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Betting in Edinburgh

Published on: 08/08/2016

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland which is part of the United Kingdom. The city attracts high volumes of tourists each year and is the second most visited place in the UK behind London. The capital city is also the seat of the Scottish Parliament. In 2014, Edinburgh’s population was reported to be 1.339 million.

There is much to see and do in Edinburgh - with a huge range of museums, cathedrals, churches and castles. The city boasts a National Theatre, numerous art galleries, comedy clubs and the Scottish Opera. It also has luxurious hotels, restaurants and gambling venues. There are excellent shopping opportunities with both Scottish and high street brand names to choose from. Not to mention beautiful beaches and top-class golf courses nearby.

An entertainment company called Genting Casinos UK own and manage three gambling venues in Edinburgh, one of which is the Genting Casino Leith. It provides 12 electronic gaming machines plus a live games zone with 15 poker and table games.

The second Genting Casinos UK property is the Genting Casino York Place which features electronic roulette, American roulette, 3-card poker and blackjack as well as 10 gaming machines. Patrons can either register online or at the casino itself. The company’s third property in Edinburgh is the biggest of the three and is known as the Genting Casino Fountainpark. It offers 20 games machines, 17 table and poker games, bar and restaurant. A Mecca Bingo establishment can be found in close proximity to the Genting Casino Fountainpark. As well as specializing in Bingo the venue provides games machines, a bar and a restaurant.

Riley’s Sports Bar New Yorker off London Road focuses mainly on Poker. The venue has two tables offering continuous play. It has 25 Snooker tables, 12 American Pool tables and seven English Pool tables. For those who enjoy playing Darts, there are several boards on site.

Gala Maybury Casino is located in close proximity to Edinburgh Airport. It has 20 gaming machines, 19 table games and a restaurant. Musselburgh Racecourse is an award-winning 5-star horse racing venue located six miles from Edinburgh city centre. Major upgrades have taken place in recent years making it one of Britain’s best small racecourses.