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Rising Star Casino

777 Rising Star Dr, Rising Sun, IN 47040-9513
+1 800-472-6311
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Disappointed...

Having been many casinos, especially this area, I am really surprised how lackluster Rising Star... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Steven G
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Lexington, Kentucky
via mobile
Great little place with all types of slots from old to new

Lots of fun here. Great drinks at the bar and several options of play here. Elevator needs a major... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
Goofy173
,
Harrodsburg, Kentucky
via mobile
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“live reindeer” (2 reviews)
“dinner buffet” (3 reviews)
“slot machines” (11 reviews)
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777 Rising Star Dr, Rising Sun, IN 47040-9513
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+1 800-472-6311
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Having been many casinos, especially this area, I am really surprised how lackluster Rising Star is! Upon check in to the hotel, are room smelled of smoke. The front desk could not figure that out since it wasn't a smoking room. Hmm, let me help...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Lots of fun here. Great drinks at the bar and several options of play here. Elevator needs a major upgrade and does not fit in with the rest of the boat. Employees using the non-service elevator with carts have ruined the carpet and busted up...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

First the positives!!! Gorgeous beautiful decorations for the Holidays!!!! The Lobby, the shoppes and the outside is just lovely!! It really puts you in a festive mood! Also the staff throughout are super friendly and accommodating!! Now the lows ... The Buffet could be improved....More

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Laura W, Front Office Manager at Rising Star Casino, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2017

Dear sunsearcher1 We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. I apologize for your experience in our buffet and will forward your comments on to the Food and Beverage Management. Thank you again for your feedback and we hope to have you as...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

We heard about how nicely Rising Star Casino was decorated for Christmas so we went down to inspect it for ourselves. Needless to say we were NOT disappointed. On the outside they have a pen of reindeer for the children to view. The lobby is...More

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Laura W, Front Office Manager at Rising Star Casino, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2017

Dear Jack S We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your feedback and we will look forward to having you as our guest in the future. Sincerely Laura W

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

we are booked at lodge friday 29th so looking forward to seeing casino all decorated love the casino and restaurants must say most friendliest staff i ever met

Thank Larry G
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Laura W, Front Office Manager at Rising Star Casino, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2017

Dear LarryG460 We thank you for your comments and look forward to seeing you on the 29th! Sincerely Laura W

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

We are Rewards members, so we called to arrange reservations. In the very pleasant chat with Susan (I believe), I mentioned that this was a birthday getaway for my husband who was turning 50. I had already asked a out the Ultimate Getaway package when...More

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Laura W, Front Office Manager at Rising Star Casino, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2017

Dear esw56782017 We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We thank you for your kind comments and hope to see you back again soon! Sincerely Laura W

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Reviewed December 5, 2017

Our visits to the Rising star have always been wonderful ! The staff is very courteous,friendly and professional ! Our recent visit was made even better with being able to see the beautiful Christmas decorations which are second to none ! For a great getaway,the...More

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Laura W, Front Office Manager at Rising Star Casino, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2017

Dear George E, Thank you for your feedback! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you back soon! Sincerely Laura W

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Rising Star has two hotel buildings...the Casino Hotel and the Lodge, which is separate, but within walking distance. We have stayed at both, but this visit was at the Casino Hotel. The rooms are roomy. The bed was very comfortable. There is a couch and...More

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Laura W, Front Office Manager at Rising Star Casino, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Dear pamky53 Thank you for your feedback! We hope you choose to visit us again soon as we just opened our Christmas Casino for 2017! Sincerely Laura W

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Room was clean and well appointed! Great experience... buffet was excellent and the service was wonderful.

Thank Tom F
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Laura W, Front Office Manager at Rising Star Casino, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Dear Tom F Thank you for your feedback! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you back soon! Sincerely Laura W

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Rising Star Casino is modest compared with some of the other casino resorts on the Ohio River, but it's a nice, quiet place for a weekend getaway. The room was clean and comfortable, the restaurants are open late, and the staff was friendly. Only spent...More

Thank John C
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Laura W, Front Office Manager at Rising Star Casino, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Dear John C We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your feedback and we will look forward to having you as our guest in the future. Sincerely Laura W

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Response from Harleyoso | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about them comping rooms as I have never stayed there just played there and I didn't sign up for their card cause the line was too long and they only had one person working but I have stayed at the Hollywood... More
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Monday’s are free for veterans. However this month. Monday and tuesdays are free for Veterans, first responders, and seniors age 55 or older. Wife and I booked two nights for free. In March they had the same offer but... More
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Response from Patricia W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. the times we have been there our rooms were comp and not only that but the last time when traveling with an extra person, they even gave us complimentary buffet tickets, and there buffet was awesome! Have found their... More
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