For those that wish to legally gamble when they are in the Yuma area, there are several gaming choices. Operated by local Native American tribes, these Casinos offer many choices of games and gaming machines.
The Paradise Casino is located at 450 Quechan Drive, Yuma AZ. This casino operated by the Quechan Indian tribe features over 800 slot machines, Poker, Blackjack Keno, and Bingo available. In addition to the casinos, there is also a restaurant and two bars available for meals and refreshments. The Atlantis Room is the site of performance for many top musical acts coming to Yuma.
In nearby Somerton you will find the Cocopah tribe operated Cocopah Casino. Located at 15318 S. Ave. B in Somerton AZ, the Cocopah resort and casino offers over 450 slot machines, Blackjack and Bingo. With a bar and a restaurant onsite, there is also live entertainment often available.
Just outside Yuma in California the Quechan tribe has opened the brand new Quechan Casino Resort . Located at 525 Algodones Road in Winterhaven CA, the Q offers many gaming options including 1000 slot machines, a poker room, as well as many other table games. 166 Hotel rooms are complemented by an assortment of restaurants, cafes, and lounges.
There are variety of Hotels and Motels available for those wishing an overnight stay near the above casinos.
Further afield from Yuma you will find the BlueWater Resort and Casino located in Parker AZ. Located 100 miles North of Yuma the BlueWater offers over 450 slots, Poker, Bingo, and Keno as gaming options. With 4 restaurants and over 200 hotel rooms as well as an onsite marina, the BlueWater Resort offers many additional activities including live acts, video arcades, and a movie theatre. Hotels nearby accommodate those wishing an overnight stay.
Driving on another 33 miles from Parker you will come upon the the Havasu Landing Resort and Casino in Havasu Lake California. With one restaurant, a bar, and a hotel on site, this casino has over 220 slot machines as well as Poker and Blackjack tables. A hourly shuttle service aboard the Dreamcatcher provides service to the hotels and motels in Lake Havasu City across the lake.
Located 100 miles west of Yuma you will find the Golden Acorn Casino in Campo CA. With 3 restaurants and a bar in addition to the over 750 slot machines, Poker, and Blackjack tables the Golden Acorn makes a pleasant stopover for those traveling to and from Yuma from the San Diego area.
Near Why AZ, 150 miles east of Yuma, the Golden Ha:sañ Casino offers over 90 Slot machines and a restaurant.
For those willing to drive or ride for the 220 mile trip to Laughlin Nevada, there is the best variety of gaming options short of driving the additional 90 miles to Las Vegas. The 11 casinos situated on the Colorado River across from Bullhead City offer just about every type of legal gambling available in Nevada. There are many Laughlin Hotels available as well as overnight accommodations in Bullhead City across the river.