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The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

Someone I know said she visited Lugano and she liked the Casino there. I did a quick search and I've seen some pics of other Casinos in Switzerland but she is insisting on Lugano. I've never been to a Casino in my life. So, just curious, which one is the biggest and nicest Casino?
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

I been to the one in Zurich, not impressed, a lot of money but no taste.
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Old 13.03.2015, 23:27
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

The biggest and nicest casino in the Suisse Romande is just a ferry ride away in Evian, France.
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Old 13.03.2015, 23:35
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

I've never been to a Casino but the one in Montreux is probably the most famous. It looks very impressive from the outside
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

My friends told me that the casino in Basel is nice.
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

Which one?
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Old 15.03.2015, 09:31
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

Here is a big one in Zürich. It is quite well known, but casual visitors are not welcome:
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

The one in Luzern is nice and there is a club inside:

http://www.grandcasinoluzern.ch/en/
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Old 15.03.2015, 10:25
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

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Um, a 'Casino' in Ticino is a brothel.

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Old 15.03.2015, 10:27
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It all makes sense now...and here I thought, the employees were just extremely friendly.
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

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I been to the one in Zurich, not impressed, a lot of money but no taste.
It doesn't even look nice from the outside. Maybe it is simple on the outside but very nice inside?

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I've never been to a Casino but the one in Montreux is probably the most famous. It looks very impressive from the outside
I will have a look at it.

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My friends told me that the casino in Basel is nice.
Heard about this one also.

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It all makes sense now...and here I thought, the employees were just extremely friendly.
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So, just curious, which one is the biggest and nicest Casino?
That would be two separate questions with two separate answers, then. In my experience, big casinos are never 'nice'.

Montreux's is biggish and niceish but unfortunately, the casinos of the James Bond ilk -- all black ties and diamond-strewn women -- are pretty much nowhere to be found, except in the high roller rooms. But to get to them, one has to walk past the hoi polloi.
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My friends told me that the casino in Basel is nice.
I went to this one once, and it was soooo sad and depressing. The place stank of stale cigarette smoke, and everyone looked like they were losing and were desperate to win. I don't even recall seeing any cleavage.
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Old 24.04.2015, 12:42
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

The nicest casino full of Swiss is in Monte Carlo (but it's still not a black-ties-and-women-strewn-with-diamonds kinda place).
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

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Someone I know said she visited Lugano and she liked the Casino there. I did a quick search and I've seen some pics of other Casinos in Switzerland but she is insisting on Lugano. I've never been to a Casino in my life. So, just curious, which one is the biggest and nicest Casino?
Not sure if it's the nicest or biggest, but it's close by:

http://www.casinocampione.it/
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The nicest casino full of Swiss is in Monte Carlo (but it's still not a black-ties-and-women-strewn-with-diamonds kinda place).
Perhaps when you visit it isn't
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Old 24.04.2015, 13:10
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

and of course you won't be able to see any of the nice bits as mr joe public off the street
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

There's one in the Mövenpick hotel in Geneva. It is linked to our office building so I pass by every morning/evening when I park my car.

Difficult to resist temptation sometimes
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Re: The biggest and nicest Casino in Switzerland?

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Perhaps when you visit it isn't
When I or anybody who isn't on a film set visits.

From the Casino de Monte Carlo website:

DRESS CODE

Casino de Monte-Carlo
In the gaming rooms, correct attire mandatory.
In the Salons Privés, jacket recommended, no sports shoes.

Casino Café de Paris, Sun Casino, Monte-Carlo Bay Casino
No particular dress code. No uniforms.

Summer Casino
Jacket recommended.


Even in the Salons Privés!
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