|Address||100 Allen Street, Newcastle|
|Phone||+27 34 328 1777|
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- 300 state of the art slots
- Comfortable and affordable hotel
- Mid City Grill and The Celebration’s Bar
- Children’s entertainment at Little Rock
- Salon Prive exclusive gaming area
Newcastle is on the Battlefields Route which is historically noteworthy and is closest to the Pietermaritzburg Airport. Spend the day having fun at Blackrock Casino. Enjoy a tasty meal, a drink at the bar, and family friendly entertainment including a crèche for kids. Stay in the comfortable Garden Court Blackrock hotel in the casino complex, and make use of the conference and banqueting facilities.
Casino’s Gambling Facilities
Blackrock Casino has 300 modern slot machines and 10 table games. Play slots from two cents up to R25. There are both mystery and progressive jackpots available. There are 142 slots in the smoking area up to R2 per spin, and 125 slots in the non-smoking area up to R1 per spin. Game choices include video slots, automated roulette and more.
Blackrock Casino has roulette, blackjack, and poker tables available. In the non-smoking section, there are four roulette tables, two blackjack tables, and one Raise ‘em Poker table. Table games are available between 14h00 to 02h00 on Mondays to Thursdays and from 12h00 to 04h00 on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
The Salon Prive offers exclusive gaming with higher betting limits. Salon Prive is located in the smoking area. It has three table games which includes one roulette table with R25 limits, one Raise ‘em Poker table with R50 limits, and blackjack table with R100 limits. There are 33 slot machines in this area with bets ranging from ten cents up to R25 per spin.
Food & Other Entertainment
There are a couple of excellent dining options at the Mid City Grill located next to the gaming floor and Little Rock. The Celebration’s Bar, which has alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and light snacks, is located on the gaming floor, and is open 24 hours a day.
Enjoy a variety of entertainment from comedians to singers, shows, and family fun. Entertain your kids from age 2 and up at the Little Rock crèche and a games area for older kids while you enjoy casino gaming or a drink at The Celebration’s Bar.
There are three meeting and conference venues available. The Executive Boardroom is located on the hotel side of the complex while the Imbizo and Indaba venues are on the casino side of the complex. The venues hold between 10 and 200 people and are available for both conferences and banqueting receptions.
In addition to the in-house entertainment found at Blackrock Casino, there is a lot of entertainment nearby. For retail therapy, visit the Newcastle Mall or the Midlands Mall in Pietermaritzburg. The casino is also in close proximity to the Newcastle Golf Club. For wildlife and nature, visit the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, and the Chelmsford Nature Reserve. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Northern and Central Drakensberg area.
Stay at the Garden Court Blackrock hotel for a relaxing stay in Newcastle. The affordable and quality accommodation is in close proximity to the conference venues, the casino floor, the restaurant and the Little Rock children’s area. The hotel has two lounge areas, a gym and an outdoor pool. There are 78 standard and deluxe rooms, and 2 suites.