Oklahoma is the only state where an operating oil well is found in the front yard of the state capital building. The state is known as the ‘Sooner state’ and is home to nearly 4 million people. The state ranks 28th as far as population and 20th for area as it spans 69,898 square miles. There are many land based casinos located in the state of Oklahoma, here players can choose from. Players can also participate in pari-mutuel betting with Greyhound Racing & Horse Racing. There is also a state lottery that is offered along with Poker & Video Poker Parlors and more.
Land Based Casinos
Throughout the state there are 9 casinos in total for visitors & residents to choose from. These casinos are scattered throughout the state. Players can find casinos like; Sac & Fox Casino, Downstream Casino Resort, Lucky Star Casino, Firelake Casino, River Spirit Casino, Riverwind Casino, WinStar World Casino & Choctaw Casino. Players within the state are able to gamble in a casino at age 18 however some casinos within the state do not allow players who are under 21. Pari-mutuel racing is also available here and allows players who are 18 and over. There are also a few different racetracks to bet on including Remington Park, Fair Meadows, Will Rogers Downs & Blue Ribbon Downs. The state lottery is also available for players to choose from games like; Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash 5, Pick 3, Pick 4 and Hot Lotto. Players can participate in the state lottery at age 18 and over.
Online gambling within Oklahoma is permitted as there are no laws against online gaming. Per federal laws, players may participate in any kind of gambling at 18 and over. Some online casinos welcome both ages, either 18 or 21. There are many different online casinos to choose from and for the most part they offer more games than land based casinos. Another perk to playing online, are the promotions. Players can choose from many different deposit match bonuses along with no-deposit bonuses. Most online casinos offer a downloadable version of the software that allows easy access to gaming at any time. Alternatively, most casinos offer a no download version of the games which are powered by flash. Currently the only law pertaining to online gambling is the UIGEA which does not allow players to make deposits using their bank account information or their credit card information. However, players can choose from many different deposit methods such as eWallets which act as a middle man from the player’s bank account to their online casino account.