If you are Gambling in Jamaica for the first time, you might be a bit sceptical. Whether you are a local Jamaican or a person visiting from overseas, you want to ensure you have the best experience possible. Here are our 4 insights to help you accomplish this.
Gambling in Jamaica Vs. Las Vegas
Unfortunately, much of the casino games you will find in Vegas you won’t find in Jamaica. There are many prohibitions surrounding gambling in Jamaica and so this limits the type of games available.
Live table games like blackjack (aka ’21’), red dog, big six and Keno are banned. So if you want to have a good gambling experience in Jamaica you will have to make the most of what is allowed. This includes mostly slot machines. However, automated versions of table games are allowed such as blackjack, horse racing and roulette machines.
Finding the Best Gaming Lounge
Jamaica has issues with illegal gambling as well as poor service in many areas. Usually, to guarantee safety, persons rely on resort casinos. This solves the issue of gaming legally. However, resort casinos and lounges are very poor in terms of top-notch casino services and game selection.
Treasure Hunt offers:
- Premium bar and Liquor
- Extensive rewards and giveaways
- Loyalty Program
- Waiter Service
- Non-taxable winnings
- Easy to access location (tourist-friendly area)
- 100’s of machines
- Widest selection of games
- Much more!
Treasure Hunt Gaming and many other major and certified casinos in Jamaica are in close proximity to airports, hotels and transport services. You can take local taxis, private taxis or rent a car if you don’t own one here in Jamaica. Taxi drivers in Jamaica tend to know their way around well and do not rely on GPS for navigation.
Before you start Gaming
Just a few things to note before running off to win big.
The gambling age in Jamaica is 18 and you have to be at least 18 to enter Treasure hunt. This means that ID is absolutely necessary. Valid ID’s include
The Jamaican and US dollar are accepted all across Jamaica, however, be careful travelling with too much cash. Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover card are widely accepted as well.
Please note that different gambling places and casino floors will have different dress codes.
Finally, before gaming always accept that losing is possible and start with an amount of money that you are prepared to lose. Gambling is about luck and the house always has the advantage.
After You’ve Won
When you win big, KNOW WHEN TO STOP! Often times persons lose all their winnings by continuing to gambling.
Also be sure to have safe transit to your hotel, villa or home. You don’t want to risk losing your winnings.
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