Tropicana Evansville Casino

421 Northwest Riverside Drive, Evansville, Indiana 

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Casino opened:January 1, 1995
Table games:40
Gaming machines:1000
Poker tables: 10
Minimum Bet:$0.01
Open 24/7:Yes
Self parking:Yes
Casino sq/ft:39,000 sq/ft
Convention sq/ft:20,000 sq/ft


Poker Room: Tropicana Evansville Casino Poker Room
Hotels: Tropicana Evansville Hotel, Le Merigot Hotel
Rates: $99.00 - $339.00
Venues: Nightlife at Tropicana Evansville, Casino Bars at Tropicana Evansville


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Tropicana Evansville Casino Review

Tropicana Evansville (formerly  Casino Aztar) is located at 421 NW Riverside Dr, Evansville, Indiana on the Ohio River. The $212 million entertainment complex includes a 2,700-passenger riverboat casino featuring over 1,000 slot games and 40 table games, and dedicated 10 table poker room.

Visitors will find nine dining options, eleven bars and lounges and a gift shop. Accommodations include two hotels, one with 250 rooms and another boutique hotel with 96 guestrooms. The property is located within an entertainment district and features its own riverside pavilion. Free parking is available in the 1,660-vehicle attached parking garage, and valet service is available for the casino and hotel.

This was the first casino opened in Indiana, and well worth a visit.

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Gaming at Tropicana Evansville

With over 1000 machines to choose from, spread over three levels of the casino, all your favorite games can be found at Tropicana Evansville. Penny slots to progressives and of course IGT video poker!

Table players will find a full service poker room on the first level and the house banked games on level 2. Try your skill and luck at Crazy 4 Poker, Blackjack, High Card Flush, Roulette, 21 + 3 Blackjack, Craps, Three-Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Double Deck Blackjack, and Mini Baccarat. If big bucks is your way to play, come into the Crystal Salon to play High Limit Blackjack and Roulette Evolution.

Casino games available

Slot machines
3 Card Poker
Video Poker
Mississippi Stud
Crazy 4 Poker
Blackjack Double Deck
High Card Flush
Roulette Evolution

Poker at Tropicana Evansville

Tropicana Evansville Casino Poker Room

Tropicana Evansville Casino Poker Room offers 10 tables of poker in their new non-smoking poker room located on level 1 of the casino.  The room is open from 10a-5a Mon-Fri and 24 hours on Fri Sat & Sun.  Tropicana Evansville spreads a variety of games including a regular Omaha 8 and 1/5 stud game with no ante.


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Poker games available:

7 Card Stud
Texas Hold'em

Reviews: 2

Contact information


Phone (812) 433-4000
Toll-free (800) 342-5386
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Phone (812) 433-4168
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Phone (800) 342-5386
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Casino hours

Open 24/7


Monday 10:00am to 5:00am
Tuesday 10:00am to 5:00am
Wednesday 10:00am to 5:00am
Thursday 10:00am to 5:00am
Friday 12:00am to 12:00am
Saturday 12:00am to 12:00am
Sunday 12:00am to 12:00am

Dining & Restaurants


  • Serving: Steak, Seafood, Prime Rib

Take some special time for yourself and a guest at Cavanaugh’s to enjoy impeccable service, prime aged beef, and the freshest of seafood. The atmosphere is upscale yet casual accented beautifully by live piano music. The signature martinis and well crafted cocktails will add a special glow to an unforgettable evening. You can read the full dinner menu here to start imagining the culinary delights. may we suggest the Pappardelle ala Cavanaugh’s featuring Asparagus tips, spinach, and roasted red peppers, all tossed together in a creamy Alfredo sauce with your choice of grilled chicken, jumbo shrimp, or seared salmon?

