Top Australian Land-Based Casinos

1. Adelaide Casino, South Australia

Adelaide Casino

Adelaide Casino is the sole land-based casino in southern Australia and is owned by the SkyCity Entertainment Group. You have be 18 years old to enter and once inside there’s a world of luxury gaming entertainment to keep you amused, including table games, video gaming machines and a whole area dedicated to poker.

Poker tournaments are put on daily and the casino hosts special events for card sharks who are up for the competition. If poker’s not your thing there are 1,000 gaming machines to choose from along with the likes roulette, baccarat and big wheel in the table games section.

Adelaide Casino has a fine selection of restaurants and bars to suit all tastes and a rewards program that benefits regular visitors. There’s also a calendar of entertainment events to be aware of. Well-known musical artists visit regularly and if you plan your trip carefully you can take in a rocking concert before heading into the casino for some good-time gambling action.

Website - http://www.adelaidecasino.com.au/
Address - North Terrace, Adelaide, GPO Box 1918, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
Tel - +61 8 8212 2811
Fax - +61 8 8218 4150

2. The Star, Sydney

The Star

The Star in Sydney is a huge casino complex that delivers just about everything you could possibly want from your casino experience. For now, it stands as the only operating casino in Sydney and thus the natural destination for those who fancy a night on the tables.

The Star’s wide offering of table games includes blackjack, baccarat, roulette and a very impressive selection of poker variations. There are also electronic table games to get stuck into and the fancy types among you can opt for a VIP private casino experience should your budget allow.

Away from the casino floor you’ll find plenty else to occupy your time. The Star has its own health spa to get you refreshed, as well as an impressive selection of restaurants, bars and nightclubs to work off all that nervous excitement you’ve built up on the gaming tables.

In terms of entertainment The Star’s 2,000-seat arena attracts world-famous music artists, so be sure to check the schedule ahead of your trip and book tickets in advance if you want to take in a show.

Website - http://www.star.com.au/
Address – 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009, Sydney, Australia
Tel - (02) 9777 9000
Email - StarReservations@echoent.com.au

3. Crown Casino, Melbourne

Crown Casino

Crown Casino in Melbourne is Australia’s biggest casino destination and has a quite spectacular array of amenities for your enjoyment. The choices are endless and it’s hard to imagine anybody could run out of things to do with such a wealth of experiences on offer.

The casino floor is the obvious place to start and there you’ll find all the traditional games in good supply – the likes of baccarat, roulette, poker and blackjack available for players of all abilities. There is also a wide selection of gaming machines and slots to enjoy. You can choose a VIP experience in Crown’s Mahogany room, with the promise of “a rare world of distinctive service and opulent luxury”.

In terms of places to stay there are three luxury hotel options to choose from, complimented by spa and fitness facilities. You’ll also find a heady offering of bars, restaurants and nightclubs to enjoy, along a calendar of live entertainment events you can attend.

Considering the likes of Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman and Tiger Woods have thought it worth a visit you can pretty much guarantee the star treatment if you decide to stop by.

Website - http://www.crownmelbourne.com.au/
Address – 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank 3006, Melbourne, Australia
Tel - 03 9292 8888

4. Treasury Casino, Brisbane, Queensland

Treasury Casino

Treasury Casino is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and has built a fine reputation as the casino destination of choice in Brisbane.

Their luxury casino is laid out over three floors, with nearly 100 tables to play at and well over 1,000 gaming machines to keep you amused. The table games on offer include traditional favourites such as poker, craps, roulette, blackjack and stud poker. Treasury’s huge offering of gaming includes video poker machines, slots and money hyperlink machines.

Treasury has six restaurants to choose from, along with four packed bars to relax and unwind at. They put on live music events and also screen some major sporting events, so it’s always worth checking their events calendar before planning a trip.

Website - http://www.treasurybrisbane.com.au/
Address – Top of the Queen Street Mall, Brisbane QLD 4000
Tel – +61 7 3306 8888
Email - brtcswitchboard@echoent.com.au

5. Wrest Point Hotel Casino, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Wrest Point Hotel Casino

Wrest Point prides itself on being Australia’s oldest casino and it’s still going strong over 40 years after its doors opened for the first time. Along with the casino experience Wrest Point offers a fine selection of amenities for your relaxation and enjoyment.

The casino attracts touring music acts from all over the world, such as Jimmy Cliff, Suzi Quattro and the Village People, and also puts on nightly free entertainment for your pleasure. There’s a 4.5 star luxury hotel to stay in and a fine selection of bars, restaurants and nightspots to take in during a trip there.

If that’s not enough you can visit Wrest Point’s health club and spa, go for a swim in their pool, and even play some mini-golf while you’re there. They also have a business area to get your work done and an on-site hair salon for that much-needed cut and style before you hit the casino floor.

As for Wrest Point’s casino itself – the main reason you’ll go - you’ll find a wide mix of classic table games, video gaming machines and poker tables to play at. They have a loyalty program that rewards frequent visitors and everything in place to satisfy everybody from the first-time casino player to the experienced veteran. If that’s not enough, the views aren’t bad either.

Website - http://www.wrestpoint.com.au/
Address – 410 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay 7005, Tasmania, Australia
Tel – (03) 6221 1700
Email – guestservices@wrestpoint.com.au

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