Astoria Casino in Kazakhstan

After changes from 2007, and introduction of new gambling law, the number of legal casinos in Kazakhstan decreased drastically. It was the result of introducing only two zones, where gambling is legal - Kapchagay and Schuchinsk. Kapchagay, located close to Almaty, offers gambling lovers  entertainments and much emotion in luxurious Astoria Casino.


Entry fee:

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Hotels nearby:

  • Astoria Hotel
  • Hotel Victoria
  • Royal Plaza Hotel and Casino
  • Morelux Boutique Hotel
  • Royal Village Hotel & Spa


  • Astoria Casino
  • 6/1 Industrial str
  • Kapshagai
  • The Republic of Kazakhstan

Opening hours:

  • Opened 24/7

Games in casino:

  • Around 40 gambling tables
  • American roulette
  • Blackjack
  • Baccarat
  • Poker
  • Electronic roulette
  • More than 70 slot machines

Casino advantages and disadvantages


  • VIP rooms
  • stylish interiors
  • transport provided for guests of the Hotel Astoria on the route Almaty-Kapchagay-Almaty


  • small casino
  • a small selection of games
  • location far from the airport

Kapchagay is a small city located in southwestern part of Kazakhstan, in Almaty region by water reservoir formed on the river Ili. Casino is situated in the city center right by Bekmakhanov Street which lead to Almaty - city located 70 km south, where the closest and at the same time the largest airport is located. From casino Astoria to train station there is about 4km distance, to bus station 1,5km instead.

How to get there?
In order to visit Astoria Casino one needs to take an airplane to a city located 70 km away - Almaty. The Almaty International Airport is the largest airport in Kazakhstan. From the airport one can reach city center by bus or by taxi. To get to Kapchagay, a city where Astoria Casino is located, one can get by bus, the tour lasts about 1 hour 30 minutes. One can also use special cars (business class and premium class) which shuttle on route Almaty-Kapchagay-Almaty, and take hotel guests to their destination.

Cost of round-trip flights to Almaty from different cities:

  • Stockholm from 317 €
  • New York from $ 1,167
  • Moscow from $ 351
  • Beijing from $ 1184
  • Sydney from $ 2739

Nearby hotels
Kapchagay unfortunately does not have vast choice when it comes to lodging. There are only few hotels, which can be taken into consideration when planning arrival to Astoria Casino. The best choice if we want to have the casino close at hand would be to book a room in Astoria Hotel, which offers its guests luxurious appartments. Other facilities in the vicinity of casino include Victoria and Morelux Boutique Hotel. A little bit further, about 20 km away, there is also Royal Village Hotel & Spa. More hotels are to be found in Almaty city, however distance needs to be taken in consideration, because Almaty and Kapchagay are about 70 km away kilometers from each other.