Arizona casinos are located in the "Sun Valley," in the southwestern United States. Arizona is known for its climate and magnificent nature; from the desert to the mountains, the landscape is as diverse as it is beautiful. Arizona has a population of over 5,000,000, and the capital and largest city is Phoenix with a population of more than 1,400,000.
Arizona casinos were legalized on Indian or Native American reservations in the 1990s, and tribes were given "slot allocation" for the number of slot machines allowed at each casino. There are 15 cities with casinos in Arizona run by various Native American tribes. The minimum casino gambling age in Arizona is 21, and most of these casinos are open for 24 hours. Harrah's Phoenix Ak-Chin Resort in Maricopa is open 24 hours and has 40,000 square feet of gaming space with 950 slots and eight table games. The Arizona Casino in Scottsdale operates 24 hours, with 30,000 square feet, 500 slots and 36 table games; and Paradise Casino in Yuma boasts 30,000 square feet, 750 slots and 15 table games.
The largest casino in Arizona, Casino Del Sol, is located in Tucson and is open 24 hours. This 240,000 square foot casino has 1,000 slots, 20 table games and six restaurants. Another major casino in Arizona is the Desert Diamond Casino in Sahurita, with a 185,000 square foot gaming area, 498 slots, 15 table games and four restaurants. The Desert Diamond Casino is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm and 24am on Saturday and Sunday. There are several other large casinos in Arizona, including the Cliff Castle casino in Camp Verde, with 140,000 square feet, 575 slots and ten table games; and the Gila – Vee Quiva River Casino in Laven, with 89,000 square feet, 675 slots and ten table games.
In addition, the Blue Water Resort and Colorado River Casino in Parker, Arizona, offers blackjack and poker as well as slots, bingo and keno. One of Arizona's most popular casinos is the Fort McDowell Casino in Fountain Hills, with daily unlimited poker tournaments, 24-hour table service and the highest poker jackpots in Arizona. Some of the smaller casinos in Arizona include Yavapi in Prescott, with 6,000 square feet, 250 slots and eight table games; and the Mojave Mountain Mountain Casino, with 9,500 square feet and 260 slots.
Arizona Casinos offer great entertainment and real-time non-stop gambling in Las Vegas.