Baton Rouge Casinos






Casinos In Baton Rouge

Click on the name of any casino to see a page of detailed information about that particular Baton Rouge casino.

Types of casinos in Baton Rouge

  • There are two kinds of casinos in the Baton Rouge area: two riverboat casinos (which do not cruise), and two land-based casinos (one is a Native American casino).

Casino Hours in Baton Rouge

  • All casinos in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are open 24 hours a day.

Casino games in Baton Rouge

  • All casinos in the Baton Rouge area offer such games as: blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat, slot machines, video poker, and video keno.

Baton Rouge Slot Machine Payback Statistics

Casino Policy on Alcoholic Beverages

  • In Baton Rouge all casinos offer free alcoholic beverages to patrons of the casino while they are gambling.

Gambling Age in Baton Rouge

  • The minimum gambling age is 21 for casino gambling and 18 for pari-mutuel betting at all Louisiana casinos.

What Happens if I Hit a Jackpot in a Baton Rouge Casino?

  • If you win a jackpot in a Louisiana casino of $1,200 or more, be aware the casino will withhold 6% of your winnings for the Louisiana Department of Revenue. There is a way you can try and get some of your money back. You will be required to file a state income tax return and, depending on your qualification and details of your return, you may get some of jackpot winnings returned to you. Keep in mind the $1,200 threshold will apply to any cash prizes won in casino tournaments or drawings.

Closest Airports to Baton Rouge Casinos

  • The closest airport to the Baton Rouge casinos would be the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport,(BTR).

Local Area and History

History of Riverboat Casinos in Baton Rouge

  • Louisiana was the fourth state to approve riverboat casinos, it was approved by a majority vote in the state legislature 1991. When voted in, the law only allowed for a maximum of 15 riverboat casinos statewide. A year later, in 1992 a provi­sion was added to allow for one land-based casino in New Orleans.
  • Currently video poker is permitted at Louisiana bars/taverns , truck stops, and Off Track Betting locations in over half of the 64 parish­es (counties). Louisiana gaming law requires all riverboat casinos to remain dockside at all times, and allows all Louisiana casinos to be open 24 hours a day.
  • Gaming laws re­quire that gaming machines located at all (non-Native American ) casinos  in Baton Rouge are required to have a payback minimum of 80% and a maximum of 99.9%. The law also requires video gaming machines at located at non-casinos, such as truck stops, return a minimum of 80% to a maximum of 94% payback.

Native American Casinos in Baton Rouge

  • There is one Native American casino located about 89 miles N.W. of Baton Rouge. The Paragon Casino Resort is located in Marksville, Louisiana. There is no information available concerning the payback percentages on Native American gaming machines at any casino in Louisiana.

Tourism Info:

  • For more information on visiting Baton Rouge casinos, call the city’s tourism department at (800) 527-6843 or visit

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