The days of high-stakes poker games aboard riverboats steaming down the Mississippi River ended long ago. But gaming opportunities abound in Louisiana today. Enjoy slot machines, table games and all the expected amenities in exciting casinos from Shreveport-Bossier to Lake Charles, Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Native American-owned casinos operate in Charenton, Kinder and Marksville. For lovers of thoroughbred horse racing, Louisiana offers seasonal schedules at four beautiful tracks – in New Orleans, Bossier City, Opelousas and Vinton – along with adjacent casinos and off-track betting in some cities. In addition, terrific live entertainment and music lineups are a feature of many of Louisiana's casino resorts, along with – naturally – great dining. Take your pick of location. Wherever you choose to take a chance, you'll find that betting on fun is a sure thing in Louisiana.