How to Find the Nearest Casino. Most Americans are no more than 2 hours away from a casino. It's easy to find the nearest one. Or stay home and gamble in your pajamas at an online casino.
Things You'll Need
- Local Guidebooks
- Yellow Pages
- Internet Access
Listen and watch for ads and billboards for the area you'd like to gamble in.
Go to your local library.
Find out if casino gambling is legal in your state or at your destination and, if so, what kind.
Research to find out if gambling is also regulated in that state. The best Web site to find regulated state gambling is the North American Gaming Regulators Association (nagra.org).
Consult a casino finder Web site. Use a site that allows you to search by location, name, type of casino and games offered.
Go to a bookstore in the area you'd like to gamble in, and purchase a casino guidebook.
Telephone the casino for directions using the toll-free number provided in your guidebook.
Get a map from one of the Internet mapping Web sites, such as MapQuest.com.