The tournament area is only average as it is not contained by any walls but, rather, has a brass rail lining it. Tables have average wear and tear and the chairs are the standard straight back style with no adjustment.
Tournament competition varies widely from tough (I sat at a table with Susie Isaacs last year) to extremely easy during the Poker Classic series.
Most of the dealers I encountered in the 2 events I played in were of excellent calibre but there were a couple of the new "party" type dealer girls that were new to dealing that slowed things down a bit. During a cash game that's fine but during a tournament you want to have experienced dealers.
They have a cooler in the tournament area filled with beverages and beer so most drinks come quickly. If you want a mixed drink it might take a few minutes, but the servers are very nice.
I've never had any issues with any of the management or floor people during the Poker Classic and generally find them very helpful and knowledgeable.
I honestly don't know much about Binion's comp system.