Casino Club Pico Truncado is part of the South American casino chain operated by Casino Club S.A. The first Casino Club was opened in 1992 in the Patagonia region of Argentina. The company is currently owned by Ricardo Benedictino.
The southern tip of Argentina, where Casino Club Pico Truncando is located, is popular for its isolation and many beautiful nature excursions. Nearby tourist attractions include various parks and access to the Pacific Ocean. Driving for a few hours will allow you to access various hiking routes along the Andes Mountains.
Pico Truncado is a city in the Santa Cruz Province of Argentina. Airport Comodoro Rivadavia is the airport servicing this part of Argentina and is a 2-hour drive away from the casino. Public transportation options include taxis and buses. Car rental agencies are available and there is free parking available at the casino.
Casino Club S.A. focuses on fully-equipped casinos as well as electronic gaming clubs (slot parlors). Casino Club Pico Truncado is one of the latter, only boasting a selection of slot machines and other electronic games. The property is medium-sized and includes a reception area, gaming hall, and snack bar. The casino is open daily from 2 PM to 4 AM.
This slots parlor is popular because it is one of the only gambling facilities in Pico Truncado. They have a selection of over 100 electronic games. Gamblers can make bets with cash or use the smart card system available. High limit games are not available at Casino Club Pico Truncado and the highest limits available are found at the electronic roulette table. The progressive jackpots allow for the highest potential winnings.
The only table games available at this casino are the two electronic American roulette tables. Players make bets using the casino smart card, which is free to obtain and can be topped up an unlimited number of times using cash. As for the gameplay, the tables are fully automated, both with digital wheels and touchscreen betting. No cash or chips are utilized at this table. The electronic roulette table opens at 2 PM along with the other electronic games.
The majority of the games at this casino fall into the slot machine category with a few video poker machines also available. The games are supplied by Atronic and IGT with titles such as Wild Diamonds, Crazy Fruits, and Hoot Loot. Each game offers a variety of betting options, either through multiple single-denomination machines or through their various multi-denominational games.
Gamblers can enjoy a few progressive jackpot slots that are pooled with other games in-house. These offer jackpots of up to $10,000 and are the highest payouts available at the casino.
There is no hotel directly at Casino Club Pico Truncado, and the town is not very large, so accommodation options are limited to the following options:
Hotel Rivadvia is a simple hotel one street away from the casino. Guests can walk here after a night of gambling are be treated to comfortable air-conditioned rooms, with minimal other amenities. Rooms cost in the range of $50-$75 a night.
Hotel y Restaurant Ciervo Rojo has a restaurant and bar on their premises. There are a few room options, costing around $70 per night, but they are all roughly the same size and include access to the same amenities.
The snack bar at Casino Club Pico Truncado can provide gamblers with beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic, and light meals and snacks. The snacks are all possible to enjoy while playing electronic games, while the larger meals like steaks, burgers, and chicken wings are available in their dining/lounging area. There are also few other restaurants in the area.
Chaval Resto Bar is the closest restaurant to the casino. They offer a relaxed environment with enough seating to accommodate over 100 guests. The style is similar to that of a gastro-pub and guests can either sit and eat at the bar or at one of their tables.
El Guanaco Blanco Rotiseria provides large portions and basic meal options. It is a good place to go for a quick and relatively cheap meal.