Have you ever had one of those nights where you are feeling lucky, but buying a lottery ticket cannot provide that wonderful instant gratification of winning? Or maybe you just want a night of adventure, good drinks, classy attire, and some fun games to win.
The number one casino in all of Spain is located right here in Barcelona, hosting a variety of gaming tables to try your luck on and an astonishing number of casino slots, video poker games and an array of video terminal games.
Casino de Barcelona is one of the majors in European poker tours, including The Spanish Championship, the World Poker Tour, the European Poker Tour and the spectacular World Heads Up Poker Championship Barcelona. For those who are truly enthusiastic about the game, the Casino hosts poker tournaments every day.
At Casino de Barcelona, you can find all of the classic games such as the French Roulette, the American Roulette, Stud Poker, Blackjack, and the North American Baccarat.
In the slots department, you will be able to play Video Multi-Line Wheel Slots, Video Multi-Game Slots, Video Poker, Multiplying Wheel Slots, I-Table Blackjack, I-Table Ultimate Texas Hold’Em, Automatic Roulette, Easy Poker, and I-Roulette.
As mentioned above, Casino de Barcelona has a lot to offer in the Poker department, with poker rooms dedicated to Texas Hold’Em NL, Omaha Pot Limit, and Dealer’s Choice. There are also a variety of national and international daily tournaments, such as Friday Madness, Bounty Fever, and Poker Sin Pausa.
But that’s not all! At Casino de Barcelona you can also bet on sports, with over 20 different ones to choose from, like basketball, tennis, badminton, snooker, soccer and boxing.
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Where to Eat
You don’t need to go far to have dinner or a snack after or during your visit to the Casino de Barcelona. The venue has a buffet where ou can sample seasonal products and enjoy some show cooking. If you prefer to try something more upscale, head on to Magnvum Restaurant to try some gourmet cuisine, or to Ají for some Peruvian/Japanese fusion. You can also enjoy a drink at La Vinoteca, La Terraza or the Slots Bar.
Location: Calle Marina, 19-21, at Barcelona’s Olympic Port.
Schedule: The Slot Room is open 24 hours a day while the Game Room is open from 4 pm to 5 am.
Documentation needed to go in: Europan nationals need to show national ID card, driver’s license or passport, while non-UE nationals can only use their passport.
Dress code: You don’t need to wear a high-class attire to enter the Casino but there are some prohibitive clothing items such as flip-flops, espadrilles, swimsuits, wife-beaters, motorcycle helmets and large backpacks.
Currency: If you need, you can exchange foreign currency directly at the Casino.
Where to go out after a night of gambling?
Casino de Barcelona is located in the Olympic Port, an area that is famous for its nightlife. Immediately behind the Casino, at Carrer Ramon Trias Fargas 2-4, you will find Club Catwalk which has two dance rooms that feature different styles of music like R&B, House and Hits. At Passeig Maritim, 34, you will find Opium Barcelona, an extremely popular venue, known for its wild parties and its cosmopolitan feel. Just a couple of steps away, at Passeig Maritim 36, Shôko offers a restaurant and a lounge club all under one roof. This legendary establishment has been the host of many afterparties to huge stars such as Madonna, Elton John, Lady Gaga and bands like Coldplay and The Killers. Walk a little further and you will find Pacha Barcelona at Passeig Maritim 38, a club belonging to the famous Ibiza nightclubs chain.
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Other places where you can gamble in Barcelona
Casino de Barcelona is undoubtedly the best place to go for a safe and classy gambling experience. But there are also other state-regulated gambling venues you can visit across the city.
Golden Park is one of the most recognizable gambling salon chains in the city. There, you can play roulette games, slots, blackjack and make sports bets. There are plenty of Golden Park salons in Barcelona. The ones located closest to the center are at Carrer de Pelai, 56, and Rambla de Santa Mònica, 16.
Bingo Poblenou is another venue in the city which offers visitors the opportunity to make bets. They have a large bingo room, a number of slots machines and roulettes, and a space for sports bets. You can find Bingo Poblenou at Rambla del Poblenou, 33.
Wherever you decide to go place your bets, please do so responsibly. Remember that most casino games are games of chance and that it is hard to predict when you will win and when you will loose. Decide beforehand how much money you can allow yourself to spend and stop once that amount has been reached. Have fun gambling in Barcelona!
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