Task Rio Casino Guide

Named after the site of the world's best party, the Rio Hotel, Casino, and Convention Resort is always full of life. Located in historic Klerksdorp, the Rio offers great gaming, accommodation, food, and entertainment. Not only will players find the usual assortment of slots and table games, but the property is most famous for its weekly poker tournaments that attract players from Johannesburg and beyond. With spacious rooms on site, spectacular service, and area attractions that appeal to every member of the family, the Rio is worth exploring.

  • Address
    Corner of N12 & Rio Boulevard, Meiringspark, Klerksdorp, 2571, South Africa
  • Contact Number
    +27 (0) 18 469 9100
  • Email Address
  • Website
    Tusk Rio Hotel, Casino & Convention Resort Website
  • Slot Machines
  • Table Games
  • Salon Prive
  • Loyalty Club/Rewards
  • Opening Hours
    Slots available 24 hours a day, tables open from 12:00 (11:00 on weekends) until close
Rating 87/100
Tusk Rio Casino

Casino Game Selection

Tusk Rio Casino Review

Visitors will find a decent assortment of slot machines at the Rio Casino. With 274 slots to choose from and games available at all imaginable denominations, there really is something for everyone. Enjoy traditional mechanized games or the latest titles with incredible graphics and bonus features. The best part is slots are always available no matter what time your watch reads.

If you prefer games with elements of skill or strategy, the Rio Casino has 11 tables. Enjoy poker, roulette, and blackjack games at a variety of stakes. All the tables are staffed by professional and knowledgeable croupiers. They are more than happy to show you the ropes and answer your etiquette questions if you are new to gaming. Winners Circle members are invited to enter the Salon Privé. It's the perfect place to raise the stakes and receive the recognition you deserve.

In case you haven't noticed, Texas hold'em poker continues to explode across South Africa. If you feel like experiencing the thrill of a live tournament, you'll want to head to the Rio. The casino hosts large tournaments each Sunday in the Escapades Theatre.

Wining And Dining

The Rio is always ready to satiate even the most discriminating appetites. Karamba Grillhouse is a carnivore's paradise with the absolute best cuts of beef. The eatery is open for breakfast, lunch, or dinner with a full menu that also features poultry, seafood, and vegetarian culinary delights. Don't forget to browse the spectacular wine list. For more casual fare, you'll want to visit F.L.A.G. Café. The eatery is popular with tourists and locals alike thanks to its extensive breakfast and Sunday lunch buffets. If you're craving a cocktail, light meal, or tasty snack, the bovine-inspired Moo Bar is open late.

Accommodations And Amenities

It's hard to find better value in Klerksdorp than the 3-star Peermont Metcourt. The stylish hotel has 70 spacious rooms and suites. Keeping with the resort theme, the colour schemes and designs are all inspired by Rio de Janeiro. All the rooms feature satellite television, air-conditioning, mini-bar, coffee station, and more. Don't forget to bring your swimwear, as the Peermont Metcourt has a great pool. Take a dip or lounge around and soak up the sun in the beautiful gardens.

Entertainment And Nightlife

It's not hard to have a good time at the Rio, even if you aren't partial to gambling. The Escapade Theatre pays host to South African and international acts that span the world of entertainment. Whether you enjoy bands, singer songwriters, comedians, cabaret shows, or innovative performances, there's lots to love on site.

Although some performances may be suitable for children, kids don't have to miss out on the fun. The Play Zone Crèche at the Rio can supervise and entertain the young ones. If your kids like video games, Fantasia Game Arcade is where they'll want to be. Adults and kids over 12 can take a go-kart for a spin at the Interlagos at Rio.

Promotions And Rewards

Like all Peermont casinos, the Rio participates in the Winners Circle loyalty programme. Membership is completely free and it's easy to earn rewards. Just bring your card with you whenever you play to earn points. Once you collect enough points, you'll be able to cash them in for prizes, money, or complimentary play. Members can also get instant discounts on accommodations, shows, food, and spa visits. You can also qualify for free beverages, parking, and car washes. There are also plenty of prize draws and exclusive offers just for members. It pays to sign up even if you aren't a frequent player.

Area Attractions

There's lots to do for the whole family in and around Klerksdorp. Discover great exhibits at the Klerksdorp Museum. For an authentic bushveld experience including some of the region's finest bird watching, Faan Meintjies reserve is worth a gander. The Oudorp hiking trail offers decent treks and a glimpse into the past. For great shopping, you'll want to head to the Matlosana Mall, which is a quick 12-minute drive from the casino.

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