European Casinos: Countries A - K
Austria Finland Greece
Belgium France Holland
Corsica (France) Germany Ireland & NI
Denmark Gibraltar Italy

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European Casinos -  Countries L - Z | France | Germany | Spain

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Last update: 1/11/2010

Austria (12 + numerous poker & private gaming clubs)
Casinos Austria (12)
Casinos Austria International
Bad Gastein
Innsbruck (Hilton Hotel)
Casino Admiral Prater
Vienna. Opened 18th March, 2005. Described as Eupope's biggest betting casino over two floors and 2,700 m². The operation offers slots and sports betting but no table games.
Concord Card Casino Gruppe (CCCG)
The Vienna Poker room opened 7th October, 1993. Thomas Kremser now the Tournament Director for the European Poker Tour was one of the operations founders.
In July 2009 CCCG had 11 units in Austria.
Vienna 1993. 40 Tables
Linz 1998. 10 Tables
Innsbruck, Tirol 2008. 10 Tables
Salzburg 2008. 25 Tables
Magna Racino
The Magna Racino is located in Ebreichsdorf, circa 20 Kilometers south of Vienna.
Poker Royale
Opened 28th April, 2007. Possibly Europe's largest poker club with 60 tables. A second location opened in Kitzbühel on the 17th December, 2008.
In July 2009 Poker Royale had 5 units in Austria.
Vienna Neustadt
Lion Casino
Montesino Card Casino
Vienna. Opened October 2008 with 42 Poker tables.
Poker Club Salzburg
Österreichische Lotterien GmbH & Casinos Austria
The Austrian Lottery run in partnership with Casinos Austria.

Belgium (9)
Casinos Austria International
Grand Casino Brussels
Brussels City Council awarded the licence to Casinos Austria Intertational in 2004. CAI's temporary casino opened on 15th December, 2005 at the Salle de la Madeleine with 13 tables and 201 slots.
Casino Kursaal Oostende
Belgium's largest casino. 7 Blackjack, 12 AR (Single "0") and 1 Baccarat "chemin de fer" table.
Casino de Chaudfontaine
On June 14, 2007, Partouche purchased the remaining 35% of BelCasinos and now own 100% of Chaudfontaine and Casino Ostend.
Casino Dinant
Previously managed by Lucien Barrière Hôtels et Casinos. Partouche took over the operation in February 2008.
Casino Knokke
Open daily from 3pm. Traditional table games including craps.
Grosvenor Casinos
Casino Middelkerke
Casino Blankenberge
Circus Groupe
Casino de Namur
Located at Avenue Baron de Moreau 1, Namur, Wallonne 5000.
Casino de Spa
Believed to be the oldest casino in Europe (1763?), which would also make Casino de Spa the oldest in the world.
Located at Rue Royale 4, Spa, Wallonne 4900.

Corsica (1)
Casino d’Ajaccio

Denmark (6)
Casinos Austria International
Casino Copenhagen |
Casino Munkebjerg Vejle
Managed by Casinos Austria International.
Casino Odense
Casino Aalborg
Casino Marienlyst
Helsingør, located on the northeast coast of the island of Zealand, and north of Copenhagen. The oldest casino in Denmark.
Royal Scandinavian Casino
Dansk Tipstjeneste AS
Danish sports betting and Pools service. Founded in 1948.

Finland (2)
Grand Casino Helsinki
Relocated to new custom designed premised at Mikonkatu 19 on the 1st April, 2004.
The Finnish Slot Machine Association was stablished in 1938 to raise funds through gaming operations to support health and welfare organizations.
Casino Paf
Located in Mariehamn the capital of the Aland islands.
Ålands Penningautomatförening
The Åland Islands' Slot Machine Association.
Oy Veikkaus Ab
State owned sports betting and lottery operator.
Suomen Hippos
Finland's trotting operator.

Gibraltar (1)
Gala International Casino Gibraltar
Gala Group's single overseas casino is located at 7 Europa Road, Gibraltar.

Guernsey (0)
No casino
States of Guernsey: Gambling Control
Established in December 2002 to regulate Casino Gambling in Guernsey.
St Pierre Park Hotel
CI Traders were awarded the concession to operate a casino in November 2004 the license however has been forfeited.

