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Betting in Zagreb

Published on: 03/09/2016

Zagreb is the north western capital city of Croatia. In 1991, Croatia became an independent republic. Over the years, the city has grown into a centre of industry and commerce, as well as a hub of manufacturing for items including electrical machines and devices, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles and food and drink processing. Zagreb is also home to Croatia’s business, finance and international trade sectors. The population within the city is approximately 792,875 residents and the total metropolitan population exceeds one million.

In recent years, the nation’s tourism industry has flourished. The grand palaces, medieval churches, government buildings, art galleries and museums attract visitors from all over the world - however, the Germans, Austrians and Italians provide the most visitors. There are many theatres in the city and many events are hosted including the International Festival of Avant-garde music, the Croatian pop music festival known as Zagrebfest, the Floraart Flower festival and Animafest, a famous celebration of animated films which occurs every other year.

There are plenty of gambling opportunities available in the city of Zagreb, from big casino venues to smaller establishments known as “automat clubs” which provide a selection of gaming machines for round-the-clock gambling fun. The Novomatic Group are an Austrian-based entertainment company who own half-a-dozen gambling venues throughout the city, all of which are promoted under the Admiral Automat Club brand.

Well-known examples include the Admiral Automat Club Ilic and the Admiral Automat Club Bacardi, both of which offer numerous video gaming machines. The Admiral Automat Club Sesvete features 29 slots, while the Admiral Automat Club Palace is one of the company’s biggest venues with space for 62 games machines.

The Novomatic Group operate two gambling venues inside hotel properties. The Hotel Dubrovnik is host to the Admiral Automat Club Queen’s which provides round-the-clock electronic Roulette and more than 70 games machines. The Central Hotel is home to the Admiral Automat Club casino which offers 29 gaming machines.

The Croatian National Lottery is owned and managed by Hrvatska Lutrije, who also operates the Automat Klub, a direct rival to the Admiral brand. Their Crnomerec venue in Ilica offers 30 games machines.

The Hotel Antunovic Zagreb houses the popular Golden Sun Casino. The large venue offers 94 games machines and 25 gaming tables for Caribbean Stud Poker, Texas Hold’em, Poker, Blackjack and American Roulette. Players can enjoy round-the-clock gambling within a smoking-friendly environment.

The International Hotel houses another Hrvatska Lutrije-owned venue called the Casino International. It facilitates 58 gaming machines slots, electronic Roulette and 14 games tables for Poker, Caribbean Poker, Roulette, American Roulette, Blackjack and Texas Hold’em to name just a few. There is also a sports book and a specialized Bingo room which accommodates 100 seats. The property includes a bar and shop plus a conference room that is available for hire. The hotel has a total of 370 guest rooms.

Another noteworthy gambling establishment owned and operated by Hrvatska Lutrije is the Casino Fortuna Zagreb. The stand alone property offers slots 50 gaming machines, nine table games and poker activities. There is a specialised sportsbooks and a 50-seat bingo hall. Refreshments are served from the Caffe Bar Fortuna.