Suriname Casinos & Gambling Scene
The global industry of casinos is fast expanding to cross all barriers and find its way into the smallest independent country: Surinam. Though small, Suriname has much to offer through its scenic and beautiful districts. Also known as Suriname, it is a place where gambling is relatively popular as a tourist activity. However, locals also visit the various casinos for gambling.
Suriname offers a range of good casinos for people to gamble, meet people and have a good time. Currently Suriname has three casinos that are all located in Paramaribo, which happens to be both the capital city and the largest city here.
One of the most attractive casinos in Paramaribo is “The Palace Casino”. This casino has around 161 slot machines, and you can enjoy slot time for around 20 hours daily. Here you have a total of 19 table games. You can enjoy the game of your choice, be it Baccarat, Blackjack, Caribbean Stud Poker or Roulette. While you are here, you can also benefit from their attractive offerings like complimentary drinks, night clubs, bar and free parking to name a few.
Another star attraction of Paramaribo is “The Torarica Hotel Casino”. Just like The Palace Casino, this casino is also located within the hotel and is open for almost 20 hours daily. There are almost 89 slot machines and 6 table games out of which 2 are for Blackjack and 2 for Roulette. Besides the casino, you can also enjoy other services of the hotel in the bar or the coffee shop and the nightclub.
Food and beverage at these joints are usually cheaper and are priced such to lure common customers, locals and the tourists and help them play the game. However not all joints are legal and visitors must be wary of visiting illegal gambling places. One must follow the rules and regulations set for Suriname casinos while gambling here.
Suriname Poker & Texas Holdem Scene
Popular casinos in Suriname offer Poker. Caribbean Stud is one of the most favorite variant of Poker that is found here. Besides these, various illegal joints operate here. Tournaments on Poker take place at regular intervals, but are usually low-key affairs. You can try out your favorite game of poker at some of the beautiful casinos in Paramaribo. “The Palace Casino” and “The Torarica Hotel Casino” have also started to offer Poker lately.
Besides this you can find a lot of information and exchange views through the various Poker forums like the Home Games Forum, Paramaribo Forum and Surinam Forum.
Pari-mutuel wagering in Suriname
Suriname is not a very popular destination for pari-mutuel wagering and tourists may find more such activities in the neighboring regions of South America. There one can bet on Thoroughbred racing, Greyhound races and Lotteries. However you can always place bets through the phone or Internet through off track betting in Surinam.
Surinam Gambling Law
Licenses and rules are strict and casinos must meet rules, regulations and deadlines. While visiting casinos, customers must be careful, must visit the legalized ones, and must not bet their money at the illegal joints, as it may be unsafe. Suriname casinos are exciting place to hang out and have some fun if you are a gambling enthusiast and are planning to visit the lovely place in near future.