The closest gambling casino to Orlando is the Seminole Hardrock Hotel Casino in Tampa, FL. The
Seminole Hardrock Hotel is on Interstate 4 and easy drive from Orlando.
Also, a shuttle bus is
available from three Orlando location. Reserve your spot
online or call 844-537-ROCK (7625).
Another casino that is closer to Orlando is the Victory Casino Cruise Ship out of Port Canaveral, Florida, which is about 48 minutes east of Orlando.
Currently the ship is sailing once a day on Wednesday - Saturday with two sailings on Sunday. A boarding pass at $13.00 is required to enjoy the 600 slots and 27 table games
for the duration of the 3 -4 hour cruise.
Gambling Casinos Near Key West or the Florida Keys
There are no gambling casinos near the Florida Keys and Key West.
The closest casinos to the Keys are in or near Miami. The most popular
casinos in the Miami area are the Casino Miami and Magic City Casino,
the later featuring 800 Las Vegas style slot machines and offering the only Roulette wheels and Craps tables in Miami.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel Casino Hollywood, FL
You will be blown away by this giant guitar hotel that will be your
accommodations at the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel in Hollywood, FL. Fabulous rooms, fantastic restaurants, and a spa to die
for, are all reasons enough to book a room, but the world class casino with more than 2500 slot machines and 40 poker tables,
will compete for your attention.
The Seminole Hardrock hotel's 4.5-acre lagoon-style pool features dramatic waterfalls, a 182-foot waterslide, spa tubs and an elevated spa. Visit the 22,000 square-foot, full-service luxury European-style Contour Spa featuring a complete range of spa treatments and healing therapies in beautiful spa rooms, refreshing baths, steam rooms and saunas.
Get your reservations now for this fantastic new Hard Rock hotel
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, FL
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
features a fantastic casino and a spa that offers massage and treatment rooms and beauty services. Business amenities include a business center, complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas, meeting rooms for small groups, and business services. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel Casino has 7 restaurants, 3 bars/lounges. 24-hour room service is available. Book
The casino offers thousands of slots with including your favorites as well as
the newest slots. You can even venture into our High Limit Slot
Room where the amenities suit high rollers.
And of course there are table games including blackjack and several
variations of poker such as three card, Texas Hold'em, and Asia Poker. A
dedicated high limit table game room awaits those interested in high
There are no hotels with casinos in Orlando nor are there any types
of casinos in Orlando. The closest gambling casino to Orlando is the Seminole Hardrock
Hotel & Casino in Tampa, FL. The Seminole Hardrock Hotel is right off
Interstate 4 and is an easy drive from Orlando.
Also, a shuttle bus is
available for transport to the Seminole Hardrock Hotel & Casino in Tampa from three Orlando locations. Reserve your spot
online or call 844-537-ROCK (7625).
Key West Casinos
are no hotels with casinos in Key West or
the Florida Keys nor are there any types of casinos in the Florida Keys. The closest hotel with a casino to the Florida Keys is
the Miccosukee Resort just outside of Miami.
As with many states, Florida gaming regulations have evolved as a
witches brew of laws, regulations, and afterthoughts from legislators
that were driven by an assortment of motivations. To top it all off,
Florida voters in November 2018 passed an amendment to the Florida
constitution that prohibits any new casinos without voter approval. At the
same time voters also abolished dog racing in Florida effective January
Since many closed dog tracks have card rooms, those card rooms will be allowed to continue once the
live dog racing ends. Most include simulcasts of horse and dog racing.
Seminole Indian Casinos
American Indians, by virtue of owning Indian reservations are able to build
casinos on the reservations and in some cases at other sites. In Florida, the
Seminole Indian tribe operates three hotel casinos plus several non hotel casino
sites throughout the state. Additionally, the Miccosukee tribe operates the
Miccosukee Resort and and Gaming hotel just outside of Miami.
Gambling venues at horse racing tracks, former dog racing tracks and Jai
Alai frontons are called Racinos. Florida has a mishmash of casino laws that
means poker tables are permitted at horse tracks, former dog tracks, and at Jai
Alai frontons, but not gaming machines such as slots, except in Miami-Dade and
Miami-Dade and Broward County (Fort Lauderdale) Exceptions
There are exceptions to the poker table only rules for horse race tracks, and
Jai-Alai in Miami-Dade and Broward County (Fort Lauderdale) where slots are also
allowed. Therefore, you will see slots at
Casino Miami, a Jai Alai fronton, the
Magic City Casino in Miami, and at Gulfstream Park Casino and Isle Casino at Pompano Raceway.
The Gulfstream Park Casino features classic and the newest slots,
plus video game tables. The casino has been redesigned with socially
distant slots and video table games to offer a fun and spacious
experience. The Champions Club offers exclusive benefits, such as free
entries to giveaways and rewards to all members.
Jai alai, a sport that traces its history 400 years back, had a
strong presence in Florida for more than half a century. Miami led the
way with a fronton opening in 1924. In 1953, Tampa and Dania added
frontons. Jai-Alai is played much like racquet ball only with a much
harder ball that travels at speeds up to 180 miles per hour. Now, many of
Florida's card rooms offer betting on live Jai-Alai games during several
months of the year.
Calder Casino and Jai-Alai in Miami Gardens
Calder offers Jai-Alai during several months of the year and you can bet
Calder Casino operates today as an electronic gaming
casino offering 1,100 new and traditional slots, video poker, and electronic versions of blackjack and roulette.
Bingo is offered on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Card Rooms in Florida
All dog racing in Florida has ceased. Many of the former dog tracks continue
to operate card rooms offering various forms of poker and several also offer dog
racing simulcasts and Jai-Alai simulcasts. Many offer Jai-Alai frontons
featuring live Jai-Alai games during the season.
Cruise Ship Casinos
With the exception of the ships of Disney Cruise Lines there are
gambling casinos on virtually every one of the hundreds of cruise ships
that sail from Florida ports.
The casinos on these ships open as soon as the ships reach international
waters and are no longer under the jurisdiction of the State. Cruise
casinos are very similar to what you would expect in Las Vegas, but on a smaller
Book a cruise here.