Idaho Gambling

Idaho Gambling Laws

There are 6 casinos in Idaho and 8 horse tracks. The legal age for gambling in Idaho is 18 years old. As noted below, the age limits for gambling in Idaho vary at the Native American Casinos, which are allowed to write their own tribal gaming laws.

Bingo Gaming in Idaho

A minor may play bingo for prizes under 25 dollars. There are 18 major bingo halls in Idaho. Most of these are tribal gaming properties or charity games. All are regulated by the Idaho state regulatory authorities.

Bingo Halls in Idaho

  • American Legion - Wendell - 208-733-9870
  • American Legion - Twin Falls - 208-733-7527
  • Magic Valley Bingo - Twin Falls - 208-736-1895
  • Moose - Twin Falls - 208-733-9870
  • VFW - Sandpoint - 208-263-9613
  • Eagles - Salmon - 208-756-2192
  • Adult Generation Entertainment - Post Falls - 1-800-828-4880
  • Elks - Pocatello - 208-232-2400
  • VFW - Osburn - 208-752-4811
  • Eagles - Nampa - 208-466-3151
  • Giving Hand Incorporated - Nampa - 208-465-7522
  • Elks - Mountain Home - 208-587-9926
  • Meridian Senior Center - Meridian - 208-888-5555
  • American Legion - Mackay - 208-588-3067
  • Eagles - Lewiston - 208-746-2971
  • Elks - Idaho Falls - 208-522-6371
  • Exit 80 Casino - Fort Hall - 208-455-1887
  • Boise Senior Center - Boise - 208-387-0370
  • Moose - Boise - 208-343-4744

Casinos in Idaho

Some of the "casinos" listed below are actually bingo parlors with a few video gaming machines. Basically, if a bingo hall has other gaming besides bingo or keno, I'll list it under this casinos section.

Kootenai River Inn & Casino - Native American Casino

7169 Plaza Street
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805-8598
208-267-8511 or 1-800-346-5668

Games: Video gaming machines, Bingo
Restaurants: Deli, The Springs Restaurant
Accommodations: Kootenai River Inn
Hours: Daily 24 Hours

Bannock Peak Casino - Native American Casino

1707 West County Road
Fort Hall, Idaho 83204

Games: 65 Video Gaming Machines

Fort Hall Casino

Interstate 15, Exit 80
Simplot Road
Fort Hall, Idaho 83203

Games: Video Gaming Machines, Bingo
Restaurants: Buffalo Horn Grill
Hours: Daily 24 Hours

It'se-Ye-Ye Bingo & Casino

419 Third Street
Kamiah, Idaho 83536-0253

Games: Video Gaming Machines, Bingo
Restaurants: Quemus Café
Accommodations: Aht’Way RV Park
Hours: Daily 24 Hours

Clearwater River Casino

17500 Nez Perce Highway
Lewiston, Idaho 83501-7947

Games: Video Gaming Machines, Bingo
Restaurants: Riverside Grille, Riverside Restaurant
Accommodations: RV Park
Hours: 24 Hours every day.

Coeur D'Alene Casino Resort Hotel - Tribal Gaming

27068 Southwest US Highway 95
Worley, Idaho 83876-0236
208-686-0248 or 1-800-523-2464

Games: Electronic Bingo, Video Gaming Machines, Video Lottery Terminals, Bingo, Race Book
Restaurant: Snack bar, Food Court Deli, High mountain Buffet, Sweetgrass Café, Twisted Earth Grill
Accommodations: Coeur D'Alene Casino Resort Hotel
Hours: 24 Hours every day.

Horsetracks in Idaho

There are more horsetrack venues in Idaho than any other gambling establishment.

Note that the three-letters in parentheses beside the horse tracks are the three-letter abbreviations used to designate those horsetracks.

Cassia County Fair (CAS)

1101 Elba Avenue
Burley, Idaho 83318-1512

Games: Race Book
Other features: Horse Track, Quarter Horse Racing

Emmett Race Track- Gem County Fair (EMT)

2199 South John's Avenue
Emmett, Idaho 83617-8916

Games: Race Book
Other features: Horse Track, Quarter Horse Racing
Hours: From 11am until 12am every day of the year.

Les Bois Park

5610 Glenwood Road
Garden City, California 83714-1338

Games: Exacta, Quinella, race Book, Trifecta, Twin Trifecta, Win-Place & Show
Restaurants: Turf Club
Hours: Monday through Friday from 9am until 5pm.

Sandy Downs (TET)

6855 South 15 East
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404-7694

Games: Race Book
Other features: Horse Track, Quarter Horse Racing
Post times at Sandy Downs are at 1:00.

Jerome Racing (JRM)

204 East 100 South
Jerome, Idaho 83338-6306

Jerome Racing Hose Track has Quarter Horse Racing.

Oneida County Fair (ONE)

459 South Main Street
Malad City, Idaho 83252-1398

Games: Race Book
Other features: Horse Track, Quarter Horse Racing

Pocatello Downs (POD)

10560 North Fairgrounds Road
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-0248

Games: Race Book
Other features: Horse Track, Quarter Horse Racing

Rupert Downs (RUP)

60 East Baseline Road
Rupert, Idaho 83350

Other features: Horse track, Quarter Horse Racing

Idaho State Lottery

Idaho passed a law allowing a state lottery in 1986. Since that time, the Idaho State Lottery has contributed just under $400 million in revenues to the state of Idaho.

The Idaho State Lottery has six different major types of lotto games. These are lottery games are Powerball, The Works, Hot Lotto, Pick 3, Wild Card 2 and Pull Tabs. It is illegal to knowingly sale lottery tickets to minors in Idaho.

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