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Betting in The Gold Coast

Published on: 08/08/2016

The Gold Coast is a city located in the State of Queensland on the east coast of Australia. The region is renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches, surfing, intricate canals and waterway systems, buzzing city, national parks and rainforest. The Gold Coast region is just 58 miles from the state capital of Brisbane, creating an urban amalgamation of more than three million people.

The Jupiter’s Hotel & Casino was the first in the Gold Coast region and opened its doors in 1986. The huge complex boasts 594 guest rooms, multiple bars and restaurants, conference rooms, a ballroom, theatre, gym and health spa. The nearby Oasis shopping mall is connected to the casino complex via a monorail. Inside the complex, punters can enjoy over 1,000 gaming machines and can take part in various card and casino games round the clock on the 70+ tables.

Jupiter’s presence led to other gambling houses appearing in the area. One such example is the Treasury Casino complex (part of the Echo Entertainment Group) which comprises of a hotel, restaurants, bars and nightclub. The casino provides various gambling options such as a poker room with Texas hold’em poker, poker tournaments and cash games. Other gambling games are available including mini baccarat, Caribbean stud poker, craps, blackjack, sic bo, treasury 21, as well as slot machines. There are two Fitzy’s casinos positioned in between the larger casinos. The Loganholme branch boasts an award-winning restaurant, function rooms, giant plasma screens, sports bar and 80 gaming machines.

Likewise, Fitzy’s Waterford’s venue offers exciting gambling fun. It has 40 modern pokie machines, 12 games and four hyperlink systems - cash magnet, money chimes, players paradise and jackpot carnival. Fitzy’s poker room has guaranteed opening hours and a sports bar, plus complementary tea, coffee and other refreshments. The spacious Keno Lounge with screens allows for comfortable viewing of the action.

Thoroughbred racing can be enjoyed at Gold Coast Turf Club located in the suburb of Bundall. Wagers can be place at the onsite bookies. During non-race days the Club holds “Bet only “meetings, the bars and other facilities are open and race events are televised throughout the country.