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Yes, online gambling in Nevada is perfectly legal. The state has hundreds of legal sportsbooks for gamblers to choose from, while online poker is also legal and thriving in Nevada.
Online casino gambling in Nevada, however, is not licensed or regulated. The good news is many of the hundreds of land-based casinos offer their own social casinos. These are set up just like real-money online casinos but don’t require a financial deposit.
Players instead receive tokens and sweeps coins upon signing up at top social casinos like WinStar, LuckyLand and Chumba. This form of legal online gambling in Nevada has table games and slot machines just like you’d find at a land-based casino. And players can win prizes with sweeps coins through various contests, or even credits toward land-based casinos in Nevada.
These are the best options for online casino gambling in Nevada, and the only legal ones at that.
While there is no set timetable for legal online casinos in Nevada, one assumes it could happen in the coming years with so many other states regulating online casinos. It was never a big issue due to all the brick-and-mortar casinos, legal online sports betting and online poker. But the 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision to do away with the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act gave individual states the power to legalize online sports gambling.
Many have since done so and several have included legal online casinos in their legislation. We’ll see if Nevada follows suit down the road.
In the meantime, social casinos are by far the best option for legal online casinos in Nevada. Stick with our recommended list of social casinos and you’ll avoid a number of issues with illegal offshore casino sites. These are not regulated and therefore have no legal obligation to pay customers back in a timely fashion, handle customer service issues or properly secure players’ data and personal information.
|Casino||City||Address||Hours of Operation|
|Aliante Casino and Hotel||North Las Vegas, NV||7300 N Aliante Pkwy||Open 24 hours|
|Aquarius Casino Resort||Laughlin, NV||1900 S Casino Dr||Open 24 hours|
|Aria Resort & Casino||Las Vegas, NV||3730 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Arizona Charlie’s Boulder||Law Vegas, NV||4575 Boulder Hwy||Open 24 hours|
|Arizona Charlie’s Decatur||Las Vegas, NV||740 S Decatur Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Atlantis Casino Resort Spa||Reno, NV||3800 S Virginia St||Open 24 hours|
|Avi Resort and Casino||Laughlin, NV||10000 Aha Macav Pkwy||Open 24 hours|
|Aztec Inn||Las Vegas||2200 S Las Vegas||Open 24 hours|
|Baldini’s Sports Casino||Sparks||865 S Rock Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Bally’s Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3645 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Barley’s Casino||Henderson||4500 E Sunset Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Barton’s Club 93||Jackpot||1002 US-93||Open 24 hours|
|Bellagio||Las Vegas||3600 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Bighorn Casino||North Las Vegas||3016 E Lake Mead Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Binion’s Hotel Casino||Las Vegas||128 Fremont St.||Open 24 hours|
|Bodines Casino||Carson City||5660 S Carson St||Open 24 hours|
|Bonanza Casino Fallon||Fallon||855 W Williams Ave||Open 24 hours|
|Bonanza Casino Reno||Reno||4720 N Virginia St||Open 24 hours|
|Boomtown Casino||Verdi||2100 Boomtown Garson Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Boulder Station Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||4111 Boulder Hwy||Open 24 hours|
|Buffalo Bill’s Resort and Casino||Primm||31700 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Cactus Jack’s Senator Club||Carson City||420 N Carson St||Open 24 hours|
|Cactus Pete’s Resort Casino||Jackpot||1385 US-93||Open 24 hours|
|Caesars Palace||Las Vegas||3570 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|California Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||12 E Ogden Ave||Open 24 hours|
|Cannery Casino and Hotel||North Las Vegas||2121 E Craig Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Carson City Nugget||Carson City||507 N Carson St||Open 24 hours|
|Carson Valley Inn Casino||Minden||1627 U.S. Hwy 395 N||Open 24 hours|
|CasaBlanca||Mesquite||950 W Mesquite Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Casino Fandango||Carson City||3800 S Carson St||Open 24 hours|
|Casino Royale||Las Vegas||3411 Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Churchill Station||Fallon||2015 West Williams Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Circus Circus Las Vegas||Las Vegas||2880 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Circus Circus Reno||Reno||500 N Sierra St||Open 24 hours|
|Club Cal Neva||Reno||38 E 2nd St||Open 24 hours|
|Commercial Casino||Elko||345 4th St||Open 24 hours|
|Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3708 Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Crystal Bay Casino||Crystal Bay||14 NV-28||Open 24 hours|
|Depot Casino||Fallon||875 W Williams Ave||7 a.m.-9 p.m.|
|Diamond’s Casino||Reno||1010 E 6th St||Open 24 hours|
|Dini’s Lucky Club Casino||Yerington||45 N Main St||Open 24 hours|
|Downtown Grand||Las Vegas||206 N 3rd St||Open 24 hours|
|Edgewater Casino Resort||Laughlin||2020 S Casino Dr.||Open 24 hours|
|El Capitan Casino||Hawthorne||541 F St||Open 24 hours|
|Eastside Cannery Casino-Hotel||Las Vegas||5255 Boulder Hwy||Open 24 hours|
|El Cortez Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||600 E Fremont St||Open 24 hours|
|Eldorado Resort Casino||Reno||345 N Virginia St||Open 24 hours|
|Eldorado Casino Henderson||Henderson||1409 S Water St||Open 24 hours|
|Ellis Island Casino||Las Vegas||4178 Koval Ln||Open 24 hours|
|Encore at Wynn Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3131 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Eureka Casino Resort||Mesquite||275 Mesa Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Excalibur Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||3850 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Fiesta Henderson||Henderson||777 W Lake Mead Pkwy||Open 24 hours|
|Fiesta Rancho||North Las Vegas||2400 N Rancho Dr.||Open 24 hours|
|Flamingo Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3555 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Four Jacks Hotel and Casino||Jackpot||1702 US-93||Open 24 hours|
|Four Queens||Las Vegas||202 Fremont St||Open 24 hours|
|Fremont Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||200 Fremont St||Open 24 hours|
|Gold Country Inn and Casino||Elko||2050 Idaho St||Open 24 hours|
|Gold Coast Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||4000 W Flamingo Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Gold Dust West Carson City||Carson City||2171 E William St||Open 24 hours|
|Gold Dust West Elko||Elko||1660 NV-225||Open 24 hours|
|Gold Dust West Reno||Reno||444 Vine St||Open 24 hours|
|Gold Ranch Dayton||Dayton||755 Old US Hwy 50||Open 24 hours|
|Gold Ranch Verdi||Verdi||350 Gold Ranch Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Golden Gate Casino||Las Vegas||1 Fremont St||Open 24 hours|
|Golden Nugget Las Vegas||Las Vegas||129 East Fremont St||Open 24 hours|
|Golden Nugget Laughlin||Laughlin||2300 S Casino Dr||Open 24 hours|
|Grand Sierra Resort||Reno||2500 E 2nd St||Open 24 hours|
|Green Valley Ranch||Henderson||2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy||Open 24 hours|
|Hard Rock Lake Tahoe||Stateline||50 US-50||Open 24 hours|
|Harrah’s Lake Tahoe||Stateline||15 US-50||Open 24 hours|
|Harrah’s Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3475 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Harrah’s Laughlin||Laughlin||2900 S Casino Dr||Open 24 hours|
|Harveys Lake Tahoe||Stateline||18 Hwy 50||Open 24 hours|
|Hoover Dam Lodge||Boulder City||18000 US-93||Open 24 hours|
|Hotel Nevada and Gambling Hall||Ely||501 E Aultman St||Open 24 hours|
|Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino||Incline Village||111 Country Club Dr||Open 24 hours|
|Jail House Motel and Casino||Ely||211 5th St.||Open 24 hours|
|Jerry’s Nugget Casino||North Las Vegas||1821 Las Vegas Blvd N||Open 24 hours|
|Jim Kelley’s Tahoe Nugget||Crystal Bay||20 NV-28||Open 24 hours|
|Jokers Wild Casino||Henderson||920 N Boulder Hwy||Open 24 hours|
|Klondike Sunset Casino||Henderson||444 W Sunset Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Laughlin River Lodge||Laughlin||2700 S Casino Dr||Open 24 hours|
|Longstreet Hotel, Casino and RV Resort||Amargosa Valley||8750 S Highway #373||Open 24 hours|
|Lucky Club Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||3227 Civic Center Dr||Open 24 hours|
|Luxor||Las Vegas||3900 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|M Resort||Henderson||12300 Las Vegas Blvd S||Open 24 hours|
|Main Street Station Hotel||Las Vegas||200 N Main St||Open 24 hours|
|Mandalay Bay||Las Vegas||3950 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Max Casino||Carson City||900 S Carson St||Open 24 hours|
|MGM Grand Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3799 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|MontBleu Resort, Casino and Spa||Stateline||55 US-50||Open 24 hours|
|Montego Bay||West Wendover||100 Wendover Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|New York-New York||Las Vegas||3790 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Nugget Casino Resort||Sparks||1100 Nugget Ave||Open 24 hours|
|O’Shea’s||Las Vegas||3535 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Owl Club Casino||Battle Mountain||72 E Front St||6 a.m.-10 p.m.|
|OYO Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||115 E Tropicana Ave||Open 24 hours|
|Pahrump Nugget||Pahrump||681 NV-160||Open 24 hours|
|Palace Station||Las Vegas||2411 W Sahara Ave||Open 24 hours|
|Paris Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3655 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Palms Casino Resort||Las Vegas||4321 W Flamingo Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Park MGM||Las Vegas||3770 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Peppermill Resort Spa Casino||Reno||2707 S Virginia St||Open 24 hours|
|Peppermill Wendover||West Wendover||680 Wendover Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Pioneer Hotel and Gambling Hall||Laughlin||2200 S Casino Dr||Open 24 hours|
|Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino||Las Vegas||3667 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Plaza Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||1 N Main St||Open 24 hours|
|Poker Palace||North Las Vegas||2757 Las Vegas Blvd N||Open 24 hours|
|Primm Valley Resort and Casino||Primm||31900 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Prospector Hotel and Gambling Hall||Ely||1501 E Aultman St||Open 24 hours|
|Rail City Casino||Sparks||2121 Victorian Ave||Open 24 hours|
|Railroad Pass Hotel and Casino||Henderson||1500 Railroad Pass Casino Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Rainbow Casino and Hotel||West Wendover||1045 Wendover Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Rampart Casino||Las Vegas||221 North Rampart Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Red Garter Hotel and Casino||West Wendover||1225 Wendover Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Red Lion Casino||Elko||2065 Idaho St||Open 24 hours|
|Red Rock Resort Spa and Casino||Las Vegas||11011 W Charleston Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Regency Casino||Laughlin||1950 S Casino Dr||7:30 a.m.-1 a.m.|
|Resorts World Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3000 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Rio Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3700 W Flamingo Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Riverside Hotel Casino||Laughlin||1650 S Casino Dr||Open 24 hours|
|Saddle West Casino||Pahrump||1220 NV-160||Open 24 hours|
|Sands Regency||Reno||345 N Arlington Ave||Open 24 hours|
|Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall||Las Vegas||5111 Boulder Hwy||Open 24 hours|
|Santa Fe Station||Las Vegas||4949 N Rancho Dr||Open 24 hours|
|Sierra Sid’s Casino||Sparks||200 N McCarran Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Silver Legacy Resort Casino||Reno||407 N Virginia St||Open 24 hours|
|Silver Nugget||North Las Vegas||2140 Las Vegas Blvd N||Open 24 hours|
|Silver Stevens Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||4100 Paradise Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Silverton Casino Hotel||Las Vegas||3333 Blue Diamond Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Slots-A-Fun||Las Vegas||2880 Las Vegas Blvd S||Open 24 hours|
|Skyline Casino||Henderson||1741 N Boulder Hwy||Open 24 hours|
|Sahara Las Vegas||Las Vegas||2535 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|South Point Hotel Casino and Spa||Las Vegas||9777 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Stage Door Casino||Las Vegas||4000 Linq Ln||Open 24 hours|
|Stagestop Casino||Pahrump||100 W Stagecoach Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Stagecoach Hotel and Casino||Beatty||900 US-95||Open 24 hours|
|Sharkeys Casino||Gardnerville||1440 US-395||7 a.m.-12 a.m.|
|Stockmen’s Casino and Hotel||Elko||340 Commercial St||Open 24 hours|
|Stratosphere||Las Vegas||2000 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Suncoast Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||9090 Alta Dr.||Open 24 hours|
|Sunset Station||Henderson||1301 W Sunset Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Tamarack Junction||Reno||13101 S Virginia St||Open 24 hours|
|Tahoe Biltmore Lodge and Casino||Crystal Bay||5 NV-28||Open 24 hours|
|Terrible’s Casino Searchlight||Searchlight||670 US-95||Open 24 hours|
|Texas Station||North Las Vegas||2101 Texas Star Ln||Open 24 hours|
|The Cromwell Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3595 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|The D Casino and Hotel||Las Vegas||301 Fremont St||Open 24 hours|
|The Mirage||Las Vegas||3400 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|The Orleans Hotel and Casino||Las Vegas||4500 W Tropicana Ave||Open 24 hours|
|The Palazzo||Las Vegas||3325 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|The Pony Express Casino||Jackpot||1800 Poker St||Open 24 hours|
|The Venetian||Las Vegas||3355 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Tonopah Station||Tonopah||1137 Erie St||Open 24 hours|
|Topaz Lodge||Gardnerville||1979 US-395||Open 24 hours|
|Treasure Island||Las Vegas||3300 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Tropicana Laughlin||Laughlin||2121 S Casino Dr||Open 24 hours|
|Tropicana Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3801 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Tuscany Suites and Casinos||Las Vegas||255 E Flamingo Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Virgin River Hotel and Casino||Mesquite||100 E Pioneer Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Wendover Nugget||West Wendover||101 Wendover Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Western Village||Sparks||815 Nichols Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino||Las Vegas||3000 Paradise Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Westin Las Vegas||Las Vegas||160 E Flamingo Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Wildfire Sunset||Henderson||1195 W Sunset Rd||Open 24 hours|
|Wild Wild West Gambling Hall||Las Vegas||3330 W Tropicana Ave||Open 24 hours|
|Winners Inn Casino||Winnemucca||185 W Winnemucca Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Whiskey Pete’s Hotel and Casino||Primm||100 W Primm Blvd||Open 24 hours|
|Wynn Las Vegas||Las Vegas||3131 S Las Vegas Blvd||Open 24 hours|
This North Las Vegas casino includes more than 1,800 slot machines, as well as classic table games with $5 limits. There’s also a bingo hall and the Aliante Race & Sport sportsbook.
