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Tioga Downs Casino & Resort

2384 West River Road, Nichols, New York  [view mapview map]   

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Casino opened:June 9, 2006
Table games:32
Gaming machines:944
Poker tables: 12
Minimum Bet:$0.01
Maximum Bet:$5
Self parking:Yes
Valet:Yes
Casino sq/ft:19,000 sq/ft
Convention sq/ft:13,000 sq/ft

Amenities

Poker Room: Tioga Downs Poker Room
Hotels: Tioga Downs Casino and Resort
Spas: AgeLess SPA, Fitness Center
Venues: Summer Concert Series at Tioga Downs, Carousel Bar, Meetings & Banquets, Sideshow Lounge, Cabana Bar & Pool
Attractions: Tioga Downs Racetrack, Arcade
Golf:Tioga Country Club

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Tioga Downs Casino & Resort Review

Tioga Downs Casino & Resort is located at 2384 West River Road in NicholsNew York. The premises now include a 161-room luxury hotel, casino, arcade, spa & fitness center, 5 restaurants and two lounges, indoor heated saltwater pool and outdoor pools with a water slide and cabana bar, an 18-hole golf course and country club, a flexible event center for meetings and concerts, and a parking garage.

The casino was completed in December, 2016 featuring a 19,000-square foot gaming area, housing 944 modern slot machines, 32 live tables, electronic roulette, live harness racing, simulcast wagering and lottery games. The slot machines include a mix of video slots, video poker and video keno. Players can also participate in slot tournaments and walk away with a grand prize of $1,000. The live table games include Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, baccarat and poker variations. For more gaming action, you can step into the poker room that offers 12 poker tables featuring NL Texas Hold’em, Stud Poker and Omaha cash games running daily.

Harness races are held on Friday and Saturday evenings (6:50 PM), and 1:30 PM on Sundays from May until September on the 5/8 mile track.

The golf course clubhouse is slated to open in 2018.

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Gaming at Tioga Downs

Tioga Downs Casino & Resort offers about 20,000 square feet of gambling space inside that holds 944 slot machines, 32 table games, simulcasting and a racetrack showcasing live harness racing. The slot machines include a mix of video slots, video poker and video keno taking bets ranging from $0.01 to $5.

Players can enjoy playing last video slot titles such as Game of Thrones, Plants Vs Zombies, Lobster Mania and many others. You can also participate in slot tournaments that run every Sunday from 3:00pm till 7:00pm awarding a Grand Prize of $1,000.

The table games are located on the gaming floor next to the Sideshow Lounge and are open daily from 9:00am till 3:00am and also offers a high limit room for the high rollers.

The race track runs from May through September for three days each weekend with the first post time occurring on Fridays at 6:50pm. Simulcast racing is open daily from 11:30am until close.

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Poker at Tioga Downs

Tioga Downs Poker Room

Located next to Coasters Sports Bar, the Poker Room at Tioga Downs offers 12 live poker tables to choose from. The games offered include Texas Hold’em: Limit and No Limit, Omaha: Limit and Pot Limit, both High/Low and High only, Stud: 5 or 7 card including both High and Low games. The cash game tables offer low to high limits attracting all types of players. Poker tournaments run from Monday through Friday featuring exciting tournaments such as the $32K Mad Cash Blast and many others.

Players also stand a chance of hitting a bad beat jackpot of more than $60,000.

Hours:

Sun. – Thur.: 9am – 3am
Fri. & Sat.: 24 Hours

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Dining & Restaurants

County Fair Buffet

  • Serving: International, Steak, Breakfast, Seafood, Desserts, Pasta Specialties, Lunch, Salad Bar, Comfort Food

Located in the mutuals area, County Fair Buffet at Tioga Downs offers a whole new experience with brand new fare and flare with the same fair value. Choose from a variety of comfort foods, soups and salads, and enjoy the constant rotation of carved meats like pork, chicken, pit ham, and of course juicy tender beef. Seasonal and regional delights from around the world are on display for your complete indulgence in a favorite, or to sample the cuisines of the world a little at a time.

