The former MGM Darwin casino was acquired by Skycity Entertainment Group and renamed as the Sky City Darwin casino and is one of the popular attractions found in Darwin, part of the Northern Territory.
Casino Introduction: The casino first received a license to operate in Darwin back in 1979 and first opened to the public in 1983. The casino had changed names and owners a number of times during the course of the last three decades. MGM Grand acquired the casino in 1995 and marketed it as the MGM Grand Darwin before the SkyCity bought it for $195 million in 2004 and has since operated the casino.
Casino Promotions: The casino runs a number of promotions on a regular basis to ensure that it gets a constant flow of customers. The promotions run across all entertainment and gaming facilities provided by SkyCity Darwin and these deals are published on the hotels website and can be found at https://www.skycitydarwin.com.au/offers/
There is also a premier rewards program where patrons earn points everytime they dine, stay and play at the SkyCity Darwin property. Premier Reward members are also eligible to become Bronze, Silver or Diamond level VIP Member that give them the opportunity to avail premium gaming facilities.
Casino Overview: This is a massive 18 acre casino resort that offers a wide variety of gaming and entertainment facilities. There are a total of 503 slot machines and 25 table games available to the public.
Some of the popular table games include Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Caribbean Stud Poker, Blackjack, Keno, Perfect Pairs, Roulette and Poker. The casino runs a special poker tournament every Thursday called ‘Winner Takes All’ and has a major cash prize of $2,000.
There are also a number of popular slot games to choose from including Jackpot Carnival, Born to be Wild, Cash Express, Golden Goals, Monsoon Madness, Dinomight links and Classic. All of the slot machines accept $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 notes along with $1 coins.
Casino Restaurants & Bars: There are a number of restaurants serving up authentic Australian dishes and international dishes catering to both domestic and international tourists. Some of the hotels include The Vue, Dragon Court and il Piatto. EVOO yet another restaurant is expected to open in March 2016 while The Cove is expected to open in May 2015.
Patrons who would like to have a drink will be able to choose from a number of bars such as the Sandbar, ACES, CentCity and the Terrace Bar. Guests who are looking to move away from the fast paced action, can make an appointment at the Lagoon Day Spa and get pampered with a wide range of massages and spa therapies.
The SkyCity Darwin facility is also provides great conference and business room facilities and is also a great venue to throw a wedding reception. Some of the facilities available include the Resort Boardroom, Grand Ballroom, Beachside Pavilion and The Lawns.
Casino Location: The casino is situated just a few minutes away from Darwin’s Central Business District and can be easily accessed by all modes of transport.
Gilruth Ave, Darwin NT 0820, Australia
Phone:+61 8 8943 8888
Casino Rules: The casino is opened to the public 24/7 and has a strict gaming policy that only allows individuals over the age of 18 to enter the gaming floor.