Casino Bad Ragaz is named after the municipality it’s located within. Bad Ragaz lies in Northeastern Switzerland, and is very close to the border with Lichtenstein. Bad Ragaz is famous for health and spa getaways and has a popular natural spring. The area where the casino is found is a hotbed of tourist activities. It is recommended to try skiing (if the weather permits), hiking, cycling, fishing, general sightseeing or the spas if you have free time.
Casino Bad Ragaz is accessible using most conventional methods of travel. The easiest route to take is to fly into the country from Zurich International Airport and travel to the casino using train, car or uber. Entry into the casino is free but you must adhere to their dress code which is smart casual.
The exterior of the casino looks like a Greek-style building with white stone and pillars at the entrance. This gives it a rather classy vibe, but it is much more casual once you are inside of the casino. The casino staff hosts several different special events such as chances to win free slot credits or a chance to win a new car if you hit the jackpot within the allotted time period. Aside from gambling, the casino also hosts events for live music and comedy shows.
Opening hours for the slot machines and electronic games here are Sunday-Thursday from 12 PM to 3 AM and Friday-Saturday from 12 PM to 4 AM. The casino’s live table games close at the same time, but the opening time is from 6 PM.
There aren’t many table games on offer at Casino Bad Ragaz – but what they lack in diversity they do make up for in the quality of games.
At this casino, there are a total of 4 roulette tables and they all use a European roulette wheel.
If you like blackjack, then you will be pleased to know that there are 2 tables at Casino Bad Ragaz. Additionally, most tables feature the PairsPlus side bet.
There is only one “poker” table at Casino Bad Ragaz, but it is not used for live cash games or tournaments. At this table, they play Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em.
Casino Bad Ragaz has over 160 slot machines along with electronic video poker machines. The slot machines are of the classic reel variety, with multiple betting lines. Many of the slot machines here are connected to large progressive jackpots.
The Grand Resort Bad Ragaz houses the casino, so therefore it is recommended that you make use of the hotel accommodations offered by the resort if you plan on visiting. Grand Resort Bad Ragaz offers an elegant hotel with fully furnished rooms that meet the standards of an upscale hotel. Standard rooms come with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and balconies with garden views. Upgraded rooms include 4-post beds and opulent suites with separate living areas.
The resort has 7 dining options, a cafe, and a bar complete with complimentary breakfast buffet. Other amenities include a spa with geothermal pools, 2 golf courses and meeting facilities and regularly scheduled live events. A standard room here costs upwards of $500 per night, however.
The casino has a whole list of restaurants that are attached to the same property (The Grand Resort Bad Ragaz). Each of these restaurants are listed below:
IGNIV: A casual restaurant with a homely feel that is averagely priced and serves hearty haute cuisine.
Bel-Air: A French-haute restaurant and is the main restaurant of the resort.
Olives D’or: A restaurant that serves Mediterranean food.
Namun: A restaurant that specializes in Asian cuisine.
Zollstube: A traditional restaurant with a charming atmosphere and serves genuine Swizz cuisine.
Wartenstein: A farm to table style restaurant that serves fresh food and serves seasonal and regional cuisine.
Gladys: A restaurant that uses a range of culinary techniques to provide a fresh and modern outtake on food.