Gambling in Nebraska

Lottery: 19
Pari-mutuel: 18
Casinos: 21
Charity Bingo: 16
Online Casinos: 18

The Cornhusker state of Nebraska is 77,354 square miles and is the 16th largest state in the United States. Though the state is one of the largest, it is home to only 1,826,341 residents and is ranked 38th in population. When looking on a map Nebraska is one of the Midwestern states and is bordered by Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Iowa & South Dakota. A fun fact about Nebraska is that Kool-Aid was created in the city of Hastings in 1927.

Types of Betting Found in Nebraska

Parimutuel betting is one of the legal forms of gambling within Nebraska. Parimutuel is one of the largest forms of gambling within the United States aside from the lottery. Currently there are a total of 5 racetracks located in Nebraska with horse racing such as Horseman’s Atokad Downs, Horesmen’s Park, The Nebraska State Fair Park, Fonner Park & Columbus Races. Nebraska allows this kind of gambling for players who are 18 and over. The lottery is a big portion of gambling within Nebraska, players are able to participate and purchase tickets when they are 19 years old. Games offered by the lottery are Powerball, Pick 5, Mega Millions, 2by2, & pick 3. Native American casinos are the only type of casino found in Nebraska. Here, players must be 21 or over to participate in games like slots, table games, cards and keno. There are 5 casinos in Nebraska including;Iron Horse Bar & Casino, Lucky 77 Casino, Native Star Casino, & Ohiya Casino.

Internet Casinos Nebraska

Gambling online within the United States has caused some confusion for players, some believe the gaming is illegal, some just aren’t sure. The truth is that there are no laws against online gambling federally and all gambling laws are up to the state to choose if they would like to strengthen the laws. In Nebraska there are no laws against online gambling. Players are able to gamble online at age 18. Online casinos typically offer games like those in land based casinos with the addition of many others with European variations. Promotions are also available with online casinos. These promotions usually come in the form of deposit match bonuses and many others. Players have the choice to download the software to their computer which only takes a few minutes and offers all of the games or, they can play instantly right on the site without a download. Online casinos for United States players are based over seas but are still available to players here.