Casinos & blackjack venues in Tasmania

Tasmania is home to two licensed land based casino venues – the Wrest Point Hotel Casino in Hobart and the Country Club Casino in Launceston. Both Tasmanian casino venues boast multiple blackjack tables across their gaming floors and both complex’s offer accommodation, fine dining restaurants and exclusive bars, shows and live entertainment, and much more.

Wrest Point Hotel Casino

At the Wrest Point Hotel Casino, blackjack table betting minimums start at $10 per hand and reach up to $100.00 (and higher stakes in the VIP gaming rooms). Wrest Point tables are open from 2pm until late, every day.

Wrest Point also features blackjack tournaments that follow a three elimination rounds then a final table round format, over one full day. These tournaments are hosted quarterly. Scheduling and entry fee information is available on the Wrest Point Hotel Casino website.

The Wrest Point Hotel Casino also features pontoon tables – a variation of blackjack that is played with a deck of 48 cards, with all the 10-valued playing cards removed.

The Wrest Point Hotel Casino was Australia’s first legal land based casino gaming venue to be built, opening on the 10th of February, 1973.

Wrest Point Casino address, phone and website

Country Club Casino

At the Country Club Casino, blackjack bet minimums begin at $5 per hand and go up to $100 (and far higher in the VIP gaming rooms, too). Tables are open from 2pm to 1am Sundays to Thursday, and from 1pm to 3am on Fridays and Saturdays.

Blackjack tournaments are also a chief feature at the Country Club Casino, typically boasting a minimum $3,000 prize pool (often much more) and also organised in a three elimination heats then finals table format (scheduled at specific times). Check the Country Club Casino website for more information. The Country Club Casino also features pontoon tables across its gaming floor.

Country Club Tasmania was opened in 1982 and boasts an 18-hole championship golf course as well as a premier golf driving range.

The Country Club Casino address, phone and website

Real money online casinos in Tasmania

While blackjack and pontoon are well represented at both of these casinos in Tasmania, online blackjack often surpasses land based blackjack for all around quality – the house edges are lower (better odds for the player), there is a far greater variety of games, the convenience is second to none (desktop, laptop, mobile and tablet compatibility) and both random number generated and live dealer blackjack games are available to play.

Unfortunately, because of Australian laws, there are no online casinos in Tasmania or Australia, which means the only options are based offshore. Because of these laws, we choose not to promote real money blackjack games to this part of the world.

For those who are based elsewhere, the real money casinos on this page are all accessible via both mobile and desktop. Including via casino apps, which generally cater to Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.

It is safe for international players to play blackjack at our recommended online casino sites, and the player promotions and cash bonuses far outweigh the rewards you receive as a land based casino member.

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