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Old 10-07-2007, 07:20 AM
 
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Is there any Las Vegas style casino near Austin? Thanks.
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Old 10-07-2007, 07:52 AM
 
Location: Texas Hill Country
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nope,go to Vegas or next state over has some casinos.
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Old 10-07-2007, 09:55 AM
 
Location: Hutto, Tx
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I'm not sure if it's still there or not, I think it is though, but in Aransas Pass/Corpus Christi area, there is a gambling cruise. My grandpa took me on it a few years back and it was actually pretty neat. Or, like neddy says, Louisiana has them. There is also a racetrack (horses) in North Houston. You might also check Galveston for a gambling cruise.
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Old 10-07-2007, 08:51 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh--Home of the 6 time Super Bowl Champions!
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There is a casino in Eagle Pass, Texas, a border town SW of San Antonio. My friend just won $2000.00 there about a month ago, playing slots.
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Old 10-10-2007, 01:26 PM
 
Location: Cali
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Its a darn shame that Texas doesn't have more casinos. So many great areas in the state where casinos would go so well too.
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Old 10-11-2007, 11:21 AM
 
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Lake Charles, LA. Only about 4-4.5 hours away, and some of their casinos like the Isle of Capri are pretty much like Vegas.
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Old 10-11-2007, 01:33 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Is there any Las Vegas style casino near Austin? Thanks.
No offense, but I hope not. I'll make a trip to Vegas to get that fix.
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Old 10-11-2007, 11:00 PM
 
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No offense, but I hope not. I'll make a trip to Vegas to get that fix.
I hope not too. Southwest has direct flights from Austin to Vegas.. not a bad flight.. you can get your fix and then come back.
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Old 10-12-2007, 08:36 AM
 
Location: Hutto, Tx
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Sorry for ya'll to be offended, but the casinos here exist on small cruises. It's legal offshore.
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Old 10-14-2007, 08:15 AM
 
Location: Nashville, TN
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I thought that I had heard that the casino cruise from Aransas Pass was shut down but their website is up again and listing current cruises.

Texas Treasure Casino Cruises
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