French Casinos: Deauville
Deauville is a small town of 3 973 inhabitants located in mccthe department of Calvados, a world famous resort in the north-west of France. It is also considered one of the most luxurious resorts in the country because of the quality of its infrastructure, its hotels, its magnificent setting and its rich culture. However, the region is also famous for its casino.
The Casino is ideally located close to the city center, near the sea, opposite to the beaches of La Mancha. The classic property of Groupe Lucien Barriere, was established in July 10, 1912 by the Duc de Morny. The latter is the founder of the seaside resort of Deauville in 1859. The architect of the casino of Deauville, appointed by the Duc de Morny, is none other than Wybo George, the French architect who also designed the Printemps Haussmann and the Georges V hotel in Paris.
(Photo (c) Casino Barrière de Deauville)
The Magic Deauville
With a luxurious setting worthy of the grandest palace, this legendary casino includes 3 restaurants, 3 bars, a ballroom, a discotheque, meeting rooms and also Le Petit Trianon, an Italian theater hosting a celebrated ensemble performing more than 125 shows per year. Within the premises you will also find a cinema, famous for hosting the Festival of Deauville American Cinema.
The atmosphere and service from the Casino Barrière de Deauville is worthy of the most luxurious hotels. What visitor would not be impressed when entering this magic place with enormous mirrors, spectacular lighting and massive marble columns under a nearly twenty meters high ceiling?
You will not be disappointed by the game variety offered at the Deauville casino. If you opt for the slot machines, you will have a choice of 350 machines, wagering sizes from 1 cent to 20 Euros. Of course you will also find roulette, Video Poker, regular poker and other table games here as well.
Here is a list of some of the table games available:
- 4 tables of French Roulette
- 4 English Roulette tables
- 10 Blackjack tables
- 4 Stud Poker tables
- 1 Craps table
- 6 tables Boule 2000
- 6 Holdem Poker tables located inside the new Poker Room with a sea view
Beloved by high society and enjoying international recognition, except for tourists from all over the world, the casino attracts a rather wealthy Parisian clientele during the weekends, but on weekdays there are mostly local and regional customers.
One thing is for sure though, the luxury and elegance feel to this hotel make it one of the finest casinos in the old continent, and a totally unique tourist attraction for the city of Deauville.
How to get there
Deauville is closely linked to Paris via the A13 and A132. A short two hour's drive from Paris will lead you to the gambling capital of Normandy: by many gambling Parisians considered as an additional seaside district to the city of Paris.Casino Barrière de Deauville
Rue Edmond Blanc BP 32400
14802 Deauville Cedex
Tel: +33 (0) 2 31 14 31 14
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