Arkansas is known as ‘The Natural State’ and ‘The Land of Opportunity.’ The state is ranked 29th in the United States because it covers 53,179 square miles. The state is ranked 32nd in the United States as far as population, it is home to nearly 3 million people. One of the nation’s largest municipal parks is located in North Little Rock. The state is home to over 600,000 acres of lakes and 9,700 miles of streams and rivers. Arkansas is bordered by Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Tennessee & Kansas.
Land Based Gambling
The state of Arkansas offers many different kinds of gambling, including a lottery which welcomes players at age 18 to play games such as, instant games, powerball, mega millions, cash 3, cash 4, Million Dollar raffled, Fast Play, Decades of Dollars & Arkansas 50/50. Currently in Arkansas there are no casinos that offer all types of gaming instead, there are pari-mutuel racetracks that feature horse & greyhound racing. One of the tracks is called Southland Greyhound Park and is located in Mound City, the other racetrack is located in Hot Springs and is called Oaklawn Park. Arkansas also allows players to participate in bingo & charity events for money at age 18, these could be private events held by a specific group of people for a cause.
Since there are no casinos in Arkansas, online gambling is a great alternative. Currently in the state of Arkansas there are no laws prohibiting players from gambling online. The federal government allows players to participate in online gambling at age 18 however they do not allow players to deposit into their online casino account using their bank account or credit card, this goes for withdrawals as well per the UIGEA which was passed in 2006. Online gaming comes with many perks aside from states without casinos, other states find that online gaming offers many more games to choose from. Players can also find many different promotions available like deposit match bonuses which is where the casino matches the players deposit usually by 100%+ players can also find no-deposit match bonuses which allow the player to test out the software before making a deposit with the chance of winning some money for free! Online casinos are both Mac & PC friendly. Players can choose to either download the software to have all of the games at their fingertips at any time. The Mac version of the casino games is powered by Flash and does not require a download.