Casino France, the best French gambling houses
It may seem strange to many that there are no gambling establishments in the capital of France and its nearest district. However, there is an explanation. According to the law in force in this country, casinos can be placed only in those zones (different settlements) that have officially received resort status and are not closer than 100 kilometers from Paris.
Casino FranceThe only exception made for a French casino in Engen, a resort location that is much closer to Paris (14 km from the Champs Elysées) than is stipulated by law. Currently, the Engen-les-Bains casino is considered the most profitable casino in this country. You can enjoy the game of English and French roulette, stud poker, blackjack and other games.
However, it should be noted, the first casino of France was opened precisely in the capital of the country. And it happened in the middle of the 17th century. The opening of this gambling establishment was the beginning of the development of the gambling industry, not only in France, but throughout Europe. And although the gambling house at that time represented one of the ways to replenish the state treasury, the expediency of the existence of such institutions and the effectiveness of their activities were evident. And if at first only some card games and roulette were available to players, then the range of gambling hobbies increased with the spread of gambling establishments.
Largest casinos in France
Currently, the largest casinos in France are owned by 5 groups:
Lucien Barrière “Lucien Barrier”
One of these casinos is the casino Barrièrede Deauville, located in the town of Deauville. This gambling establishment was twice born. It was first opened in 1864, but closed two decades later, and several years later it was completely erased from the map of France. For the second time, the doors of the casino in Deauville were opened already in 1912. A new building in the style of Athenian architecture was built for the gambling establishment, in which it is still located. Despite the fact that the building was restored several times, its former appearance is easily recognizable.
Besides the fact that in this French casino a huge assortment of gambling is offered (325 slot machines, 24 tables for games of roulette, punto-banco, blackjack, craps, etc.), the gambling establishment is characterized by the presence of 3 bars, 3 restaurants, banquet and conference rooms, the presence of the hotel for 700 seats. Entering the casino requires an identity card, and when playing at the gaming tables registration.
Casino “LE LYON VERT” is no less famous in France. It is in Lyon. This gambling establishment contains the largest number of slot machines in comparison with other casinos in France, and their number totals 400 pieces: 174 slot machines for video poker and 224 mechanical slots. Also in this casino there are game tables for roulette (American, European), blackjack, Texas poker, ball games, stud studs. Between games you can visit the restaurant and enjoy the refined cuisine.
The Aix-en-Provence casino, now known as Pasino, has been operating since 1923. Here, as well, clients of the establishment are offered a choice of a huge range of gambling games, including slot machines, video poker, video roulette, card games and other entertainment. The casino regularly hosts various performances and concerts, theater plays and other entertainment events.
SEVEN casino is one of the largest casinos in France, which is impressive not only by its size (it covers an area of 650 square meters), but also by the beauty of its exterior and interior decoration. This casino is quite comparable in luxury with a diamond. And the proposed form of leisure in a casino is reduced not only to the satisfaction of excitement in cash games, but also to all sorts of other entertainment.
Cannes Croisette Casino in Cannes will satisfy the most sophisticated connoisseur of gambling. On the area of 3000 square meters there are slot machines, there is a hall with game tables for roulette, blackjack, poker. While staying in this French casino, besides gambling halls, you can visit a bar, a gastronomic restaurant, a night club. If you wish, you can book a hotel room.