Guide To Berlin Casinos

Nightlife, dining, fashion, arts and culture—Berlin is a highly modernized country that stays true to its roots despite opening its doors to the world. After the Cold War ended when the Berlin wall came down in 1989, the city took a decade to rebuild itself and become a driving force in the European economy. With the prosperity of the city came investors and establishments, and one of the city’s highlights as a flourishing city is the number of high-end casinos in the area. Ready to take the journey to Berlin’s glitzy casinos? Here is a guide to casinos in Berlin.


Casino in Berlin
Casino in Berlin | Source: Vojtech Vlk - Fotolia

Tourists in Berlin will definitely notice a towering heap of glass metal on Postdamer Platz, with a huge neon sign saying ‘Spielbank Berlin’ on the façade. Touted as the city’s best casino, Spielbank Berlin Postdamer Platz combines the elegance of contemporary architecture with elements of Berlin’s world-famous street art.

Inside the gaming section, players will find the casino’s walls covered with gaming-inspired graffiti made by famous Berlin-based street artists. Spielbank Berlin Postdamer Platz’s prominence invites some of the biggest gaming events in Europe, including InterCasino Germany-affiliate European Poker Tour, which are both under Toronto-based Amaya Gaming Group.

Standard games such as roulette, blackjack, slots, and other games are featured in Spielbank Berlin. Poker enthusiasts will definitely be in for a treat as the casino hosts regular poker tournaments. Spielbank Berlin can also be found on Alexanderplatz, with relatively the same experience as the one on Postdamer Platz.

Those who are looking for a quainter Berlin gaming experience can find one on Hasenheide. However, Casino Hasenheide does not offer live table games to guests, as it is classified as an Automatenspiel gaming facility. Aside from more than 100 slot machines, players can also join poker tournaments held in Hasenheide everyday from 11:30 to 3:00.

Things to remember

Casinos in Berlin are famous among locals and tourists alike because of their high standards. However, casinos will never achieve their world-class status if not for the heavy restrictions imposed by both the government and the casino operators. With German casinos adhering to strict rules that do not make exceptions, everyone is expected to follow them regardless of their social status. To have a smooth sail in casinos in Germany, keep in mind the following rules:

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