Mon. - Sun. guests will enjoy rock-bottom prices and daily specials including an Early Bird special on Mondays - $6.99 for Veterans and Early Bird on Tuesday - Seniors and Early Bird specials on Wednesday - Early Bird and All You Can Eat Crab Legs on Thursday - Early Bird and Seafood Buffet on Friday - Steak & Shrimp on Saturday and Brunch and Breakfast Buffet on Sunday.

Specials may be subject to change so please call ahead.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (888) 946-8464
  • Alcohol: Ber, Wine & Cocktails
  • Ambience: Casual
  • Attire: Casual
  • Buffet

Hours

Sunday8:00am / 8:00pm
Monday11:30am / 9:00pm
Tuesday11:30am / 9:00pm
Wednesday11:00am / 9:00pm
Thursday11:30am / 9:00pm
Friday11:30am / 10:00pm
Saturday11:30am / 10:00pm

Coasters Sports Bar

  • Serving: Bar/Pub, Gourmet Burgers, Breakfast, Lunch

Located off the main entrance, Coasters Sports Bar at Tioga Downs shows all of the best pro and college games, fights, auto racing and more. Sundays are the days to go for cheap, cold beer, an amazing selection of wings, and of course football in season. Check out the menu above for the full selection of fine pub fare and the best burgers for miles around.

Coasters serves breakfast daily from 9am to 11am.  Be sure to check out the Breakfast Menu.

Bar Service starts at 10am daily.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (888) 946-8464
  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Ambience: Casual
  • Attire: Casual

Hours

Sunday9:00am / 1:00am
Monday9:00am / 1:00am
Tuesday9:00am / 1:00am
Wednesday9:00am / 1:00am
Thursday9:00am / 1:00am
Friday12:00am / 2:00am
Saturday12:00am / 2:00am

Owego Soft Serve and Caffé Fiacco

  • Serving: Desserts, Coffee, Ice Cream

Soft serves and hand dipped Perry's Ice Creams, a classic hot fudge sundae, signature cheesecake or a cake batter shake will all go perfectly well with the premium gourmet, fresh roasted coffee, hot or cold mochas, lattes, true Italian Cappuccinos and Espressos, and English teas hot or cold at Owego Soft Serve and Caffé Fiacco. Located in the main entrance.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (888) 946-8464

Hours

Sunday10:00am / 9:00pm
Monday10:00am / 9:00pm
Tuesday10:00am / 9:00pm
Wednesday10:00am / 9:00pm
Thursday10:00am / 9:00pm
Friday10:00am / 11:00pm
Saturday10:00am / 11:00pm

Virgil’s Real BBQ

  • Serving: Steak, Desserts, Vegetarian, Grilled , Cocktails, Wine, Soup, Salads, Sandwiches, Chicken Wings, Appetizers, Burgers, BBQ, Dinner

Virgil’s Real BBQ serves great barbeque immersed in traditional flavors that will surely make you crave for more. It is a casual dining that serves a variety of tasty foods including rubs and marinades slowly cooked over fruit, hickory and oak woods. Guests will be entertained with live music every weekend.

The Restaurant is open Thursday through Sunday for dinner only.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (607) 699-7664
  • Music: Live Music
  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Ambience: Casual
  • Attire: Casual
  • Takes reservations

Hours

Sunday2:00pm / 8:00pm
MondayClose / Close
TuesdayClose / Close
WednesdayClose / Close
Thursday4:00pm / 9:00pm
Friday4:00pm / 10:00pm
Saturday4:00pm / 10:00pm

MR. G’s Post Time Pizza

  • Serving: Pizza, Snacks, Subs

Located in the mutuals area, MR. G’s Post Time Pizza serves mouthwatering pizzas by the slice or the whole pie. It also offers large and small meatball and deli subs, and an assortment of snacks like popcorn, chips, and pretzels with cheese.

