By Euro Weekly News Media • 25 October 2019 • 18:33
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Blackjack is a long-time favourite casino game. However, when it comes to the online world of gambling, it’s been somewhat neglected. In Spain, there are more than 60 casinos, seven race tracks and over 250,000 gambling machines – and that’s without mentioning online casino sites.
With blackjack being so accessible to both seasoned players and brand-new ones, it’s no surprise that it’s so popular. Playing blackjack with real money is one of the most thrilling and rewarding (if you win!) experiences out there. But, how can you access the best new sites if you’re one of 18 million Brits travelling to Spain each year?
New casinos pop up online (and in the real world) all the time. But more often than not they can disappointingly not have any blackjack titles in their game catalogue. If you’re planning a holiday in Spain soon, you may be concerned about where to look to find the best new blackjack sites. Fear not, as there are plenty of available options for British enthusiasts.
New casinos can, after all, be incredibly rewarding for blackjack players. As the online gambling world is starting to notice the gap in the market and general negligence, the competition is becoming fierce. This competition can only mean one thing, great bonus conditions!
That being said, it’s important to know the key points of comparison when choosing the best site for you. Whether it’s their game catalogue, whether or not the site offers live dealer games or the software the platform runs on. Be sure to have a look around before diving in. Although the great visual design is initially enticing, be sure to look past the colours and evaluate how easy the platform is to operate.
Of course, there are plenty more sites available that have been around for quite some time. Although they might not be offering deals as enticing as the brand-new casinos, you’ll be safe in the knowledge that these platforms are trusted and have rightfully built up their reputation.
Casinos in Spain
Whilst in Spain, it’s always worth visiting their physical casinos. With plenty of world-famous casinos, many of which being the biggest and most luxurious that Europe has to offer… you’ll be in for a treat.
From Casino Gran Via in Madrid to Casino Torrequebrada in Malaga, there really is something for everyone. Gran Via set in a classic building, which itself is a highly popular landmark.
The casino has kept the internal architecture intact, whilst on-site there’s an incredible restaurant and hotel. Torrequebrada boasts a large variety of games, famous for its regular poker tournaments.
Is gambling legal in Spain?
Gambling is legal in Spain. In fact, the gaming laws in Spain are actually considered more relaxed than in many other European countries. That said, they do still have some strict rules and regulations. For instance, no minors are allowed to even set foot in casinos, slot machine centres, gaming parlours or bingo halls.
When it comes to online gambling in Spain, it wasn’t so long ago that there were no specific regulations at all. However, this all changed in 2011 with the introduction of the Spanish Gambling Act.
Coming into effect in June 2012, the law requires gambling operators to hold a license. Furthermore, up until July 2014 when it was officially introduced, online slots and exchange betting was not allowed.
Something that sets Spain apart is that it provides autonomous communities with the opportunities to set their own gambling regulations and follow specific policies within their own individual region.
It’s always best to read up on the regulations of the region you’re visiting beforehand. But by and large, if you’re a UK citizen heading off to Spain, you’ll have nothing to worry about when it comes to getting your blackjack fix.
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