If you’re into wagering, you don’t have to travel to Las Vegas or Atlantic City to find it: You can make or break your bank right here. Several casino cruise boats sail from Fort Myers Beach twice a day, offering Las Vegas style gambling at blackjack, craps, roulette, poker, bingo and slots; an Indian reservation casino at Immokalee; and a greyhound racing track at Bonita Springs.
Big “M” Casino Boat
450 Harbor Court, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Aboard Southwest Florida’s ONLY luxurious 186′ gaming yacht you can enjoy Blackjack, Roulette, Let-It-Ride, 3 Card Poker & the Newest and Loosest Slots including Wheel of Fortune, Video Poker & MORE! Superb All You Can Eat Buffet on all cruises, plus, Bingo on all 10:15am Cruises or Fantastic Live Entertainment on all 6pm Cruises you’ll find it all right here; You Can Bet On It! The Big “M” Casino sails year round departing from Moss Marine.
Seminole Indian Casino of Immokalee
506 S. 1st St., Immokalee.
Video gaming gambling machines, low-stake poker and bingo. There’s a restaurant, bar and nightly entertainment. Free shuttle buses leave from a number of locations in Lee County. Call for information.
The Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track
10601 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs. Exit 18 off I-75.
Phone: (239) 992-2411.
Live greyhound racing, plus simulcasting of horse, greyhound and harness racing from tracks around the country on TVs. Admission is $2 for the grandstand, where there are benches, chairs, picnic tables and a snack bar; $3 for the clubhouse, with a restaurant and box seats. The track opens daily at 11:30 a.m. and closes about 4 p.m. It reopens at 6:30 p.m. and the last race starts at about 10:30 p.m.