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Casino excitement is here

Updated: Aug 14

This new casino makes for a great getaway in Gaston County

Now open in its pre-launch temporary facility, Catawba Two Kings Casino brings great gaming action with the newest slot machines and electronic table games in a smoke-free environment. As this facility continues to expand on the types of gaming and number of machines, it will quickly become North Carolina’s premier gaming facility.

Catawba Two Kings Casino

Located just outside the county in Kings Mountain, NC this casino offers the newest machines in the industry including the most popular titles. From regular slots to high-limits and progressive jackpots there is something to appeal to every guest, on any budget. The gaming action can’t be beat! Ticket-in, ticket-out capabilities offers gamers the ability to cash out quickly and keep the fun rolling by moving on to their next favorite. Four automated electronic table game pods in a “stadium” setup, deliver a table games experience for both experienced players and beginners offering: Craps, Blackjack, Roulette, and more.

Open round-the-clock, the fun doesn’t stop at Catawba Two Kings Casino.

Stay with us

Located in the downtown Gastonia, is the Esquire Hotel by Ascend Hotel Collection®, blends the historic charm of the South with today's most sought-after amenities and services. After a day at the slots, kick back and relax in one of their stylish and sophisticated guest rooms or a suite, designed to capture the rich history and unmistakable charm of this century-old landmark. After you get settled in, head downstairs as the culinary team turns out dish after crave-worthy dish featuring farm-fresh seasonal ingredients with Southern-inspired fare at Barrister’s. Don’t forget to complete your stay with a complimentary breakfast.

Gaston County’s branded hotel properties right on I 85 including Hilton Garden Inn Gastonia. Unlike the other two accommodations on this list, this one offers breakfast and an indoor pool and fitness center.


Places to Stay in Gaston County


Make it a weekend

Gaston County in North Carolina, makes for an amazing weekend getaway. Considered the outdoor playground of Charlotte, we are the place to be for outdoor adventure. Get your adrenaline pumping at the whitewater center, paddle our blueways, climb to the top of a mountain to take in breath taking views, then marvel at orchids and tropical plants of a spectacular public garden. If you haven’t seen Gaston County, it is time! Get your FREE visitors guide and start planning your stay today!

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