TYPES OF CASINOS IN WEST VIRGINIA
There are five casinos in West Virginia: four pari-mutuel facilities and one resort hotel. The resort hotel is called The Greenbrier and it is only open only to overnight resort guests, members of the hotel’s sporting clubs, or to attendees of an event or convention staying off-property when more than 400 rooms are occupied. There is also a dress code with jackets required for men after 7 p.m..
All West Virginia casinos feature video lottery terminals (VLT’s). The VLT’s are the same as regular video gaming devices but are called lottery terminals because they are regulated by the state’s lottery commission which receives a share of each machine’s revenue.
Gaming regulations requires that VLT’s at all casinos in West Virginia return a minimum of 80% to a maximum of 95%. VLT games include: slots, blackjack, keno and numerous versions of poker. The minimum gambling age is 21.
The average payback percentages on electronic gaming machines at all West Virginia casinos are released as a matter of public record. Just click here to see a list of slot machine payback statistics for all West Virginia ia casinos.
West Virginia law also allows bars, as well as restaurants that serve alcohol, to have up to five VLT’s. Fraternal organizations are also allowed to have up to 10 VLT’s. All of these machines are identical to the machines found at the racetracks, except they only print out tickets and do not pay out in cash.
All West Virgina casinos offer the following table games: blackjack, craps, roulette and three card poker. Optional games offered include: poker, pai gow poker, four card poker, Caribbean stud poker, mini-baccarat, Spanish 21, Mississippi stud and big 6 wheel.
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Shown below is a list of all casinos in West Virginia. Click on a casino name to see a page of detailed information about that particular casino.