The Fitzwilliam Casino & Card Club is a popular casino in Dublin, Ireland. Located in Clifton Hall on Fitzwilliam Street Lower, this casino is conveniently situiated right in the heart of the city.
Guests can travel to Dublin via airplane by landing at Dublin International Airport, or by ferry, arriving in Dublin Bay. From the airport or bay, there are various transport options in available, including taxi, bus, train, and car rentals. There are parking facilities available on-site at The Fitzwilliam Card Club.
Other than the gambling, there are a swath of activities available within the surrounding city of Dublin. Castle, St. Patricks Cathedral, the National Museum and National Art Gallery, and The Gaiety Theatre are all popular destinations among tourists. There is also the nearby Elm Park Golf & Sports Club for golfers. In heart of all this the The Fitzwilliam Casino & Card Club.
Like all other casinos in Dublin, to gamble at The Fitwilliam Card Club you will need over the age of 18. There is no specific dress code at this casino.
The Fitzwilliam Casino & Card Club is in a two-story building that is home to the casino gaming area and also their restaurant. The restaurant serves food and non-alcoholic drinks during operating hours. The building itself is not very large but the main floor is home to the restaurant, a few chairs along a bar-style table, and the table games. The casino is decorated with light colors and the high roof makes the room seem very spacious.
Card games are the specialty of the casino with their poker tournaments being the most frequent and popular among guests. Though tournament-style poker is its most popular feature, cash games are available as well.
The casino at The Fitzwilliam Card Club is also well-known for its offering of low, medium, and high limit table games. If you are interested in playing here, the casino is open from 6 PM to 6 AM every day.
There are 4 different table games on offer including blackjack, roulette, baccarat, and poker. Each of these games can be found with varying numbers of available tables.
The casino’s roulette table uses an American Roulette wheel. There are two blackjack tables, which each offer different min/max bet limits, as well as one baccarat table, which is effectively punto banco.
Poker is the most popular game at the casino. For tournaments, the minimum buy-in varies per event but their most popular tournament is the €200 minimum buy-in. The casino offers an array of poker variations, with the most regular styles being Texas Hold ‘Em, Omaha, and 3-Card Poker.
There is also 1 dedicated Brit Brag Poker table with fixed min/max bets. Both with Brit Brag and cash games, there is a “pot tax” or “rake” which takes €1 from all pots exceeding €20. This all goes towards their Cash League Final (the casino also has its own poker league).
There are no slot machines or video poker at The Fitzwilliam Casino & Card Club.
Customers of The Fitzwilliam Casino & Card Club will need to look elsewhere for accommodation. Being located in the center of Dublin makes it easy to find a room and guests will be able to choose from options that have different price ranges, offering different amenities.
Fitzwilliam Townhouse is on the same street as the casino. A 3-star hotel that offers little more than a room and free WiFi. Rooms cost between €175 and €200 a night.
Latchford’s Townhouse of Baggot Street is a similar style hotel that offers a place to stay, park, and that can do your laundry. Rooms start at €175 a night.
The Merrion Hotel Dublin is a 5-star hotel located a few streets away from The Fitzwilliam Casino & Card Club. It has many amenities including free breakfast, air-conditioned rooms, a gym and pool, and a restaurant. They have many rooms on offer, starting at €400 per night.
There are casual meals on offer from the casino’s restaurant and you can order your food and drinks from your table or sit in their designated area. If you wish to get out of the casino, you can try some of the local hangouts.
Brookwood Dublin is open for lunch and dinner and is located on Baggot Street Lower, one road away from the casino. Their menu offers dishes from different cuisines.
Asador is a BBQ restaurant that offers many kinds of seafood and meaty delights, all grilled over charcoal in full view of guests. Asador is across the Grand Canal from the casino.