Top 10 Casinos in Fort Lauderdale

If you’re wondering whether Fort Lauderdale has anything to shout about in terms of a retail casino scene, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find that it’s abundant with impressive casinos near Fort Lauderdale Florida and the surrounding area of Hollywood and Miami. Although you might not find a casino cruise Fort Lauderdale operator like you can further north in Cape Canaveral, there are plenty of casinos in Fort Lauderdale Florida on dry land to feed your appetite for gaming.

NameAddressOpening HoursHighlights
Isle Casino Pompano Park777 Isle of Capri, Pompano Beach, FL 33069Open 24/7Owned and operated by Caesars Entertainment, World Series of Poker room, almost 1,500 slot machines, harness racing track
The Casino @ Dania Beach301 E Dania Beach Blvd, Dania Beach, FL 33004Mon-Wed: 9am-3am, Thu-Sun: Open 24/7Over 750 slot machines, live poker room, electronic table games, three dining options
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314Open 24/7Over 3,100 slot machines, 200 tables, Vegas-style gaming experience, live poker room, day and nightclub
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek5550 NW 50th Street, Coconut Creek, FL 33073Open 24/72,100+ slot machines, 75 live table games, smoke-free Pavilion, live poker room, award-winning dining options
Calder Casino21001 NW 27th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33056Open 24/71,100+ slot machines, electronic table games, friendly card room, three dining options
Gulfstream Park Casino901 S Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009Open 24/7Modest land-based casino, more than $680 million in slot winnings in 2021, automated electronic table games
The Big Easy Casino831 N Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009Open 24/730-table poker room, classic slot games, state-of-the-art video slots, automated electronic blackjack and roulette tables
Seminole Classic Casino Hollywood4150 N State Road 7, Hollywood, FL 33021Open 24/7Over 1,000 slot machines, live dealers, smoke-free room, live entertainment, café and cashier
Casino Miami3500 NW 37th Avenue, Miami, FL 3314210am-12am Sun-Thu, 10am-6am Fri-SatOver 1,000 slot machines, on-demand electronic table games, vibrant poker room, live entertainment, retail sportsbook
Miccosukee Resort & Gaming500 SW 177th Avenue, Miami, FL 33194Open 24/7Over 2,000 slot machines, High Limit room, non-smoking facility, iconic bingo hall, golf and country club

1. Isle Casino Pompano Park

777 Isle of Capri, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
(954) 972-2000

Located a stone’s throw from Fort Lauderdale International Airport, the Isle Casino resort at Pompano Park is owned and operated by Caesars Entertainment. This means you can be sure of first-class gaming experiences, overseen by one of the biggest names in the US gambling industry. Pompano Park doubles up as a harness racing track, with bettors flocking to Pompano Beach for standardbred harness racing and its huge choice of casino games.

Isle Casino is now part of the Caesars Rewards program, which means you can accrue complimentary points to spend here or in any other Caesars Entertainment resort. The casino floor consists of almost 1,500 slot machines, spanning a great choice of coin denominations to suit all bankrolls.

Its official World Series of Poker (WSOP) poker room is another hot spot for poker fanatics, with Texas Hold’em, Three-Card, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em games played here. There’s also a considerable choice of on-demand electric table games that offer hybrid table action.

2. The Casino @ Dania Beach

301 E Dania Beach Blvd, Dania Beach, FL 33004
(954) 920-1511

The Casino @ Dania Beach is a great place to be for casino entertainment, particularly over the weekends when it’s open 24/7 from Thursday to Sunday. From Monday to Wednesday, the resort opens from 9am – 3am. Its expansive casino floor has over 750 slot machines to choose from, which sit adjacent to the Bandstand, which regularly hosts live acts and entertainment. The Sunrise Bar is also close by for refreshments.

There is a popular live poker room, which has over 20 tables spanning cash games and multi-table sit ‘n’ go tournaments. On-demand electronic table games are available for blackjack, roulette, baccarat, and craps, which are less daunting when you’re learning the ropes.

Patrons get access to a trio of dining options, with a grill, a bistro-style restaurant, and a pizza outlet catering for everything from light bites to sit-down meals.

3. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood

1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314
(866) 502-7529

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is one of the most popular casino establishments in South Florida. It is committed to delivering a Vegas-style gaming experience, with a plethora of stylish, comfortable tables to play your favorite card games. There are also over 3,100 state-of-the-art slot machines to get your teeth stuck into. The slot area caters to both low and high-rollers, with slot denominations starting from just a cent for beginners through to $5. There’s also a high-limit slots area for the most serious players.

The resort’s progressive jackpot games are part of the linked Seminole Gaming jackpots, ensuring some massive multi-area payouts are available. There are almost 200 tables in-play here too, with the three-acre casino floor running classic card games like blackjack, baccarat, and three-card poker, as well as variants like Casino War and Let It Ride. You can also play poker 24/7 in the award-winning live poker room.

There are heaps of entertainment on offer away from the tables too, with a vibrant day and nightclub DAER that’s perfect for those seeking a party atmosphere.

4. Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

5550 NW 50th Street, Coconut Creek, FL 33073
(954) 977-6700

You can enjoy an upscale Vegas-style casino experience in the heart of Coconut Creek thanks to the Seminole Casino. With an expansive gaming floor affording access to 2,100-plus slot machines and 75 live table games, you’re spoiled for choice here. Casual and serious poker players alike can head to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and play in the live poker room, complete with 28 tournament-grade tables spanning a host of cash and sit ‘n’ go games.

