Although Singapore only actually has two casinos, business is certainly booming. A relatively new industry, with gambling acceptance only taking place around five years ago, it is believed that Singapore will become one of the major world players in the casino industry. The two casinos already attract sizeable crowds, with people drawn to the buzz and excitement that responsible gambling can offer.
The two Singaporean casinos are Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands. Each are glitzy, glamorous, and offer a wide selection of internationally-known games.
Here’s a helpful overview of the two casinos in Singapore:
Resorts World Sentosa
Location: Part of the magnificent and famous large resort on Sentosa Island, the casino can be found below Crockfords Tower.
Opening Hours: 24 hours of the day, every day of the year.
Dress Code: A smart dress code is enforced and visitors’ faces must be clearly visible. Clothing that obscures the face is not allowed. Guests will not be allowed entry if they are dressed in beach wear, shorts, flip flops, caps, sunglasses, singles, and similar casual garments.
Costs: It is free for foreigners to enter the casino, as long as they show their passport. Singapore citizens or permanent residents must pay for either a day pass or a yearly membership.
Games Available: There are in excess of 2,000 flashing slot machines and enticing electronic games to tempt people, with all the most up-to-date technology. Electronic games include roulette and baccarat. Traditional table games include a combination of games that are popular in Asia and those that are more internationally known. Numerous games are available, including roulette, poker, Texas hold ‘em poker, Caribbean stud poker, baccarat, pontoon, tai sai, and pai gow.
Other Information: Visitors are prohibited from taking several items into the casino. Many of these are common sense – such as guns, knives, drugs, etc. Some of the most relevant for many guests include umbrellas and luggage – these are not allowed. Cell phones must be on silent mode.
Marina Bay Sands
Location: It is located at the edge of the marina on Bayfronts Road. The iconic building, with its yacht perched on the top, can be seen from far and wide.
Dress Code: Smart casual wear is required to go inside the casino. Items such as flip flops, beach wear, shorts, and singlets are not allowed.
Costs: It is free for foreigners to enter the casino, although they must show their passport. Singapore residents and citizens must pay for an entry levy – this is available for a day or alternatively people can pay for a yearly pass.
Games Available: Games are spread over several floors and there are more than 2,000 slot machines as well as numerous other electronic games and table games. Games include roulette, pontoon, blackjack, baccarat, craps, and sic bo. There are games available for players of all levels and experience and private rooms are available for members.
Other Information: Free soft drinks are offered to all guests that are actively playing table games or slot machines within the casino. Check prohibited items before visiting.
Each of Singapore’s two casinos offers opulent interiors, excitement galore, and lashings of glitz and glam!