Casino Gala is one of the largest gambling facilities in the city of Resistencia. Resistencia is the capital, and largest city, of Chaco province in northeast Argentina. The casino belongs to a company called the Gala Group, who manages casinos all over the country.
The city of Resistencia has modern infrastructure and is easy to explore because of public transportation. Visitors often spend the day shopping or visiting one of the many famous restaurants in the city.
The recommended way to travel to Casino Gala is to catch a flight into Argentina via Buenos Aires. From there you can take a connecting flight to the regional airport near the city of Resistencia. From this airport, you can rent a car or take a bus to the casino.
The Gala Group has its main VIP casino in the city of Resistencia but it also has a couple of smaller gaming rooms around the city and in the surrounding area. These gambling halls, however, only feature electronic machines.
The building of the main casino in Resistencia is attached to the American Hotel Gala Casino. The exterior of the building is painted a cream color and it is designed in a way to look like a Las Vegas casino. There are gold-plated symbols on the entrance of the casino that reads: “Casino Gala”.
As mentioned earlier the Gala main casino is a VIP casino so you will find a selection of high limit table games here.
The Casino also hosts weekly poker tournaments in the form of Texas Hold ‘Em. If you want information on these tournaments then have a look at the Gala Casino’s website. Other live events include music and comedy performances.
The casino’s table games and slot machines are open during different hours. The operating hours are broken down below:
– Table games open daily from 4 PM to 5 AM
– Slots and electronic games open daily from 9 AM to 5 AM, except on Sundays when they only open at 10 AM.
Casino Gala’s main casino is the only one that has table games and there is a hefty selection for you to choose from.
There is one mini baccarat table (for those who are familiar with the game Punto Banco) at the casino that can seat up to 8 players at a time. The minimum and maximum bets allowed on this table are $50 and $3000. If you bet on the draw then the minimum and maximum bets you may place are $50 and $200.
There are 4 blackjack tables at the Casino Gala and some of these tables have the option to play the Pairs Plus side bet. The limits for this table are as follows: minimum and maximum bets allowed are $50 and $3000.
There are 10 roulette tables in total at this casino. Eight of these tables are traditional roulette tables that use an American roulette wheel and the other two tables are electronic machines (fully automatic). The limits for the traditional roulette tables are:
To play the numbers: $5 minimum and $100 maximum
Double Chances: $200 minimum and $1500 maximum
Simple Chances: $200 minimum and $3000 maximum
There is one table at this casino where you can play Caribbean Stud Poker. The minimum and maximum bets allowed are $50 and $200 respectively.
Lastly, there is a table where you can play craps. The minimum and maximum limits for this game are very complicated but they can be found on the casino’s website if you wish to investigate further.
Casino Gala has more than 400 electronic gaming machines at its main casino in Resistencia. These are split into slot machines, video poker machines, and multi-game machines.
The only kind of slot machines at the casino are video reel slots that have multiple betting lines and multiple coins can be placed per line. As you can imagine, with so many slots, there is something for penny and nickel slot players as well as for high rollers.
In addition to this, there are 10 live progressive jackpots. All 10 of these progressive slots are connected to a main jackpot.
The casino is attached to a hotel called The American Hotel Casino Gala and you will find all your accommodation needs to be taken care of here. The cost to stay in a standard room at this hotel costs around $80 per night. The simple rooms and suites come with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and minibars. Upgraded suites have panoramic city views and whirlpool tubs.
Amenities include easy access to the casino and an outdoor pool, free parking and an American-style breakfast buffet, which is served in an airy, monochrome restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows, an international menu and a bar. There is also a health club that offers a gym, a sauna and spa treatments.
Unfortunately, there are no dining facilities at the casino nut there are plenty of restaurants and cafes in the surrounding area.
Valentino Restaurant is an Italian-style family-owned restaurant that is great for big groups and has a cozy atmosphere to it. They serve mainly Italian cuisine from ingredients that have been locally sourced.
Las Palmeras Parrilla is a Mediterranean restaurant that is best known for its handmade cocktails and Tapas.
Pizzeria Añoranza is a gourmet pizza restaurant and is probably the most popular pizzeria in the entire city of Resistencia
Mora Restaurant serves traditional Argentinian food nut is slightly more upscale and the portions are a lot smaller than the previously mentioned restaurants.