  • Price range: Budget
  • Reservations: (888) 946-8464
  • Take away

Hours

Sunday12:00pm / 5:00pm
Monday-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday-
Friday4:00pm / 9:00pm
Saturday4:00pm / 9:00pm

P.J. Clarke’s Restaurant

  • Serving: Bar/Pub, Seafood, American, Grilled , Entrée

P.J. Clarke’s Restaurant is now open and is serving up fresh food, frosty drinks and good old-fashioned conversation. Guests can choose from four menus at the family-friendly restaurant. The Main Menu features everything from Oysters and a Raw Bar to juicy Black Angus Steaks properly seared under P.J's 1200° Broiler and a Dessert Menu offering delectable treats such as Whiskey Bread Pudding, Hudson Valley Vanilla Cheesecake and more!

There is also a Kid's Menu and a substantial Beverage Menu with a fine selection of wine, spirits, cocktails, champagne and beer.

Breakfast
Mon. – Sat. 7am-10am

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (888) 946-8464
  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Ambience: Casual
  • Attire: Business Casual

Hours

Sunday5:00pm / 9:00pm
Monday-
Tuesday-
Wednesday5:00pm / 10:00pm
Thursday5:00pm / 10:00pm
Friday5:00pm / 11:00pm
Saturday5:00pm / 11:00pm

Tioga Downs Venues & Hotspots

Summer Concert Series at Tioga Downs

For the past few years Tioga Downs has been hosting top name entertainment in an outside venue that goes by the name of Summer Concert Series at Tioga Downs. Past performers have included Wynonna, Foghat & The Outlaws, Pat Benatar,  Clint Black, Boyz to Men, Charlie Daniels,  and  America. 2014 holds such names as YES and Kellie Pickler to name but two. Ticket sales are final and refunds are not allowed for bad weather. Get your tickets at the Tioga Downs Gift Shop or online from Ticketmaster.

Carousel Bar

Located on the gaming floor, the Carousel Bar offers a full selection of straight shots, alcoholic and non-alcoholic mixed drinks, cocktails, select beers and more.


Meetings & Banquets

Tioga Downs offers 33,000 total square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space designed with large and small capacities to fit your needs. The 8,500 square-foot, non-smoking convention center encompasses a 6,500 square-foot ballroom that divides into three sections and the pre-function area.

Sideshow Lounge

The Sideshow Lounge is the perfect place to enjoy your favorite beverages in a comfortable environment. The venue is located on the new gaming floor and offers live entertainment every Friday and Saturday. In addition to live bands, guests can also enjoy extra entertainment via the 220-foot entertainment screen. Feeling a bit peckish? No worries, the menu at the Sideshow Lounge features a variety of tasty quick eats such as BBQ Nachos, Trainwreck Fries, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Peanut Butter Pie and more!

Bar open daily. Serving Virgil’s Real BBQ Thurs. - Sun. 4pm-10pm

Live entertainment Friday & Saturday 9pm to 1am

Cabana Bar & Pool

The Cabana Bar & Pool at Tioga Downs features an outdoor heated saltwater pool and hot tub which are exclusive for hotel guests. Conveniently located adjacent to the hotel, it is the perfect place to enjoy frozen drinks, tasty cocktails, ice cold beers, and wine, along with a menu of light fare.

Cabana Bar & Pool Hours:

Fridays: 5pm-9pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 1pm-8pm

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Tioga Downs Racetrack

Race Track

Tioga Downs started as a thoroughbred racetrack in the 1970's but shut down after three years of operations.  On June 9, 2006, Tioga Downs opened, offering harness racing, simulcast betting, and gambling via New York State Lottery VLTs.

Race meets are held on Friday and Saturday evenings (6:50 PM), and 1:30 PM on Sundays from May until September on the 5/8 mile track.

Simulcast betting on live races held elsewhere is open daily beginning at 11:30am.

Arcade

Arcade

Located in the hotel near reception, the arcade offers a variety of games for overnight guests of Tioga Downs Casino & Resort.

