Red Rock Casino, Resort, and Spa Review

The Red Rock Resort is located in the Las Vegas suburb of Summerlin. It is located in the far western edge of the Las Vegas Valley. The casino opened on April 18, 2006. It is owned by Station Casinos, the largest operator in the Las Vegas locals’ gaming market. Red Rock is the flagship of Station Casinos.

Casino at Red Rock

The casino floor at Red Rock is 87,000 square feet. It features over 3,000 slot machines, 55 table games, two high limit salons, a sports book, bingo hall, and a poker room.

Blackjack is by far the most popular table game at Red Rock. There are 34 blackjack tables. Single, double, and six-deck blackjack games are available. The single deck blackjack game pays 6-5 on a natural blackjack, allows players to double on any two cards, and offers bet limits of $5-$1,000. The double deck blackjack game allows double down on any two cards and double down after splitting with bet limits of $10-$2,000. The six-deck game offers surrender, double down on any two cards, double down after splitting, and resplit aces. Bet limits are $10-$3,000.

All Red Rock blackjack games hit a soft 17. High limit blackjack games offer the same rules with bet limits starting at $25 with max bets of $5,000.

Other table games at Red Rock include Pai Gow Poker, baccarat, High Card Flush, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, roulette, Crazy 4 Poker, Three Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Let it Ride and craps. Pai Gow Poker and craps have a bet range of $5-$3,000. All other games have $5-$100 bet limits.

Red Rock offers some of the best video poker in the world. There are dozens of machines that return over 100% to players using proper strategy. These games include Full Pay Deuces Wild and 10/7/5 Double Double Bonus. There are also hundreds of video poker machines with full-pay Jacks or Better. All video poker and slot machines at Red Rock use ticket-in/ticket-out technology.

The 100%+ games offer cash back of .075% through the Boarding Pass player’s club. All other games return .3% cash back. There are point multiplier days every week.

The Boarding Pass offers Preferred, Gold, Platinum, President, and Chairman tiers. President and Chairman players receive preferred parking and line passes at all Station Casino properties. Chairman players also receive VIP movie and bowling passes, as well as holiday party invitations.

The sports book is one of the largest in Las Vegas. The minimum bet is just $5. Players that wager $50 or more will receive two drink tickets. Red Rock also offers a mobile and online sports betting app.

The Red Rock poker room spreads 20 tables. It is by far the busiest locals’ poker room. Players will find 1/2 and 2/5 No Limit Texas Hold’em every day. A 5/10 No Limit Hold’em game is available on Friday nights. Fixed limit is also popular at Red Rock. Many 2/4 and 4/8 Limit Hold’em games are available at most hours of the day. A 4/8 Omaha High/Low game is the main non-hold’em game. There are two daily No Limit Texas Hold’em tournaments.

Hotel at Red Rock

The Red Rock hotel has 815 rooms. The rooms are considered high end. Rates are over $100 nightly, even on weeknights during the offseason. Weekends can run over $300 a night.

There are two hotel towers at Red Rock. The most common rooms are the Deluxe King and Double Queen. There are 13 different types of suites. These start with the one bedroom suite and go as high as the 180 Suite, which offers two views; one of the mountains to the west and one of the Las Vegas Strip 10 miles to the east.

Dining at Red Rock

One item Red Rock has struggled with is dining options. It often has one or two restaurants closed at any given time. The flagship of the property is T-Bones. It is a high end steakhouse. There is also a 24 hour café, buffet, food court, Yard House, Lucille’s BBQ, and two Starbucks. Red Rock is in the middle of a remodel that will add more dining options.

Nightclubs at Red Rock

Red Rock does not offer any nightclubs. It tried multiple times to launch Cherry. These attempts failed. That space is now dedicated to private functions.

Bars at Red Rock

There are eight bars at Red Rock. Rock’s Lounge is a video poker bar that has a small venue for shows. It offers some of the best bar video poker in Las Vegas. There are often lounge acts on weekend nights where VIP bottle service is available. Lucky Bar is the center bar where video poker is also available. The sports book bar also spreads video poker. Onyx Bar is a piano and cigar bar. There is also a lobby bar, a bar at the bowling alley, as well as one by the pool.

Location

Red Rock is located in the far western edge of the Las Vegas Valley. It is at the Charleston Blvd exit at Highway 215. It is an expensive cab ride from the Strip, airport and downtown. The hotel provides shuttle service to and from many popular venues across the city. Tourists often stay at Red Rock due to its proximity to the Red Rock National Park and its quality gambling.

Features at Red Rock

Like many locals’ casinos, Red Rock offers entertainment amenities. There is a bowling alley and movie theater on the property.

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