  • Price range: Upscale
  • Reservations: (812) 433-4333
  • Kid-friendly


Sunday10:00am / 2:00pm
Monday5:00pm / 10:00pm
Tuesday5:00pm / 10:00pm
Wednesday5:00pm / 10:00pm
Thursday5:00pm / 10:00pm
Friday5:00pm / 11:00pm
Saturday5:00pm / 11:00pm

Temptations Buffet

  • Serving: Breakfast, Seafood, Prime Rib, Buffet, Cafe/Variety

Temptation Buffet at Tropicana Evansville is open seven days a week and offers a wide range of delicious dishes in unlimited portions. Weekdays the breakfast buffet offers cooked to order omelets and other tasty good ways to start your day. Saturday and Sunday lunch buffets offer a wide range of your favorite dishes for under $12. Friday and Saturday evenings you can enjoy the Prime Rib and Seafood buffets for under $20 if you show your Trop Advantage card.

  • Price range: Budget
  • Reservations: (812) 433-4000
  • Buffet


Sunday7:00am / 2:30pm
Monday6:00am / 11:00am
Tuesday6:00am / 11:00am
Wednesday6:00am / 11:00am
Thursday6:00am / 11:00am
Friday4:00pm / 10:00pm
Saturday7:00am / 10:00pm

Max & Erma’s

  • Serving: Steak, Seafood, Deli, Barbecue, Cafe/Variety

Max & Erma’s carries on the same high standards of the founders with  more than three decades of good eats, reasonably priced, and served by friendly smiling staff. They believe you deserve nothing but the best and always go out of their way to prove it to you. The menu offers everything from soups, salads, and sandwiches to sharable plates like garlic parmesan cheese skewers. Max's trademark burgers will surely satisfy, as will the seafood selections. Pasta and chicken dishes are always popular choices and if you feel especially hungry try something like bbq ribs, a Laredo steak, or a pot pie.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (812) 433-4258
  • Kid-friendly
  • Take away


Sunday10:30am / 11:00pm
Monday10:30am / 11:00pm
Tuesday10:30am / 11:00pm
Wednesday10:30am / 11:00pm
Thursday10:30am / 11:00pm
Friday10:30am / 3:00am
Saturday10:30am / 3:00am

Ri Ra Irish Pub at Tropicana Evansville Casino

  • Serving: Bar/Pub, Irish Fare, Vegetarian, Gourmet Burgers

Ri Ra is not your average pub - the fare is top notch and the service in unequaled. If you have enjoyed the Ri Ra hospitality in Las Vegas or Atlanta or anywhere else, you can expect the same welcome and genuine attention to a good time in Evansville. The appetizer menu is extensive and a full course meal can start with delicious items such as  Irish Potato Cakes or a vegetarian spinach artichoke bake with onion, garlic, cream cheese, toasted baguette  before moving on to some truly toothsome cuisine like their Pepper-Crusted Beef Carpaccio, Pan-Seared Duck Breast or Crab Meat Stuffed Baked Trout.

  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Ri Ra Irish Pub chain
  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for groups


Sunday10:00am / 10:00pm
Monday11:00am / 12:00am
Tuesday11:00am / 12:00am
Wednesday11:00am / 12:00am
Thursday11:00am / 12:00am
Friday11:00am / 3:00am
Saturday11:00am / 3:00am

Mama Mia's

  • Serving: Italian, Pizza, Small Plate Appetizers, Pasta Specialties

Mama Mia invites you to try casual Italian dining for dine in or take out at Tropicana Evansville. Authentic flavors and expedited service give patrons the best of both worlds. From soups and salads to delicious entrees, the range of fare is broad and deep. Care to start off with a calamari fritti, fritto misto, stuffed mushrooms, or a serving of meatballs in house sauce with mozzarella cheese? Nothing on the starter menu is over $8 and some of the offerings may be a full meal for a light eater. The entrees can be seen on the menu here and include such delights as chicken parm, mushroom ravioli, fettuccine Bolognese and more! If you just want to get back to your game their are pasta specialties to go and pizza by the slice.

