Casinò Campione d'Italia, Campione d'Italia

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The Casinò di Campione is the largest employer in the municipality of Campione d'Italia, an Italian exclave within Switzerland's Canton of Ticino, on the shores of Lake Lugano. The casino was founded in 1917 as a site to gather information from foreign diplomats during the First World War. Today it is owned by the Italian government, and operated by the municipality. The income from the casino is sufficient for the operation of Campione without the imposition of taxes, or obtaining of other revenue. It is Europe’s largest casino.In 2007, the casino moved into new premises, designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta. The new premises provide a floor space of more than on 9 floors with 3 further levels of underground parking, giving the casino space for 56 tables and 500 slot machines. The new casino was built alongside the old one, which dated from 1933 and has since been demolished.The casino is illuminated by night, and is clearly visible across the lake from the city waterfront of Lugano. It offers roulette, chemin de fer, baccarat, black jack, poker, and slot machines.The casino became prominent in the news in 2006 when the son of the last king of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia, was accused of procuring girls for prostitution to be sent to clients of the casino.
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  • I expect a lot more large space of games seeing the comments. But the space for games and on 3 floors. (I am a player and I've seen more big and beautiful casino) 1 = machine a slot and poker 2 = machine was under 3 = table games (roulette, black jack, punto, craps, poker) hospitality and not very friendly and smiling staff, which weighs down the live atmosphere... Overall he offers a beautiful space of games even if I expected better. Non-alcoholic drinks are offered that and Nice. I expected more of the customer class, as short, tong... its broken the charm, management should impose a minimum of proper light. To check if crossing in the corner.
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  • One evening a friend and I went to the Casino with coupons for play at the tables, we enter and once we got to the desk to pick up your chips the dealer is closed. We weren't the only ones wondering why it was closed and a regular visitor to the Casino, informs us that were three times the dealer was closed. Whereupon I show up at the entrance (the only employees who you could meet) and ask them if the Bank would open soon. The answer beyond that date with tone very annoyed was "perhaps opens after". To my amazement I ask for further clarification, but the tone answered in addition to stand up and become much more Wrangler was still "perhaps OPENS AFTER". After receiving the same response even more opinionated than the first wonder how is it that in Europe's largest casino can open MAYBE a tour. The answer here is even more bleak: "If the employee is sick I can't help it" then I point out that were well three evenings that the dealer was closed and the last replication was "not my problem". In conclusion, bad service, the few employees insolent and rude, the other casino goers equally rude (to have this little debate the line to enter had stopped and the other patrons began to insult me like it was my fault if there are employees working in a Casino of that size). It was truly an evening that left us quite a bit perplexed and I don't think the Casino we will see more. Comfort beds.
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  • As for the Casino's fault anything. Wide range of games of all kinds. It was once also enjoyed the restaurant at 7 ' plan. Now, and I hate to say it, in a free fall. There are more waiters than customers and yet to order something you must do the treasure hunt, praying to make eye contact with someone that we pay. Dearest on account not related to the service given. The glories of the past are lost in time. Is an azienda municipalizzata with what ensues. Too bad!!!!!
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  • nice park for an evening stroll or to take your dog for a walk.
  • The win rate is low, but if you play only the coupon it's okay. The craps table sucks and the staff is rude.
  • The only thing to see in Campione d'Italia
  • Casino di Campione is an amazing Casino. It is not so much it's size. If one wants size and space and intimidation, one is better off to Las Vegas. I enjoyed the style, the atmosphere and the culture that surrounded the games. You will find many French roulette tables, that are much more enjoyable to play on than the American counterparts (2 croupiers instead of 1). Last but not least they are open til 5 am which gives you a lot of flexibility to schedule a visit and play long sessions.
  • I have NEVER seen such awful customer service! No effort in any way making foreign guests at ease what so ever! No effort at all trying to speak english or speak slower so we can try to understand. At least the Poker dealers kindly translated at the tables. Rules seem to be according to who's playing as we had no right to speak during a play but when a regukar customer sests down and speaks with the dealer FOREVER it's fine... I will definitely not recommend what has been my worst casino experience... And i have been to a bunch of casinos all around the world!

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