Gambling in Texas

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

The Lone Star State of Texas is the second largest state in the United States as far as area and population. The state is home to 25 million citizens. The state is pretty large in size as well as it cover 268,581 square miles! The state can be found near Mexico, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. The state offers many different gambling types for it’s citizens.

Texas Types of Gambling

The state lottery allows players who are 18 and over. Most states love offering the lottery at a young age because it’s a state program which brings the state more revenue as well as money for programs such as education. The Texas lottery offers games like Powerball, Mega Millions, Pick 3, Pick 4, Scratchers, Cash 5, Lotto Texas & more. Players can also participate in parimutuel betting. Here in Texas. parimutuel betting is big. Players can find several different tracks around the state that offer both horse racing and greyhound racing. Players who would like to participate in this kind of gambling can at age 21. Within Texas Native American tribes are the only group that can operate casinos on the land. Within Texas a total of three casinos have been opened throughout time however, there is only one casino that is still alive and standing today. The legal casino gambling age in Texas is 21 at the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino.