There are a lot of gambling establishments all over the world. And each of them, trying to attract as many new customers as possible and keep the existing ones, tries to show its reach, luxury and splendor. Undoubtedly, the most incredible world casinos are located in the main gambling centers - Las Vegas and Macau. But there are casinos in Europe that are not inferior to American and Asian "colleagues". Today we will talk about European casinos, which amaze with their luxury and splendor.
Casino di Campione, Como, Italy
This gambling house is the largest on the European continent. This casino is located in small Italian town - Campione d'Italia. For the first time casino in this town was opened 100 years ago - in 1917. And its main purpose was not entertainment of the rich and famous of this world. First of all, casinos tried to attract foreign diplomats, from which it was necessary to extract strictly secret data and information during the First World War.
Now Casino di Campione is a chic 9-storey building, the total area of which is almost 55 thousand square meters. More than 500 slot machines and 56 tables for a wide variety of card and other gambling games - roulette, baccara, blackjack, poker and others – are located there. In addition, casino has a 3-storey parking place for guests and several bars and restaurants.
Casino de Monte Carlo, Monaco, France
This is perhaps the most spectacular casino in Europe. And, of course, it is known to everyone who has ever watched films about British intelligence superintendent James Bond. It’s said that it was Monte Carlo casino which inspired Ian Fleming to create stories about 007 agent. And the building and interiors of this gambling establishment appeared in the ‘Never Say Never Again’ and ‘GoldenEye’ films. However, this casino is loved not only by James Bond movie stories creators. You can see it, for example, in the cult film "Ocean's Twelve".
The history of Monte Carlo casino dates back more than 150 years - it was opened in 1865 and is rightfully considered to be one of the oldest in the world. And this is not just a casino. In addition to the huge variety of games (there are more than 300 slot machines and tables for roulette, baccara, poker, etc.) there are 18 chic restaurants and bars. And cultural recreation connoisseurs will appreciate the Bolshoi Theater and Monte Carlo Ballet, which are located in the same complex.
Resorts World Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
This chic complex was opened quite recently - just 2 years ago, but already managed to win the reputation of one of the best casinos in Europe. Resorts World Birmingham covers more than 5.5 thousand square meters and is the largest casino in the United Kingdom. It was invested 150 million pounds sterling in the construction of the complex.
In addition to the classic set of slot machines and card games, the Resorts World Birmingham Casino has many specialities: there are VIP rooms, a sports bar, and the individual "Learn to Play" service. These are small sessions in which players can get acquainted with games rules that they do not own, and make their choice in favor of those they like to play for real money.
Casino at the Empire, London, United Kingdom
The building of complex The Empire strikes with its splendor - during the time of Victorian England a beautiful concert hall The Empire was situated there. A little bit later, at the end of the 19th century, a gambling establishment was opened there, in the heart of London.
The whole complex is 5109 square meters, where you can find one and a half hundred card tables and slot machines. There are American and European roulettes, punto banko, a lot of varieties of poker, blackjack, pai gow, video slots and other games.
Casino Estoril, Lisbon, Portugal
And the last casino in our list is the majestic gambling house Estoril, the location of which can surprise anyone, because Portugal has never been associated with gambling. Nevertheless, the Lisbon casino has been opened for more than 100 years. Having opened its doors in 1916, a year later it became private gathering place for secret agents of the First World War times.
Almost 250 slot machines and gaming tables for all tastes await their gambling guests. Whether you prefer roulette or blackjack, Caribbean stud poker or baccara, slot games or video poker, Estoril can easily offer what you like. A poker room is always open for the most professional players - hold'em poker tournaments are held there regularly.