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Grand Victoria Casino Elgin

250 South Grove Avenue, Elgin, Illinois  [view mapview map]   

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Casino opened:October 6, 1994
Table games:29
Gaming machines:1100
Poker tables: 13
Minimum Bet:$0.01
Self parking:Yes
Casino sq/ft:29,850 sq/ft


Poker Room: Grand Victoria Casino Elgin Poker Room
Hotels: Elgin Hotels
Venues: Festival Park & Casino Pavillion, Meeting & Event Space


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Grand Victoria Casino Elgin Review

Grand Victoria Casino Elgin is a casino in the style of the grand old riverboat and has remained so for its history. Located 250 South Grove Avenue in Elgin, Illinois, the casino offers a gambling experience like none other in the area.

The casino floor covers 29,850 square feet and offers over 1,000 of the hottest slots, video poker games and a High Limit Room, 29 Vegas-style table games, a poker room, four restaurants, a lounge, and two seasonal entertainment venues.

You can find nearby hotels right here on their World Casino Directory review page and take advantage of competitive rates. If you are driving in and out, you can get directions on the map.

Open daily from  8:30am to 6:30am you must be 21 or older to enter the casino area, but the Pavilion is open to all ages.

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Gaming at Grand Victoria Casino

You'll have a great selection of over a thousand slots, exciting table games, plenty of promotions and progressive jackpots and even a dozen live action Texas Hold'em poker tables to choose from when you walk on-board the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin. There's plenty of room to wander and all of the hottest slots by makers like IGT and for big rollers, there is the High Limit room.

You'll find more than 2 dozen Vegas-style table games with rules and liberal side bets you will never find there in one place. The craps tables have "fire bets" where players start winning after just 3 points are made. Play Royal Match blackjack and win up to $2,500 on a $1 bet. Play Vegas Pitch blackjack with only 2 decks for a lot better chance to win. There's even a high limit room for the times you catch a wave, or simply if that's how you prefer to roll.


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Poker at Grand Victoria Casino

Grand Victoria Casino Elgin Poker Room

The Grand Victoria Casino has a 12-table non-smoking poker room on level 4 of the riverboat.  The room is open from 8:30am to 6am daily. Features include TVs, cocktail service, auto shufflers, food tableside, valet parking and more.

Daily cash games and No Limit tournaments run on Sundays and Wednesdays.

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Reviews: 1

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Dining & Restaurants

Prime Burgerhouse

  • Serving: American, Gourmet Burgers

Prime Burgerhouse offers up some of the best burgers you'll ever sink your teeth into. Have it your way, made to order. It's all about burgers, booze, and bliss at this chic eatery. A whole page on the menu is devoted to nibbles from white cheddar truffle fries to sliders. Then you have the burgers. Order right off the menu or make up your own concoction. It's prime, and ground in-house daily. Speaking of concoctions, every imaginable frosty martini or other drink you desire is yours for the asking.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (847) 531-PRIME
  • Alcohol: Specialty Martinis, Full Bar
  • Ambience: Trendy
  • Attire: Casual
  • Takes reservations
  • Good for groups
  • Take away


Sunday11:30am / 12:00am
Monday11:30am / 12:00am
Tuesday11:30am / 12:00am
Wednesday11:30am / 12:00am
Thursday11:30am / 12:00am
Friday11:30am / 2:00am
Saturday11:30am / 2:00am

Buckinghams Steakhouse and Lounge

  • Serving: Steak, Seafood

Buckinghams Steakhouse and Lounge at Grand Victoria Casino Elgin offers patrons the best in fine dining. The venue exudes shear elegance and the menu is is populated with carefully chosen items all exquisitely prepared. All steaks on the Main menu are USDA Prime aged 21 days. Of course if you prefer lamb, poultry, or seafood on any given evening you will have exceptional choices as well. Add in a premiere wine list and decadent desserts and the perfect evening is set for you.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (847) 531-7703
  • Alcohol: Full Bar/Lounge
  • Ambience: Intimate
  • Attire: Dressy
  • Takes reservations
  • Take away


