Adelaide Casino, Adelaide

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Adelaide Casino is a large casino and recreational venue on the north edge of the Adelaide city centre. Located in the heritage-listed Adelaide railway station building on North Terrace, Adelaide, the casino has 90 gaming tables and 950 gaming machines, as well as several bars, function areas and restaurants. Operated as part of the Skycity Entertainment Group, it is the sole licensed casino in South Australia, regulated by the Independent Gambling Authority and the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner (Consumer and Business Services) under the Casino Act 1997.The Casino is the 10th largest employer in South Australia, currently employing over 1100 staff members. In 2007/2008, Adelaide Casino paid over $41 million in taxes and charges to the State and Federal Governments.HistoryThe Adelaide Casino opened in December 1985, the casino licence being held by the Lotteries Commission which appointed Aitco Pty Ltd to establish and operate a casino on its behalf. Originally consisting of 89 gaming tables, in 1991 the casino was authorised to operate video gaming machines, and in 1993 to operate poker machines. By 1997 they totalled 674 machines. The monies received by the Commission from the Casino operator include unclaimed prizes, licence fees, 13.75% of net gaming revenue from tables, and 4.0% of turnover from machines. In the year ending June 1995 the amount paid to the Government was $20.20 million.In June 2000 the casino was sold to Skycity Entertainment Group, under a new licensing regime which eliminated the separation of roles of the licensee and the operator and provided for the grant of a single casino licence. The new licensee was Skycity Adelaide Pty Ltd and the approved licensing agreement locked in 15 years of exclusivity over casino table games which also included fixed rates of duty for the exclusivity period.
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  • Lovely casino situated in what was the original railway station and still operating train station. Charming decor and, even though small on the World Stage still the most attractive I have seen. Love ...  more »
  • The casino is a frequent stop for us as it's 24/7 we never have to worry about what time it is :) can't wait for the new hotel and upgrades  more »
  • After attending Jerry Seinfeld concert we got back to Adelaide Casino wanting either Cocktails or coffee and cake. It was Only 10:30pm but the cafe and restaurants were either shut or unable to supply...  more »
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  • The building is one of the best looking in Australia, especially build over 100 years ago. " classic looking "
  • Great food, and Sean's Kitchen is the best restaurant we go to for those special dinners.
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  • It's a nice & comfortable place. I had a pleasant experience.
  • Good place to chill for a night out. Love the cocktails

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