Traveling can be a wonderful lifestyle, but combining that with a trip to luxurious surroundings like casinos makes for a unique experience that is second to none.
Traveling can be a wonderful lifestyle, but combining that with a trip to luxurious surroundings like casinos makes for a unique experience that is second to none. Casinos across the globe are all about making the most significant impact that they possibly can on their visitors, and while Las Vegas and Macau may dominate the scene; Europe have their own gems in the market. But, which casinos should you consider spending your evening at while on the continent?
Casino di Campione, Italy
Not only is this casino in Italy the most significant in terms of size, but it is iconic and ideally located in the municipality of Campione d’Italia; within the boundaries of Switzerland and on the banks of the beautiful Lake Lugano.
This establishment was formed in 1917 for the primary purpose of attracting foreign diplomats in the hope of uncovering sensitive information during the First World War. However, in 2007 the casino moved into a new home which was designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta.
The Casino di Campione is spread across nine floors; with a further three levels purpose-built for customer parking. Meanwhile, it boasts over 500 slot machines and 58 casino table games for visitors to experience. Video poker, baccarat, roulette and blackjack are among the games that players can expect to play.
Casino de Monte Carlo, Monaco
For any keen gambler that is travelling across Europe to have a go at the casino; Monte Carlo is a must. This casino is only of the most picturesque in the entire world and is, without doubt, one of the most famous establishments in Europe; mainly down to it being synonymous with James Bond himself. Ian Fleming took the inspiration for Casino Royale from this casino, while it also featured in Never Say Never Again and Goldeneye. It also appeared in the celebrity-filled casino classic Ocean’s Twelve.
Along with the power that it has for attracting the stars, it is also one of the oldest around having opened its door for the first time in 1863. Citizens of Monaco are unable to enter the gaming rooms, but for tourists, they can expect to find games such as roulette, blackjack, craps and an extensive range of slot machines. There really is something for everyone at this unique casino.
Resorts World, Birmingham
One of the newest high-quality casinos in the United Kingdom comes in the form of Genting-owned Resorts World complex. The casino was initially opened in 2015 following a two year construction period which cost in the region of £150 million. The property isn’t only the first Resorts World Destination on the continent, but also the biggest casino in the UK.
A visit to the casino is the perfect way to end your stay in the area; with bars, restaurants, shops and the NEC all within the complex. Resorts World covers all bases in terms of games with three card poker, roulette, blackjack and baccarat on offer. As well as this, it encourages newer players to learn how to play certain games with ‘learn to play’ sessions scheduled throughout the day.