Monaco is one of the most decadent places you’ll find in the French Riviera. This is certainly true when it comes to finding some of the best casinos in the region. Citizens are not allowed to even step foot in casino in Monaco. Visitors are more than welcome to enjoy the many amenities Monaco casinos offer. The minimum gambling age is 18 at all casinos, and a passport/ID are required. You’ll find five land-based casinos in Monaco, each with its own appeal and unique features.
• Monte-Carlo Casino or the Grand Casino Monaco (Place du Casino, 98000 Monaco; 377 92 16 3860 or 377 92 16 2000) – The marble and bronze casino shines and is easy to find. It’s easily one of the most famous casinos in the French Riviera and across the world. Dating to the 1850s, this is the oldest still-operating casino in the world. You’ve probably even seen this casino in James Bond films! The dress code in the gaming rooms is sensible dress, while a jacket is required in the private rooms. Just 40 minutes from the airport in Nice, the daily entrance fee is 10 € per person.
• Monte-Carlo Sun Casino (located within Fairmont Monte-Carlo Hotel 12 Avenue des Spelugues, Monte-Carlo 377 98 06 12 12) – Over 300 Jackpot Slots and video machines greet visitors here. You’ll also find extreme derby horse racing, touch-bet roulette, live table games, American-style roulette, stud poker, blackjack, and even Wheel of Fortune. Amenities include a health club with a sauna, swimming pool, restaurant, bar, and a shopping arcade. Meeting areas are available for business travelers. No specific dress code, but this is an upscale area. Military and religious uniforms are not allowed. Admission is free to those over 18 years old.
• Bay Casino (located in the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, 40 Avenue Princesse Grace, 377 98 06 02 00) – Found within a four-star hotel, this casino places an emphasis on the latest in casino gaming technology with 150 new-generation slot machines recently added. No tokens required. Adults can play in the casino while children enjoy a special Children’s Club with a swimming pool and other fun distractions. No specific dress code. Admission is free.
• Casino Café de Paris (Place du Casino, Monte-Carlo, 377 98 06 7723) – One of the oldest establishments in Monte-Carlo, the style and elegance of the region is on display for all to enjoy here. Guests can enjoy more than 450 jackpot slots and video game machines along with a craps table, roulette table, and other casino standards. A restaurant and bar round out the amenities found here. No specific dress code. Admission is free.
• Salle Des Palmiers (Summer Casino) (26 Avenue Princesse Grace, Monte-Carlo, 377 98 06 72 00) – Only open from June through September, you’ll find most standard casino games such as jackpot slots and roulette. Restaurants, bars, a concert hall, and a discotheque enhance the experience here. Dance, dine, and gamble while enjoying a picturesque view and relaxing atmosphere. Elegant casual attire is the norm, with a jacket recommended for the gentlemen and cocktail attire suggested for the ladies. Admission is free.Share on: