Gran Casino Murcia is owned and managed by the Spanish company known as Grupo Orenes. This casino is located in Southern Spain within the city of Murcia, and is a popular tourist destination with access to many nearby attractions.
The closest airport is also located in the region of Murcia, which is a 30 km drive away and will take you approximately 35 minutes by road. Transportation options at the airport include car rental, taxis, and a bus service that drops guests off in the center of Murcia.
For other Spanish pleasures, you can look at the many nearby beaches as well as a few protected natural areas along the coast including La Muela-Cabo Tinoso and Islands of the Mar Menor. The city itself features many locations such as Estacion de Zaraiche, Fuente Ornamental, and Fuenta Moderna.
This casino is not exceedingly large but features a decent collection of both electronic and live table games. There are 50 slot machines and 18 live tables. The casino uses many bright lights, tiles, and carpets to create an authentic casino atmosphere. They are open 7 days a week from 12 PM to 4 AM. This is the time the casino opens, but table games do not start until 4 PM in the afternoon.
The main attraction at Gran Casino Murcia are their poker events. They have 14 poker tables, which make up most of their live tables and they allow gamblers to enjoy either cash games or tournaments.
With a total of 18 tables games, this category makes up the bulk of the action at Gran Casino Murcia. These tables are divided amongst 4 game types: roulette, poker, blackjack, and baccarat.
American Roulette is the type offered here and they have two live tables available. The bets at roulette are higher than other table games (except for poker), and have maximum limits around €100. Blackjack and baccarat each have a single table.
The most popular game at this casino is poker with a total of 14 tables available throughout the casino. The first two poker tables are found with the other live tables in the center of the gaming area. These offer standard Three Card Poker and Five Card Poker.
The other 12 tables are located in the poker room just behind the other live tables. All of these tables offer Texas Hold ‘Em with two of them being dedicated to daily cash games and the other 10 being reserved for tournaments .
With 50 electronic machines available at Gran Casino Murcia, gamblers will have plenty of options when it comes to the selection of games. These games include standard, classic slots and video reel slots as well as video poker. The standard reel and video reel slots are featured the most, with both of them making up around 30-35 of the electronic machines. The remaining 15 machines are divided amongst their video poker and a few novelty games.
There are no hotel accommodations at Gran Casino Murcia but gamblers are spoiled for choice when looking in the nearby area. The city of Murcia is home to many hotels, bed and breakfasts, and hostels.
Hotel Tryp Rincon de Pepe is the closest hotel to the casino, offering a selection of rooms and suites. Their amenities include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a small casino of its own. A room will cost you right around €65 a night.
Arco De San Juan has rooms available from $50 a night. The building is a neoclassical palace with a restaurant run by a popular chef.
There is only a bar at Gran Casino Murcia and any serious dining will need to be found outside the casino premises. As with hotels, Murcia is not short of restaurants and a few options within walking distance from the casino are listed below:
Salzillo: A restaurant that is open daily for lunch and dinner with a small closing time between dinner services. It is a small and cozy restaurant and you should be sure to call ahead for a reservation.
Restaurante El Girasol: Restaurant offering classic dishes in a relaxed atmosphere. It is closed on Sundays, but otherwise is open every day for lunch and dinner.