Miami is South Florida’s most popular vacation and tourism destination-and with good reason! In Miami, neither visitors nor locals ever lack fun things to do or places to visit.

If you’re in search of glitz and glamour, fun and games, history and culture, beaches and great weather, Miami is definitely the place to be. Oh, and for extreme fun and great games, you always have the Miami casinos to keep you entertained from sunrise to sunset.

miami beach lifeguard station

A Miami Beach lifeguard station

Popular Sites to Visit When You Are in Miami

If you want to catch some real fun, kick off your day by visiting the iconic Miami Beach. Take some time to socialize and soak in some rays.

The Bayside Marketplace is next. It has numerous tourist shops, cafes, restaurants, chain stores, boutiques, etc., and all of them are worth checking out.

You can also visit The Everglades National Park or Jungle Island and Zoo for a little wildlife experience.

Head over to Coral Castle and admire the famous stone structures, built by Edward Leedskalnin from the early 1920s to 1951. Some other tourist sites include the Freedom Tower, Key Biscayne and Crandon Park, the Deering Estate at Cutler, and the Wynwood Walls Street art. There are many other tourist attractions awaiting you, so make sure you have your sturdiest walking shoes on.

Top Miami Casinos to Look at For on Your Next Visit

There are two types of casinos in Miami. The Pari-mutuel casinos and the Tribal casinos. Each category has some truly amazing casinos, with some of the more popular Pari-mutuels being Magic City Casino, Calder Casino & Racecourse and Casino Miami. The Miccosukee Resort & Gaming is the only tribal casino in the county.

If you feel like going for a short drive, the Fort Lauderdale area also has several great casinos as well. Just a 20 mile drive from Downtown Miami, Broward County is home to four additional pari-mutuel casinos as well as the location of three Seminole Casinos including the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood which is the largest casino in the area. 

Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida has a guitar-shaped hotel!

The Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood has a 40-story hotel that is shaped like a guitar as well as over 10 restaurants and a 26,000 square foot shopping area.

Things You Need to Know About Miami Casinos

Apart from poker, there are no other table games in any of the Pari-mutuel casinos. It might sound odd but believe us when we say you’ll still have great fun because there’s so much more to keep you occupied and entertained.

For instance, to make up for the lack of table games, electronic versions of table games were used as subtitles instead. You should also note that the minimum gambling age for Pari-mutuel betting and that of poker is 18 years and 21 years for any gaming machines. The minimum age for Indian casinos is 18 years for bingo and poker, while that of other games is 21.

The Seminole casinos however, do offer many live table games including blackjack, three-card poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em and many others.

The Indian casinos are usually open 24 hours a day, while the Pari-mutuel casinos can only be open on a maximum of 18 hours on normal days and 24 hours on certain holidays and weekends.

If you’re heading off to Miami anytime soon, casinos should definitely be on your list of places to visit during your stay. And to know more about the casinos in Miami and other great American casinos, get yourself a copy of this amazing and resourceful book: The American Casino Guide book!

To learn more about the book, visit Included with each book, are more than 150 casino coupons, including great 2-for-1 buffet and dining deals, plus many other money-saving coupons for shows, rooms, drinks and gaming bonuses!