Greece (9)
Citizens must be 23 years old to gamble in Greece and customers usually pay an entrance fee. Two operations, the Mont Parnes casino outside of Athens and Corfu are still partially state owned.
Hellenic Casino Association
www. ?
Queenco Leisure International Ltd.
Club Hotel Loutraki
Queenco Leisure purchased 51% of the properties shares from Casinos Austria in March 2009 for €42 million. Located around 80k from Athens and one of the busiest casinos in Europe.
Casino Rhodos
Formerly under the Playboy name. 30 tables and circa 300 slots. Located in downtown Rhodes on the very northern tip of the island.
Regency Casinos
Major shareholders in Regency Entertainment are BC Partners through subsidiary Dionysos Leisure SA.
Regency Casino Thessaloniki
Possibly the second largest casino in Europe with some 77 tables and 900 slots on the main floor. The Club Regency has 8 AR, 5 BJ and 1 Punto.
Regency Casino Mont Parnes
Former state owned operation located at the top of Mont Parnes and reached by cable car.
Kostas Piladakis
Chairman of Vivere Entertainment, Virgin Megastores in Greece. Greek Super League chairman and Owner/President of Larissa 1964 FC.
Corfu Casino
Originally opened at the Achilleon buiding in 1962 and operated by the Greek Tourism Development Co. Now located at the Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel. 
10 roulettes 4 B/J 1CSP 50 machines.
Casino Xanthi
N.W. Greece. Opened December 1st 1995. 25 tables and 115 slots.
Port Rio Hotel & Casino
Located around 8 km from the city of Patra.
Casino Porto Carras
Sithonia Hotel, Chalkidiki. Circa 120km south of Thessaloniki. Originally opened by the American company Casino Magic in May 1995 as the first privately owned casino in Greece. It was later sold to a Canadian group and closed in September 1999. The operation reopened in July 2003.
Casino Syros
Kiklades Islands. SE. of Athens. Operated by Aegean Casino S.A. with 25 gaming tables and 186 Slot Machines (new VLTs).

Holland (14)
Holland Casino in German.
The state owned casino monopoly operator presently has 14 locations in the Netherlands. The latest operation to open was Leeuwarden on the 2nd December, 2006.

Holland casinos arranged by opening date...

Zandvoort 1976 Nijmegen 1989
Valkenburg 1977 Eindhoven 1993
Scheveningen 1979 Schiphol Airport 1995
Rotterdam 1985 Utrecht 2000
Amsterdam 1986 Enschede 2002
Breda 1987 Venlo 2006
Groningen 1988 Leeuwarden 2007
Casino Atlantis
Located in Apeldoorn and offering a variety of games including Golden Ten.
JVH Gaming
Slots and electronic table game centre's. The company has operations trading under the Jacks Casino, Flash Casino and Las Vegas brands.
Jacks Casino
In 2008 JVH Gaming had 18 units trading under the Jacks Casino brand.
Flash Casino
12 outlets in the Netherlands. The company was purchased by JVH on 31st May, 2007.
Las Vegas
Fair Play Centres (30+ locations @ August 2008)
Major group of slot and electronic casinos operated by the Janshen-Hahnraths Group. Founded in 1959 by Men and Zef Hahnraths with head offices in Kerkrade.

Ireland (?)
Gaming and Betting in Ireland is presently regulated under the Betting Act of 1931 and the Gaming & Lotteries Act 1956.
A 222 page report from the Casino Committee at the Irish Department of Justice was released in July 2008. Regulating Gaming in Ireland
Gaming and Leisure Association of Ireland (GALA)
Irish Gaming & Amusement Association (IGAA)
Formerly Irish Amusement Equipment Association.


The Big Slick Card Club
Charlotte Street.
Atlantis Casino
Charlotte Street.


Castle Card Club


Clondalkin Q's
Old Nangor Rd, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.


Atlantis Casino
Closed by the Garda 17th May, 2008.
K & K Card Club
Parnell St.


South Mall Sporting & Card Club - In operation ?
86 South Mall, Cork.
AR, BJ, CSP and card room with Texas Hold e'm.
Macau Sporting Club
16 Patrick's Quay, Cork City.
The Bank Casino
Opened September 2007 with an 8 table Poker room on the first floor, table games with 36 roulette terminals on the main floor.
Victoria Sporting Club
Electronic games only ?.


Whitworth Poker Room
22 Laurence Street, Drogheda.
Former operations
Drogheda Poker Club.
Bachelors Lane (off Shop Street).

