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Montana law permits bars and taverns to have up to 20 video gaming devices that play video poker, video keno, or video bingo. These machines are operated in partnership with the state and are not permitted to pay out in cash; instead, they print out a receipt which must be taken to a cashier.
The maximum bet on these machines is $2 and the maximum payout is limited to $800. Montana gaming regulations require these machines to return a minimum of 80%.
All of Montana’s Indian casinos offer Class II video gaming devices that look like slot machines, but are actually bingo games and the spinning reels are for “entertainment purposes only.”
The maximum bet on the machines in Indian casinos is $5 and the maximum payout is capped at $1,500. According to Montana’s Gambling Control Division, there are no minimum payback percentages required for gaming machines on Indian reservations. The minimum gambling age is 18.
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Shown below is a list of all Montana casinos. Click on a casino name to see a page of detailed information about that particular casino.
- Apsaalooke Nights Casino
- Charging Horse Casino
- Fort Belknap Casino
- Glacier Peaks Casino
- Gray Wolf Peak Casino
- KwaTaqNuk Casino Resort
- Northern Winz Hotel & Casino
- Northern Winz II
- Silver Wolf Casino