Casino de Genting in Malaysia

The only place where one can gamble legally in Malaysia is casino located in impressive entertainment complex - Genting Highlights Resort - which was build at the top of picturesque hill, close to country’s capital - Kuala Lumpur.


Entry Fee:

  • no data


  • Forbidden are: shorts, t-shirts, open shoes for men, all types of hats and sunglasses

Nearby hotels:

  • Maxims Genting
  • Crockfords Hotel
  • Genting Grand, Resort Hotel
  • Awana Hotel
  • First World Hotel
  • The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort


  • Casino de Genting
  • Genting Highlands
  • Pahang Darul Makmur
  • Pahang 69000
  • Malaysia

Opening hours:

  • Opened daily, 24/7

Games in casino:

  • Roulette
  • Baccarat
  • Mini Baccarat
  • Blackjack
  • Pai Gow Poker
  • Three Card Poker
  • Progressive Texas Hold’em Poker
  • French Boule
  • Tai Sai
  • Electronic Roulette
  • Electronic Baccarat
  • Slot machines

Casino Advantages and Disadvantages:


  • large area casinos
  • wide selection of games
  • rich entertainment and cultural offer
  • friendly atmosphere
  • good food in restaurants


  • pictures taking is banned
  • location on a hill
  • far from the airport
  • hustle and noise
  • although there are separate smoking zones casino is smoky

Malaysia Casino de Genting is located in Genting Highlights Resort in Pahang, on a hill which is more than 1800 meters above the sea level, on Malay Peninsula. Because it is located high above the sea level, in order to get to the casino it is needed to go through numerous switchbacks. The hill and is surrounding are overgrown with tropical rainforest. The capital of the country, Kuala Lumpur, is about 50 km from it, the airport on the other hand is about 100 kilometers from Genting Highlights Resort.


The only casino in Malaysia

Casino de Genting is the first and the only legal casino on the territory of Malaysia. The initiator of building of the casino was malaysian conglomerate “Genting Group” together with its founder Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong. Application to grant licence was submitted in 1969, and the casino was opened in 1971.

How to get there
In order to get to Genting Highlights Resort one has to buy a ticket to Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is about 100 km away from Pahang, where Genting Resort is located, however there are few easy ways to get there. You can choose from taxi, skyway which goes each 15-20 minutes, or limousine.

The cost of round-trip flight to Kuala Lumpur from different cities:

  • Stockholm from 507 €
  • New York from $ 1,297
  • Moscow from $ 582
  • Beijing from $ 599
  • Sydney from $ 733

Nearby hotels
Everyone who wants to visit Malaysian Casino de Genting, has many accommodation options to choose from. We will find here luxurious hotels, characterized with top class standard, which will fulfill expectations of the most demanding guests. Genting resort has in its offers hotels such as  Maxims Genting, Crockfords Hotel, Genting Grand, Resort Hotel, Awana Hotel and  First World Hotel. In the vicinity we will also find luxurious The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort.