North Carolina

Lottery: 18
Parimutuel: N/A
Casino: 21
Pull Tabs / Charity Bingo: No Age Limit

Gambling in North Carolina

The Tar Heel State of North Carolina has a few nicknames such as ‘The Old North State’ which is known as the furniture capital of the United States. The state spans over 58,819 square miles and is the 28th largest state within the Untied States. North Carolina is home to nearly 10 million people and is ranked the 10th largest state as far as population goes. When looking on a map you can find bordering states such as; Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia and South Carolina.

Types of Gambling in North Carolina

Many different kinds of gambling can be found in the state like the lottery, land based casinos, online gambling & charity bingo events. One type of gambling that is found throughout the United States but is not found in North Carolina is pari-mutuel betting, because there are no racetracks available for players to make bets upon. Land based casinos such as Harrah’s are located within the state and offer all of the game favorites like Slots, table games, keno & more. Players can also find charity bingo events that can be held by private organizations. The state lottery welcomes players who are 18 and over to games like Instant Scratchers, Mega Millions, Powerball, Cash 5, Pick 3 and more. Most states encourage their residents to participate in the lottery because it is a great way to give back to the community as most states collect a portion of money from ticket sales for things like public school funds.