The Westbury Casino Club has been operating for over 30 years in the town of Malahide, Ireland. Like many other casinos in Ireland, it is privately-owned and offers a variety of card games, electronic machines like slots.
Malahide is just North of Dublin and will take about 15 minutes to drive there from Dublin International Airport. Alternatively, you can take a ferry from England and arrive in Dublin Harbor. You could also take public transportation, which includes taxis and busses, or rent a car and use the complimentary parking available at the casino.
If you are looking for something else to do other than gambling, there are many destinations within driving distance from Malahide. You can visit the nearby Malahide Castle and Gardens, play a round of golf at the local golf course, or take a boat out for a tour of the sea. Making the trip to Dublin can also be entertaining, as the capital city of Dublin is home to some of Ireland’s most famous tourist destinations.
The Westbury Casino Club requires guests to be 18 years old to enter and play, so identification will be asked at the door. The dress code here is semi-formal.
The Westbury Casino Club has a large gaming floor as far as Irish standards go, and offers a wide array of games. The entrance is stylish, while the interior is simple, featuring typical casino-style carpets and lighting. Their facility is divided into different areas including the main gaming area (which hosts the table games), their pool/snooker room, and their electronic gaming area.
With decades of experience in the gaming industry, this casino a popular choice among both locals and tourists. The casino offers most games that gamblers are looking for and they host a variety of poker, blackjack, and pool/snooker events which suite high rollers and low limit gamblers alike. Members of the club are rewarded with complimentary chips to be used during certain events.
Their complimentary bar is available throughout the night and provides guests with non-alcoholic drinks and a range of light snacks. Sports enthusiasts won’t miss out either, as The Westbury Casino Club has several TV’s showing live sporting events.
High Limit gamblers are attracted to this casino for its various special events and poker tournaments which offer both “no limit” and “minimum buy-in” games. The limits at standard table games do not go very high, but the minimum and maximum bets are spread out enough to satisfy most gamblers.
The casino is open daily from noon till 6AM, but only electronic games and pool or snooker can be enjoyed before 8PM when the table games and tournaments commence.
Roulette, blackjack, and poker are the three main games available on the tables at The Westbury Casino Club. There are also a number of pool and snooker tables in their allocated areas.
Both electronic and traditional roulette tables are available. The European variety is the main roulette game played here, which improves gamblers odds by only offering a single zero betting option. Blackjack is another popular game choice that offers varying bet limits at different tables.
Poker is definitely the most popular table game available at the casino and there are special events, tournaments and normal cash games available. The two table game varieties are Ultimate Texas Hold‘em and Three Card Brit Brag. Both tables are played against the dealer.
The games hosted at special events (tournaments) pit gamblers against each other for the guaranteed prize pools. Various events are hosted that offer different poker varieties, rules, and limits. These events are where cash-only high limit games are found with the highest stake game requiring a minimum buy-in of €150 and no upper limit.
The Westbury Casino Club offers many electronic games and has an area dedicated to them. You will find slot machines, video poker, and electronic blackjack and baccarat.
Their slot machines offer both single-denomination and multi-denomination betting as well as there being “in-house” and “national” progressive jackpot machines.
The video poker, electronic blackjack and virtual baccarat machines provide a place to try your luck at larger jackpots or play for single bet payouts.
There is no on-site hotel at The Westbury Casino Club, but the city of Malahide has a number of accommodation options situated nearby.
The Grand Hotel Malahide is a 4-star hotel with a fitness center, pool, free WiFi, and a restaurant and bar. Breakfast is not included and their rooms start at $200 a night.
Island View Hotel is located on the edge of the sea with splendid views. It is near to the casino and has a restaurant that offers guests free breakfast. The rooms are relatively cheap, starting at $125 a night.
Beechwood Country House is an Irish-style house that has a few rooms available for rent. Rooms are spacious, matching the style of the house and prices start at $175 a night.
You won’t be able to order a a full meal at The Westbury Casino Club’s bar, so you will need to take a break from the games to find food. Restaurants in the area offer both local and international cuisines and are plentiful.
McGovern’s Restaurant, Siam Restaurant, and Mc Hugh’s Wine & Dine are just a few local options within Malahide while driving to Dublin will provide you with many more options.