Oasis in the desert

Posted On 20 Jul 2016
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Casino, hotel, golf course offer visitors many ways to refresh and rejuvenate


Fort McDowell - Blackjack Players-2015A visitor to Fort McDowell Casino, located 18 miles northeast of Scottsdale on State Route 97, will find panoramic views, great food, amazing entertainment, Vegas-style gaming, luxury accommodations and award-winning golf.


At the casino, new slot machines and generous promotions fuel the fun. Whether it’s a tournament or a live cash poker game, many win-it-all opportunities await. Fort McDowell Casino offers both smoking and non-smoking card rooms, with games like Texas Hold ‘Em, Progressive Pai Gow, and Three Card Poker. Blackjack with Push your Luck side bet. What’s more, a 1,200-seat Bingo Hall is open seven days a week, giving guests ample chance to win over $50,000 in cash. Whether you’re a smoker or a non-smoker, you’ll enjoy this state-of-art gaming space.


We-Ko-Pa Golf Club Cholla Course #9 Fairway Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Fountain Hills, Arizona

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club
Cholla Course #9 Fairway
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation
Fountain Hills, Arizona

The Fort’s five restaurants offer an amazing variety of dining options, from quick snacks like fresh deli sandwiches to full-course temptations like tender prime rib, mouth-watering crab legs and succulent lobster tails.


At the adjoining, lushly landscaped Wekopa Resort, amenities and activities abound. Luxurious linens, panoramic mountain views, a refreshing outdoor pool and a state-of-the-art spa assure you every comfort. Nearby, horseback trail rides, cattle drives and themed cookouts turn overnight stays into adventures.


Just a chip shot from your guest room is the top-rated We-Ko-Pa Golf Club. Rated the #1 public course in Arizona by Golfweek Magazine, the course extends across desert washes and over ridges, flowing flawlessly into greens tucked into foothills and desert arroyos. Views include the Verde and Salt River Valleys, Red Mountain and the Superstition Mountains.


Fort McDowell is a welcome respite in the desert, offering non-stop gaming, dining, hospitality, entertainment, award-winning golf, luxurious accommodations and more. For additional information, visit the website at fortmcdowellcasino.com or call 1-800-THE-FORT.

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