Gambling in the State of Wyoming

Multiple forms of gambling are legal and regulated in Wyoming. Tribal casinos are permitted in the state. The Wyoming Gaming Commission oversees pari-mutuel wagering and lawful gaming, including charitable gaming, online sports betting, fantasy sports contests, and skill-based amusement games. Charitable gaming options include bingo and pull-tab games.

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Wyoming Indian casinos

In Wyoming, there are three casinos in the state. All three are located on tribal land. Two are owned by the Northern Arapaho Tribe. The other one is owned by the Eastern Shoshone Tribe. Bettors must be at least 18 years of age to play casino games in Wyoming.

Little Wind Casino

800 Blue Sky Highway, Ethete, Wyoming 82520

Little Wind Casino is owned and operated by the Northern Arapaho Tribe. The property has around 160 slot machines and a restaurant. The Morning Star Restaurant is family-friendly. The Rewards Club allows players to earn slot play and coupons, which can be used at Little Wind Casino, Wind River Hotel & Casino, and the 789 Smokeshop.

Shoshone Rose Casino & Hotel

5690 US Highway 287, Lander, Wyoming 82520

There are more than 300 slots and five table games available at Shoshone Rose Casino. It is owned by the Eastern Shoshone Tribe. The Rose Rewards Club allows casino players to earn discounts and qualify for promotions.

Dining options include a full-service restaurant and a snack bar. The 60-room hotel has pet-friendly options available.

Wind River Hotel & Casino

180 Red Wolf Place, Riverton, Wyoming 82501

The casino at Wind River has slot machines and table games. It is owned and operated by the Northern Arapaho Tribe. Slot play and coupons can be earned by using the Rewards Club. Offers are available at Little Wind Casino, Wind River Hotel & Casino, and the 789 Smokeshop.

The property has two restaurants, an event space, a hotel, and an RV park. Alcohol is not permitted on the property. All hotel rooms and suites are nonsmoking. Pet-friendly rooms are available. The RV Park has 24 spaces available.

WY online and mobile sports betting

Sports betting and fantasy sports contests were legalized in Wyoming in 2021. There are six sportsbooks licensed to offer online sports wagering in the state of Wyoming. The six legal online sportsbooks are Barstool, BetMGM, Caesars, DraftKings, FanDuel, and PointsBet.

Geolocation software verifies a bettor’s location is within state lines, excluding Indian Lands, before allowing the wager to be placed. The minimum age for sports bettors in Wyoming is 18. This is younger than most states. However, many sportsbooks require players to be 21 years or older.

Bonus offers are available to new sports bettors in the state who are not on an exclusion list or otherwise not permitted to participate.

Approved sports wagers in Wyoming

Wagers may be accepted on approved sporting events in Wyoming. This includes most major professional and college sporting events. Available sports wagers may vary by sportsbook.

Events approved by the Wyoming Gaming Commission include Australian Rules Football, badminton, bandy, baseball, basketball, biathlon, BMX racing, bobsleigh, bowling, boxing, bull riding, chess, combat sports, cornhole, cricket, curling, cycling, darts, diving, drone racing, eating competitions, e-sports, extreme sports, field hockey, figure skating, fishing, floorball, football, futsal, golf, high diving, ice hockey, jai-alai, lacrosse, luge, MiniGolf, motorsports, mountain bike racing, netball, Olympics, pesäpallo, pickleball, pool, rodeo, rugby league, rugby union, sailing, skateboarding, skeleton, ski jumping, skiing (alpine, freestyle and Nordic), snocross, snooker, snowboarding, soccer, softball, speed skating, surfing, swimming, synchronized skating, table tennis, tennis, teqball, track and field, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, water polo, windsurfing and wrestling.

Online gambling options in Wyoming

Online sports wagering is available through daily fantasy sports contests and sportsbooks in Wyoming. Daily fantasy sports contests and sportsbooks are available to players 18 years and older. However, most online sportsbooks are limited to 21 years of age and older.

Sweepstakes contests are also allowed in the state. While sweepstake games are free to play, packages are available to purchase additional gameplay and chances to win. Players must be at least 18 years of age to participate in sweepstakes contests.

WY live thoroughbred horse racing

In Wyoming, there are three racetracks that host live horse racing events. One racetrack is privately owned, while the others are located inside agricultural complexes. Races are held on weekends, on an occasional Monday, and on select Fridays. The live racing season starts in May and runs through early October. A calendar of live racing days can be found on the Wyoming Gaming Commission’s website.

Simulcast wagering and historical horse racing machines are also permitted in Wyoming. Historical horse racing machines look and play like slot machines. These machines use past racing results to determine game outcomes and payouts. While the minimum age is 18 years old to participate in pari-mutuel wagering, some locations require bettors to be at least 21.

Energy Downs at Cam-Plex

1635 Reata Drive, Gillette, Wyoming 82718

In Gillette, 307 Horse Racing holds live thoroughbred horse races at Energy Downs. Races are held from mid-May through June. Friday race days have a first post time of 5:30pm. However, the first post is at 1:30pm for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday race days. Adult admission costs $10 on most race days. On race days with additional events, admission is $20. There is no charge for guests under 18 years of age. RV spaces with services and event space are also available at Cam-Plex.

