If you fancy a flutter during your next holiday in Malta, then you are in luck.
The Maltese islands have several casinos, with some set within historic palaces and others nestled in modern hotel complexes, but all able to offer an unforgettable night of light-hearted entertainment.
Here are some of Malta’s best casinos for you to try out during your next visit to the island, whether you have courted lady luck before, or are a total casino newbie. Place your bets!
Casino Malta by Olympic Casino
Eden Place, St. Augustine’s Street, St. George’s Bay, St. Julian’s
As Malta’s newest and largest casino, Casino Malta by Olympic Casino mixes Las Vegas-style entertainment with customer service excellence to offer the ultimate gaming experience. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the 3000 square-metre casino is equipped with more than 300 slot machines and 29 tables including 10 poker tables. Apart from a packed programme of themed events, competitions, cultural events and international poker tournaments, there are also weekly live shows and a luxurious on-site lounge bar.
Dragonara Road, St. Julian’s
Housed in a magnificent 19th century palace that still retains many of its original architectural features, the Dragonara Casino combines historical elegance with the luxury, glamour and excitement of a modern casino. As well as an assortment of state-of-the-art slot machines and live table games, Dragonara Casino also boasts a sumptuous bar and popular restaurant. A passport or ID is required on your first visit to the casino, which also offers free entrance and extensive parking facilities.
Qawra Seafront, St. Paul’s Bay
Set inside the newly-refurbished Dolmen Hotel Resort in a thriving tourist town, the Oracle Casino offers slots machines as well as a variety of gaming tables and daily poker tournaments. There is live betting available in the popular sports lounge, which also serves a selection of food and drinks. Round off your evening at the Oracle with a visit to the in-house bistro, to sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine while enjoying excellent live entertainment.
Portomaso, St. Julian’s
As part of the stylish leisure complex of Portomaso, this luxury casino sits in the heart of Malta’s party capital, St Julian’s. Its enviable location fits perfectly with its glamourous interior, which includes the latest and most innovative slot machines and a variety of popular table games from Roulette to Blackjack. There are also many in-house amenities to help you to make a night of it, from free Wi-Fi and free parking, to a stylish bar, cafeteria and restaurant, and a number of exclusive VIP experience packages.