Ecuador Casinos & Gambling Situation
The craze for casinos and gambling does not seem to stop at geographical boundaries, and has surpassed them all to find its place in Ecuador. Located south of Columbia, Ecuador provides lots of casinos and gambling opportunities. Ecuador offers games like Poker, pari-mutuel facilities, betting, lotteries and slot machines besides other things.
Casinos in Ecuador
Ecuador has over 13 casinos, with 4 of them located in the main city of Quito, situated in the region of Pichincha. Chalet Swisse Hotel and Casino offers 40 slots. Besides this you can enjoy American Roulette, Blackjack and Punto-Bunco over there. Hotel Hilton and Casino Colon has 91 slots and 12 table games. You can relish Poker, Punto-Bunco, Roulette, Blackjack and Mini- Baccarat in this casino till 4 in the morning.
Also located in the Pichincha region is Hotel Casino Plaza. Hotel Casino Plaza features 176 slots and 25 table games. You can play 3 Card Poker, Baccarat, Blackjack or Punto-Bunco to your heart’s content while you relax at is one of the 2 bars.
Four casinos are located in Guayaquil, which is the largest city of Ecuador, located in the province of Guayas in Costa. The major attraction of Guayaquil, Hotel Hilton and Casino Colon, is open from 10 am to 4 am daily. They have over 107 slots and 9 table games where you have 5 tables for Blackjack. You can also enjoy Caribbean Stud Poker, Roulette and Mini- Baccarat in the wonderful casino of Hotel Hilton.
Then we have Hotel Oro Verde in Guayaquil which is open till 5am and offers 85 slots and 10 table games. Table games include Blackjack, Canasta, Caribbean Stud Poker, Mini-Baccarat and Punto-Bunco. While you are here, you can have a splendid time in the gym, bar, swimming pool and the sauna of Hotel Oro Verde. Oro Verde is also present in Manta and Machala.
In addition to Oro Verde, Machala has another good casino in Rizzo Hotel. Rizzo Hotel is frequently visited for American Roulette, Blackjack and Punto-Bunco.
Besides legal gambling, various miniature joints at small restaurants offer illegal games. One must be careful before betting huge sums of money here.
Poker in Ecuador
Poker is relatively a popular game in Ecuador and is played and enjoyed by many here. Many locations throughout the country offer a range of Poker games for you to choose. While Caribbean Stud Poker is one of the most popular variations of Poker in this country, Poker games like Holdem and Stud are also played and well appreciated. People participate in Poker tournaments that are held in different casinos at regular intervals. Oasis Stud Poker is another popular variant of the game.
Pari-mutuel wagering in Ecuador
Like any other part of the world, pari-mutuel wagering has made its way in Ecuador too. However, it is still evolving and has a long way to go in establishing itself as one of the main sources of entertainment. Lotteries and betting are the main activities, while Thoroughbred racing, Greyhound racing and Jai alai also take place, but at a very low scale.
Sports Betting in Ecuador
Football is a popular sport that is well played and enjoyed in Ecuador and one can opt to participate in betting and wagering on this game. Most centers offering these activities may be operating illegally and customers must check out these centers well before putting their money. Off track betting and online betting activities are however available and one can opt for them as well.
While Ecuador is the smallest country in the rugged Andean highlands, it has much to offer in the form of entertainment to its tourists. The casinos of Ecuador are experiencing a steady growth. They are becoming more plush and luxurious thereby attracting increasing number of customers and creating the perfect ambience to meet, speculate, play and enjoy. Food and beverage is usually cheaper at the casinos of Ecuador. Tourists form the main customer base for the casinos, while locals too visit the various outlets.
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