Casino Temático can be found in Gualeguaychú, a city in eastern Argentina that is close to the border with Uruguay. It’s known for its annual Carnival celebrations held in the Corsódromo, a converted former railway station. The Carnival takes place from January to March each year.
The recommended way of travelling to the town of Gualeguaychú is by car or bus. This can be easily done from the Buenos Aires International, which is the closest major airport to the casino.
Casino Temático in Gualeguaychú is designed to attract a lot of attention. The entrance has a bright red neon sign that reads “Casino”. Above that sign is a small sculpture of a man in the classical Renaissance style of the 1600’s and it is surrounded by 5 playing cards on either side. The inside of the casino is also decorated in a Renaissance style.
The dining area of the casino has a large seating area that looks towards a stage where you can enjoy live entertainment that is organized weekly. The operating hours of the casino are as follows:
Monday-Thursday: 3 PM to 3 AM
Friday: 3 PM to 4 AM
Saturday: 12 PM to 4 AM
Sunday: 12 PM to 3 AM
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 PM to 3 AM
Friday: 8.30 PM to 4 AM
Saturday: 6 PM to 4 AM
Sunday: 5 PM to 3 AM
There are 12 table games in total and they are located in a separated room from the main casino floor.
The majority of the table games are traditional roulette tables, and they tend to be the most popular. There are 8 American Roulette tables and they all have a $20 minimum. The maximum bets allowed on these tables is $100.
In addition to the live tables, there are also two virtual roulette machines, however, these are located within the main gaming hall.
There are two blackjack tables at the casino that both allow the option of play the Perfect Pairs side bet. The limits set on these two tables are $50 minimums and $500 maximums.
There is also one Caribbean Stud Poker table with min/max bets of $20/$40.
As for the last table at this casino, it features Baccarat (Punto Banco). The limits set for this table are minimum bets of $50 and maximum bets of $1000.
There are 263 gaming machines that can all be located in the main gaming room.
A large portion of these machines – 261 to be exact – are slots. There are two types of slot machines at this casino; classic 3-reel slots and newer 5-reel video slots. The minimum and maximum bets allowed per coin are $0.25 and $1 respectively with multiple coins per line allowed.
Slot players will also be delighted to see that there is a progressive jackpot network at this casino. There are just 5 progressive slots, but the jackpots can get fairly large.
There is no hotel at the casino itself but there are plenty of alternatives in the city of Gualeguaychú and its surrounding areas.
Hotel Puerto Sol provides modest accommodation with their bright, simple rooms that come standard with free Wi-Fi and cable TV. For one of these ordinary rooms, it will cost $50 per night. Amenities include a free breakfast in a light and airy dining room, along with access to a nearby seasonal pool with a bar and a sunroom.
Hotel Los Angeles is a modern hotel in a low-key part of town. The rooms in this hotel are all fitted with cable TV and free Wi-Fi access. It costs roughly $55 per night for a standard room. Amenities include a free continental breakfast, a relaxed 24-hour bar/cafe, as well as a seasonal outdoor pool and an exercise room.
Hotel Berlin offers down-to-earth rooms in downtown Gualeguaychú. The rate per night for an ordinary room at this hotel is $65. Amenities include free parking and breakfast, and a bar and a laid-back TV lounge.
There is a simple restaurant/bar inside the casinos dining area (which has seating for approximately 100 people). This restaurant serves simple food at reasonable prices and the portions are very reasonable as well. The bar section of the restaurant is fully stocked and there are servers walking around the gaming area where active players can place drink orders.