots in Canadian history, almost $5.8 million. In 2015 a Filipino nanny living in Toronto won $1million on a Mighty Millionaire slot game, after playing little over three minutes on the machine. In March 2016, a $1,073,904.69 jackpot on the TitanicTM Mighty MillionaireTM progressive slot game was paid to a woman from St. Catharines, Ontario.  She had played 27 spins over approximately three minutes.

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Maple Money Maker
Spectacular view of Niagra Falls

They are currently running a Bad Beat progressive Jackpot on the Texas Hold’em tables which has a moderate qualifier and a winning track record. The jackpot value gets updated regularly on the Fallsview website. 

2017 will see ‘The Fallsview Poker Classic World Poker Tour’ February 17 - February 24. The ‘Falls for Cash Slot Tournament’ opens January 11, with prizes totalling CAD $60,000 and the ‘Blackjack 21 Tournament’ is back on January 16 with a grand prize of CAD $25,000. Their website gives tournament entry fees, information and prizes.


Player Rewards Program

To get the most from your visit, sign up for the Players Advantage Club membership to earn cashback rewards, hotel stays, meals, parking and concert tickets. With each wager you earn Reward Points that move you closer to Gold or Platinum Status. CAD $20 coin in slots = 1 Reward point. Table players earn Reward Points based on ratings. The more points you earn the higher you can go. It’s free to join.

Fallsview Casino’s prime location makes it easy to get to.  Just 1 hour 35 minute drive from Toronto or 30-minute drive from Buffalo, NY, across the Rainbow Bridge. Right in the heart of this legendary destination with its haunted houses and wax museums, world class golf and wineries, and of course the spectacular majesty of Niagara Falls, Canada.

Hotel Amenities

With 374 rooms and suites, a full service spa, a pool, hot tub and outdoor patio area, restaurants and bars there’s plenty to do in addition to enjoying the casino. For a romantic evening, the trendy R51 martini lounge is designed to make the most of its breathtaking views of the Falls.  If you fancy steak and seafood and a walk through the Salon Prive´ on the casino floor, 21 Club offers great food and an extensive wine list as well as those fabulous views from its floor to ceiling windows.  Or, if the Grand Buffet is more to your taste they are currently offering their all-you-can-eat lunch/dinner for CAD $25.00.  Add that to the 1500 seat theatre, and the Dragonfly nightclub and there’s action for everyone.


Getting There:

Fallsview Casino Resort6380 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2G 7X5, Canada1-888-325-5788

Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.Free Admission.

Website: http://www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com/
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