Famous all over the world for luxury, restaurants, shops, but also the sea and above all for the famous "Film Festival", one of the most important in the world, Cannes is certainly the most important city of the French Riviera To visit at any time of the year, just do it calmly and preferably on foot, in order to discover its beauties that at first impact can escape the distracted eye.
It would in fact be too reductive to consider this pearl of Provence as a simple seaside resort to attend only in the summer, Cannes It is an interesting city to visit, especially in the months outside those of July and August, when mass maritime tourism is much less and you can spend pleasant days around its roads with an irresistible charm.
A long 2 km walk with the blue of the sea on one side and the numerous luxury hotels and shops on the other is the spectacular “Froan de la Croisette”, il Most famous waterfront in the world Which also amazes you with its many bars, restaurants and coffee, where you can stop to drink something overlooking the splendid sea of the French Riviera.
At the end of the walk you will come across the "Palazzo del Festival dei Congressi", the place where the aforementioned and very famous film festival takes place, but inside which there are also 4 gaming houses, The most famous and elegant is precisely the barrière casino le croisette of Cannes, inside which not only you play, but you can also attend frequent cabaret, magic shows, or pop and rock concerts.
The building in full Art Déco style in which the Cannes gambling house is inserted, was built in the early 1920s and in short it became the symbol of the city, elegant and refined is often frequented by cinema and television stars , but also from rich businessmen from all over Europe, who contribute to recreating an even more glamorous setting.
We said a little while ago that The Casino di Cannes is a place where elegance reigns supreme, the Live Game Room is an additional testimony of the great class that pervades this spectacular structure, with two of the greatest classics of hezzer of all times in the foreground in a room that has something magical, as is magical is the feeling that you feel even just looking at playing English roulette o he bblackjack.
These are in fact the first 2 games that you will meet by crossing the entrance dominated by a gigantic aquarium and by statues and paintings depicting the most classic mythology, which will lead you straight to the Live Game Room, where you can have fun until late at night by playing super hands exciting to English Roulette , famous various di French Boufette invented in the seventeenth century by Blaise Pascal.
Finally, each patron of the Roulette del Casino La Croisette di Cannes plays with the chips of a particular color, which can only be used at the table where the similarity with the American version have been purchased in this detail are remarkable, only connoisseurs are in fact able to recognize the two distinct variants at the first impact.
If playing with roulette has an ancient and always fashionable charm, the same can be said for another famous game made up of cards and where in addition to luck, also The use of a certain strategy will have its weight, we are talking about the bblackjack, deriving from the old game of "Twentyone", Which was among the most popular card games of the eighteenth century, to the point that it seems that even Napoleon spent time during his exile in Sant'Elena with this game.
In the barrière casino le Croisette, it is also played at Blackjack Lucky Ladies, available only for some tables, in this version if the first two cards from your hand reach a total of 20 points, your bet will be multiplied depending on the composition of the hand between 4 and 1,000 times.
And so you multiply 4 times if you don't have a specific combination, 9 times if you have cards from the same seed, 19 times with a couple of the same color, 125 times with a 2 cards of hearts, 1,000 times with a couple of women of hearts If the bench is blackjack, be careful though, the Bet Lucky Ladies should be played before the cards distribution.
If the roulette and the blackjack These are the first 2 games that you will find by accessing the barrière le croisette casino, In the immediate vicinity there is a splendid room entirely dedicated to another respectable game, once again it is a card game that does not need many presentations because it responds to the name of Poker.
The atmosphere that you breathe in the poker room is incredibly electrifying, the players facing each other are squaded, try to read the emotions of others, the suspense that accompanies this game is palpable and is renewed with each new hand, the emotion of the You can hear players even if you are not playing, you feel it at every stile of paper.
The versions of the poker game are countless, over time many variants were born, from which further versions have come out, until the panorama is very vast and dispersive, but but At the Casino di Cannes we do not make a mistake, here in fact you play mainly at Texas Hold’Em and ad ultimate poker, two of the best known variations in the world.
The first, as the name suggests, was born in Texas in the early twentieth century and became popular in the United States in the late 1960s, but his own Maximum splendor knows him when online poker sites are born, which make it the favorite from fans from all over the world, to date, where this simplified version of poker is the most common in terrestrial casinos.
Like the original version of the game, you play with a 52 cards and the goal is to win the hand, which is held between 2-10 players, to whom the dealer distributes each 2 private cards to each And at the center of the table 5 common cards discoveries visible to everyone and which will have to be chosen to create the strongest hand, which always remains 5 cards.
Ultimate Poker is another variant of the more traditional game that offers a new approach to it, as it includes up to 7 participants in the table which, however, no longer collide, but but All play against the Casino Banco Le Croisette di Cannes, who will distribute the usual two cards to each player as in Texas, and the same five common cards on the table.
If the game of poker is among your favorites, with the Cannes casino you go without fail, guaranteed emotions in each hand, the possibility of rich winnings and fun in a high -class environment as few people see them, more than so you don't can.
At this point you understood it because we repeated it on several occasions, the Casino Barrière di Cannes is a very classic playing room, where time seems to have stopped and where to play it is a pleasure for the eyes and for the spirit, but it is also true that this game room must be attributed a primacy that if we want we can define "technological".
Apparently, this was the first casino throughout France to have included a type of fun of modern conception in its offer, in fact dates back to the now distant 1987 the appearance of the former slot machines In the Casino Le Croisette di Cannes, game that today holds the primacy of being the most played in all the casinos on the planet.
Years of experience have allowed this famous casino to understand what are the most requested slot machines from their audience, in short, what are the machines to focus on. For this reason, in the Casino the Croisette are found the best slots of all time, created by the largest operators in the sector.
