The Caribbean is a fantastic place for a holiday, and for the gamblers among us it also offers a wide range of casinos spread across many islands. So if your vacation plans include a bit of gambling then our guides will show you which are the islands that you’re going to want to head to.
As well as providing a general overview to which islands to consider visiting, we’ve also written specific guides for each country detailing what you can find and where.
Note: On this site we’re only talking about physical land based casinos that exist on the various Caribbean islands. There are many cruises in the area that also contain casinos on board the ship, but those are not included in our lists.
Islands With Casinos
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Dominican Republic
- Saint Martin
- Sint Maarten
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- Trinidad and Tobago
- British Virgin Islands
- Puerto Rico
- United States Virgin Islands
- The Bahamas
- Turks and Caicos
Islands Without Casinos
- Saint Barthélem
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- Cayman Islands
Being an island focused site we do not cover any casinos on the mainland, even those that exist in close proximity to the Caribbean sea.
The Island Casinos
Barbados isn’t an island to head to if you’re specifically after the hustle and bustle of casinos that offer roulette and blackjack, but if you just like to have a little flutter whilst you’re waiting for a bite to eat then it’s absolutely perfect.
It is an island that keeps gambling limited to horse racing, lotteries and slot machines, with the latter usually taking up residence in hotels and restaurants. There are numerous arcades on Barbados, which are an interesting mix of slot machines and games aimed at younger people.
There is little to nothing stopping casinos from operating and developing on the Dominican Republic, with no rules or laws in place ruling out any of the most popular games that you’ll find in casinos anywhere in the world.
That being said, the vast majority of the casinos on the island are located within hotels or in close proximity of one, with few purpose-built casinos on offer at the time of writing. All of that helps contribute to the flow of tourism throughout the country.