Sunday5:00pm / 10:00pm
Wednesday5:00pm / 10:00pm
Thursday5:00pm / 10:00pm
Friday5:00pm / 11:00pm
Saturday5:00pm / 11:00pm

Indulge Buffet

  • Serving: Seafood, International

Indulge is a show kitchen buffet at the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin.  Fresh off the grill, out of the oven, and off the fire. A big part of the enjoyment of dining at this upscale buffet with reasonable prices is watching the expert chefs prepare your food with flair. There is a seafood buffet every Friday and Saturday night, and on Wednesday the Maine Event Seafood Buffet is spread lavishly before you, all fresh, and all prepared before your very eyes.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (847) 468-7000
  • Buffet


Sunday11:00am / 9:00pm
Monday11:30am / 9:00pm
Tuesday11:30am / 9:00pm
Wednesday11:30am / 10:00pm
Thursday11:30am / 9:00pm
Friday11:30am / 10:00pm
Saturday11:30am / 10:00pm

Crave Deli

  • Serving: Deli, American

There is more to Crave Deli than corned beef on fresh baked rye, a pickle, chips, and a soda - but that doesn't sound like a bad way to take a quick break from the action! Whether you just want it good and fast, quick and easy - or wish to take a little time to savor a gelato, sorbet, milk shake or ice cream - this place has your action covered 24/7. All kinds of bakery goods, fresh from the oven, assorted beverages, and more all great, all the time. It's what you crave.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (847) 468-7000


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

Grand Victoria Casino Venues & Hotspots

Festival Park & Casino Pavillion

Festival Park is located right next to the Grand Victoria Riverboat Casino in Elgin. This is where you will see big names and legends in a variety of musical genres during the Concert Series held every summer. Access is available to all ages. The same lack of age restrictions are in place at the Casino Pavilion. However you must be 21 to enter the casino. The Pavilion hosts a variety of entertainment throughout the warmer months. It's a great river front venue for the whole family.

Meeting & Event Space

Grand Victoria Casino is the ideal venue to host your next event, with spacious banquet facilities accommodating 30 to 250 guests.

Grand Victoria Casino Casino Jobs

Marketing Data Specialist at Grand Victoria Casino Elgin

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 08:10:53 GMT

Oversees all aspects of direct marketing mail and email programs. Assists with preparation of data files and ensures all mailings meet IGB requirements and IGB…

Valet Parker at Grand Victoria Casino Elgin

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 08:10:53 GMT

Park and retrieve patron’s vehicles. Provide first-class customer service to guests. Complete valet tickets and damage checks.

Slot Floorperson-Part Time at Grand Victoria Casino Elgin

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 08:10:46 GMT

Providing a positive gaming experience for guests. Correct minor electronic gaming device malfunctions such as voucher replacements.

Gaming Shift Supervisor at State of Illinois

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 01:07:50 GMT

Confers with the casino or video gaming establishment management on matters pertinent to the gaming operations; Coordinates investigations of major incidents;

Host/Cashier - Indulge at Grand Victoria Casino Elgin

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 08:10:57 GMT

Give prompt, pleasant, courteous and efficient service to all guests. Ability to operate the Point of Sale (POS) system on all registers.

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Contact information


Address: 250 S Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120, USA

Phone: (847) 468-7000


Facebook: Facebook page

Twitter: @GVCElgin


Phone: (847) 531-7753

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Casino hours

Sunday 8:30am to 6:30am
Monday 8:30am to 6:30am
Tuesday 8:30am to 6:30am
Wednesday 8:30am to 6:30am
Thursday 8:30am to 6:30am
Friday 8:30am to 6:30am
Saturday 8:30am to 6:30am


Sunday 8:30am to 6:00am
Monday 8:30am to 6:00am
Tuesday 8:30am to 6:00am
Wednesday 8:30am to 6:00am
Thursday 8:30am to 6:00am
Friday 8:30am to 6:00am
Saturday 8:30am to 6:00am

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