In the small town of Tartagal, Salta there is a slot machine and gaming room called Casino Slots. This casino is owned by the Video Drome S.A. division of the Casinos MAC Group. This company owns 60 casinos and gaming parlors in more than 40 states across South America (including 7 in the Salta region of Argentina).
Tartagal is a small residential town where you will find cozy bed and breakfasts, nice cafes and restaurants to be the main highlight. The town is also popular for many of the nature walks that are available.
There are two recommended routes to get to the casino and they are either flying to the international airport in Salta, or flying to an International airport in nearby Bolivia and taking a bus to the casino from there.
The Casino Slots room in Tartagal is one of the many gaming rooms that the Casinos MAC Group owns – and it is one of their smaller gaming rooms. It is the only one of its kind in the city of Tartagal. The casino lies in a single-story building with a colorful sign above the entrance that reads “Casino Slots” with a picture of a hand of cards and poker chips around the letters. The casino is open daily from 10 AM to 6 AM.
There are not a lot of table games in this gaming room as it’s mainly a slots parlor.
There are 2 electronic roulette machines at this casino and they are fully automated machines. The minimum and maximum bets allowed on the machines are $0.50 and $5 respectively. This applies to the multi-game machines as well, where you can play Texas Hold ‘em, Caribbean Stud Poker and 3 other variants of poker as well as a range of other games.
Overall, there are a total of 81 gaming machines at the casino. Most of them are slot machines, but there are a few other types of machines as well.
For slots, there are only video reel machines available at this casino. You can bet multiple coins per line, usually up to 10, with the minimum and maximum allowed per coin being $0.25 and $1 respectively.
There are 5 live jackpot slots that link to a progressive prize pool that can reach up to a staggering $150 000, which was established at the time of writing this review.
The other types of machines at this casino are video poker. The minimum and maximum bets that you can place on the other types of machines are $0.50 and $1 respectively.
There isn’t a hotel at Casino Slots Tartagal, so you will have to look in the nearby areas for a place to book an overnight stay.
Hotel Espinillo is within walking distance of Casino Slots and is also reasonably priced at $45 per night for two people sharing in an ordinary room. Amenities include an informal bar/restaurant with complimentary breakfast and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.
Almuñecar Hotel is a slightly more upscale hotel and that is reflected in the price. It costs roughly $55 per night for two people sharing in an ordinary room. The rooms feature free Wi-Fi and room service. Amenities include an outdoor pool (seasonal) and a lounge area with a pool table and televisions.
RealNoa Hotel is a vibrant hotel located not too far from the casino. The colorful rooms come with free Wi-Fi and they cost $60 per night for two people sharing in a regular room. Amenities include free breakfast and parking.
There isn’t a restaurant at the casino but there are plenty of restaurants to choose from in the surrounding areas.
Costa’s Resto Bar is a restaurant that turns into more of a bar late at night. It is a very vibrant place and is known for their great pizzas and burgers.
Pizza Piola is a gourmet pizzeria that serves long thin pizzas (instead of the normal round shape).
Como en Casa restaurant is a family-owned place that serves authentic Argentinian cuisine.