Nebraska is known as the ‘Cornhusker State.’ The state covers 77,354 square miles and is ranked 16th in the United States. Though the state is fairly large, it is home to only about 1,826,341 and is ranked 38th for population. Nebraska is on the Great Plains of the Midewestern United States with the capitol being the city of Lincoln and the largest city being Omaha. Nebraska is also the home to Kool-Aid which was created in 1927 in the city of Hastings.
Land Based Casinos
The state of Nebraska welcomes many different kinds of gambling including pari-mutuel horse race betting which is the largest part of gambling within the state aside from the state lottery. There are 5 different racetracks located around the state. The north portion of the state offers Horsemen’s Atokad Downs. In the south they have Horsemen’s Park, The Nebraska State Fair Park & Fonner Park. Centered in the state is Columbus Races. Players in the state of Nebraska who would like to bet on horse races must be at least 18 to participate.
Nebraska also offers a few Native American casinos to choose from, players must be 21 and over to participate in gaming here. Players can find all different types of games such as slots, table games, card games keno & more. The casinos located in Nebraska are; Iron Horse Bar & Casino, Lucky 77 Casino, Native Star Casino, & Ohiya Casino. Nebraska also oddly enough owns some of the casinos that are located in the state of Iowa. A state lottery is also available for players who are 19 and over with games such as; Powerball, Pick 5, Mega Millions, 2 by 2 & Pick 3. For bingo & charity events, players must be Atlas 16 years old to participate for money.
Online gambling is also available in the state of Nebraska because there are no law prohibiting this type of gaming. Within the United States a player can gamble online at age 18. The only law currently standing pertaining to online gaming is the UIGEA which prohibits players from using their bank account or credit card to deposit money into their online casino account. Since the passing of this law in 2006, several companies have opened eWallet services some even backed by Mastercard. An eWallet is a convenient way to transfer money from a persons bank account into the eWallet & then into the casino account of their choice. These accounts can also be used to send money from person to person as well. Online casinos offer all of the most popular games including hundreds of slots, keno, video poker, table games, card games & more.