Five Casinos to Choose for a Gaming Night Out In Panama

By | 20 August, 2020

Panama City is seen as the cultural hub of Central America, so it offers the best nightlife in the region. Here, you’ll experience some of the best restaurants, the best types of shows, and many other things that place it at the center of entertainment in the region. For a bit more highbrow entertainment options, you have the Atlapa Convention Center and the National Theater. 

But if you’re in the mood to enjoy some casino games for the night and fancy a change from playing on an online PayPal casino, the downtown area of Panama City will be your ultimate destination. If you want to have a memorable night in town playing at the region’s best casinos, look through the list below:

The Fiesta Casino Holds Down the Party like No Other

This is situated in the El Panama Hotel Complex. It has a massive space for accommodation, and a glamorous VIP area that holds private events. The hotel that houses this casino lies in the El Cangrejo sector of Panama City, and many people come here because of the nightly shows that feature salsa musicians and dancers.

Established all the way back in 1951, the hotel is one of the biggest objects of the history of the city, because it was once the newest and most modern of all hotels in the city. However, it has received some forms of remodeling over the years. 

If you decide to stay at El Panama, make sure to enjoy the pool, which is one of  the best attributes of the hotel. When you’re done enjoying yourself at the pool, you should also cross over to the Manolo Restaurant of Spanish setting, where you’ll enjoy crispy, sweet churro and a cappuccino you’ll never forget. Not far from the Fiesta Casino lies the Veneto Hotel and Casino, so you can also visit there to enjoy more fun…

The Veneto That Offers Glamour and the Girls

At the Veneto Wyndham Grand Hotel & Casino, people get to enjoy the Las Vegas feel. Here, you’ll enjoy bright bulbs of the marquis style, attracting passersby to the complex. However, because of the smoke free legislation passed by Panama in 1951, you won’t see people puffing away like in Vegas. 

This casino is extravagantly designed like those found on the strip. The casino normally gets to full gear after 10 PM during the weekends, so you need to catch a bite to eat before you get there to keep you going whilst you’re there! You can do this at The Pomodoro, which is a local restaurant that delivers generous servings of Italian dishes at good prices. When you’re really hungry, the Sicilian-style pasta that comes with tomatoes, mozzarella, and eggplant will definitely fill you up. There’s also a wine bar with a huge number of vinos, and many other Argentinian wines.

The Royal Casino Has the Royal Service

This casino that brings the 007 movie to mind with its name and setting, is located adjacent to the Marriott Hotel. The dealers and waiters are well trained, as they try to pamper the visitors and make them all feel like a VIP. Just like other casinos in the city, you don’t have to tip like you do in the US, so you can enjoy what you’ve ordered without the feeling of any obligation to tip the dealer.

The breakfast buffet available to those staying in the Marriott is mind blwing. If you cherish Lebanese meals, then Beirut Restaurant that lies across the street has it all. If you’re very hungry and the restaurant is closed, don’t worry, because the Ejecutivo Hotel isn’t far, and their “breakfast anytime” service – which is available 24/7 – will be there to help you. Even at 3AM, you’ll still find people enjoying afterparty bacon, eggs and toast.

Everything You Could Need, Close To the Hard Rock Hotel

Do you wish to plan a fun filled weekend? The best place to enjoy this is at the MultiCentro Mall that lies in downtown panama. The Hard Rock Panama Megapolis Hotel lies inside the complex. There are also a huge number of shops that will leave shopaholics drooling, with many gym and spa facilities, and then the Majestic Casino. 

You can start the fun of the day by getting a massage at the spa in the Decapolis Hotel, after which you proceed to shop at the MultiCentro that lies by the MultiPlaza Mall, before moving to the Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis for a bite on Ciao Tapas & Pizza. 

After you’re watered, fed, and relaxed, you can enjoy a night out at the tables in the Majestic Casino. Here, you’ll get your hands on games of blackjack, roulette, poker, and others. The slot machines are also there in their numbers, and when you’re done with all these, you can move to the dance floor and strike a pose or mingle.

Pure Luxury At The JW Marriott Panama

Do you want to enjoy some more fun? A 75,000 square foot casino launched by the Sun International, and it’s named the JW Marriott Panama Hotel & Tower. Now, this hotel is made for pure luxury, so lovers of roulette, blackjack, and baccarat will always have their fill when they come here. At the Barcelona restaurant, you can enjoy a nice romantic dinner or enjoy the twinkling lights at the patio. The building has a sail-shape that you’ll be dying to get a picture of, as it is one of the premier architectural landmarks in the city.

Other Places To Visit

Panama’s Hipodromo

Also known as The Hippodrome, it’s located at the eastern side of the city, on the road that leads to the international airport. This is open every day, and features both international and local horses, pony rides for kids, a casino hall and a pool. This is a section of the Irving Saladino sports complex and stadium, which is the largest sporting complex in the city. People are admitted with just $1 – it’s so cheap that you can come with the entire family to enjoy the lifestyle.

Bingo 90

If you love bingo, you need to get to the Bingo 90 that lies around the city’s Obarrio region. The casino offers slots too, but it’s the cheap local fare and bingo that brings residents to this place.  Here, you can enjoy affordable beer while enjoying games, after which you move to the Restaurante Napoli and enjoy the best pickled eggplant around!


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