Adventure awaits anyone who makes the walk from downtown to this dingy, smoky, ultra-cheap casino. This is where old nickels go to die, bums go to watch, and the cops frequently visit to find out what's happened this time. We can't recommend it highly enough.
Table Games: Blackjack and craps in a very little pit. The blackjack is lousy 6:5, and the craps is lousy double odds and only open five days a week in the evenings. but the experience is worth it for the volume, crazies and free-for-all feel. There was an effort once to clean this place up. But you know the saying: you can take the whore out of the gutter, but you can't take the gutter out of the whore.
Bet Minimums: They'll have $2 blackjack, but it pays 6:5 and even then only if you bet $5, so it's a horrible game. Craps is a dollar. Hooray! There is a near guarantee that some break-in dealer will occasionally pay you by mistake, though.
Machines: Some newer games and video poker. There is a some full-pay video poker for the man or woman brave enough to go looking for it. We recently had to wait to get a handpay on a big $1.00 payout.
Cocktails? Surprisingly, they will bring you free drinks if you're playing, but they might not be very pleasant about it. Canned beer and small, flavorless well drinks are the order of the day. Don't bother trying to get them to bring you a Schlitz, though. We've asked a billion times; more and more loudly as the night wears on.
Who Gets Comps? Anybody betting ten bucks or more at the tables should ask for some free grub but probably won't. No matter, since nobody in his right mind would want to eat it. If you are not in your right mind, keep bugging the pit boss because he will never come right out and offer you free food.
Eazy Cafe: Really bottom of the barrel snacks, like chili dogs, dry turkey sandwiches, some Mexican specialties, and now cheap pizza. It's very low-cost, but not good. If you are drunk and absolutely dying for something greasy, and you're here anyway, go for it. The 99-cent menu has quesadillas, baked potatoes, chicken nuggets and a few other choices for the daring. Eazy is open 6 a.m. to midnight.
Crazy People: Sit down at a blackjack table or slot machine and strike up a conversation with the person next to you. Chances are about one in three that you will come away with a few gems from the conversation. After all, these people are crazy.