Casinos in France

Casinos in France are subject to a lot of strict regulations, although there are over 160 casinos in France that have gained licences from the government of this country in Western Europe.

There is even a special police unit dedicated to dealing with gambling-related crime, known as Sous Direction des Courses et des Jeux.

The largest casino in France is the Lyon Vert Casino, which houses around 400 slot machines as well as well several table games such as Blackjack and Stud Poker.

Of the casinos in France, the all-inclusive hotel and casino resorts offer the most convenient and luxurious gambling holidays.

Hotel Imperial Palace – set against the picturesque Lake Annecy in the French Alps – is just one such destination.

Palais de la Mediterranee in Nice is just one attraction for visitors to this southern coastal tourist destination on the French Riviera. The casino at Palais de la Mediterranee houses 17 card game tables as well as tables for both American and European Roulette.

There are 8 casinos in the capital city of Paris, ensuring that the city of love can also be the city of striking it big!

Poker in France

Poker is very popular in France and the leading poker room in Paris is the Avaition Club de France, which hosts one of the leading tournaments on the European Poker Tour Circuit.

Gambling in France

There is a rich gambling heritage in France; Roulette first originated in Europe and it is believed that Blackjack was also invented by the French, although these days it is the action to be found on electronic slot machines that has captured the French imagination.

Slot machines were legalised in 1988 and casinos in France now receive considerable revenue from various electronic gaming machines.

Regardless of whether you are after slots action or one of the table games, however, casinos in France offer fantastic opportunities for European gambling holidays.

You must be at least 18 years of age to gamble in casinos in France.