TOP 5 European land-based casinos
The competition in the market of gambling forces operators to come up with original and sometimes quite bizarre ways to attract visitors to the casino. Often they seek to outdo each other in scale, luxury and extravagance of their institutions, in the creation of which best architects, designers and artists participated, and sometimes investments are estimated in ten-numbers. So, here we would like to offer you the list of the Top 5 European casinos that are worth your attention.
CASINO DE MONTE CARLO, Monaco
The most famous casino in Europe. The idea of the design of this luxury casino was owned by Charles Garnier, the architect of the Opera House in Paris. The building is constructed in a mixed style that combines Mediterranean style and classic style. The key interior accents are made on marble, onyx, frescoes and sculptures. The casino offers 21 gaming rooms. Thanks to the successful combination of architecture, history and culture of the game, the casino is known throughout the world as the best one. It offers such a variety of games for the guests: European roulette, English roll, blackjack, craps, American roulette, and of course the most popular board game – poker.
GRAND CASINO BADEN-BADEN, Germany
Most people come to Baden-Baden for the thermal waters. Casino Baden-Baden was first opened in 1809. The casino owners were changed subsequently, and during the World War it was closed. Now the casino in Baden-Baden is one of the best and most famous in Europe. It offers the visitors a variety of slot machines and table games: Roulette (including a new version called “Eurolette”), baccarat, blackjack, poker Texas hold’em, over 130 slot machines (mechanical and video slots). Casino is also known for its frequent poker tournaments.
CASINO ESTORIL near Lisbon, Portugal
This casino inspired Ian Fleming to create the novel “Casino Royale”. When you enter a casino Estoril, it becomes clear that it is the largest casino in Europe with a wide range of program and entertainment complex. Every evening the casino offers 1,000 slot machines, classic board games, such as Blackjack, Roulette, Punto Banco / Baccarat, Poker and more. The poker tournaments are held every weekend for the real fans of poker.
CASINÒ DI VENEZIA Venice, Italy
Ca ‘Vendramin Calergi is a palace on the Grand Canal in Venice which houses one of the most famous casinos in the world – Casinò di Venezia. Few casinos in the world can boast a combination of luxury and authenticity. The casino offers such games as baccarat in the variant “Chemin de Fer”, “thirty and forty” (Trente et quarante), Caribbean stud poker, blackjack, roulette, slot machines. The casino is also known for the fact that in the palace there are not only games, but also other activities such as gala dinners, art exhibitions, ballet performances and concerts take place. This palace is also the home of Wagner’s museum and the restaurant Wagnerian.
HIPPODROME London, England
In 2011 – 2012 years the building Hippodrome has been thoroughly renovated as close to the original style of Frank Metchema as possible. And on July 13th, 2012 the opening of the UK’s largest casino takes place in this building. Chandeliers, cabaret, lobsters – the night club now looks closer to the time of its origin. Three floors, 30 tables, 150 slot machines, a card room, a room for high bets, a restaurant and bars are waiting for their visitors here. You will find here the most famous casino games: baccarat, slots, blackjack, poker and roulette.