Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino is Santa Fe’s Playground
and Albuquerque’s Getaway

Las-Vegas Style

Casino Action

Almost 70,000 square feet of gaming action. 1,200 slot machines comprise 140 of the best and latest slot games. A dedicated poker room, race book, high limit slot area, and the largest table games pit in Northern New Mexico. You’re at Buffalo Thunder, the best casino in New Mexico, and the largest in Northern New Mexico.

Buffalo Thunder

Is Santa Fe’s Place To Play


The singing of the slots, the shouts of triumph, and the excitement of high stakes rolls are just a few of the reasons our players say we’re the best casino, and their ONLY casino.

Add in the most rewarding Player’s Club program in the state, and you have a reason to join us every day. Every day features reward promotions, exciting drawings, the the potential to hit the big jackpot. Is slots your game? Buffalo Thunder features the best and latest selection of your favorite slot games, including progressives. Watch for the next slot tournament for a chance to score big!


Table Games

If you’re more into the strategy of cards, Buffalo Thunder offers an exciting selection of table games featuring roulette, craps, dice, Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em (including the ONLY progressive UTH in the state of New Mexico!), a variety of poker games and blackjack.

And, if you’re into poker above all else, you’ll love our dedicated Poker Room—A quiet, enclosed area just for poker players, offering food service and television so you don’t have to miss the game while you’re playing. The Poker Room features weekly tournament and special event tournaments.


Race Book

Horse and Dog racing is just a step away from the Poker Room in the Thunder Race Book.

Featuring state-of-the-art technology and full service bar area, Thunder Race Book is the best place to wager on the tracks.

Experience the best casino action at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino, just 15 minutes north of Santa Fe.


Behind the clear glass door lie 8 state-of-the-art tables. Private, comfortable, and casual, the Poker Room features a wide variety of limit, no-limit, and pot-limit Hold ‘Em and Omaha games for the novice and skilled player alike.

Players will appreciate the variety of tournaments, promotions. Perks? How about tableside dining, adult beverage service, and 12 TVs so you don’t miss your big sporting event. Open daily at 9am.



It’s the gamer’s game. Simple in its rules, complex in its variations and nuances, Blackjack offers a thrill every card player from the novice to the experienced.

The Pit at Buffalo Thunder features 12 Blackjack games, two with the House money side bet for a larger win. Alongside the Blackjack tables are two dice games with Fire Bet (side bet).

Interested? Stop by The Pit at Buffalo Thunder and see where the chips may fall.



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