Explore the Thrilling Pleasures of Goa
You will find two different types of casinos in Goa – the luxurious floating casinos in Mandovi River and the onshore casinos in posh resorts. Your casino weekend will begin on Friday. The smart-casual is mandatory dress code for every casino. Most casinos will offer free snacks and alcoholic beverages (mostly house brands) during games. You will also avail free buffet options.
List of Best Casinos in Goa
Deltin Royale casino, Goa
Location: You need to board the luxurious floating Deltin Royale casino from RND Jetty at D. Bandodkar Road in Panjim.
Information: On this posh gaming vessel, you play in India’s exclusive poker room. There is an exclusive arena for Indian Flush/Teen Patti. This casino has three-tiers with 40,000 square-feet area and 123 gaming tables. On weekdays, packages start from 2,000 rupees per person. On weekends, package starts from 3,000 rupees. The live entertaining programs will heighten your enjoyment.
Game Selection: Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Flush, Casino-War, Pontoon, Money-Wheel, Sic-Bo, Pokers (Texas Hold’em, 3-Card, 5-Card) and Slot Machines
Casino Carnival, Goa
Location: You need to board the delightful floating Casino Carnival from Captain of Ports Jetty in Panjim.
Information: This casino has been renamed as Casino Pride-2. The Pride Group acquired this casino in February 2014. This two-tiered cozy gaming vessel has 27 gaming tables. The evening live entertaining programs will keep you amused either on the gaming floor or on the deck. On weekdays, with 1,500 rupees entry-fee you will gain an OTC worth 1,000 rupees. On weekends, you need to pay 2,000 rupees to avail this coupon.
Game Selection: American Roulette, Poker, Blackjack, slot machines and many more
Casino Palms, Goa
Location: The onshore Casino Palms is located in Baga beach of North Goa. The La Calypso resort houses this casino.
Information: You can enjoy game plays on Casino Palm machines, if you are an in-house guest of La Calypso. The gaming package starts at 700 rupees on weekdays. On weekends, this amount will increase to 1,000 rupees. You may enjoy miscellaneous Indian cuisines in its Pan Indian restaurant, topical cocktails at La Splash or alcoholic beverages at La Pub.
Game Selection: Roulette, Baccarat, Mini-Flush, Blackjack and Slot Machines
Casino Paradise, Goa
Location: Casino Paradise is located inside the Neo Majestic Hotel in Porvorim beach- 5 km from Panaji city.
Information: This casino is spread in sprawling area of 5,000 square-feet. The entry-fee is 700 rupees. Any visitor with an entry ticket is eligible to participate in the lucky-draw, held every night at 2 a.m. You may win the OTP coupons worth 20,000/10,000/5000 rupees on weekdays and INR 30000, 20000 or 10000 on weekends. All women present on the floor after 2 a.m. will be gifted coupons worth 500 rupees.
Game Selection: American Roulette, Mini Baccarat, Blackjack, Slot Machines, Robotic Arm-Operated Baccarat Station and Sega
Dunes – The Casino, Goa
Location: Dunes is an impressive onshore casino, located inside the Zuri White Sands resort in Varca Beach, Cavelossim.
Information: The casino floor is open 24/7. You may play as per your convenient hours in this casino. The luxurious Zuri resort has 154 guest rooms. You are eligible to participate in any speculative game with an entry-fee of 500 rupees. You may satiate your palate and quench your thirst in six different restaurants of Zuri Resort.
Game Selection: Automated American Roulette, Slot Machines and Derby Games
Deltin Jaqk, Goa
Location: You may board the floating Deltin Jaqk casino from Fisheries Jetty of Panjim.
Information: This floating casino was previously known as Casino Royale (remember James Bond?). It was renamed Deltin Jaqk in August 2013. This three-tiered gaming vessel is spread over an area of 12,000 square-feet. This floating casino has 30 slot machines and 50 tables. If you are a novice gamer, you may sharpen your skills at learners’ tables. On weekdays, entry-fee is INR 2000 with one-time-play coupon of 1500 rupees. The entry-fee is 2000 rupees on weekends with one-time-play coupon of INR 1000.
Game Selection: Baccarat, Blackjack, American Roulette, Poker (3-Card, 5-Card, Texas Hold’em), Mini-Flush, Casino-War, Pontoon, Money-Wheel
Casino Pearl, Goa
Location: Casino Pearl is located near the beautiful Bogmalo beach and close to the Goa International Airport.
Information: This onshore casino is located inside the Bogmalo Beach Resort. The entry-fee is 700 rupees. You may enjoy live thrilling games on Gold Seats. The five different restaurants and cafés of this resort will let you enjoy a variety of cuisines and drinks.
Game Selection: Robotic-Arm Baccarat Station, Mini-Baccarat, Roulette, Blackjack, Tai-Sai, Derby and Slot Machines
Chances Casino, Goa
Location: Luxurious Chances Casino is located inside the Chances boutique resort of Dona Paula in Machado’s Cove.
Information: This magnificent hotel is resting within the Vainguinim Valley. It has 53 spacious rooms. The Chances Casino is the largest and oldest casino in Goa. If you wish to stay in this resort, you may choose from the exclusive Stay-and-Pay packages. The entry-fee is INR 750 in off-seasons. This fee may increase up to INR 2,000 in peak-seasons with redeemable coupon of INR 1,000.
Game Selection: American Roulette, Mini Baccarat, Blackjack, Slot Machines
Casino Pride, Goa
Location: You may board floating Casino Pride from Captain of Ports Jetty in Panjim.
Information: It is an economical casino offering a variety of games. This casino hosts live performances and exclusive poker tournaments. This three-tiered floating casino has a sprawling 30,000 square-feet area. It has 40 gaming tables and numerous slot machines. Your children will stay entertained with computer games in Special Kid’s Zone. The entry-fee is 1500 rupees on weekdays with an OTC of INR 1000. The entry-fee is INR 2000 on weekends with an OTC of 1000 rupees.
Game Selection: Casino-War, Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Pokers (Texas Hold’em and 5-card), Teen-Patti, Rummy, Slot-Machines
Crown Casino, Goa
Location: The on-shore Crown Casino is located on the first floor of Crown Hotel.
Information: The entry-fee is 1,000 rupees and it includes two drinks, one snack and a buffet lunch/dinner. The entry-fee also includes a playing chip worth 500 rupees. Its card tables have real cards and dealers.
Game Selection: Blackjack, Pokers (3-Card and Texas Hold’em), Automatic and Traditional Roulette