Swiss Casinòs Holdings AG is the company responsible for Casinòs Schaffhausen. The company is based in Zurich and owns a total of five casinos within the country. This property is located at Herrenacker 7 and it is a glamorous Las Vegas-style building with a large adjacent car park. With views of the medieval town of Schaffhausen, the Black Forest, and Lake Constance, this casino is well situated to supply all your needs for a great vacation.
The closest airport is in Zurich which is 27km from the town of Schaffausen. At the airport, there are several car rental companies or you can catch a bus from the airport which will take you right into town. There is also a station for the main railway system at the airport where trains leave frequently. It is easy to arrange a transfer from the airport to the casino or hotel online.
For interesting things to do during the day before spending the evenings in the Casino, you could explore the Old Town area of Schaffausen which has many fine guild houses in the Gothic and baroque style. The town has excellent shopping facilities and the High Gothic Saint Johann Church is worth a visit. The Munot Fortress, which can be seen for miles around, is open to the public.
This is not a particularly large casino, but there is also no shortage of space. There are a total of 7 table games on the main casino floor as well as 1 semi-automatic roulette game upstairs in a smoking area. There are also hundreds of slots scattered around both floors.
This casino can get very lively; especially on the weekend as the management are always hosting live events. These generally come in the form of music entertainment, dance nights, as well as cocktail and snack evenings. Most of the entertainment is hosted at the Gatsby Bar. This area is very plush with pink neon lights, marble floors, stylish seating and of course, a full bar. The Gatsby bar also has staff out around the casino, so drink and snack orders can be made while playing.
There are plenty of special offers such as bring a friend for a free 10 CHF bet as well as special packages for those that are planning to arrive as a group. The casino is open 12 PM to 2 PM Sunday to Thursday and 12 PM to 4 PM Friday and Saturday.
This is by no means a large establishment with a huge selection of tables games, but with that being said, there is still anough games available here to keep most gamblers satisfied.
Poker fans can play tournaments on designated nights, to which there is one table available. These are more like sit-and-go games with a pre-established buyin. There are also cash games held here, but this is usually upon request, which is pretty much guaranteed on most nights.
For cash games, the casino will take a rake if the pot goes over 50 CHF. Small and big blinds are 5 CHF and the min/max number of chips you can bring to a cash game are 200 CHF / 1,000 CHF. Expect to find only Texas Hold’em played here.
If multiplayer poker is not your thing, then there is also Ultimate Texas Hold’em Poker available. Players can pay the ante and pitch their poker skills against the house. The min bet on this table is 5 CHF. You can also place a side wager on the progressive jackpot which is a minimum of 2 CHF. Plus, there is a bonus trips bet that can be wagered.
The casino has a lot to offer when it comes to roulette. There are 3 American Roulette tables with min bets starting at 5 CHF. Swiss Casinòs Schaffausen also has a semi-automatic roulette table with 8 touchscreen terminals. Minimum bets are 1 CHF, and players place bets using the touchscreen, then players can manually select when they are ready to bet. Once all players have pressed the button, the wheel will spin.
There are 2 blackjack tables in the casino. Both have a min bet of 5 CHF. There are also a series of additional side bets the casino will accept. Perfect pairs, bust, Swiss Casino Poker Bet, Swiss Casinos Jacks, and you can also bet on the progressive jackpot. The blackjack tables here also accept surrenders.
Note that the roulette and blackjack tables are open Monday to Saturday at 4 PM and on Sunday at 3 PM. The semi-automatic roulette is on the first floor, which is upstairs in the smoking area and opens daily at 2 PM.
There is good variety of slots here including video poker, video slots, and old style classic slots. In fact, the Casino Schaffausen has 116 slot machines spread all around the casino.
Min/max bets are 0.01 CHF/25 CHF and the highest pay out slot is 25,000 CHF.
Swiss Casinòs Schaffhausen does not offer a hotel or any accommodations. There are, however, over 9 hotels within the town of Schaffhausen, with rooms starting at 26 GBP per night. Many hotels offer discounted rates for longer stays.
5-star hotels will cost about 97 GBP per night. There are also hotels in the nearby towns with train or bus transport to Schaffausen.
Per Me is a stylish restaurant in the Casino with private tables for parties. Dishes are beautifully prepared and deliver both local and international meals.
There is an Italian restaurant, namely La Piazza which offers traditional Italian dishes. The Gatsby Bar at the Casino serves fine wines, and beers from around the world. They also specialise in cocktails and can make them to order.