Free Bet Blackjack is now available on the Main Casino Floor and offers both exciting new wagers and a new side wager.

Free Bet Blackjack is a blackjack variation that allows players to double (on first two cards totalling 9,10,11) or split any pair (non 10 value) by utilising a Free Bet token.

When acting on their hand and choosing to split and/or double, a player can obtain up to a maximum of 5 tokens.

Hand TypeFree Bet Option
SplitAll pairs except 10 value cards
DoubleOn first two cards, 9, 10, & 11

Pot of Gold

Pot of Gold is a side wager available on Free Bet Blackjack.  

Players can wager on how many Free Bet tokens can be obtained on a particular betting area. 

Tokens are obtained by doubling on the first two cards or splitting any (non 10 value) pairs and up to five (5) Free Bet tokens can be obtained during each hand (per box). 

Pot of Gold wagers will win (as per the pay table) regardless of the outcome of the hand in play.


Free Bet TokensPayout
5100 to 1
450 to 1
325 to 1
210 to 1
13 to 1

For more information, please see the Free Bet brochure below, or visit the Main Casino Floor to Learn to Play. 

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What is the Crown Casino dress code?

Crown Melbourne Management reserves the right to refuse entry to any person considered unsuitably attired. Customers are required to dress smart casual and remain neat and tidy at all times while in the Casino. Management reserves the right to apply their discretion at all times.  Note for security reasons Management may require the removal of any hat, helmet or head dress.

The following dress is considered unacceptable:

  • Ripped, torn or soiled clothing
  • T-shirts with offensive design/words
  • Camouflage clothing
  • Work singlets or work tank tops
  • Active sporting attire
  • Manual work clothing or boots (including all steel cap boots)
  • Unclean, untidy or torn footwear
  • Ugg boots, rubber gum boots

Does the Crown Melbourne Casino ever close?

Crown Melbourne Casino operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the exception of Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day. The Casino entrances are closed on these exception days from 4am to 12 noon the same day.

I wish to gamble online with Crown, how do I go about it?

The Australian Federal Government has in place the Internet Gaming Moratorium which prevents Australian operators from doing this.

How do I provide feedback on my experience at Crown?

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