Rio Casino Resort

Rio Boulevard, Meiringspark, Extension 8, Klerksdorp, South Africa 
 
 

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Casino opened:August 21, 2006
Table games:11
Gaming machines:274
Poker tables: 2
Open 24/7:Yes
Casino sq/ft:66,330 sq/ft

Amenities

Poker Room: Rio Poker
Hotels: Peermont Metcourt at Rio, Klerksdorp
Rates: $155.00 - $156.00
Attractions: Area Attractions

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Rio Casino Resort Review

Rio Hotel Casino Convention Resort is located in Klerksdorp along the N12 in the North West province of South Africa. The casino shines bright and inspires the vibrancy and passion of its namesake,  Rio de Janeiro. The slots games are available 24 hours a day with  special hours for table games such as progressive blackjack and poker.

The hotel features comfortable accommodations with a total of 70 rooms and suites including  30 Classic twin rooms, 20 Classic king rooms, 9 Superior twin rooms, 6 Superior king rooms, 4 Executive suites and 1 Special assistance room. Non-smoking rooms are available by request.

FOr meetings and events there are 5 conference rooms as well as a huge tent platform. Hotel amenities in addition to the casino  include a family fun center with the latest video arcade games and the Play Zone Creche for smaller kids.

Dining options include the F.L.A.G. Café, Karamba Grillhouse, and Moo Bar restaurant and lounge.

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Gaming at Rio Casino

The casino action is always on at Rio with 274 slots running 24 hours a day in a range of denominations sure to please any player. The atmosphere is festive owing to the Rio de Janeiro Carnival theme and constant flashing of lights and jackpot bells going off.

The exclusive Salon Privé offers distinguished clients a more private upscale venue with personal attentions to every need. In total there are 11 gaming tables including blackjack and progressive black as well as two poker tables with tournament action every Sunday evening.

Casino games available

Blackjack
Slot machines
Progressive Blackjack

Poker at Rio Casino

Rio Poker

The Sunday night poker tournaments at Rio Casino are getting more popular by the week. Buy-ins are R500.  The game starts at 3pm and entries need to be submitted before 2:45pm.

Poker games available:

Texas Hold'em
Mixed Games




Contact information

Official

Phone +27 (0) 18 469 9100
Fax +27 (0) 18 469 4326
Website www.riocasino.co.za/gaming/gaming-at-rio-casino
Email Email
Facebook Facebook page

Poker

Phone +27 (0) 18 469 9100
Website Website

Group Sales

Phone +27 (0)11 928 1903
Website Website
Email Email

Conferences

Phone +27 (0)11 557 0557
Website Website
Email Email

Casino hours

Open 24/7

Dining & Restaurants

Karamba Grillhouse

  • Serving: South African, Steak

Casual dress is fine at this non-smoking restaurant for meat lovers in the Rio Hotel Casino Convention Resort at Klerksdorp. Anyone who enjoys superior cuts of prime aged beef and traditional popular South African fare will enjoy the atmosphere and selections here. The menu is augmented with a great wine list featuring SA vintages as well as popular favorites from around the world. A special area is available for private dining and small functions.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: +27 (0)18 469 9160

Hours

Sunday-
Monday11:00am / 10:00pm
Tuesday11:00am / 10:00pm
Wednesday11:00am / 10:00pm
Thursday11:00am / 10:00pm
Friday11:00am / 10:00pm
Saturday11:00am / 10:00pm


F.L.A.G. Café

  • Serving: Cafe/Variety, Buffet, Breakfast

F.L.A.G. Café at Rio is a contemporary breakfast restaurant located on the ground floor of the Peermont Metcourt Hotel with three main functions. First and foremost they provide the delicious breakfast buffet for guests and visitors alike beginning at 6:30am daily. Dinner from the a la carte menu is available from 6pm until 10pm daily, with a Sunday Carvery Buffet from noon to 3pm. And of course bar service is available starting at 3pm 7 days a week.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: +27 (0)18 469 9100
  • Buffet

Hours

Sunday6:30am / 10:00pm
Monday6:30am / 10:00pm
Tuesday6:30am / 10:00pm
Wednesday6:30am / 10:00pm
Thursday6:30am / 10:00pm
Friday6:30am / 10:00pm
Saturday6:30am / 10:00pm


Moo Bar

  • Serving: Light Fare, Cocktails

It's all about cows at Moo Bar, from the decor and accents to the light fare menu. Feel free to smoke here as it is as much bar as eatery and stays open until 2am. Access is from  the interior of the property or from the deck area. Dress casually, sit indoors or out. Moo Bar is open seven days a week and has a maximum seating capacity of 80 people.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: +27 (0)18 469 9160
  • Outdoor seating

Hours

Sunday11:00am / 2:00am
Monday11:00am / 2:00am
Tuesday11:00am / 2:00am
Wednesday11:00am / 2:00am
Thursday11:00am / 2:00am
Friday11:00am / 2:00am
Saturday11:00am / 2:00am


Rio Casino Hotels

Peermont Metcourt at Rio, Klerksdorp

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Area Attractions

Nearby Things to See & Do

Klerksdorp is an age-old town and home to Rio Casino. The name comes from the first magistrate of a small community here in 1837, Jacob de C'lerq - thus Klerksdorp. The town's population exploded with the discovery of gold in 1886. Now the town is the center of a large mining and agricultural economy.

Historical sites to visit include Goudkoppie where you can view an 18th century mineshaft. The Jack Scott House is made of tin and was  imported from Britain. The Klerksdorp Mines. The Ou Dorp Hiking Trail. The Railway Station & Old Flag Room which was opened by President Paul Kruger  in 1897. The Klerksdorp Museum, and Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve

Rio Casino Golfing

The 18 hole championship Orkney Golf Course is near the casino

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