There are a few, very popular gambling casinos on the Oregon coast.
The sounds of the slot machines around you and the excitement of hearing someone who just hit a jackpot or got 21 gets your adrenaline flowing.
Online casinos, Internet poker and Internet blackjack are the love of many a gambling man or woman, but it's just not the same as being there live and in person.
If you have a gambler side to you, there are a number of places to satisfy your itch. If you are feeling a little adventurous, there is money to be made and fun to be had. A rousing Blackjack card game, taking your chance on a roulette wheel, the very popular Texas Holdem, Bingo, Keno, Poker....take your choice.
When I was young, my dad taught me to play blackjack and poker and I really enjoyed it. After I was married, my father-in-law, who owned a small motel and gambling casino in Reno, Nevada would invite us down. My wife and I would stay the week, eat at delicious Vegas-style buffets for dirt-cheap, and have a great time.
Usually, my mother-in-law and I would plop ourselves down behind a couple slot machines and plug them with nickels long into the night. Of course, I was tired as a dog the next day, but it sure was a fun time. Especially, if we were able to bring home more cash than we had come with. It didn't always work out that way, but as long as I had fun, I was a happy camper.
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Now, if you're new to the table games or just want to brush up on your skills before hitting the coastal gambling casinos, you have a couple comfortable options:
All that being said, I am a firm believer in being a good steward of my money and I have seen the devastation that uncontrolled gambling can have on someone's life, so please be careful with your hard-earned cash. You do not want to have your romance or marriage tainted by an addicting habit. Just my two cents worth. ;)
Gambling Casinos & Resorts On The Oregon Coast
The most famous of the gambling casinos and resorts along the coastline is the Chinook Winds Casino and Resort located inLincoln City. This 157,000 square-foot resort is owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians and opened it's doors to the public in 1995.
The richly decorated Las Vegas-style gambling resort boasts over 227 rooms overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean. On the grounds is a finely laid-out 18-hole golf course, indoor swimming pool, health club and other things to make your stay something to remember.
In the casino, there are more than 1,200 slot machines, along with keno, bingo, craps, roulette, blackjack and poker. A large video arcade, 3 restaurants, a convention center and a large showroom that seats more than 1,300 guests, bringing in top headline acts, finish off the Chinook Winds in a classy way.
Chinook Winds Casino & Resort
1777 NW 44th Street
Lincoln City, OR 97367
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Travel south to Florence and you'll find The Three Rivers Casino. Run by the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, the 15,500 square-foot gambling casino houses 318 slot machines, six Blackjack tables and a good number of progressive games.
With a fine restaurant, Sports Bar and snack bar, you won't lack a good meal. Stay for the day, enjoy some exciting casino games, and relax away the evening with your honey.
The Three Rivers Casino
5647 Highway 126
Florence, OR 97439
Finally, owned and operated by the Coquille Indian Tribe is the three-story, wood framed, Mill Casino Hotel. A full-service casino and motel located in North Bend on beautiful Coos Bay, this will be a nice stop for you. It has over 550 slot machines from pennies to $5, Bingo and table games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Texas Hold 'em and five varieties of Poker.
The hotel itself has 115 rooms, some of which are corner suites with Jacuzzi tubs. In-room coffee makers, refrigerators, Internet access and cable service compliment the luxurious decor. Three restaurants and a nightly buffet will keep your energy level at an all-time high for that hard-core gambling you came to do. Make sure you catch the great entertainment and take in a show while you're there. Their group planning and event services can even accommodate your wedding, shower or reception.
The Mill Casino Hotel
3201 Tremont Avenue
North Bend, OR 97459
There ya are! If you're wanting some great gambling casino excitement outside of the internet blackjack tables, the Oregon Coast can help you out. As I said, have a terrific time but please gamble responsibly.
If you do have a gambling problem, seek help for your own sake and the sake of your friends and family. Gambler's Anonymous is a great place to start.