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Casinos in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Find the Best Casinos and Casino-Resorts In and Around ABQ

The Albuquerque area boasts many casinos and casino-resorts, offering everything from slots and table games to nightclubs and exciting events. See the variety of Native-owned and operated casinos and resorts below.

You’ll find all of the excitement of casinos accompanied by luxurious hotels, nightlife and restaurants, making the casinos in and around Albuquerque some of the most popular spots for vacations and staycations alike.

Some of the Best Casinos in the Area 

Albuquerque is surrounded by exciting, impressive and fun casinos. In any direction you choose, you’ll find a great spot to try your luck. 

To Albuquerque’s north, you’ll find the beautiful Sandia Resort & Casino, boasting unbeatable views of the mountains, a luxurious golf course, and Vegas-style gaming action. 

Head south of Albuquerque, only 20 minutes from Downtown, to find Isleta Resort & Casino and Palace West Casino. Isleta’s casinos feature top headline performers and entertainment, slots, table games, bingo, live poker, and more, all alongside resort and spa amenities that can’t be beat. 

Less than 30 minutes west of Albuquerque, is Route 66 Casino, where you’ll find 1,300 slots, craps, roulette, blackjack, a poker alley and bingo parlor. Featuring an international buffet, travel center and a night club you’re sure to "Get Your Kicks! At Route 66 Casino Hotel."

There are many more casinos in and around the Albuquerque area, and there is surely one to fit all your gaming and resort vacation needs!

Helpful Tips and Hints Before You Go:

  • The minimum age to gamble in New Mexico is 21.
  • Most casinos offer a variety of dining experiences including all-you-can-eat buffets, along with fine dining and casual options. 
  • Kids are welcome in the hotel, pool, dining areas, and entertainment venues, but are not allowed in the gaming areas.
  • Some casinos offer free shuttle service. Check their websites to find schedules and pick up locations.
  • Many casinos feature performances by live musicians, tribute bands, and comedians throughout the week.  
  • Most casinos in New Mexico are tribally-owned and operated and are on Native American land. It’s a good idea to take the time to learn about cultural etiquette and local laws before you go. Check our cultural etiquette page for some helpful tips, and research individual locations and Native reservations for more information. 

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