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Casino Lugano, Lugano

Categories: Casinos & Gambling, Fun & Games
Inspirock Rating:
2.6/5 based on 180 reviews on the web
Casinò Lugano is a casino and theatre designed by Italian architect Achille Sfondrini in 1804. It is located in the city of Lugano, Switzerland. A restaurant and café called La Perla Ristorante is located within the building. The theatre was the host venue of the first Eurovision Song Contest in.HistoryDesigned by the Italian architect Achille Sfondrini in 1804, Teatro Kursaal was the first games room with a café to open in Lugano. Biriba, Basset, and dice games were played in the establishment during the autumn fair. Upon the establishment of the Lugano Theatre Society in 1885, which consisted of 177 shareholders, discussions were held to modify the building for the intended purpose of theatrical and musical performances, ballroom dance and other shows. Plans were made to accommodate a café and restaurant adjacent to the main theatre.In 1912, the theatre acquired a gambling license.The society changed its name to Società del Teatro e Casinò Kursaal di Lugano in 1922. The Kursaal continued to increase its revenue after the Great Depression.In 1946 the Kursaal broke its own financial record, accumulating 641,777 Swiss francs after staging operas, plays, concerts and films.On 24 May 1956, Kursaal was the host venue of the very first Eurovision Song Contest.
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  • New machines with the latest convenience of a prepaid debit card provided by management made the visit smooth, easy and at atimes profitable. Espresso, coffee and tea are free. Restaurant is good. Onl...  read more »
  • Casino in the heart of Lugano is not a bad exchange rate pleasant staff and good atmosphere. But not exactly the best casino in the area.
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  • Many elegant and spacious Rooms, helpful staff. Local smoking room very clean! Convenient parking. Recommended to spend a nice evening.
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  • Piccolo e brutto.
  • went about a decade ago, it was beautiful. won some coin too ;)
  • Casino had the second floor is filled with smoke. If you are not smoking, you doom your throat. On the ground floor a few slots and tables. In compressed quiet for a fleeting evening
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  • Ugly building should be torn down and rebuilt from scratch
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  • Nice modern Casino, simple but quite spacious with different games
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