Located in Laughlin, the Aquarius offers more than 1,300 slot machines and video poker games while also boasting 33 tables for games like blackjack, craps, roulette, three-card poker and more.
This MGM Resorts property is located directly on the strip a few blocks south of the Bellagio. The AAA Five-Diamond resort includes standard rooms and massive penthouse suites. The casino has a high-limit slots room and all the classic table games.
This Las Vegas casino property has a hotel and RV park, along with five restaurants and buffets. Its casino area has more than 840 slot machines, as well as a bingo hall and William Hill sportsbook.
This Charlie’s property off the main strip has a hotel and solid casino offerings with more than 1,100 slot machines. Blackjack, craps and roulette are also readily available and sports gamblers can get their fix at the William Hill sportsbook.
Located in Reno, the Atlantis resort has a massive rooms selection along with amenities like pools, cabanas and an eSports lounge. The 61,000-square foot casino area includes more than 1,450 slot machines, keno, poker and a sportsbook.
This Laughlin property features newly renovated hotel rooms, an RV park and the ArrowWeed Lounge live music venue. The casino has more than 800 slot machines, table games like craps, blackjack and roulette, keno, bingo and a William Hill sportsbook.
This motel/casino north of the main strip first opened in 1957. The casino and amenities are modest, but it’s one of the most affordable stay-and-play options in the area.
Located in Sparks, Baldini’s has more than 500 slot machines, keno, video poker and the Baldini’s sportsbook.
Bally’s is on the strip just a short walk from Caesars Palace and the Flamingo. This Caesar’s property has newly renovated hotel rooms and casino options include a sportsbook, keno, poker room and table games.
A casino that doubles as a brewery, Barley’s also has nearly 200 slot machines and a sportsbook.
This Jackpot casino has more than 400 slot machines and classic table games like blackjack. There’s also a pet-friendly hotel with a full restaurant.
This classic AAA five-diamond resort is located directly on the strip just off Frank Sinatra Drive. The Bellagio is known for its fountains on display in the nightly Bellgaio Water Show. Fine dining, shopping, night clubs and every type of casino gaming imaginable are available on property.
This is a favorite casino for Nevada locals located in North Las Vegas. Bighorn Casino includes William Hill sports betting kiosks, slot machines, a restaurant and daily specials for cheap drinks.
Formerly Binion’s horseshoe, this Las Vegas casino hosted the World Series of Poker from 1970-2004. It currently has the Hotel Apache, a classis steakhouse, more than 800 slot machines, poker hall and a William Hill sportsbook.
This Carson City casino is a smaller property with nearly 300 slot machines and video poker games, two bars and a sportsbook.
There are several gaming options here including slot machines, video poker and a William Hill sportsbook. Bonanza also has a Fort Reno Players Club program, steakhouse and café.
Another favorite casino in Reno, this Bonanza property has video poker, a William Hill sportsbook, slot machines and two restaurants.
This Best Western property located about 30 minutes from Lake Tahoe has more than 300 hotel rooms, nearly 550 slot machines, table games like craps and blackjack, video poker, multiple dining options and a live music venue.
Located south of the main strip, Boulder Station has tons of night life and dining options, more than 2,400 slot machines, table games, keno, bingo, poker and a brand new sportsbook.
This old-timey property in Primm has nearly 600 slot machines, roulette, craps, blackjack and three-card poker, the William Hill Race and Sports Book and a lottery store.
Cactus Jack’s is a unique Carson City gambling locale with roughly 130 slot machines and a poker room. There’s also a full bar and restaurant.
Located in Jackpot, Cactus Pete’s offers around 600 slot machines and video poker games, table games like roulette, craps and let it ride, a poker room, five restaurants and its own 18-hole golf course.
Prominently featured in movies like The Hangover and countless others, Caesars Palace is one of the biggest and best-known casino properties on the strip. The hotel includes five towers of rooms and slot machines and table games with all types of stakes are available. There are nearly 20 restaurants, two pool areas and a showroom featuring top comedy and music acts.
The California Hotel and Casino opened in 1975 and is located just off Fremont Street in Old Vegas. It includes popular table games like roulette, craps and blackjack, keno and the Cal Sportsbook.
Opened in 2003, the Cannery in North Las Vegas includes a range of hotel rooms, more than 1,500 slot machines, table games, bingo and a full sportsbook.
The Carson City Nugget has been in business in Carson City since 1954. There’s a full hotel and gaming options include more than 550 slot machines, three-card poker, blackjack, survival dice, bingo and a sportsbook.
This Minden casino includes a hotel, motor lodge and RV park. Gambling options include table games, more than 600 slot machines, a poker room and full sportsbook. Stay-and-play options are also available with 12 nearby golf courses.
Located in Mesquite, the CasaBlanca includes 11 surrounding golf courses, more than 800 slot machines, table games and a sportsbook.
Opened in 2003 in Carson City, Casino Fandango is affiliated with the Courtyard by Marriott hotel. The gaming area includes slot machines, a sportsbook and table games, while there are also seven restaurants, a movie theatre and a cabaret lounge.
This is a Best Western Plus property located near Harrah’s on the strip. Standard slot machines and table games are offered along with casual dining options like White Castle and Outback Steakhouse.
This modest property near Fallon has more than 100 gaming machines and a restaurant.
Sandwiched between the Stratosphere and Wynn Las Vegas on the strip, Circus Circus has tons of gambling options along with the Adventuredome amusement park featuring two roller coasters. There’s also a full hotel and RV park and multiple dining options.
