Gambling in Arizona

Lottery: 21
Parimutuel: 21
Casinos: 21:
Bingo Charity: 18

In the 1990’s Arizona brought legal gambling to the state making it one of the last to legalize gaming within the country. Arizona followed the trend because other states were showing major revenue from the legalization of many forms of gambling. Within the state players will find gambling mostly on tribal lands, on tracks, in bingo halls & more.

Types of Gambling Found in Arizona

Gambling can be found in 15 different cities throughout the state of Arizona in Payson, Prescott, Maricopa, Fountain Hills, Camp Verde & more. Within Arizona players can find over 13,000 slot machines along side table games and more. Horse & Greyhound racing can be found within the sate as well and are a big part of the culture in Arizona. In the state there are several different tracks to choose from including Turf Paradise, Yavapai Downs & more. Apache Junction, Arizona is the only place to find Greyhound racing within the state. Arizona enacted a state lottery in 1981 for games offered to players who are 21 and over. Arizona has 25 large casinos which offer Vegas-style gaming. Most of these casinos can be found around the Phoenix Metro area and Tucson. In Arizona, players must be 21 or over to participate in gaming around the state in land based casinos. Charity gambling events for money are also permitted within the state and are one of the only forms of gambling that allow players who are 18 and over along with bingo.