Casinos in South Cali: Southern California is completely different than any other region of California - and in regards to gambling and casinos it's completely different as well. You'll find SoCal to have the larger more opulent resort casinos. Most of these places have their own spas, hotels, shopping, fine dining and much more than simply a casino. The casinos are impressive, to You will find large slot halls and lively poker rooms and table games. (roulette, craps, blackjack, etc..) As with the rest of California you must be 21 to gamble.
Types of gaming: The games found in Southern California casinos are the same casino games found in the rest of California - maybe with a slightly different twist - but more or less the same. You'll find several variations of poker including: Let it Ride, Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker, N/L Holdem (poker rooms), 3 and 4 Card poker, Caribbean Stud, etc... The main table games are also available: Craps, Roulette, Baccarat, Blackjack etc... Slot fans will not be disappointed - Southern Cali casinos have a huge variety of slots and more action because most of the casinos are bigger down here.
Casino Resorts / Hotel Lodging: Our California casino hotels and lodging page is separated by region (North State, Southern California, Bay Area, Central Valley and North State) ... just visit the main hotel resort page here by clicking this link: California Casino Resorts & Hotels. The hotel casinos on this page (Barona & Harrah's) are both excellent and recommended.
Weather in Southern California: One last word of advice. If you are traveling to Southern California for a gambling vacation (or whatever reason - just being a tourist, whatever) - bring clothes for both brisk AND hot weather. It is a desert here, and that means cold at night and hot in the day.