This Reno casino includes eight restaurants, one spa, theatre for live entertainment and a TopGolf Swing Suite. The gaming floor has more than 700 slot machines, table games, keno, a poker room and the William Hill Race and Sports Book.
Another popular Reno casino, Club Cal Neva has tons of table game and slot machine offerings, a sportsbook, several dining options, and a poker room with regular tournaments.
Located in Elko, the Commercial Casino is one of the most historic gambling halls in the country. Built in 1869, this Nevada casino has a wide variety of slot machines and table games. There’s also a hotel and three dining options.
This luxury property on the strip has more than 1,300 slot machines and table games like baccarat, craps, blackjack, roulette and casino war. The Cosmopolitan also has more than 20 restaurants, a poolside movie theatre, upscale barbershop and more.
Crystal Bay is located on the shores of Lake Tahoe as a gambling hot spot with slot machines, table games, a smoke-free section, sportsbook and Border House hotel.
This Fallon location is connected to a diner and includes more than 250 slot machines and regular bingo games.
Diamond’s is a smaller casino in Reno with more than 250 slot machines, table games, a full William Hill sportsbook and a 24/7 diner.
Known as “the oldest family-owned casino in Nevada,” Dini’s has been around since 1933 and currently offers slot machines, dining options including a buffet, and The Cellar bar.
This contemporary resort has tons of food and drink options, a large sportsbook, more than 400 slots, table games, a large pool and more.
Located in Laughlin, Edgewater features a large hotel, event center, casino games like blackjack and roulette, more than 500 slot machines and a William Hill sportsbook.
The El Capitan is located in Hawthorne, about halfway between Reno and Las Vegas. It includes overnight lodging, a restaurant and a wide array of table games.
This is a popular option for locals gambling in Las Vegas. There’s a private club, two restaurants, slots games, table games and a sportsbook.
Opened in 1941, this classic property in downtown Las Vegas has a variety of hotel room options and six restaurants. The gaming area offers slots, table games, keno and a sportsbook.
This towering luxury property in Reno includes more than 1,200 slot machine games, more than 100 tables for games like baccarat and blackjack, a sportsbook and more than 10 food and drink options.
The Eldorado Henderson location has a variety of slot machines along with bingo and a sportsbook. There’s also a diner and a tequila bar.
Located just off the strip across from the Flamingo, Ellis Island also serves as a brewery and hotel. The smaller casino includes more than 250 slot machines, video poker games and keno. They also have a sportsbook and live-dealer table games like blackjack and craps.
This is a highly luxurious casino property in the heart of the strip. Nine fine dining restaurants are on property along with a massive entertainment venue and high-end shops. The casino has high-stakes table games, poker tables and the Wynn Race & Sports Book.
This casino in Mesquite has a wide selection of slot games and bingo. It also offers stay-and-play packages for the area’s numerous golf courses.
An classic MGM property located on the strip, the Excalibur offers a wide selection of slot machines and classic casino games. The resort has four heated pools, keno, a sportsbook and a nightly “Tournament of Kings” medieval jousting dinner tournament.
This is an affordable stay-and-play Nevada casino option in Henderson. There’s a wide array of more than 1,400 slot machines, table games like blackjack, three-card poker and roulette, video poker, bingo, keno and a sportsbook.
This Fiesta casino property in includes more than 1,100 slot machines, classic table games, a sportsbook, bingo, keno and poker tables. There’s also a buffet, sports bar and other dining options.
The Flamingo is right on the strip and features more than 1,600 slot machines. Table games, poker and a sportsbook are just a few of the additional gambling options, while there’s also eight restaurant options.
An affordable hotel option in Jackpot, Four Jacks has slot machines, a 60-room hotel and the Rag Time Café restaurant.
The Four Queens opened in 1966 and features a flashy marquee in Old Vegas. The casino has more than 1,000 slot machines, table games and a sportsbook. Hugo’s Cellar is one of several options for food and drink.
Another Old Vegas staple, Fremont has tons of room and suite options on the hotel side. On the gaming side, Nevada casino enthusiasts can play table games like roulette, craps, baccarat and blackjack. Dining options include Tony Roma’s and a buffet.
Gold Country is off the beaten path in Elko and features a 150-room hotel, restaurant and more than 150 slot machines.
Located just off the strip, Gold Coast casino has nine restaurants, a 711-room hotel and large casino offerings including nearly 1,900 slot machines, keno, table games and a sportsbook.
Gold Dust Carson City is located near Lake Tahoe and features more than 350 slot machines, table games and a William Hill sportsbook. There’s also a full hotel, bowling alley and RV park.
This Gold Dust property in Elko includes two restaurants, a Hampton Inn hotel, slot machines and much more.
One of three Gold Dust casinos, this Reno location has more than 450 slot machines, video poker, keno and two restaurants.
The Gold Ranch in Dayton offers more than 200 slot machines and a William Hill sportsbook. Food options are available at the Como Café.
Located in Verdi, the Gold Ranch is attached to a large RV park. Gaming options include more than 250 slot machines, video poker and a William Hill sportsbook. There are also four restaurants on property.
This Fremont Street casino has a wide offering of slot machines, table games and a unique experience with dancing dealers at select tables. There’s also a sportsbook, two bars and hotel with penthouse options.
Another Fremont Street stalwart, Golden Nugget Las Vegas has more than 1,000 slot machines, table games, a poker room and more. The 2,400-room hotel includes plenty of suite options.
This Golden Nugget property features a 300-room hotel and five restaurants. Gaming options include more than 800 slot machines, video poker and a sportsbook.
This towering Reno property has nearly 2,000 rooms. The casino side includes more than 1,000 slot machines, poker room, keno and table games like roulette, blackjack, craps and baccarat. There’s also a 14,200-square foot William Hill sportsbook.
Green Valley Ranch is a luxury resort property in Henderson. There are several fine dining options, pools, and a salon. The casino has more than 2,500 slot machines, table games like craps, roulette and blackjack, bingo, keno and a sportsbook.
Located right off the California border, this Lake Tahoe casino has plenty of options for slot machines, table games and a full sportsbook. There’s also a showroom with live music, pool bar and multiple dining options.
Another popular Lake Tahoe gambling venue, this Harrah’s property has more than 825 slot machines and table games like baccarat, Let it Ride, blackjack and roulette. The hotel includes 512 rooms and nine restaurants.
Harrah’s Las Vegas is located on the strip directly across from Caesars Palace. There’s a wide offering of slot machines and table games, as well as a keno lounge and sportsbook. Ruth’s Chris steakhouse is one of several dining options.
This hotel property and casino is right on the Colorado River with more than 1,500 rooms and 170 suites. On the casino side, Nevada casino enthusiasts will find more than 900 slot machines, keno, poker and a sportsbook.
