Gambling in Florida

Florida allows many types of gambling. Betting on horse races, dog races, and games of Jai Alai is legal, and there are venues all across the state that house these types of events. Charitable gambling, which usually involves a game such as bingo, is allowed as well, and are usually hosted by clubs are groups looking to raise money for charity. Commercial casinos are not legal in Florida, but there are several ways to get around this rule. Native Americans are allowed to operate casinos here, which are found in Indian reservations, especially near Miami. Cruise ships that leave from Florida are also allowed to operate casinos on board. There are some one-day gambling cruises that debark from Florida ports. These can be a great way to gamble legally without leaving Florida.

See Also: Florida Lottery