Cyprus casinos and gambling guide

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Cyprus Casino Statistics

Table games:460
Slot machines:4,352
Poker tables: 13

Newest casinos

Jul 20
2010

Cratos Premium Casino

Çatalköy, Cyprus
Jan 1
1990

Galaxy Casino

Girne, Cyprus

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Cyprus Casino & Gambling Overview

Cyprus Casinos & Gambling

Although gambling is officially illegal in Cyprus, due to the fragmented nature of the political system there, casinos do operate. All forms of gambling by citizens have been prohibited since the birth of the Republic in 1960. The Betting Act 2012 specifically outlaws online betting. Following the legislation the government ordered internet service providers to block 270 unlicensed online gambling domains or face €300k fines. Many online casinos were formerly licensed in Cypress but article 79 of the law outlawed them. The only exceptions are fixed odds sports betting and lottery style gambling provided by the Greek state monopoly of OPAP, controlled by world lottery giant G-Tech.

Plans are in the works for a single legal casino to  most likely be built in Nicosia. However the mayors of all five districts are fighting the proposal and insisting on at least one casino per district. There are reportedly over 20 illegal casinos operating in Cyprus, but the term “illegal” may depend on your political beliefs. Although international law regards the Republic of Cypress to be the legitimate government of the entire island, the northern part is de facto controlled by Turkey and refers to itself as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. This is where the casinos are to be found.

Casinos and Gambling Facts

Cyprus is a country in Western Europe with legal gambling. There are 12 cities with gambling facilities in Cyprus which have 20 legal gambling facilities available in total.

The types of gambling available in Cyprus are: casinos, horseracing tracks, sportsbetting parlours.

The largest gambling city in Cyprus is Girne with 6 gambling facilities, 109 tables games, 1,074 gaming, slot, and video poker machines.
The largest casino in the entire country of Cyprus is Cyprus Integrated Casino Resort which is located in Larnaca. Cyprus Integrated Casino Resort has 200 table games, 2,000 gaming and video poker machines.

Cyprus Casino List

Kyrenia
Slot machines: 116
Table games: 5
Poker tables: 3
Famagusta
Slot machines: 140
Table games: 17
Kyrenia
Slot machines: 120
Table games: 11
Catalkoy
Slot machines: 85
Table games: 12
Çatalköy
Slot machines: 267
Table games: 34
Poker tables: 2
Larnaca

Opens January 1st, 2019

Slot machines: 2,000
Table games: 200
Girne
Slot machines: 66
Table games: 19
Kyrenia
Slot machines: 120
Table games: 12
Girne
Slot machines: 173
Table games: 20
Girne
Slot machines: 500
Table games: 40
Serif
Slot machines: 50
Table games: 10
Girne
Slot machines: 160
Table games: 10
Gazimagusa
Slot machines: 70
Table games: 6
Poker tables: 2
Girne
Slot machines: 175
Table games: 20
Poker tables: 2
Keryneia
Slot machines: 50
Table games: 12
Poker tables: 4
Meydani
Slot machines: 90
Table games: 6
Lapethos
Slot machines: 70
Table games: 13
Catalkoy
Slot machines: 100
Table games: 13

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