Jupiters Casino and Hotel is in the suburb of Broadbeach, on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. It was officially opened in 1986 and quickly became a popular destination for Queenslanders and tourists alike.
The casino, which is operated by Echo Entertainment Group, is next to the Nerang River and is connected to the Oasis Shopping Centre via a monorail.
Jupiters Casino and Hotel is approximately seven acres in area, and includes eight bars, seven restaurants, conference facilities, a ballroom, theatre, health spa and a gym.
The hotel has 594 rooms, stands 66 metres high and has 21 floors. The accommodation is popular with tourists because of the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean and the Gold Coast Hinterland.
One per cent of the casino’s gross gaming revenue is deposited in the Jupiter’s Casino Community Benefit Fund. This fund, which was established in 1987, supports non-profit community groups and is administered by Queensland’s state government.
Gambling at Jupiters Casino
There are over 70 table games to choose from at Jupiters Casino, including all of the casino classics like Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette and Poker. Different version of these classic games are also available. For instance there is 3 Card Poker, Texas Hold’Em and Carribean Stud all available.
The casino also has an abundance of slots machines with all the latest titles generally available to play within the complex.
Jupiters Casino has at least three different variations of roulette in operation at most times. These are American, French and European roulette, while often there is electronic versions of roulette being played.
One such electronic game is Rapid Roulette which allows you to place your bets via an individual touch-screen terminal, connected to live a live roulette wheel. After each spin of the wheel, the screen layout is cleared automatically and your winnings are displayed on screen before the total is added to your existing credits.
Echo Entertainment Group
Four casinos fall under the Echo Entertainment Group banner, these are The Star in Sydney, Jupiters Casino and Hotel on the Gold Coast, Brisbane’s Treasury Casino and Hotel and Jupiters Townsville.
On top of Echo Entertainment Group’s interests in casinos, they also operate the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre.
Echo Entertainment Group’s board of directors includes former Australian Rugby Union Limited boss and Football Federation Australia CEO John O’Neill.