Gambling in Missouri

Lottery: 18
Pari-mutuel: 18
Casinos: 21
Charity Bingo: 18
Online Gambling 18

Known as the ‘Show-Me State’ Missouri has about 6,000,000 residents and is ranked 18th in terms of Population out of the 50 states. When looking on a map Missouri is found near Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee & Arkansas it is located in the Midwestern region of the United States. Missouri was admitted to the union in 1821 and was the 24th state. Within the state players can play online, the lottery, in casinos, at parimutuel racetracks and more.

Types of Gambling Found in Missouri

As many as 36 states within the United States offer some form of lottery for residents to participate in. The state lottery in Missouri welcomes players to participate in games like Mega Millions, Pick3, Lotto, Powerball & Show me cash at age 18. Pari-mutuel betting is one of the oldest forms of gambling and is allowed in more than 43 states because it has such a strong historic presence that most states like to preserve. Within Missouri players can find horse race betting in St. Louis at Fairmount Park Race Track. Players must be 18 or over to participate in this kind of gambling as well. Missouri allows their casinos to offer any kinds of games such as video poker, live poker, blackjack & more. Within the state there are 9 casinos to choose from. Harrah’s is a large casino brand which is located in Kansas City that features over 2,000 slot machines. A riverboat casino is also found within the state that is docked in St. Charles which features gaming of all types as well. Players must be 21 or over to participate in casino gambling within Missouri.

Internet Gambling Missouri

According to federal law the only legislature pertaining to online gambling is the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act which is also called the UIGEA. This bill specifically prohibits players from making deposits into their casino account with either a bank account or credit card. Most casinos offer a wide variety of deposit methods including eWallets which are a safe and secure way to make deposits. Online casinos are not located within the United States but are located over seas. Players can choose from hundreds of games like slots, video poker, roulette and more. One of the best things about choosing an online casino is the fact that a player does not need to even leave their house to win big. Many online casinos offer huge promotions when making deposits. Players can choose from no-deposit bonuses to check out the games or they can make a deposit and the casino will match it by 100% or more.