Introduction to Puerto Rico Slot Machine Casino Gambling in 2020
Puerto Rico slot machine casino gambling consists of sixteen land-based casinos and onboard casinos of visiting cruise ships.
Puerto Rico has set a minimum payout return for their slot machines. Return statistics are available online.
This post continues my weekly State-By-State Slot Machine Casino Gambling Series, an online resource dedicated to guiding slot machine casino gambler to success. Now in its third year, each weekly post reviews slots gambling in a single U.S. state, territory, or federal district.
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Relevant Legal Statutes on Gambling in Puerto Rico*
The minimum legal gambling age in Puerto Rico does not depend upon the gambling activity:
- Land-Based Casinos: 18
- Poker Rooms: 18
- Bingo: 18
- Lottery: 18
- Pari-Mutuel Wagering: 18
The maximum denomination for a slot machine in Puerto Rico is $25.
*The purpose of this section is to inform the public of state gambling laws and how the laws might apply to various forms of gaming. It is not legal advice.
Slot Machine Private Ownership in Puerto Rico
The legal status for owning a slot machine privately in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is unknown.
Gaming Control Board in Puerto Rico
Casinos in Puerto Rico
There are thirteen commercial casinos, including eight casinos on San Juan, as well as visiting cruise ships to Puerto Rico.
The largest casino in Puerto Rico is Caguas Real Hotel & Casino with 570 gaming machines.
Commercial Casinos in Puerto Rico
There were sixteen casinos in Puerto Rico. Most connect to well-known hotel chains such as Embassy Suites, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Hyatt, Marriott, Radisson, Ritz-Carlton, Westin, and Wyndham.
Specific lodging and casino combinations include:
- La Concha A Renaissance Resort in San Juan
- Cost Bahia Hotel & Convention Center in Guayanilla
- Courtyard by Marriott Aguadilla in Aguadilla
- Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Hotel in Carolina
- Embassy Suites Hotel & Casino in Carolina
- Four Points by Sheraton at Caguas Real Hotel & Casino in Caguas
- Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino in Ponce
- Holiday Inn & Tropical Casino Ponce in Ponce
- Hyatt Place Bayamón Hotel & Casino in Bayamón
- Hyatt Place Manati Hotel & Casino Atlanti Coati in Manati
- Mayagüez Holiday Inn & Tropical Casino in Mayagüez
- Mayagüez Resort & Casino in Mayagüez
- Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino in Ponce
- San Juan Marriott & Stellaris Casino in San Juan
- Sheraton Convention Center Hotel & Casino in San Juan
- Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort & Country Club in Rio Grande
Tribal Casinos in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has no federally-recognized American Indian tribes and, therefore, no tribal casinos.
Other Gambling Establishments
As an alternative to enjoying Puerto Rico slot machine casino gambling, consider exploring casino options in a nearby state. Bordering Puerto Rico is:
- North: The Atlantic Ocean
- Northwest: Florida Slots
- East: U.S. Virgin Islands Slots
- South: The Caribbean Sea
- West: Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Cuba
Each of the links above will take you to my blog for that neighboring U.S. state to Puerto Rico.
Our Puerto Rico Slots Facebook Group
Are you interested in sharing and learning with other slots enthusiasts in Puerto Rico? If so, join our new Puerto Rico slots community on Facebook. All you’ll need is a Facebook profile to join this closed Facebook Group freely.
There, you’ll be able to privately share your slots experiences as well as chat with players about slots gambling in Puerto Rico. Join us!
Payout Returns in Puerto Rico
The minimum theoretical payout for slot machines in Puerto Rico is 83%.
Summary of Puerto Rico Slot Machine Casino Gambling in 2020
Puerto Rico slot machine casino gambling consists of sixteen hotels of well-known chains as well as onboard casinos on visiting international cruise ships.
Puerto Rico has set an 83% minimum theoretical payout for their slot machines. Return percentages from 2018 are available online.
Annual Progress in Puerto Rico Slot Machine Casino Gambling
In the last year, there has been little change to the slots gaming industry in Puerto Rico.
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