  • Price range: Average


Sunday11:00am / 9:00pm
Monday11:00am / 9:00pm
Tuesday11:00am / 9:00pm
Wednesday11:00am / 9:00pm
Thursday11:00am / 9:00pm
Friday11:00am / 11:00pm
Saturday11:00am / 11:00pm

Diamond Deli

  • Serving: Deli, Pizza, Snacks

The menu is simple and straightforward at the 24 hour Diamond Deli located on the first casino floor at Tropicana Evansville. Quick bites include nachos, pretzels, soup, chili, salads, and a breakfast sandwich. The service is quick, the atmosphere casual, and the fare delicious. Made to order sandwiches, pizza, sweets, snacks, and drinks are ready anytime you are. The price is right too, the hot Italian sub is the only item over $5!

  • Price range: Budget


Sunday12:00am / 12:00am
Monday12:00am / 12:00am
Tuesday12:00am / 12:00am
Wednesday12:00am / 12:00am
Thursday12:00am / 12:00am
Friday12:00am / 12:00am
Saturday12:00am / 12:00am

Tropicana Evansville Venues & Hotspots

Nightlife at Tropicana Evansville

Live entertainment can be found all over the riverfront entertainment center at Tropicana. 7 nights a week you can get down to live tunes in the Hoosiers Lounge. See the video on this page to see just how hot it can get on Friday or Saturday nights at Boogie Nights. For a more sophisticated evening try the Piano bar at Cavanaugh's with music every night except Sunday. Bush Ultralounge is located on the first floor of the boutique hotel, Le Merigot.

Big events are held in the Executive Conference Center and on the River Pavilion.

Casino Bars at Tropicana Evansville

In addition to the lounges, visitors will find plenty of watering holes at Tropicana Evansville. The most popular full service casino bars are Diamonds on the first casino level - One-Eyed Jacks on the second level, and Sizzles on casino level 3. You can enjoy your game with your favorite beverage. Soft drinks are always complimentary and servers are always happy to bring a drink of your choice to your table or slot machine.

Tropicana Evansville Hotels

Tropicana Evansville Hotel

Property Location
Centrally located in Evansville, Tropicana Evansville Hotel is minutes from Koch Family Children's Museum of Evansville and Ford Center. This casino hotel is within close proximity of Mesker Park Zoo and Mesker Amphitheater.

Make yourself at home in one of the 243 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access is available. Conveniences include phones, as well as coffee/tea makers and a turndown service.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Head straight for the casino, or wait for that lucky feeling while you enjoy one of the other recreational opportunities, such as a nightclub and a fitness center. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access and gift shops/newsstands.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel's many dining establishments, which include 4 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafés. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center, conference space, and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.

Le Merigot Hotel

Property Location
You'll be centrally located in Evansville with a stay at Le Merigot Hotel, minutes from Koch Family Children's Museum of Evansville and Ford Center. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Mesker Park Zoo and Mesker Amphitheater.

Make yourself at home in one of the 96 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and pay movies provides entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Try your luck at the casino and enjoy other recreational amenities including a nightclub and a fitness center. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access and gift shops/newsstands.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary at scheduled times.

Tropicana Evansville Casino Jobs

Casino Bartender at Tropicana – Evansville

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:38:38 GMT

WORK ENVIRONMENT Inside, casino smoke. The Bartender mixes and serves both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to guests....

Security Officer at Tropicana – Evansville

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:38:38 GMT

If working Casino Patrol:. The Security Officer safeguards all employees, guests, and company property by standing a vigilant guard over their designated area....

LeMerigot Front Desk Clerk at Tropicana – Evansville

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:28:48 GMT

Blocks rooms for groups, VIPs, Sales and Casino Departments. The Front Desk Clerk is responsible for checking guests in and out and reconciling guest accounts....

Surveillance Agent at Tropicana – Evansville

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Maintains a thorough knowledge of casino control laws, attendant regulations, as well as the property’s internal controls....

Casino Cocktail Server at Tropicana – Evansville

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:35:11 GMT

Is well versed in all applicable policies, procedures, rules and laws for the State of Indiana, Tropicana and the Beverage Department....

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