Situated right next to Port Olympic in the city of Barcelona is Casino Barcelona; a modern and relaxed casino which is also a very popular spot for hosting special events. The casino is privately owned and has been an established gambling venue for over a decade now.
Barcelona happens to be the cosmopolitan and cultural capital of the Catalonian region and it also has a rich history dating back to the Roman times which means you will have plenty of site-seeing to do when you’re not gambling.
To get to the casino is very simple all you have to do is fly into the country of Spain via Barcelona International Airport and then you’re basically there. From the airport, you can take a train, bus, uber or rental car to get to the casino.
The Casino Barcelona is a modern casino that is also an events space with a stage and all the equipment for a live show. No Limit Texas Hold ’em poker tournaments are held at the casino regularly and you can find a schedule of the tournaments as well as a bit of information like buy-ins, etc. on their website.
There are live music events as well as other shows (like comedy shows) at the casino and it is also rented out as a meeting or convention space.
The casino is open daily and there are different operating times for electronic games and table games. Slots and electronic games are available every day of the week and open 24/7. Table Games operate Sunday-Thursday from 4 PM to 4 AM, and Friday-Saturday from 4 PM to 5 AM. During summer (July 16th – September 16th) it is open from 4 PM to 7 AM.
Casino Barcelona has one of the biggest selection of table games and electronic table games in the entire province. When it comes to roulette, guests are spoilt for choice and there are two types of roulette tables: American roulette and French roulette. Then there are the electronic roulette tables at the casino. They are made up of I-Roulette tables and Automatic roulette tables.
If you enjoy blackjack you can play it in electronic form or on a live table. There are I-Table blackjack tables and normal blackjack tables. At the I-Tables all the betting is done on electronic terminals and the cards and a dealer are on the main screen.
The last table games that the casino has is North American Baccarat.
There are several live poker tables at the casino including Stud Poker. If you want to play No Limit Texas Hold ’em then you can sign up to one of the tournaments listed on their website. Alternatively, if a tournament is not full and you happen to be visiting, then you can request to be signed up at the casino.
Other forms of poker are all electronic with the classic video poker machines (more information in slot machines section), I-Table Ultimate Texas Hold ‘em tables and Easy Poker tables.
Casino Barcelona is ahead of the technology curve and has stocked a large variety of the latest slots and video poker machines. There is a decent variety of themes to play on the video slots and a variety of other electronic games such as Keno or Bingo. Plus, there is a pretty decent selection of video poker machines available at this casino.
Unfortunately there are no hotel services at Casino Barcelona, but the neighboring town does have a lot of options if you are in need of accommodation.
Hotel Arts Barcelona is the hotel closest to the casino and is within walking distance. A night here in an average room will cost around $440.
Pullman Barcelona Skipper is a five-star hotel which is just 200m from the beach. The going rate per night for an ordinary room is $400. This hotel is also within walking distance of the casino.
If you look a bit further out than just walking distance you will find some hostels and hotels that are at a much lower rate than the hotels mentioned above. Some worth looking into are Arc House Barcelona, ANT Hostel Barcelona, and Hotel Suizo.
You will not need to look further than Casino Barcelona for food, because they have many restaurants and bars to suit all tastes.
Casino Buffet: A buffet of seasonal Mediterranean food on a schedule of Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM.
Magnvm Restaurant: A restaurant serving gourmet food paired with the perfect bottle of wine.
AJÍ: A restaurant where they serve a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine.
La Taverna: Serving traditional tapas, charcuterie plates, pizzas, hot sandwiches, etc., all paired with a selection of wines and cocktails.