New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a large state on the south eastern coast of Australia. It borders with Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, South Australia to the west, the Tasman Sea to the east and encircles the entirety of the Australian Capital Territory. New South Wales’ political seat is the city of Sydney, which is also the most populous city in all of Australia. As of March 2014, the estimated population of people residing in New South Wales is around 7.5 million, thus also making it Australia’s most populous state.
Gaming in NSW, Australia
There are a total of five (5) casinos in New South Wales, wherein players will find more than 3,000 slots and other gaming machines. There are about 680 table games available to play at, on which the following games are playable: 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.
Players have several choices or gaming in New South Wales, wherein there are a total of five (5) casinos and gaming facilities, which are distributed across 3 cities throughout the state. The city with the most number of game centers is Sydney with 3 casinos. Out of all casinos in New South Wales visitors will find The Star Sidney Casino to be the biggest. It has 1500 gaming machines and 200 table games. Coming in second place for largest casino in New South Wales is Panthers World of Entertainment with 1000 gaming machines and no table games.
New Colossal New South Wales Casino Underway
In terms of gaming space, the casino with the largest floor space in NSW is The Crown Sydney with 448,000 square feet of gaming space, which is also located in Sydney. However, this casino hotel resort is still under construction though; the estimated time of completion of the said project is on January 2019.
Crown Sydney is a six-star casino and hotel resort that is pending planning approval for construction in Barangaroo, Sydney, Australia. When it opens in 2019, it will be the second large-scale casino resort in Sydney (the other being The Star). However, unlike The Star, Crown Sydney’s casino will only operate with VIP membership restrictions. With 75 floors (including mezzanines) and a height of 271.3 m (890 ft), it will become the city’s tallest livable structure, surpassing Chifley Tower. Construction is expected to start in 2016.