The Riverside Club
10A Wellington Quay, Drogheda

Green Joker Poker Club


The 78 Casino
78 Aungier Street, Dublin 2.
Members only club operating since 1991.
Cool Hand Luke's
Located in Merrion Square Dublin. Opened in 2007 and occupying the premises that  formerly housed the Merrion Casino Club.
Oasis Casino - Amusement City
4 Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2.
150 slots, video slots and auto roulettes. Table games since 2001.
Fitzwilliam Card Club
Clifton Hall, Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2.
Opened April 27th 2003. Table games include Blackjack, Roulette, Poker, Kalooki & Brit Brag.
The Mayfair Casino Club (Closed)
Fornerly located at 15 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2.
Merrion Casino Club
81. Merrion Square, Dublin. Closed for "renovations".
Colossus Casino Sporting Club
5A Montague Street, Dublin.
Jackpot Sporting Club
20 Montague Street Dublin. Located directly opposite from the Colossus.
Silks Club
24 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2.
Opened November 2003. Upmarket private gaming club with a racing theme. 
The Sporting Emporium
Anne's Lane, Dublin 2.
Opened in late October 2005 and owned by Desmond Douglas. The premises are spread over 3 floors with a Chronicle Bookmakers on the ground floor. Traditional tables games on the 1st and a Poker room on the 2nd.
The Westbury Club
The Green, Malahide, Co Dublin.
Fitzpatricks Casino
140 electronic table games and slots.
Eden Quay Dublin 1


Dundalk Private Members Club
C/o Kimble Manufacturing. Bachelors Walk, Dundalk.


The Corrib Casino
The former 21 Club. Affiliated with the Crane Club in Mullingar. Closed ?
The Eglinton Card Club
Eglinton Court, Eglinton Street.
Four Aces Card Club
18 Upper Dominick Street, Galway City.
The River Card Club
Temple Jarlath Court
High St Tuam Closed ?


Flush Poker Club


The New Vic Card Club
Hartstonge Street, Limerick City.
Fitzpatrick’s Sporting Club
Tait's Corner, Glentworth Street, Limerick City. Opened January 2007 with 6 table games and a 6 table Poker room.
Roma Casino
Slots and Auto Roulette
The Mandarin Club
Slots and 3 auto-roulette's

Maynooth, County Kildare

Favourites Club
The Mall, Maynooth Co. Kildare.


The Crane Club
Poker and traditional table games. Mullingar is located approximately 50 km west of Dublin.

Swords, Co. Dublin

Bluff Card Club
Town Centre Mall, Main Street Swords.


The Shamrock Card Club
Unit 5B, Park Road, Waterford.
2008: The operation is now known as the Olympus Club Casino.
Blazin Aces Card Club
50 Mayors Walk, Waterford.


Newbay Casino Club
Newbay Country House.
Quay Casino


Wicklow Casino Card Club
South Quay.

Irish National Lottery

Northern Ireland (?)
The Cavendish Club (Closed)
Formerly located on Corporation Street, Belfast. The £300,000 Cavendish Club Classic took place at the venue in January 2005.
Update: 31st January, 2006
The Cavendish Club was raided by police on the 29th January and is now closed. A judge has ruled that cash seized during a tournament in progress should be returned to players.
Update: 15th April, 2006
The Cavendish website mentions a Court appearance on the 12th April, 2006.
Bridge Club
Scarva St, Banbridge. Opened 20th November 2005.
Empire Bingo/JPC Poker
Union Road, Magherafelt.
Fortune Rooms

Italy (4)
Casino Campione
The 13 floor extension to Casino Campione opened on 9th May, 2007. The casino now has 56 tables and 500 slots making it one of the largest in Europe. Competition to the operation is to be found in the Swiss Canton of Tessin where casinos Mendrisio, Lugano und Locarno are located.
Casino de la Vallee - Saint-Vincent
Casino de la Vallee is also one of Europes largest casinos and located in Saint-Vincent around 90 km from Turin. The first casino opened in 1872 and gaming after World War II commenced on the 29th March, 1947. 
Casino di SanRemo
Casino di Venezia
Two locations in Venice operated by Casino' Municipale di Venezia S.p.A.
Casino del Garda
Located in Bussolengo, Verona. Electronic multiplayer roulette's & circa 90 slots.
Casino Galilei
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