Casino Lisboa (Lisbon, Portugal)

Casino Lisboa (Lisbon, Portugal)

Casino Overview

First opened to the public in 2006, Casino Lisboa is not only a major landmark in Portugal, but in fact Europe’s largest casino.

 

Located in Lisbon’s Park of the Nations, Casino Lisboa is owned by Estoril-Sol, which in turn is majority-owned by casino king Stanley Ho who owns another Casino Lisboa located in Macau.

 

Originally the casino was built as a way to fund the rebuilding of Lisbon's decadent theater district Parque Mayer.

Popular Games

The gambling options at Casino Lisboa are excellent. At the time of opening the casino boasted 700 slot machines, a number which has since grown to reach 1,100 machines and a total of 200 different games. All of the slot machine games are located in a special two-story slots room. Slot bets start at €.01.

 

In addition to slots, for those interested in card and table games, there are a total of 26 gaming tables. The wide variety of table games available includes the ever-popular poker, roulette, blackjack, and baccarat, as well as the slightly less known dice games banca francesa and cussec. Table games can be played in the open space of the Mixed Hall or in the more intimate environs of the Traditional Games Hall.

Amenities

In addition to gambling, Casino Lisboa offers a whole host of amenities one would expect from a major casino including numerous bars and restaurants throughout the facility.

 

For those looking to stay over, there is also a hotel connected to the casino.

 

As for other entertainment opportunities, there are plenty of shows and events including concerts, operatic performances, dance and circus acts. There is also an on-premise art gallery for an extra taste of culture.

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