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Budapest Casino Guide
Budapest is the capital city of Hungary and is the ninth largest city in the European Union. With a population of over 1.75 million, it is the most populous city in Hungary. It is a city known worldwide for its beautiful natural setting, history and architecture. Deserving of the name “a city with a living history,” Budapest offers dynamic culture, thermal baths, fine cuisines, and breathtaking architectural sights. It also offers modern amusements for contemporary travelers and great gaming options for the casino lovers.
The four most popular casinos in Budapest are:
- Las Vegas Casino Corvin
- Las Vegas Casino Atlantis
- Las Vegas Casino Atrium EuroCenter
- Las Vegas Casino Sofitel Budapest
There is also the.Tropicana Casino Budapest, which is yet another branch of the Las Vegas Casino chain in the city.
Land-Based Casinos in Budapest
Las Vegas Casino Corvin Setany is the largest and finest casino in Budapest. Located at Corvin Setany 4 street, this casino is around 1.66 km away from the city center. With an impressive large gaming area totaling 1,200 sq/m, the casino offers 9 table games, 7 electronic roulettes, and 266 slot machines. Classic casino games such as American Roulette, Punto Banco, Blackjack, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em are offered in this Las Vegas-style casino. No poker cash games and tournaments are offered in this casino though.
About 5 km from the first casino is the Las Vegas Casino Atlantis, the second largest casino in Budapest. It is located at Nagy Lajos Király Utja street, just more than 4 km away from the city center. Featuring an area of 890 sq/m, the casino offers American Roulette, Blackjack, Punto Banco, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em, as well as 6 electronic roulettes and 216 slot machines. Like the casino at Corvin Setany, there are no poker cash games and tournaments offered here.
Across the Danube River is the third casino in Budapest, the Las Vegas Atrium EuroCenter. Of the five casinos on this list, it is the farthest from the inner city. The casino has a total gaming area of 635 sq/m. Casino classics such as American Roulette, Blackjack, Punto Banco, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em are offered here. They also have high-end electronic roulettes and 166 slot machines. Additionally, the casino hosts poker tournaments, offering a total of 6 poker tables.
Closer to the city center is the fourth casino, the Las Vegas Casino Sofitel. Located on Széchenyi István tér 2, this casino is just within walking distance from the city center. Of all the Las Vegas Casinos in Budapest, this one has the most live table games, with a total of 21 table games available. Aside from Texas Hold’em Poker, Caribbean Stud Poker, Punto Banco, American Roulette, and other table games, 3 electronic roulettes and 114 slot machines are also offered in this casino. Additionally, poker cash games are available at the casino. No poker tournaments are hosted here though.
Take note, however, that under Hungarian law, only those who are 18 years old and older are allowed to play in a casino. Please also wear smart casual attire when you visit any of the above-listed casinos.
Things to Do in Budapest
Apart from the gaming action, there are plenty of things to do in Budapest. Being a spa city, the Hungarian capital offers a unique blend of European, Turkish, and Roman bathing facilities. There are also plenty of sights to see. Some of the cultural and architectural wonders to see in the city are the Chain Bridge, Heroes’ Square, Andrassy Avenue, St. Stephen Basilica, and Buda Castle Funicular.
The city also has a wide selection of restaurants, coffee houses, and outdoor terraces. The culinary scene in the city consists of a blend of traditional Hungarian dishes to the latest food trends.