Over time and technological development, there has been a progressive dismantling of the tokens to a method of payment and collection collection by directly inserting a special ticket. This also happens for most of the slots here. However, to play some traditional machines, you can still go to the casino case and change the money you want in tokens.
the Choice of machines to have fun at the Cannes casino is practically infinite: You can start from the mechanical rollers or videos with only 3 rollers, the simplest to understand also for beginners, where to win it is sufficient to align the symbol 3 times horizontally, or those with 5 rollers.
However, video slots have an extra gear of those with mechanical rollers, this is represented by the fact that they can have many more winning lines, in fact you win in every direction, the diagonal lines are added precisely to increase the chances of success, but not This is only this that makes the difference.
Videoslot have super modern graphics, with 3D effects, HD display, latest generation animations and graphics, Technology enthusiasts will only love the slot room of the barrière casino le Croisette, where slots are not the only technological game.
To make good company to the most played casino machines There are also colorful videos poker, who will make you discover a new way of playing one of the most popular card games in the world without distorting in any way the rules you already know well.
But always in this room there is another game that all of us know in its more traditional version and which today is also re -proposed in an electronics, it is the English roulette Of which we spoke earlier, only that in this case it works a little differently from the classic game.
the Electronic Roulette of the Cannes Casino works with an automated wheel Around which there are several terminals of the individual players, where everyone has a touch screen on which the mat, virtually duplicated to place their bets, while the wheel is also projected on a giant screen.
Everything is fully automated, the messages are displayed on the computer to drive the user through all the stages of the game, the results are displayed instantly and simultaneously with the individual position and on the giant screen in the center or on the wall, if you have won your account comes automatically accredited, while if you want to stop playing, simply press the key "Payment" to withdraw the win.
As already mentioned several times during this review, in a city like Cannes there will certainly not be restaurants and cafes where to consume a lunch, dinner or a drink of the beginning and end of the evening, if however your intention is that of stay in the rooms of the casino you can do it safely, thanks to the various solutions of the “Café la Croisette”, Positioned right above the slot room on a mezzanine overlooking the port and the old city.
Here you can enjoy the Traditional French and Mediterranean cuisine Chef Alain Roy, who invites you to try its selection of more or less traditional dishes such as: chicken fricasèe, seafood linguine or smoked salmon, but also great classics, such as raw beef tartare, grilled steak, accompanied by a wine chosen by a very detailed list.
For a quick break in the middle of the action, nothing better instead of “The bar of the Sous Machines”, il bar present precisely in the electronic games room, which awaits you with its chairs and wooden tables, golden columns and the very high ceiling, to give you a restorative break without abandoning the playing field.
You can refresh your ideas with the delicate flavors of a Sunrise Tequila, pull you up with a Mojito Royal or sip a good glass of champagne, while maybe listen to a live concert on Saturday night, always without losing everything that happens in the room.
But the place is also suitable for taking an ice cream or snack, served at all hours and composed of delicious bruschetta.
But if you want to take one Boccata of air and take two steps out of the Casino di Cannes, just in front of you you will find the restaurant “La Potinière du Palais”, Renamed local by the refined French cuisine that has made the history of the city with its long career, which continues uninterrupted still today since 1948, the year of its foundation.
Restaurant frequented by many famous people, has a rich choice of typical dishes of French cuisine, both as regards meat and fish, to be enjoyed in a very chic and refined environment, in full style of the mess that is facing it.
Reaching Cannes from USA is relatively easy by any means you decide to choose, cars, train, plane all go well and there are no particular difficulties in the management of the movement, especially if you opt for the machine, the city of the Costa Azzurra can be reached just A few hours of cars from the North and Central USA.
A little bit more than 300 km separate Milan from the Casino La Croisette di Cannes, less than 150 from Genoa and the journey is really very fascinating, because from the Ligurian coast you can enter France following the A7 in the direction of Ventimiglia-Airport-A20 and then the A10 towards France, this journey will give you incredible landscapes.
per Getting to Cannes by plane The main destination is represented by Nice airport “Nice Cote d’Azur”, Served by several companies that start from USA, unfortunately the low-cost ones, once landed there will be only 27 km that separate you from the place of destination, which can be agreed easily with various public transport.
Contrary to several cities of Europe, the train is not the most suitable vehicle To reach the famous town of the Costa Azzurra, especially if it starts from a city in the center or southern USA, because this would mean doing at least 3 changes that bring your travel time to more than 10 hours.
Finally, the Top would arrive at the Casino di Cannes on the boat And to moor to its fascinating port, but this is a solution that for many of us will remain only a dream, given the stratospheric costs to moor its boat in the famous French port.
Opening: The barrière casino le croisette of Cannes is open for 365 per year.
Entry to the casino: During the week, the opening hours are 10: 00-03: 00, while the weekend closes a little later, around 4:00 or 5:00 based on the evenings ..
Dresscode: even if there is not a well -defined type of clothing, the direction of the place invites anyone to present themselves with a dresscode of a certain decor, we do not forget that this is a very luxurious casino, therefore we recommend therefore to avoid too informal garments In order not to run into entrance problems. Then there are clothing that are absolutely prohibited, such as tank tops, short pants or beach clothing.
Entrance: It is required to achieve the age of majority to participate in the activities of this gaming house, therefore necessary to have an identity document with if the entry will be asked, such as the identity card, the passport or driving license to be shown to the staff at the entrance.
Access: free, there are no costs for entry into the room.
Casino Barrière Le Croisette
1 Lucien Barrière space
Tel: +33 4 92 98 78 00