Casinos in Edinburgh

With around 490,000 people living in the city centre and nearly 1.5 million living in the city region, Edinburgh is the second most populated city in Scotland. It is also the capital of the country and the seat of the Scottish Parliament, to say nothing of its popularity as a tourist attraction. Bearing all of that in mind, it’s easy to see why the city boasts four different casinos that are worth mentioning.

Map of Edinburgh Casinos

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2 Ocean Drive Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JB
5b York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EB
Fountainpark, 124 Dundee Street, Edinburgh, EH11 1AF
1-5 South Maybury, Edinburgh, EH12 8NE

Interestingly, three of the casinos are from the same chain, with the Grosvenor at Maybury being the exception that proves the rule. It’s also the furthest from the city centre, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth making a journey to. With a healthy mix of slot machines, live table games and plenty of electronic roulette machines, the Grosvenor has got you covered. There’s also a poker room for cash games and tournaments, much like there is at the Genting Club at Fountainpark. That venue also offers Blackjack, baccarat and three card poker, not to mention both normal and electronic roulette.

The other two members of the Genting Casino chain don’t offer tournament or cash game poker. The casino in Leith will happily provide you with a table if you’d like to host a private game of your own and they’ll give you a dealer if you’re willing to pay a fee, but the only organised poker there is of the three-card variety. It’s an unusual place as it has all of the usual casino games you’d expect, but there’s also some dart boards and pool tables. The Genting Casino at York Place doesn’t have any of that, so it’s three-card poker or nothing when it comes to that popular game. American roulette, electronic roulette and Blackjack are all available, though.

Edinburgh is a large and impressive city, so the casinos are spread out accordingly. The York Place Genting is the closest to the city centre, with the Leith casino closest to the waterfront. The Fountainpark Genting is equidistant from Edinburgh Castle as York Place, whilst the Grosvenor is out on its own in out towards to Edinburgh Gateway Train Station.