One for the money, two for the shows, three to get ready–now go, cats, go for some of the hottest gambling entertainment in and around Naples, Sanibel, and Bonita Springs, where within six to sixty minutes cards, dice, and wheels of fortune turn, roll and spin for high stakes vacation fun in southwest Florida. We feel lucky to have you spending your vacation in our exciting cities and enjoying the beautiful, white sand beaches and shimmering Gulf of Mexico on and off our island shores and coastal mainland. Pack your luckiest red attire, tuck that lucky token or troll into your pocket, and best of luck for heart-pounding suspense and laughter playing to win.

1. Greyhound Racing, Horse Wagering and High-Steaks Restaurant

Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Racing and Poker offers multi-action with on-site live dog racing, simulcast horse wagering from more than twenty-five thoroughbred and harness tracks year-round, casino-style on-site poker, and fine dining or concessions. Watch simulcast racing and wager on other major Florida tracks as well. Something is happening here every day, and the track is a great place to entertain clients or host friends and family for special events. Small admission during live racing, children under 12 free. Located just off I-75 at 10601 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, 34135. Visit our Web site or telephone 239-992-2411.

2. Somebody, Say B-I-N-G-O!

Naples Bingo Palace is a spacious, brightly lit playing hall for charity BINGO action Wednesday through Saturday, 5:30 pm. – 11:30 p.m. and Sunday at 6:00 p.m. Use the Power Bingo King machine to play six cards at once. Huge, separate non-smoking and smoking rooms separated by large glass windows and refreshment concession available. Located 3465 Bonita Beach Road #14, Bonita Springs, 34134. Telephone: 239-495-0052.

3. Big Casino-Style Stakes Inland

Just over half an hour east from Bonita, Naples and San Marco Island is the Seminole Casino Hotel at Immokalee, the area’s largest casino. Open daily including holidays for casino games, live comedy, celebrity entertainment and fine dining. Imagine 1,300 slots, 38 live table games and Poker Room. RV parking and electrical hook-ups available. Located at 506 1st Street, Immokalee, 34142. Telephone: 239-658-1313 or 800-218-0007.

4. Internet and Cybercafes, Bingo Halls, Lottery Venues and Free WIFI

Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Estero, Bonita Springs, Cape Corals, and Naples are only a few of our cities with an abundance of vibrant internet and cybercafes serving delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner fare. Many have private cubicles and tables with iPad docking and free WIFI. Strip malls and local civic groups have more Bingo action than you could possibly shout during only one stay. Around nearly every corner are convenience, grocery and retail locations for playing the Florida Lottery’s many scratch-off and lottery games. Many cities offer free WIFI access through Chambers of Commerce and local businesses, making it easy to access casino action online from beach, boardwalk or boat docks.

Long-time resident Big M Casino boat has moved permanently to join her sister ship in the Carolinas, where we wish them both fair winds and following seas. Alas, for you, our treasured visitors, there are lots of exciting casino and gambling action waiting in our stunning, year-round playground. Win, lose or draw, easy as 1-2-3 you will feel lucky you stayed and played along southwest Florida’s exciting Gulf shore paradise.