St Vincent & The Grenadines FlagWhilst it might sound like the name of a band that was big in the 1970s, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is actually a sovereign state. Usually referred to simply as Saint Vincent, it is an AngloCaribbean country that is made up of a number of islands spanning around one hundred and fifty square miles and boasting a population of about one hundred and ten thousand.

The case of Saint Vincent is an interesting one in Caribbean terms. Gambling is legal and regulated on the island, unlike plenty of others in the area, but there are actually very few casinos to speak of. That is largely down to the small size of the location and partly because so few companies have ever actually bothered to simply open a casino venue.

The Casinos

Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (byvalet /

Located in the Lesser Antilles Island arc, Saint Vincent’s gambling is controlled according to the The Gambling, Lotteries and Betting Act. The Gaming Authority has the ability to issue and control gambling licences, controlling both casinos and the island’s lottery. There are two casinos on the islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines at the time of writing.

Villa Monte Carlo Casino

Located in the Carenage Bay part of Saint Vincent, Villa Monte Carlo Casino is located within Raffles Resort. That offers more than one hundred and fifty suites to guests. The casino, meanwhile, offers six table games including blackjack and roulette. There are also a limited number of electronic slot machines, should you prefer to use them.

Emerald Valley Resort and Casino

Open from nine in the evening until three in the morning every day apart from Tuesday, Emerald Valley Resort and Casino boasts eight table games and fifty slot machines. Caribbean Stud is, as you might imagine, popular in the area and joins games such as roulette, blackjack and craps as being on offer. There’s also a bar and restaurant on site.