Overview of Casinos in Ottawa

Ottawa provides excellent venues for gamblers and betters who are looking to try their luck at their favourite games, ranging from poker to slots. Two major casinos in the area are the Casino du Lac-Leamy and the Rideau Carleton Raceway.

The Casino du Lac-Leamy, located minutes from downtown Ottawa in Gatineau, Quebec, is an incredible experience, offering shows, events, and a variety of restaurants and bars. In addition, this casino also has the added benefit of being located in close proximity to a Hilton hotel.

The Rideau Carleton Raceway is yet another renowned establishment, which is a mecca for gamblers and risk-takers in the area. Fans of horses are offered the opportunity to watch and bet on horse racing, and in addition to this, the casino also provides over 1250 slot games, along with electronic casino games such as Black Jack and Roulette.


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    Casino du Lac-Leamy

    By far the area's largest casino, this facility is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and offers everything one could possibly want from a gambling experience. From large and varied poker tables to slots and electronic games, Lac-Leamy offers tournaments, dining and entertainment. Built in 1996, this is a government run casino, and is built on a rocky precipice overlooking the Lac de la Carrière. In addition to the options for gambling, the casino also has a 349-room Hilton hotel attached to it, along with a 1100-seat theatre.

    All those interested in visiting this casino must keep in mind that the establishment’s rules allow only those who are 18 years of age or older to enter the facility.

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    Rideau Carleton Raceway

    Offering the city's best horse racing experience, along with a 40,000 square feet gaming area, the Rideau Carleton Raceway provides ample excitement and opportunity for all sorts of gamblers. In addition to betting big on horses, gamblers can also whet their risk-taking appetites with the  1,200 slot machines on offer. The venue also has a wide variety of electronic games, ranging from 1 cent to 5 dollars, that allow anyone to enjoy themselves and get lucky while doing so. The facility also includes a state of the art Bingo Hall that supports 28 local charities.

    The rules at the Rideau Carleton Raceway dictate that only those who are 19 years of age or older are allowed to gamble at the venue.

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