Salzburg Casino Guide
Salzburg is the fourth largest city in Austria and its name directly translates to “Salt Castle” because of all the salt mining done around the city. Salzburg itself has a population of 156,872 people and is located just off the Salzach River. While it is widely known for its scenic Alpine surroundings and as the birthplace of Mozart, the city also provides casino enthusiasts with 2 different casino options.
A list of the casinos Salzburg include:
Please note that to enter any casino premise in Austria you must be at least 18 years old and have valid photo identification.
Land based Casinos in Salzburg
The first option on the list is the Casino Austria Salzburg. The Casino itself is a 15 minute drive from the main center of Salzburg and is the bigger of the two casinos with its gaming floor stretching to 25,000 sq/ft. While casino gaming is not for everyone, even to tour the grounds of the Baroque Klessheim Palace is well worth the trip. The casino opened its doors in 1934 and has been a favourite with locals and tourists ever since.
The casino games on offer include Roulette, Blackjack, Slot Machines, and Baccarat. The casino also provides poker cash games and tournaments. While at the casino you also have the option to try out the fine dining restaurant, sip on a cocktail in the casino bar, and relax out on the terrace.
The second option for a night at the casino in Salzburg is the Concord Casino Salzburg. The Concord Casino Salzburg is located in the center of Salzburg. The casino itself is mainly based around poker and could be identified more as a card club however it does have options to play blackjack.
The casino hosts regular poker tournaments each week and is the main spot for poker cash games. The casino also has a bar to further enjoy your evening out on the town. The most distinctive feature of this casino is the Mozart themed interior which gives it a look not to be seen anywhere else.
Things to do in Salzburg.
Apart from the gaming action, there are plenty of things to do in Austria’s fourth largest city. Salzburg’s history dates back to 696 when St Peter’s Abbey, Salzburg was first founded. In 1996, it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with lots to see and do.
Some of the most popular attractions include Fortress Hohensalzburg, Mirabell Palace, Schloss Hellbrunn, Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart’s Birthplace, and Hangar-7.