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Casino of Monte-Carlo, Monte-Carlo
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Officially named "Casino de Monte-Carlo", the Monte Carlo Casino is a gambling and entertainment complex located in Monaco. It includes a casino, the Grand Théâtre de Monte Carlo, and the office of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo.The Casino de Monte-Carlo is owned and operated by the Société des bains de mer de Monaco, a public company in which the Monaco government and the ruling family have a majority interest. The company also owns the principal hotels, sports clubs, foodservice establishments, and nightclubs throughout Monaco.HistoryThe idea of opening a gambling casino in Monaco belongs to Princess Caroline, a shrewd, business-minded spouse of Prince Florestan I. Revenues from the proposed venture were supposed to save the House of Grimaldi from bankruptcy. The ruling family's persistent financial problems became especially acute after the loss of tax revenue from two breakaway towns, Menton and Roquebrune, which declared independence from Monaco in 1848 and refused to pay taxes on olive oil and fruit imposed by the Grimaldis.
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  • We arrived by taxi in the evening. It was so nice to have the cab door opened for you and walk up the steps to be welcomed by another door man. It's 10 euro to go in remember your I.D. to get in. I co...  more »
  • It is a place where architecture shines, a paris hotel cost and the other cafes to contemplate 360 all their benefits.
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  • Very elegant Casino, one of the most beautiful in the world. The luxury in Monaco it is at home. To see more than once in their lifetime.
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  • Such a beautiful casino with such class. Friendly people working there and I did not feel unwelcome for not rocking up in a Bugatti. Very few table games and very quiet/low key. If you want exciting gambling Vegas style, go to the American casino next door.
  • The exterior and interior of the building are nice but if you are interested in gambling - don't waste your time/money. I put 20 euros into a slot machine which was broken and didn't let me either change the bet amount or cash out. After pressing the " service" button and waiting for 20 minutes I just had to leave without my money. My friend was really excited about table games but there were hardly any people at the tables on a Friday night. We ended up going to sun casino afterwards and enjoyed it much more.
  • As a historic place to visit it's great, but as a casino they close early and don't have many players so they usually keep most tables closed unless it's a night in high season. Too many tourists now force them to charge 10 euro to get in the door but it still attracts too many with no room for real players. They closed at 11:30 on a Thursday in Sept one night I was there because they only had enough people to keep open 1 roulette table all night - all tourists gawking and no one playing
  • Beautiful historic casino. There's admissions to pay into the dealing tables, so we didn't bother. But, you can inside the main lobby and check that out. Building is beautiful and well maintained, but it really doesn't compare to those extravagant over-the-top casinos in Las Vegas.
  • This famous Casino is worth a visit even if your not a gambler. A stunning interior with an air of opulence. Its €10 entry and you will need photo I.D. You can bet €5 at a time on the roulette tables but you need to buy a minimum €100 of chips to play. If you want access to the terrace overlooking Monte Carlo Bay it will cost you another €10 A small beer is €8 a double Scotch €50. If you have a couple of hundred euros for a night out, go and pretend to be James Bond for a while, it's fun!