Gambling in Alabama
On December 14th, 1819 Alabama became a part of the 50 states. Overall, the state spans more than 52,000 square miles. The state bird is the Yellowhammer and it is the 22nd state. In terms of population, the state is ranked the 23rd largest. With more large cities than casinos, you will have to travel in order to reach one of the land based casinos here.
Types of Gambling Found in Alabama
Alabama has several different kinds of gaming available. When 1999 rolled around, video poker was introduced to players here with a fun twist on the traditional poker styles. With video poker, you don’t need to have other players join in, it’s just you and the electronic casino game. Players in Alabama will also see Bingo, Slots, Craps, Roulette, Blackjack and more. There is a difference between Alabama and other states, you will need to be at least 19 or over which is somewhat a rare age in terms of gaming. The state doesn’t tax the Native American casinos which is another perk to playing within this state. Pari-mutuel betting is making bets on horse racing tracks or greyhound tracks, here you have greyhound racing found throughout the state. The three casinos located within this state are Wetumpka, Montgomery and Atmore.