This establishment also caters well to those who enjoy playing in a smoke-free casino environment. The Smoke-Free Pavilion consists of 250+ slot machines, as well as eight table games.

Away from the casino floor, there’s plenty to get your teeth stuck into at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. There’s an award-winning NYY Steakhouse, an Italian bistro, and a more laidback Sunset Grill. The latter also regularly hosts live entertainment throughout the week.

5. Calder Casino

21001 NW 27th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33056
(305) 625-1311

Lake Lucerne, near Miami Gardens, is home to the impressive Calder Casino, complete with its 100,000 sq. ft casino floor. Established in 2010, Calder Casino is one of the newer casinos near Fort Lauderdale, offering 1,100+ slot machines as well as electronic table games like blackjack, roulette, and bingo.

First-time visitors to Calder Casino can land a massive welcome bonus. All new members get three games of the Spin & Win Kiosk Game, with a guaranteed $50 in free play too. If you’re a member at a partner casino, you can also sign up to Club Calder and get additional benefits as a Gold or Black Cardholder.

You can also find a friendly card room within Calder Casino, giving you a host of card games to enjoy, including no-limit and limit Texas Hold’em for poker fanatics. There are three dining options on-site too, with The Kitchen offering a casual menu, while Lucky’s is the perfect place to catch some live sport and tuck into some mouth-watering chicken wings. Center Bar is another place that serves light bites alongside an array of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

6. Gulfstream Park Casino

901 S Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
(954) 454-7000

Gulfstream Park is a popular racetrack on Hallandale Beach and there’s a modest land-based casino attached to the rear of the venue. On its official website, Gulfstream Park states it paid out more than $680 million in slot winnings in 2021. Slots are what Gulfstream Park Casino specializes in, with linked progressive slots like Aristocrat’s Buffalo catching the eye.

Aside from its slot machines, the casino also has a host of automated electronic table games, which offer on-demand card and dice action. There aren’t any live table games staged here, which may put off some people. Nevertheless, the attached dining options across Gulfstream Park as well as the host of retail outlets should more than makeup for that.

7. The Big Easy Casino

831 N Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, FL 3309
(954) 924-3200

Formerly known as the Mardi Gras Casino, the Big Easy Casino is part of the former Hollywood Greyhound racetrack facility in Hallandale Beach. The complex is partnered with world-renowned hotel resorts, including Marriott and DoubleTree Resort by Hilton, giving you a chance to grab accommodation nearby at discounted rates.

The Big Easy Casino offers a solid choice of classic, old-school slot games, as well as state-of-the-art video slots inspired by popular culture. You can also find automated electronic blackjack and roulette tables that are available on-demand.

The resort also has a 30-table poker room, dealing games in Texas Hold’em, 7 Card Stud, and Omaha, as well as Omaha Hi/Lo. A trio of on-site bars and restaurants ensures a good choice of light bites and refreshments, including plenty of promotions on alcoholic beverages.

8. Seminole Classic Casino Hollywood

4150 N State Road 7, Hollywood, FL 33021
(954) 961-3220

A stone’s throw from Emerald Hills, the Seminole Classic Casino Hollywood stands proudly, offering 73,500 sq. ft of prime grade casino floor space. You’ll be able to get your hands on over 1,000 slot machines, with coin denominations starting from as low as one cent up to $25 for high-rollers.

Live dealers are also present, running a host of classic table games, including blackjack, roulette, and craps. Just like some of the other Fort Lauderdale casino resorts, the Seminole Classic also has a smoke-free room. The 5,500 sq. ft space features 150+ slot games, as well as a café and cashier.

The Side Bar is a great place for a quick pit-stop drink, while the Stage Bar is better suited for sitting and sipping a cocktail while catching the latest live entertainment on offer.

9. Casino Miami

3500 NW 37th Avenue, Miami, FL 33142
(305) 633-6400

Casino Miami is attached to a popular 6,500-seater indoor arena and attempts to create a Vegas-style casino floor experience, with over 1,000 slot machines available to take your pick from. On-demand electronic table games are also the name of the game here, with automated blackjack and roulette tables offered rather than live table games, which will disappoint some readers.

Casino Miami also has a vibrant poker room on-site, which remains one of the most popular in the Miami area. The poker room is operational 10am – 12am Sunday through Thursday and 10am – 6am Friday to Saturday.

There’s plenty of live entertainment each weekend at Casino Miami and the iconic William Hill also has a retail sportsbook here to place all kinds of sports wagers.

10. Miccosukee Resort & Gaming

500 SW 177th Avenue, Miami, FL 33194
(305) 222-4600

Undoubtedly the furthest of all the 10 casinos near Fort Lauderdale, Miccosukee Resort & Gaming is around an hour’s drive south-west of the city. It’s on the fringes of Miami, positioned as something of a destination resort. Dubbed the “gaming pioneer” of South Florida, Miccosukee is a haven for slot players, with over 2,000 machines and a High Limit room up for grabs.

The entire resort is a non-smoking facility, which is a welcome addition to the casino’s house rules. Its iconic bingo hall sees evening sessions held four times a week from 7.15pm.

Next to the casino is a stunning golf and country club, with expansive views and no less than three challenging golf courses to sample in the Floridian sunshine.