Harvey’s Lake Tahoe is located directly off the California state border. There are more than 740 slot machines, table games and a sportsbook. It also offers Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen restaurant and an improv comedy theater.
This property opened in 1958 and is just minutes from the Hoover Dam. Gaming options are separated into separate, themed rooms and include a social casino where gamers can earn points toward internet cash or prizes.
Located in Ely, this is a six-story hotel with classic brick exterior has a moderate offering of slot machines and a rewards club. There’s also a 24-hour Denny’s.
This property in the Sierra Nevada mountains includes the Grand Lodge Casino with more than 270 slot machines, 17 table games and a sportsbook.
This Ely casino has 123 slot machines and electronic games like video blackjack and video poker. There are also three restaurants and a sports bar.
This Las Vegas staple opened in 1964 and is known for its daily prime rib specials at Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop. The casino side has popular slot machine options, table games, bingo, keno and a sportsbook.
A small casino property on Lake Tahoe, Jim Kelly’s has more than 150 slot machines, video poker machines and live poker games. There are plenty of nearby options like skiing and hiking for outdoor enthusiasts.
This casino is located in Henderson and first opened as the Cattle Baron Casino in 1990. It re-opened as the Jokers Wild Casino in 1993. Gaming options include more than 400 slot machines, table games like roulette, blackjack and craps, as well as a sportsbook.
Klondike Sunset is a favorite gambling spot for locals in Henderson. The casino recently underwent a full renovation and offers more than 200 slot machines and a William Hill sportsbook.
This hotel property features several different themed casino areas, including the Bourbon Street casino and Red Dragon casino.
This is a modest hotel property just outside Death Valley National Park. The casino is open 24 hours and includes 50 slot machines with varying stakes.
Located in North Las Vegas, Lucky Club has more than 285 slot machines and video poker games, as well as other electronic table games. Hotel rooms are very affordable and there’s also a full restaurant.
The Luxor’s 30-story pyramid exterior is one of the best-known landmarks on the strip. The casino has more than 1,100 slot machines, tons of table games including $5 blackjack, a BetMGM sportsbook, high-limit area and much more.
This luxury resort in Henderson has more than 390 rooms, a massive pool, TopGolf SwingSuite and more. On the casino side, there are more than 1,000 slot machines with a separate high-limit slot area, table games and keno.
Located in downtown Las Vegas, Main Street Station is also a brewery and hotel. Gaming options include table games and a sportsbook, and there’s also a full buffet.
This high-end casino property is known for its 11-acre pool with real sand, cabana areas and three bars. There are also eight restaurants, a 12,000-seat entertainment center, shopping and more.
This is the largest hotel in Las Vegas with more than 5,000 hotel rooms. The MGM Grand is a sprawling resort and regularly hosts the biggest fights in boxing and UFC, along with shows and concerts. The casino has a massive offering of slot machines and table games, a poker room, BetMGM sportsbook and more.
Located in Lake Tahoe, the MontBleu offers plenty of slot machines and table games like craps, blackjack, roulette and three-card poker. There are also seven restaurants and popular comedy and music shows.
The Montego Bay opened in 2002 and has more than 500 hotel rooms at this West Wendover location. The gaming side includes a host of slot machines, table games, a poker room and a sportsbook. Entertainment options include concerts and a cabaret lounge.
This NYC-themed property is located right on the strip across from the Tropicana. The casino has more than 1,500 slot machines, 50 table games and a BetMGM Sportsbook. There are also more than a dozen restaurants.
Located in Sparks, the Nugget Casino has more than 900 slot machines, table games, keno, bingo, a poker room and a William Hill sportsbook. There are also eight restaurants and five bars/lounges.
This is a separate pub/casino area located at the Linq resort. It’s a laid-back atmosphere with table games, more than 50 types of beer and live music.
The Owl Club is a family-style restaurant that includes a small casino with more than 80 slot machines.
Formerly the Hooters Casino, OYO is just off the main strip and includes slot machines, table games, a William Hill sportsbook and $1 blackjack 24 hours a day. There’s still a Hooters restaurant on property as well.
This Pahrump casino has more than 400 slot machines, table games and bingo. They also offer stay-and-play rates for nearby Mountain Falls Golf Course.
The Palace Station recently renovated its casino floor, which now includes a wide offering of table games, slot machines, video poker, bingo, keno and a sportsbook.
This massive and recognizable resort on the strip can be spotted from afar thanks to the replica Eiffel Tower and Paris hot air balloon. The casino has more than 1,700 slot machines, table games and a sportsbook. Gordon Ramsay’s steakhouse is one of more than a dozen restaurants at Paris.
The Palms is located just off the strip and features more than 1,500 slot machines, video poker, table games, a sportsbook and high-stakes room. There are more than a dozen restaurants on property along with four bars.
The Park MGM is located on the strip and opened in 1996. The gaming floor includes more than 900 slot machines, table games like baccarat, roulette, blackjack and craps, and the BetMGM sportsbook. There’s also a large theatre with music and comedy acts.
This Reno casino property has a Four Diamond AAA-rated hotel, spa and nearly 10 restaurants. The gaming area has a massive sportsbook, keno, table games and more than 1,700 slot machines.
The Peppermill Wendover has 382 hotel rooms and multiple restaurant options. The casino includes more than 2,600 slot machines, table games, a poker room and sportsbook.
Located in Laughlin, the Pioneer is an affordable hotel/casino property on the Colorado River. The casino has several options including video poker, slot machines and a sportsbook that first opened in 2009.
This modern casino property is located on the strip and features a host of entertainment options at the Zappos Theatre. Casino options include more than 1,200 slot machines, the Planet Hollywood Poker Room and Daily Fantasy Sports contests at the sportsbook.
The Plaza is located right in downtown Las Vegas and pays homage to the city’s history in its theming. There are more than 700 slot machines, keno, table games, a sportsbook and large bingo room.
The Poker Palace opened in 1971 and caters to the locals in North Las Vegas. Its gaming area includes nearly 300 slot machines, bingo, table games, a sportsbook and $2 blackjack. The restaurant serves up prime rib for $5.98 on Fridays and Saturdays.
One of several Primm properties, this casino includes nearly 1,600 slot machines, table games, a sportsbook and lottery store. There are also plenty of dining options like GP’s Steakhouse and the Country Club Buffet.
Located in Ely, the Prospector is pet-friendly and features plenty of gaming options for hotel guests and visitors.
This Sparks casino has more than 900 slot machines, video poker and a keno lounge and sportsbook. There’s also an Ale House and several restaurants.
