For those wanting to indulge in some Las Vegas gambling, it can be daunting to know where to start. The D Las Vegas casino, though, is more welcoming than many.
The D casino, perhaps more than any other in Downtown, finds a way to marry vintage Las Vegas with cool modernity.
It’s located on the Fremont Street Experience at the eastern entrance and its stylings are very on-point for a modern young crowd.
The D Las Vegas Casino overview
Total gaming space: 42,000 sq. ft
Rewards program: Club One
Number of Slot and video poker machines: 1,000+
High Limit slots room: Yes
Table games: Baccarat, Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, variations of poker
Poker Room: No
Sports book: Yes
The Las Vegas gambling scene is so ultra competitive that any property that tries to be everything to every type of player is almost certain to fall flat on its face.
If casino operators are clever, they will instead attempt to focus on one niche and do that exceptionally, while doing the rest well, and Derek Stevens is certainly a clever operator.
Gambling at The D Las Vegas casino
The D Las Vegas casino has become a bit of a paradise for slots players, especially those looking for older machines that are becoming increasingly tough to find.
They also have all the modern games too, of course. In fact, most of their selection is just that. It is right up front and prominent too. The vintage slots section is upstairs and is a brilliant place to visit.
That is where you will find Sigma Derby, which used to be an absolute staple of Las Vegas gambling. It is a mechanical horse racing game, and there are modern equivalents still around, but there is only one original and it is at the D casino. It is so original, in fact, that it still only takes quarters.
If you are a classic Wheel of Fortune fan there is a huge amount of machines to play too. It’s just generally an exceptional choice of vintage slots.
Those who prefer table games are far from left out either. The D is one of the Las Vegas casinos that has the Dancing Dealers, which help bring the party atmosphere. It is also one of the few places where you can go cashless on the tables. However, you should probably manage the risk of a drunken swipe of your debit card very carefully.
You have a full array of table games at The D, with 3-to-2 pays on blackjack, which is becoming a rarity in Las Vegas. You can also play poker variants, baccarat, roulette and craps.
Sportsbook and drinks service
The complimentary drinks service in The D casino is good too, although also subject to the usual variations at busier times. Generally speaking, though, it’s easier to get a free drink Downtown than it is on the Las Vegas Strip, and The D casino does nothing to buck that trend.
There is a sportsbook at The D that is part of the Circa Sports family, so you know it will be good. It’s obviously not the same level as the one at Circa itself, but I don’t think anywhere is.
One added advantage of the The D Casino is that it is part of the Derek Stevens family. Therefore, you should be able to get plenty of use out of your Club One card if you want to.
It can be used at sister properties Golden Gate and Circa as well, so your buck can go further compared to rewards clubs that cover just one property.
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