Hours

Sunday9:00am / 10:00pm
Monday9:00am / 10:00pm
Tuesday9:00am / 10:00pm
Wednesday9:00am / 10:00pm
Thursday9:00am / 10:00pm
Friday9:00am / 10:00pm
Saturday9:00am / 10:00pm

Tioga Downs Spas & Health Clubs

AgeLess SPA

Ageless Spa at Tioga Downs offers a wide variety of spa services and treatments such as an array of massages including Integrated Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Himalayan Salt Ston Massage and Couples Massage, facials, nails, waxing hair removal, hair and makeup and more.

Hours

Sunday10:00am / 5:00pm
Monday-
Tuesday-
Wednesday10:00am / 6:00pm
Thursday10:00am / 6:00pm
Friday10:00am / 7:00pm
Saturday10:00am / 7:00pm

Fitness Center

Located in the hotel at Tioga Downs the fitness center offers a variety of cardio equipment and free weights for hotel guests to enjoy.

 

Hours

Sunday9:00am / 10:00pm
Monday9:00am / 10:00pm
Tuesday9:00am / 10:00pm
Wednesday9:00am / 10:00pm
Thursday9:00am / 10:00pm
Friday9:00am / 10:00pm
Saturday9:00am / 10:00pm

Tioga Country Club

The nearby Tioga Country Club offers a challenging and scenic 18-hole golf course off Route 17 in Nichols. The par 71 course was designed by Hal Purdy and offers a challenge to both novices and pros alike. It's a great place to challenge your skills or host a group golf outing in a beautiful setting.

The new clubhouse is now open and features a fully-stocked pro shop, locker rooms, and a bar and grill. The clubhouse also has designated space for events and a full onsite catering kitchen to accommodate your special event.

Pro Shop Hours: Open Daily 7am-7pm
Kitchen Hours: Open Daily 11am-8pm
Bar Hours: Open Daily 11am-9pm

Tioga Downs RV Parking

Free RV and Semi parking.

Shops

  • Tioga Downs Gift Shop (Gifts)

Tioga Downs Casino Jobs

Line Cook- Coasters at Tioga Downs Casino & Resort

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:16:13 GMT

Responsible for the preparation of all foods during an assigned shift, in accordance with the Company’s specifications and standards. Provide excellent guest...

Banquet Houseman at Tioga Downs Casino & Resort

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:20:02 GMT

Responsible for breaking down rooms after events; Will also break down rooms, making sure room is neat and clean and all tables, chairs, AV equipment, etc. is...

Front Desk Agent at Tioga Downs Casino & Resort

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:20:12 GMT

Responsible for attending to the needs of the guests, especially during check in and check out of the hotel. Providing accurate information to guest about the...

Cage Cashier at Tioga Downs Casino & Resort

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:20:15 GMT

Responsible for assisting customers with transactions and for balancing various bank drawers within the Cage Department, maintaining accuracy throughout all...

Beverage Server- Coasters Sports Bar at Tioga Downs Casino & Resort

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:20:12 GMT

Responsible for providing beverage and food service to all customers in an efficient, courteous and professional manner displaying a high standard of customer...

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Toll-free: 888-946-8464

Website: www.tiogadowns.com/

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Twitter: @tiogadowns

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Group Sales

Phone: (607) 699-3900 ext 4205

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Casino hours

Sunday 9:00am to 3:00am
Monday 9:00am to 3:00am
Tuesday 9:00am to 3:00am
Wednesday 9:00am to 3:00am
Thursday 9:00am to 3:00am
Friday 12:00am to 12:00am
Saturday 12:00am to 12:00am

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Sunday 9:00am to 3:00am
Monday 9:00am to 3:00am
Tuesday 9:00am to 3:00am
Wednesday 9:00am to 3:00am
Thursday 9:00am to 3:00am
Friday 12:00am to 12:00am
Saturday 12:00am to 12:00am

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