To play casino war at Lasseters casino you will have to visit this entertainment complex located in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia. It incorporates a hotel, a casino, and the Alice Springs Convention Centre.
Though soon this casino will be known as Crowne Plaza Alice Springs as InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Ford Dynasty Pty Ltd have signed a franchise agreement to refurbish and rebrand the current Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs. The hotel offers 205 guest rooms in addition to a variety of facilities and amenities including a resort pool, spa and sauna, state of the art fitness centre, casual dining in Tali a la carte restaurant and access to a variety of food and beverage options within the Lasseters casino including the Goat & Bucket, the Juicy Rump, Tempo, Casbah and the Juicy Sports lounge.
Games to play at Lasseters
When you enter the casino you will find an overwhelming selection of table games, the largest in the Northern Territory. Offered are all your standards like roulette (American), blackjack, baccarat, craps, casino war and some less common games like pontoon and Caribbean stud. If you’d prefer to play against other casino guests as opposed to the dealer, Lasseters offers a variety of options for poker players. Their Texas Hold ’em games are usually no limit and with buy-ins ranging up to $200, while Omaha has a similar buy-in range and usually played with a pot limit.
The electronic gaming pokies machine covers over 307 different machines from a variety of gaming developers and you are bound to find one that suits your mood and betting style. Also offered in the casino is Keno, as well as UNITAB facilities where you can wager on both international and domestic sporting event.
How to play Casino War at Lasseters Casino?
To play casino war visit the casino gaming floor and head on to the table games section. Locate the war table and if you can’t find one, ask the casino staff. Casino War is probably the easiest of all games to play.
A regular 52-card deck is split evenly between you and the dealer. Each player keeps their stack of cards in front of them in a pile, face down.
Minimum wager to place at Lasseters casino is $5 to play casino war.
Now make the mandatory ante bet. This is the only time you can make the optional ‘tie’ side bet. This pays 10:1 if you and the dealer have the same cards.
Once you make your bet, one card is dealt face up to both you and the dealer.
If your card’s value is higher, you win. You’re paid 1:1 on your ante bet. If it’s lower, you lose your ante bet.
If you made the tie bet, but you didn’t tie the dealer, you lose the bet. But if you tie you’ll receive a payout equal to 10x your ante bet.
You get Optional to bet on “Tie” paying 10-1 odds.
When you tie, you’ll also have the option to go to war. You have a choice. You can go to war or you can surrender.
But, if you surrender you’ll get only half your ante bet back. But if you decide to go to war you’ll have to make an additional bet equal to your ante bet.
If you decide to go to war the dealer will give you one more card face down. Then he’ll burn 3 cards, followed by giving himself one more card. Then both your cards are flipped face up and compared.
Whoever has the highest hand wins. If you win you’ll receive even money on the war bet, but you’ll push on the ante bet (which is where the casino’s primary edge comes from).But if you lose, you lose both your bets.
Note that the casino is opened from 9 am daily and the Members Lounge is available to Lasseters Rewards members.
You must be 18 and over years of age to play the casino war game. You may be asked to produce acceptable identification, which could be one of the following: Current drivers license with photograph, Northern Territory Proof of Age Card or a Valid passport.
Enjoy yourself after the game
Lasseter casino has various other entertainment and fun activities. With 54 of the latest electronic games, a private bar and luxurious seating, the Members Lounge is the most sought after at this casino. Also it has eight restaurants and bars that you can visit if you are feeling hungry or thirsty and enjoy coffee, cocktails, or a la carte or any other food of your choice. You can take a splash in the pool and relax orvisit the Sports Lounge, that feature giant TVs including an 103-inch plasma at the Rump showing live sport.
Visit Lasseters 93 Barrett Drive Alice Springs, 0870 NT, Australia. For more information call 08 8950 7777