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Casino Lugano, Lugano
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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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  • I was just visiting - sunday evening 8 p.m.: Only one regular Black Jack table was opened, even though that one was totally full. Croupiers were snippy (as we know it from Italian casinos) and the atm...  more »
  • Is good !!many room can see roulette , card games , slot machine!! Smoking room too... I will come back for sure 
  • Actually, I was only 1 hour in the late afternoon to return the tourism fair, to return with the evening calm. Then after dinner fatigue had soppravento. Great in any case the relationship with the staff, helpful and knowledgeable.
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  • Very good casino with all the facilities but it's expensive.
  • Nichts spezielles
  • Very nice, also the parking is really comfortable.
  • went about a decade ago, it was beautiful. won some coin too ;)
  • Piccolo e brutto.