The Railroad Pass is the oldest operating casino in Henderson, having opened in 1931. Its gaming floor includes more than 300 slot machines, table games like three-card poker, roulette, blackjack and slots and a William Hill sportsbook.
This West Henderson property has a 429-room hotel, table games, slot machines and a sportsbook.
The Rampart is part of a JW Marriott resort in Las Vegas. It offers more than 1,600 slot machines, bingo, table games and a sportsbook. There are also nine restaurants and a spa.
Located in West Wendover, the Red Garter is an affordable hotel option with a gaming area that includes more than 600 slot machines, satellite keno betting and a William Hill sportsbook.
This Elko casino boasts a 17,000-square foot gaming area with slot machines, table games and the only live poker room in town. There’s also a full restaurant, buffet and coffee garden.
The Red Rock is a luxury resort property with various levels of accommodation. The casino has a wide offering of slot machines, keno lounge, sportsbook and 350-seat bingo hall.
The Regency is a modest casino in Laughlin. Its gaming area includes video keno and slot machines, along with a billiards area. The Chuckwagon restaurant offers daily specials and the players can watch their sports bets pan out at the bar.
The Riverside is located in Laughlin on the Colorado River. It has a massive hotel, RV park and casino options including bingo, slot machines and table games. There’s also a movie theatre and bowling alley.
Located in Pahrump, Saddle West is a hotel and RV park that includes gaming options like slot machines and a William Hill sportsbook.
This casino in Reno offers slot machines, video poker, table games, bingo and a William Hill sportsbook. There are also three restaurant options on property.
Sam’s Town is just off the strip in Las Vegas and has a 645-room hotel. On the gaming side, Sam’s Town has a wide offering of slot machines, table games, keno, bingo, poker and a sportsbook.
Santa Fe Station is an affordable stay-and-play option for Nevada gamblers. The casino has more than 2,400 slot machines, table games, video poker, bingo, keno and a sportsbook.
This Sparks casino opened in 1972 and includes a modest array of electronic gaming machines. There’s also a vibrant Bootlegger Lounge with food and drink options.
Located in the middle of downtown Reno, the Silver Legacy has a TopGolf Swing Suite, music and comedy shows, numerous bars and restaurants and a spa. The casino side has more than 1,000 slot machines, 85 table games, keno, a poker room and the William Hill sportsbook.
This is a classic gambling stop in North Las Vegas. The Silver Nugget boasts more than 265 slot machines, dining options, a bowling alley and events center.
Just off the strip, the Silver Stevens has plenty of hotel rooms and a large swimming pool. There are also more than 400 slot machines, table games like blackjack and craps, video poker and a William Hill sportsbook.
This Las Vegas casino is home to a Bass Pro shop and features a hotel and entertainment venue on property. The casino has more than 1,100 slot machines, table games like three-card poker and blackjack and a sportsbook.
The Slots-A-Fun casino is a small gaming area just off the main casino at Circus-Circus. While it used to be known for its low-limit table games, the casino no longer offers table games. It now has a modest offering of slot machines and electronic games.
This Henderson casino has a full hotel, restaurant and barbershop. The casino includes a William Hill sportsbook, slot machines, blackjack and a poker room.
Located directly on the strip, Sahara is a large resort property with more than 1,600 hotel rooms, 10 bars and restaurants and an entertainment venue. The casino boasts more than 600 slot machines, a William Hill sportsbook, more than 50 table games and a poker room.
Another popular spot directly on the strip, South Point has a massive pool area and multiple hotel room options. There are more than 2,200 slot machines, table games, keno and a sportsbook in the casino, while the resort also includes a bowling alley, movie theatre and more.
Stage Door is essentially a dive bar located directly on the strip, known for its cheap drinks and casual gaming options. The bar/casino is open 24/7 and features a number of electronic gaming machines stationed around the bar area.
This Pahrump gambling location is a bar/restaurant with nearly 50 electronic gaming machines. Stagestop also hosts weekly video poker contests.
Located in Beatty, the Stagecoach is an 80-room hotel property with modest casino offerings including slot machines and table games.
Sharkeys is a restaurant/casino in Northern Nevada that was originally built as a corner saloon in the late 1890s. It now features a full bar, dining options, slot machines and a sportsbook.
Stockmen’s Casino is connected to a Ramada hotel in Elko. Gambling options include slot machines, blackjack, three-card poker and a William Hill sportsbook kiosk.
This Las Vegas gambling property has a full hotel and multiple gaming options like table games, bingo, a sportsbook and slot machines at the 80,000-square foot casino.
Located in Henderson, Sunset Station includes a wide array of guest rooms and suites. Slot machines, table games, bingo, keno and a sportsbook are readily available at the casino. There are also more than 10 restaurants and bar/lounges and a bowling alley.
This is a popular locals casino in Reno. Here you’ll find more than 460 slot machines, a William Hill sportsbook, three restaurants and monthly promotions.
This North Lake Tahoe property has tons of stay-and-play options including a hotel tower and separate cottages and private lodging. The casino has more than 200 slot machines, blackjack, roulette, single-deck Super Fun 21, video poker, keno and a sportsbook.
Texas Station is located in North Las Vegas and features a hotel, bowling alley and several bars and restaurants. The casino has a wide array of slot machines, table games like craps and roulette, bingo, keno and a sportsbook.
This is a boutique hotel located across from the Flamingo. The Cromwell is a Caesars property and its gaming options include more than 440 slot machines, including a separate high-stakes slot area, table games and a sportsbook.
Formerly an Irish-themed casino called Fitzgeralds, the D casino was renovated in 2012 with newly refurbished rooms, interior design and restaurant additions. The hotel includes 638 rooms while the casino has a wide offering of table games, slot machines, keno, a sportsbook and a Sigma Derby simulated horse racing machine.
The Mirage was prominently featured as the hotel of choice for Clark Griswold and family in the 1997 film “Vegas Vacation.” The property features all sorts of shows and more than a dozen restaurants. The casino has slot machines with stakes ranging from penny slots to $1,000 maximum, table games, a poker room and the BetMGM sportsbook.
This Bayou-themed property is just off the strip and includes more than 2,600 slot machines, keno, a sportsbook, table games and a high-limit slot area. There’s also a showroom for entertainment and the Orleans Arena, which hosts the Las Vegas Invitational nonconference college basketball tournament.
Located inside the West Star Hotel in Jackpot, the Pony Express has a modest offerings of slot machines, several bars and a billiards area.
Formerly known as Stratosphere, the Strat is a Las Vegas property that includes the tallest freestanding observation tower in the nation. There’s a large hotel property, nearly 10 restaurants and gambling options including 750 slot machines and 44 table games.
This luxury Italian-themed resort on the Las Vegas strip includes two massive hotel towers. There are also two casinos on property with more than 1,900 slot machines, table games and a sportsbook. Multiple fine dining include options from chefs like Emeril Lagasse, Wolfgang Puck and Lorena Garcia.
