Australia is a country in the Southern pacific region where gaming has been legalized and publicly accepted. As a political jurisdiction, the Australian Commonwealth is divided into states and then cities. As it is, there are a total of eight (8) states with gambling facilities in Australia which have 20 legal gambling facilities available in total.
The gaming categories that can be played within Australia include casinos, horseracing tracks, sports-betting establishments, bingo, and lotteries.
Some Quick facts on ACT
The Australian Capital Territory (abbreviated as ACT) (formerly called, The Territory for the Seat of Government and, also later, the Federal Capital Territory) is a political territory in the south eastern coast of Australia, enclosed within New South Wales. It is the smaller of the two self-governing internal territories in Australia. The only city and by far the most populous community within ACT is Canberra, the capital city of Australia.
Gaming within ACT
The Australian Capital Territory has only one (1) casino, wherein you’ll find a total of 45 table games. Unfortunately, there are no slot machines playable here, at present.
In Australian Capital Territory casino trends, Poker is one of the most popular. It is thus playable within the casino facilities found herein. Players and tourists can play at about 6 live poker tables at ACT. The playable table and card games within the Australian Capital Territory casinos include Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Pontoon, Money Wheel, Rapid Roulette, Canberra Poker (5 Card Stud), 7 Card Stud, Draw, Texas Hold’em, and Omaha.
That Lone ACT Casino
Actually there is only one casino in Australian Capital Territory, which is located in the city of Canberra: Casino Canberra. Casino Canberra is specifically located at 21 Binara Street in the Capital City of Canberra, ACT, Australia. The European-styled gaming center has been operating since 1994 but it was recently purchased by the Aquis Group in 2014. According to reports, the old establishment will be replaced with a new one. There are currently no slot machines or pokies playable here, but that may well change when the new casino is finally up.
In comparison with the other gaming centers and casinos in Australia, the gaming facilities in ACT are quite small. Also, it does not incorporate any hotel accommodations, theaters, auditoriums or shopping boutiques.