Our Favorite Casino Games to Win Big in Almost Heaven

The Mountain State offers a variety of casino games– slots, poker, blackjack, roulette, craps, racing and many more ways to enjoy the fun of Almost Heaven’s nightlife. Here are our favorite games to play to win big in West Virginia’s tucked-away casinos.

1. Slots

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

Charles Town, WV

Slots is a simple and exciting game, making it perfect for casino newcomers. Lucky for us, slots can be played at all West Virginia casinos! Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is an ideal place to play slots with over 2,500 of the latest slot machines to choose from. This massive casino provides the ultimate nightlife experience with a luxury hotel, 1,200 seat event center, thoroughbred racing and an award-winning steakhouse.

2. Blackjack

Greenbrier Casino Club

White Sulphur Springs , WV

Blackjack is one of the most simple table games and is popular in casinos across the world– for very good reason. Take a seat at a blackjack table in the elegant Greenbrier Casino Club inside the 103,000 square-foot America’s Resort and enjoy the luxurious side of Almost Heaven. The Greenbrier Resort offers international cuisine, boutique shopping and live entertainment, ensuring an unforgettable Greenbrier adventure. Be sure to book an overnight stay to visit America’s only private casino!

3. Roulette

Mardi Gras Casino and Resort

Cross Lanes, WV

Roulette may conjure visions of great risk on and off the casino table, but rest assured this game is great for newcomers. Bet on red or black at a Mardi Gras Casino and Resort roulette table to have a chance to win big in West Virginia. Only a twenty-minute drive from the beautiful capital city of Charleston, Mardi Gras offers a luxury hotel, unique restaurant options, live greyhound racing and plenty of casino games for an extravagant West Virginia night.

4. Poker

Playing poker at a WV casino

Wheeling Island Hotel – Casino – Racetrack

Wheeling, WV

Poker is among the more complex games, requiring great focus and concentration. While poker can be distracting to play on the open floor, Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack offers a serene state-of-the-art poker room. The surrounding resort offers casual to fine dining, live greyhound racing and luxurious hotel accommodations, making it one of the best locations for a gaming getaway. Join the Wheeling Island Players Club to earn points and rewards when you visit and play!

5. Craps

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort

New Cumberland, WV

Craps is the perfect game for both casino newcomers and gaming pros to enjoy a night out together. Roll a 7 or 11 at a table in the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort to win big while betting on one of our favorite games. This classy resort sits on 77-acres of beautiful land offering 7 dining options, a spa, live entertainment, a championship golf course and thoroughbred racing.

Which tucked-away casino in Almost Heaven will you play these games? Start planning your gaming getaway by requesting a 2021 Travel Guide.


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This post was last updated on July 19, 2021