For the best and friendliest gaming spot in the metro area, look no further than Riverwind Casino. But don’t take our word for it. Listen to the hundreds of Oklahoma City metro residents who voted Riverwind the best and the friendliest casino in The Oklahoman newspaper’s Readers Choice Awards for the second year in a row!
The state’s largest and most exciting gaming venue offers 219,000 square feet of heart-thumping action. More than 2,200 electronic games, over 50 blackjack and poker tables, an off-track betting lounge; the state’s largest buffet; and upscale dining are just a few of the amenities you’ll find at Riverwind Casino.
And you never know what local legends you might encounter while at your table. Three of the most respected names in Oklahoma college football history, and the University of Oklahoma’s remaining living Heisman Trophy winners: Steve Owens, Billy Sims and Jason White are often seen at their jointly-owned restaurant Autographs Sports Bar located next to the Willows Buffet at Riverwind.
Their desire to do something together, something of high quality and something in their college town, brought the three together with on this special project. Autographs is 62 square feet of television viewing on its15 plasma TV’s, plus two projection screens. The restaurants also features 27-inch LCD screens at every booth with independent channel selection, surround sound and volume control, plus the NFL “Super Fan” Ticket which offers every NFL game in a casual fireplace setting.
“To attach our names to something of this nature, it had to be of the highest quality and a special overall experience for sports fans,” says Owens, who was pleased with both the concept and content of Autographs. “To be incorporated into this fabulous facility, yet stand alone as a premium sports viewing and dining experience, speaks to the effort and attention to detail the ensured by Riverwind Casino.
“It’s both beautiful and fun, plus the food is great,” adds White. “You can see, and hear any game you want and it just has a great vibe.”
Riverwind is celebrating its second successful year as Oklahoma’s best casino with a 30-day Birthday Splash featuring $375,000 in prizes and giveaways in the month of August. Beginning July 20 – through August 28 the casino will give away a trip to New York City, 7 cars, including a Limited Edition Dodge Challenger, and a motorcycle signed by Country Music megastar Toby Keith and comedian Rodney Carrington – both star in the movie “Beer for My Horses” which will be released in theaters on August 8th.
Speaking of theaters, Oklahoma City metro residents also put Riverwind Casino in the top five concert venues in the area according to the Readers Choice Awards. Headlining some of the upcoming concerts at Riverwind’s Showplace Theatre are: Country music star Sara Evans, Aug. 16; Chaka Kahn, Aug. 22; Boz Scaggs, Aug. 23; Julio Iglesias, Aug. 30; Kenny Rogers, Sept. 12; 38 Special, Sept. 13; Charley Pride, Sept. 27; Comedian Frank Caliendo, October 3 and Crystal Gale, October 24.
Riverwind employs over 1,200 full and part-time individuals providing medical benefits, and contributes millions of dollars into the local and state economy. Net revenues from the casino support a myriad of programs and services for the citizens of the Chickasaw Nation including education, health care, nutrition, youth and elder care programs, scholarships and more.
On its second anniversary, Riverwind continues to let patrons and metro area residents know what winning feels like!
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