This Tonopah location is a hotel/restaurant/RV park with a small casino area including 89 slot machines, blackjack and a full bar.
Topaz Lodge is a hotel/RV park with a variety of room and dining options. The casino side includes more than 200 slot machines, single-deck blackjack, keno, bingo and more.
Another Vegas staple right on the strip, Treasure Island is a massive tower hotel property with multiple stay-and-play options. The casino includes a wide offering of table games, slot machines, a high-stakes lounge and sportsbook.
This is a sprawling hotel property in Laughlin on the Colorado River. There are six restaurants, two lounges with slot machines and video poker, table games, bingo, a William Hill sportsbook and more.
This Las Vegas strip hotel property has a popular pool area, 10 restaurants, regular music and comedy acts and more. The casino includes more than 650 slot machines, table games, regular promotions and more.
This all-suite hotel opened in 2002 and includes four restaurants and a spa. On the gaming side, the casino has more than 650 slot machines, a William Hill sportsbook and table games like roulette, blackjack and craps.
Located in Mesquite, Nevada, Virgin River is known for its wide offering of table games. The casino also has slot machines, bingo, keno and a sportsbook.
This hotel/casino property in West Wendover has 500 hotel rooms, a buffet, steakhouse and more. The gaming area includes more than 600 slot machines, table games, a sportsbook and poker room.
The Western Village is located in Sparks and has more than 130 hotel rooms. The casino has nearly 800 slot machines and a large sportsbook.
The Westgate is a Las Vegas classic known for its annual NFL SuperContest, in which participants pay a $1,500 entry and pick five NFL games against the spread each week. The season-long winner takes home more than $1 million. The casino also includes a wide offering of slot machines, table games and the massive Super Book.
This Henderson property includes a modest gambling offering of more than 100 slot machines and the Neighborhood sportsbook.
This is a Days Inn hotel/casino with recently refurbished rooms. The casino is a relatively small section of the property with a lineup of slot machines and electronic games.
Winners Inn is located just off Interstate 80 in Winnemucca. It includes 120 rooms and the Star Broiler Restaurant. Gaming options include more than 200 slot machines and table games.
This Primm Valley property has roughly 400 slot machines and popular fast food dining options like Subway, Qdoba, IHOP and Starbucks.
This five-star property is one of the most renowned in all of Las Vegas and features a large variety of rooms and suites. There are more than 10 restaurants, the Encore Beach Pool, XS Lounge nightclub and more. The casino boasts a wide offering of high-limit lounges, table games, poker room, sportsbook and more.
Most of the top Nevada gambling operators associated with land-based casinos in the state already offer robust social casinos. It stands to reason these same operators like Caesars and MGM would be well-positioned to move into the real-money online casino space in Nevada should the state decide to regulate the practice.
For now, some of these social casinos even offer land-based casino comps players can win with tokens or sweeps coins. MGM Mirage’s MyVegas app allows Nevada residents to win things like comped meals, hotel discounts and credit for real-money wagering at its land-based casinos.
If legal online casino play comes to fruition, it would definitely include mobile apps. Top online sportsbooks like William Hill, MGM, Caesars and others offer comprehensive mobile apps for sports betting and have the capabilities to do the same for casino.
Mobile apps for online gambling in Nevada will certainly be offered on the casino side if and when the states decide to include online casino as a legal option alongside sports betting and poker.
Should online gambling in Nevada include real-money casino gambling in the near future, here are some of the games that might be available for players.
Nevada is one of just five states that doesn’t have a state-run lottery. Legislation to approve a Nevada lottery has been unsuccessful over the decades. If that changes, most states now offer online lottery apps where players can buy tickets online. Nevada would presumably do the same.
Eligible Nevada residents and visitors can play real money poker via WSOP Nevada. The only current Nevada poker site offering that permits a full array of player options, the site satiates veterans and rookies alike.
WSOP quickly became the nation’s largest online poker room after its launch in 2013 and one of the best avenues for all online gaming in Nevada. The industry leader has a huge variety of No-Limit Hold’em, Omaha and Cash Study games. WSOP’s repertoire of options is much of the reason no other poker sites have gained much of a foothold in Nevada.
To compete in the games, a poker player must be 21 and physically located within Nevada. Though Nevada is one of only three states currently with legal online poker, a player pooling agreement with New Jersey and Delaware means people in the state can also compete against WSOP customers physically located in the other two jurisdictions in the compact.
In the near future, Pennsylvania is expected to join this compact, meaning there will be more opportunities for Nevada online poker players to join other gaming entities and go head-to-head with additional players in more jurisdictions.
There are more than 160,000 slot machines across Nevada’s land-based casinos, but online slots are not regulated. Social casinos offer plenty of slots with all the bells and whistles players are familiar with, while also presenting the opportunity to win prizes and even real cash.
Online blackjack is available at social casinos and has the same rules as you’ll find with typical American blackjack. It’s a great way for bettors to practice and get more comfortable with different card combinations. Plus, you can play a lot faster at online social casinos with no one else at the table.
Online roulette is a popular game that features all the same bets players are familiar with – red/black, even/odd, high low, individual numbers and more. Systems like the Reverse Martingale or James Bond strategy can also be applied at the online roulette wheel.
Live dealer is a niche section of the online casino industry in which blackjack and roulette games are dealt by an actual human via video transmission. It’s only available in a few states and can be hard to find even in states with legal online casino gambling.
If Nevada ever moves to regulate online casino play, we already know what to expect as far as payment options.
Most legal online casinos now accept debit/credit cards like Visa and Mastercard. This is the most familiar deposit method for players, but it’s not always successful. Some banks still block these transactions even in states where online casino play is legal. Players who want to go this route should contact their bank rather than the casino if they have any issues.
Prepaid cards are also a popular option for legal online casino deposits. The Play+ card and similar options allow players to deposit money to the card directly. They can then use the Play+ card to deposit with the casino, a particularly useful option for those who run into trouble with debit/credit cards. You can also withdraw winnings back on to a Play+ card and access your money at an ATM.
Many online casinos also accept PayPal. Players with existing accounts can simply transfer money from their PayPal to the online casino. Those who don’t have accounts can easily sign up in just a few minutes and go this route.
Some casinos also accept bank transfers and ACH payments, which might take a little more time than the options listed above.
Online gambling in Nevada includes tons of options for sports betting and poker. Online casino offerings would be similarly diverse. It’s important for players to shop around various online casinos and see which ones they like, especially when it comes to welcome bonus offers.
This is essentially a first-time signup incentive that works great for players, with all sorts of bonuses and promotions available.
