Genting Casino, Glasgow
Genting Casino in Glasgow is situated on Sauchiehall Street, which is one of the main shopping streets in Glasgow city centre. The street is popular for restaurants, bars and nightlife in general. Glasgow’s largest nightclub, the Garage, is located on Sauchiehall Street. Other landmarks in proximity to Genting Casino include Glasgow School of Art, the Glasgow Film Theatre, the McLellan Galleries, the Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum.
The casino is situated just 1 mile from Glasgow Central Train Station on Gordon Street and 9 miles from Glasgow’s airport in Paisley.
Address: 506/516 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3LW (Map)
Opening hours: 12 pm – 6 am (7 days/week)
Parking: Charing Cross Car Park (Charges Apply)
Dress Code: Smart casual (smart jeans and trainers are allowed) but no football shirts, muscle tops or vest tops.
Entry Free: Members: Free. Non-members: £5 entry after 2am on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and all day on Bank Holiday Weekends. Members: Free.
You can play at live tables or at betting terminals at Genting Casinos. The casino games are very similar across all Genting Casinos in the UK. As such, if you have visited one Genting Casino, you will know what to expect.
At Genting Casino in Glasgow, you will find the following live games:
For a reasonable price, Genting offer parties a “Big Deal Package“. This includes roulette or blackjack lessons (taught by a professional croupier), a welcome drink and a free play voucher.
They also have a “Jackpot Package” with all the above benefits plus a meal from their Jackpot Menu. The Jackpot Menu has fairly basic meals.
The top package is the “All-in” Package“, where you receive the lessons, the welcome drink, the free play voucher and a 3 course meal.
Electronic Casino Games
Genting Glasgow offer 19 electronic roulette tables with stakes ranging from £0.10 to £100.
Genting Casino guarantee their customers a minimum average return to player percentage of 94% at slots. The slot machines at Genting Casinos are powered by on state-of-the-art IGT or Novomatic software.
There are Novomatic Powerlink Progressive Jackpots which have 3 jackpots. In ascending order of value, the 3 progressive jackpots are termed the Ninor, Major and the Grand Jackpot. If you win the Grand Jackpot, you can potentially win £8000 for the minimum stake..
On the IGT multi-game machines, you can choose from 9 different slots games including Pharaohs Fortune, Cleopatra and Lucky Larry’s Lobstermania.
Popular Novomatic Slot games include Lucky Lady’s Charm, Lord of the Ocean, Book of Ra, Monkey King and God of Thunder.
Genting e-tables are High Definition terminals where you can play live casino games from your own private betting terminal. As with online live casinos, you can play live dealer games on Genting e-tables. Available games include live dealer dealt 3-5 Multi-Win Poker and Baccarat. The games are dealt by Croupiers at Genting International Casino, Birmingham. There is also a Velocity Roulette game, where you don’t have to wait as long between spins.
Poker tournaments and cash games are available Wednesday – Saturday evenings. You should look at the poker schedule on the Genting Glasgow website.
Genting offer free parking for poker players (Wednesday – Saturday from 6.00pm), either at the Casino, or at the Charing Cross Car Park. If you use the Charing Cross Car Park, you have to show your ticket at the casino and they will refund your parking costs.
Food and Drink
The Ho Mei Late Bar
If you are planning on meeting up with friends at the casino, the Ho Mei Late Bar is a good meeting place. It’s also a nice place to go when you fancy a break from playing.
The late bar offers a wide range of drinks and cocktails. They have a Gin Menu. You can select different types of gin (botanical, juniper, herbaceous or citrus gin). your own tonic and garnish.
There are also 4 karaoke booths. As well as karaoke, you can watch Sky Sports on a 60” HD TV.
The Hou Mei Restaurant
The Genting Group was founded by 1965 by Malaysian entrepreneur Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong. His first hotel was started in 1971 in Malaysia. As such, Genting has almost 50 years experience in preparing genuine Asian Cuisine.
The Hou Mei (which means “good taste”) restaurant offers modern Asian Cuisine. Most of the dishes on the menu are Chinese. There are also dishes from Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam.
The Genting Casino in Glasgow is located in a vibrant part of Glasgow. The casino bar and restaurant has an Asian-theme with karaoke in the bar and Asian cuisine in the restaurant.
They provide facilities for groups that include new players with their Genting Nights Packages.
There are plenty of games, although not as many as the Genting Casino at Fountainpark in Edinburgh.
I recommend Genting Casino in Glasgow.
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