Monte Carlo is a small city housed by the Principality of Monaco located along the French Riviera on the Mediterranean shores. The history of Monte Carlo breaths casinos through all its pores. In mid 19th century, Casino de Monte Carlo opened its gates and now everyone can admire its amazing Napoleonic era style wearing the Époque signature.
The Sporting is known to be the most contemporary casino in Monte Carlo. Even if it was built in 1990’s this new modern location is a world famous European casinos that offers all the European games along with the popular American ones. People looking for special casino games can always go to Café de Paris, formerly known as Café Diwan.
If you decide to travel to Monte Carlo for a holiday you can play Punto Banco, Trente et Quarante and Banque a deux Tableaux, Chermin de Fer or any other European chance game.
Europe is the land of culture and tradition but this doesn’t mean that there’s no place for modernism. All big casinos in Monte Carlo feature special places filled with the newest slot machines. In addition to the most famous casinos Monte Carlo is also well-known for its hotels. For example, Hotel de Paris is the second most famous hotel in the world. All over the Principality there are numerous hotels that enchant their guests with the best haute cuisine restaurants and the world famous chefs.
Usually, gambling doesn’t influence the local economy but there are exceptions to any rule and Monte Carlo is an exception in this case. The casino industry brought all sort of business to the French Riviera and together with all these money came the tourists. Today, Monaco is well known as a corner of heaven for people worldwide and gambling is the only activity responsible for this situation.
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