Some online casinos will offer a matched deposit for players and double their initial deposit up to a certain amount like $1,000 as a welcome bonus. This is great for players who want to deposit a high amount as it essentially doubles their money from the start. Any winnings from this bonus go into the players account as real money, though they might need to wager a certain amount of their own funds before the bonus kicks in. Always read the terms and conditions of all bonus offers.
Some online casinos offer a no-deposit bonus for a new gambler, which is typically smaller than a first-time deposit bonus and has lower playthrough requirements.
For online slot machine enthusiasts, several online casinos provide free spins for new players. These are basically credits players can use for slot machines at no risk. If they don’t create a profit, the player loses nothing. Any winnings from the free spins result in real cash in the players’ account.
Refer-a-friend bonuses work like any other referral program and can be found at several online social casinos. If players bring friends along and get them to sign up, they receive a bonus in their own account that can be used like real money. The new player might have to wager a certain amount before the referral bonus kicks in.
These are just a few examples of promotions and bonuses for online casinos. Make sure to look at multiple options from various online casinos and decide which is best for you.
Nevada passed its first gambling bill in 1931 when then-Gov. Fred Balzar approved Bill 98, legalizing a number of gambling games that had previously been played in secret. This was a reaction to the Great Depression and served as the first step in Nevada’s immense gambling history.
The state took it a step further and legalized horse racing and sports betting in 1949. It would remain the only state in the U.S. to take legal sports gambling bets until 2018.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board was first created in 1955 to oversee and regulate the state’s growing gambling scene, giving way to the current regulations in place at the hundreds of land-based casinos throughout the state.
In 1967, Nevada changed casino legislation to allow corporations to own casinos without requiring a license for each individual stockholder. This is the first step in allowing for the massive casino resort properties that line the Las Vegas strip.
In 2011, Nevada offered legal online poker after the Department of Justice reinterpreted the Federal Wire Act of 1961. They ruled it only applied to sports betting, and Nevada soon took advantage by offering online poker.
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act in 2018, allowing individual states the right to legalize sports gambling. Many have since moved into the online sports gambling scene as well, but Nevada still has the most robust sports betting scene in the nation.
The Supreme Court overturns the federal ban on sports betting, which allows other states to take legal sports bets for the first time since the law was enacted in 1992. Though seven additional states take bets this year, Nevada remains the most lucrative sports wagering market in the country in 2019.
The Department of Justice reinterprets the Federal Wire Act of 1961, arguing it only applies to online sports betting, not any other form of gaming. Nevada authorities promulgate regulations, and by 2013 the state is offering poker as part of an interstate compact with New Jersey and Delaware.
Nevada becomes the fastest growing state in the U.S. by population, and its legal gaming revenue nears $2.5 billion annually. Though the growth of Native American and riverboat casinos in other states at the end of the decade cuts into state revenues, state officials and gaming stakeholders continue to create new entertainment and gaming offerings that attract visitors.
The Nevada Legislature allows public corporations to own gaming facilities without having to license each individual stockholder. This sets the basis for a new wave of casino owners and lays the groundwork for the legendary properties that open in the state in the next half century.
Lawmakers create the Nevada Gaming Control Board to regulate gaming in the state. Along with the Nevada Gaming Commission, created four years later, the state regulatory bodies help oversee the rapid development of the industry in the ensuing decades and become the standard bearer for other states that legalize gaming.
Nevada legalizes bets on horse racing as well as team sports. It will be the only state to legally take bets on sporting events until 2018.
The nation’s first, and one of its most robust, gaming bills is signed into law. Designed as a way to attract new residents during the Great Depression, this bill will eventually allow the Nevada gaming market to become a global leader and remains the most sweeping gambling bill passed by any state in the 20th century.
Nevada’s legal sports gambling industry is still thriving more than 70 years after it first legalized the practice. There are hundreds of sportsbooks at the state’s various casinos, many of which also offer online sports betting and mobile apps.
NEVADA SPORTS BETTING, AUGUST vs. JULY
|Total handle||Mobile handle||Revenue|
|Change||Up 4.3%||Up 22.5%||Down 56.9%|
NEVADA vs. NEW JERSEY SPORTS BETTING HANDLE
|August 2021||$427.425M||$664.676M||NJ by $237.251M|
|July 2021||$409.660M||$578.729M||NJ by $169.069M|
|June 2021||$545.368M||$766.888M||NJ by $221.520M|
|May 2021||$477.191M||$814.271M||NJ by $337.08M|
|April 2021||$458.210M||$747.987M||NJ by $289.777M|
|March 2021||$640.985M||$859.618M||NJ by $218.633M|
|February 2021||$554.058M||$742.953M||NJ by $188.895M|
|January 2021||$646.492M||$958.718M||NJ by $312.226M|
Updated Oct. 1
Nevada ruled daily fantasy sports a form of gambling, one which thus requires a license. Popular DFS sites like DraftKings and FanDuel have not applied for those licenses and there are currently no legal, operational online Daily Fantasy Sports options in the state.
Nevada doesn’t have any horse racing tracks in operation. But its land-based sportsbooks offer pari-mutuel horse racing betting on countless races streamed across the country. Pari-mutuel horse betting is also available via mobile apps for those within state lines.
Nevada is now home to two major professional sports teams in the Las Vegas Golden Knights and Las Vegas Raiders. While Nevada gamblers can easily get action on either local squad, all of the following sports are also available at sportsbooks around the state:
Yes, online gambling in Nevada is legal and includes sports betting, online poker and pari-mutuel horse betting. Social casinos are also legal.
The legal gambling age in Nevada is 21.
All existing land-based Nevada casinos would presumably be eligible to apply for an online gaming license should the state legalize real-money online casinos.
Land-based casinos, sports betting, online poker and horse race betting are all currently legal in Nevada.
No. Visitors and tourists would be allowed to gamble at legal online casinos as long as they’re within state lines.
Many land-based casinos in Nevada offer social casinos that feature table games and online slot machines. The difference is players wager with tokens and sweeps coins rather than real money in order to win prizes or comps. And real-money online casino offers you see would be from unregulated offshore online gambling sites and should be avoided.
Nevada offers several hundred land-based casinos in Las Vegas, Reno, Lake Tahoe and multiple locations throughout the state. Nevada gamblers can also play online poker and use mobile apps for online sports betting.
Yes. All the top sportsbooks in Nevada offer mobile apps that allow players to legally bet on sports online.
Online casino gambling in Nevada would be regulated by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
Yes. Real-money online casinos would be heavily regulated and vetted to ensure players’ finances and personal data are secure and house odds on various games are accurate as listed.
There is no income tax in Nevada, but winnings are subject to federal income tax and state casinos are required to withhold 24% of all gambling winnings exceeding $5,000.
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