Boulder Station is a locals casino on Boulder Highway. It is owned and operated by Station Casinos. Its sister casinos include Red Rock Resort, Green Valley Ranch, Palace Station, Texas Station and Fiesta.
The gaming at Boulder Station is above average and includes $5 double deck blackjack that pays 3-2 on a natural. Craps offers 10 times odds and there are dozens of video poker games that return near or above 100 percent to players. There is a poker room, keno lounge, bingo hall and sportsbook on the property as well.
Gambling is not the only activity available at Boulder Station – there are more than a dozen restaurants, along with a movie theater and a Kid’s Quest.
There are 25 table games in total at Boulder Station, and most of them have a $5 minimum. The game variety ranges from card games to craps and roulette, and there are even a handful of video table games as well as quality video poker games.
There are 5 different types of blackjack games at Boulder Station and the dealer hits soft 17 in all of them. The main game is double deck blackjack with $5-$500 limits. Players may double down before and after splitting here.
There are a few games with six-deck shoes that have the same rules, except surrendering is allowed. There is $5-$500 single deck blackjack, which only pays 6-5. The same rules apply to a Free Bet Blackjack table. There is also $5 to $500 Super Fun 21 with two decks.
There are 3 craps tables with ten times odds and limits of $3-$3,000. The Field pays double on 12. There are also 3 double zero roulette tables with limits of $5 to $50.
There is video roulette and virtual craps with a $0.25 minimum. There is $5 stadium baccarat.
Boulder Station is home to some of the best video poker in Las Vegas. There are several banks of machines with games that return over 100% with 5 coins bet and perfect play. These games include full pay Deuces Wild (100.76%), Joker Poker (100.65%) and Loose Deuces (100.15%) for nickel, dimes and quarters. Full pay Double Bonus (100.17%) and Double Double Bonus Poker (100.06%) go up to the dollar denomination. These games require $12 in coin-in for every Boarding Pass point.
There are other banks with machines that say, “Up to 99.8%.” Guests will find Triple Bonus Plus (99.8%), No-so-ugly Deuces (99.73%), Bonus Poker Deluxe (99.64%), Jacks or Better (99.54%) and many others. These machines pay full Boarding Pass points and qualify for multiplier days.
Boulder Station offers an 11-table poker room that is home to Omaha Hi in Las Vegas. It is spread in 4/8 fixed limit format. The other common games are 2/4 and 4/8 limit Hold’em. There is a 1/2 no limit game during peak hours. Unlike many other poker rooms in Las Vegas, the poker room at Boulder Station does not spread any tournaments.
Boulder Station hosts a relatively nice, modern sportsbook. Guests may bet off the board here or make deposits and withdrawals for STN Sports, the Station Casinos sports betting app. There is also a keno lounge and bingo room here.
Boulder Station uses the Boarding Pass players card which is used by all Station Casinos. Guests earn 0.3% in cash back, comps or free play. Boarding Pass members will receive mailers that may include free play, food comps or hotel room offers. There are regular point multiplier day specials that may be player or property specific.
Players start at the Preferred tier. Once 1,000 points are earned in either half of the year, Gold is achieved. The Platinum tier takes 40,000 points, president takes 100,000 points, and Chairman takes 300,000 points. Players that reach one of the tiers will keep it for the remaining period and the following six-month period.
Platinum players receive a 25% discount at buffets when using points. President and Chairman players receive 50% off buffets when using points, gated parking, line passes, priority seating in restaurants and a casino host. Chairman players receive VIP bowling and movie access. The casino will give use of the limousine as well to these players.
There are 11 restaurants at Boulder Station, including many quick serve outlets like Burger King, Starbucks, Subway, Slices Pizzeria, Viva Salsa and Winchell’s.
Broiler Room is the fine dining option at Boulder Station. It opens at 5 PM daily. Menu items include steak, seafood, pork, chicken and prime rib. Entrees come with a soup and salad bar. There is a large wine, appetizer and dessert menu.
Pasta Cucina is the Italian option at Boulder Station. It offers typical pasta options such as lasagna, linguini and clams, fettucine alfredo, spaghetti and ravioli. There are veal, chicken, seafood, soup and salads on the menu. It opens at 5 PM Wednesday through Sunday.
Guadalajara is the Mexican option at Boulder Station. The menu consists of apps, soup, salad, fajitas, tacos, enchiladas and rellenos. It is open for lunch and dinner daily.
Grand Café is open 24 hours a day and serves typical casino café fare. This includes breakfast, lunch and dinner items. There are monthly specials and a graveyard menu that starts at $2.49. Most menu items are served around the clock.
The buffet is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is $9.99 but Boarding Pass players receive a $3 discount. Lunch is $12.99 with a $4 discount for Boarding Pass members. Dinner and Sunday brunch is $15.99 with a $5 discount for Boarding Pass members. BBQ night on weekends is $1 more.
Boulder Station offers little in the way of entertainment. There is a bowling alley there. Weekends see a lounge act at Kixx Bar. There is also a martini bar, cigar bar and sportsbook bar.
Boulder Station hosts 300 hotel rooms. Rates start around $40 for weeknights. Weekends can run up to $200. There is a $20 resort fee per night.
The base room is a Deluxe King. For $5 more a night, guests can receive two queens instead of one king. These rooms are $300 square feet. Rates are about double for a King Suite. This room is 900 square feet. It includes a jacuzzi tub and wet bar.