Casino & Gambling Onboard the Norwegian Gem
Play a couple of hands at the Norwegian Gem Club Casino, located on Deck 6. There are Slots, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Bingo, & Texas Hold'em for your enjoyment. The Gem also has Texas Hold'em tournaments (entry fee required) and has a progressive jackpot system on their slot machines with payouts that have reportedly reached over one million dollars.
The casino typically operates any time the ship is in international waters. Gaming Lessons are offered at the beginning of the cruise and the casino staff is always willing to answer your questions if you are trying to learn a new game.
Norwegian Gem Gambling Tips:
Minimum age for entering and gambling in the casino is 18. You must have a valid ID. If you win and you happened to get in under false pretenses, your winnings will be confiscated. Yes, they will check.
If you are a frequent gamer, consider joining the Casinos at Sea Players Club. You can redeem points earned for shore excursions or dollars off your total cruise bill.