Historical horse racing games are offered by 307 Horse Racing at Derby Club Gaming Parlors. Club 307 is the players card used at the gaming parlors. Players card members may earn free play and qualify for promotions. Guests must be at least 21 years of age to enter Derby Club Gaming Parlor locations.

Six Derby Club Gaming Parlor off-track betting locations

  • Casper Blackmore – 5371 Blackmore Road
  • Casper Center – 739 North Center Street
  • Gillette – 910 North Gurley Avenue
  • Rawlins – 310 West Cedar Street
  • Cheyenne – 1510 E Pershing Boulevard
  • Sheridan – 1140 Coffeen Avenue

Sweetwater Events Complex

3320 Yellowstone Road, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901

Live thoroughbred horse races by Wyoming Horse Racing are held at the Sweetwater Events Complex in Rock Springs. The facility has exhibition space, an agricultural complex, and 1,200 RV spaces with services.

Related Wyoming Horse Racing simulcast locations offer historical horse racing machines in addition to off-track betting. Machines operated by Wyoming Horse Racing are located inside the Beacon Club at 4100 W Yellowstone Highway in Mills.

Nine Wyoming Horse Racing off-track betting locations

  • Casper Central Horse Palace – 300 West F Street
  • Casper East Horse Palace – 71 SE Wyoming Boulevard
  • Cheyenne Horse Palace – 1802 Dell Range Boulevard, Suite 2
  • Downtown Cheyenne Horse Palace -1601 Central Avenue
  • Evanston Horse Palace – 1945 Harrison Drive
  • Gillette Horse Palace (inside Sundance Lounge) – 1020 East US Highway 14-16
  • Green River Horse Palace – 110 Uinta Drive
  • Rock Springs Horse Palace (inside Bomber’s Sports Bar) – 1549 Elk Street
  • Sheridan Horse Palace – 2240 Coffeen Avenue, Suite B

Wyoming Downs Racetrack

10180 Highway 89 North, Evanston, Wyoming 82930

Live thoroughbred horse races are held in the summer at Wyoming Downs. Starting in June, races are held on weekends with a first post time of 1:05pm. General admission costs $10 for adults, while accompanied minors ages 12 and under are free. Upgraded seating and onsite dining are also available.

The players club used by Wyoming Downs is called Winners Circle. Used while playing historical horse racing machines, players may be eligible for special events, promotions, and giveaways. Multiplier days vary by day and location.

Fourteen Wyoming Downs off-track betting locations

  • Casper – Galloway’s Pub & Bowling Alley – 2800 CY Avenue
  • Casper – Wilkins Circle – 1121 Wilkins Circle (21+)
  • Cheyenne – Dell Range – 1345 Dell Range Boulevard (21+)
  • Cheyenne Outlaw Saloon – 312 S Greenly Highway (21+)
  • Cheyenne Plaza – 3617 E Lincoln Way
  • Evanston – 1925 Harrison Drive
  • Evansville – 359 Miracle Road
  • Gillette – 2212 Westover Road (21+)
  • Gillette on 59 – 2209 South Douglas Highway
  • Green River – Town Bar & Grill – 95 E Railroad Street (21+)
  • Laramie – 666 N 3rd Street
  • Mills – Beacon Club – 4100 W Yellowstone Highway (21+)
  • Rock Springs – Liquor Depot – 2201 Foothill Boulevard (21+)
  • Sheridan – 1294 Coffeen Avenue

Wyoming state lottery

There is also a state lottery in Wyoming. Games include Cowboy Draw, Powerball, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, 2by2, and Keno. WyoLotto tickets must be purchased with cash only at one of over 400 approved lottery locations in the state. Lottery players must be at least 18 years of age.

Wyoming Gambling FAQs

Are casinos legal in the state of Wyoming?

Yes. There are tribal casinos in Wyoming.

What is the minimum age to gamble in Wyoming casinos?

Casino players must be at least 18 years of age in Wyoming.

What types of games are allowed at Wyoming casinos?

Slots and table games may be found in Wyoming casinos.

Are table games allowed at Wyoming casinos?

Yes. Table games can be found at some Wyoming casinos.

Are sportsbooks legal in Wyoming?

Yes. Retail and mobile sportsbooks are legal in Wyoming. Bettors must be at least 18 years of age.

Is mobile sports betting legal in Wyoming?

Yes. Wagers may be placed online or on mobile apps. Apps may require bettors to be 21 years of age or older.

What online gambling options are available in Wyoming?

Available online gambling options in Wyoming include daily fantasy sports contests, sports betting, horse racing, and sweepstakes games.

Are live horse races held in Wyoming?

Yes. There are three active racetracks in the state.

Can you wager on horse races in Wyoming?

Yes. Wagering is permitted at racetracks, simulcast lounges, and through advance deposit wager apps.

What is the minimum age to wager on horse races in Wyoming?

Horse bettors must be at least 18 years of age in Wyoming.

Does Wyoming have a state lottery?

Yes. There is a state lottery in Wyoming.

How old must you be to play lotto games in Wyoming?

Lottery players must be at least 18 years old in Wyoming.

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Last Updated on August 5, 2023 by Kristina Mehaffey