There are casinos in the Caribbean on 15 islands and on every major cruise ship with the exception of those belonging to Disney. In this article, we will take a look at casino gaming in the Caribbean.

Those looking for gambling in the Caribbean can find over 114 casinos spread out over the 15 islands. The largest concentration of casinos are in the Dominican Republic and in the Netherlands Antilles. The Dominican Republic has the largest number of casinos at 32 and those properties are among the most popular on the islands. Properties such as the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana offer tourists resort style facilities, making them excellent places to both stay and play.

Just to give you an idea of what to expect at the properties, the Allegro Playa Dorado in Puerto Rico has an 18-hold championship style golf course among their amenities. The Amhsa Paradise Beach Club & Casino has numerous family friendly choices that allows everyone to have fun while on vacation.

While many tourists choose cruise ships as a fun way to reach the Caribbean, others choose them for their gambling options. Since there are no laws banning gambling on international waters, cruise ships can offer games like slot, blackjack, poker, and others once they reach the high seas.

Players that choose to gamble on their way to the Caribbean can get some special perks for their play. Among those perks are free drinks, high limit poker tables, and some cruise lines will comp part or all of their stay depending on how much they gamble.

The Carribean is also a fantastic destination for poker players. Every year, the PokerStars Caribbean adventure kicks off the year at the Atlantis Resort and Casino on Paradise Island with a set of over 40 poker tournaments. Players from all over the world take a 'working vacation' as they compete for Millions in prizes.

For those that don't have the bankroll to play with the big boys, other casinos offer regular poker games including weekly poker tournaments. While Texas Hold'em is the most popular game, casinos will spread anything you like to play as long as there is sufficient interest.

As you can see from the above, casino gambling is big business in the Caribbean. Whether you choose to play aboard a casino ship or in a resort style property, there should be plenty of action to satisfy the most serious gambler.