No gambling in Tennessee
While there are no casinos in Nashville or in Tennessee, there are some that aren't too far away.
100 East Front Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
They just opened a new hotel adjacent to the casino! It's about 2 & a 1/2 hours away from Nashville.
421 NW Riverside Drive
Evansville, IN 47708
They also have a hotel. Casino Aztar is about 2 & 1/2 hours away from Nashville.
For a much bigger selection of casinos (total of 9) - you'll have to take about a 6 hour drive down to Tunica, MS. Call the Tunica Chamber of Commerce for more information if you're interested. You can reach them at: 662-363-2865.