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|January 9th, 2007, 02:31 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Athens, Greece/ Albany, NY
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Biggest Casino in Europe-Is it Hyatt Regency Casino Thessaloniki?
CASINOS IN EUROPE
Hyatt Regency Casino Thessaloniki claims to be the biggest in Europe.Is it?Do you know other big casinos?
Gaming Machines - 911 total
* Regency Casino Thessaloniki has 911 total slots.
Table Games - 77 total
* American Roulette, 42 tables- GRD 1,000 to GRD 150,000 bets
* Blackjack, 34 tables- GRD 10,000 to GRD 1,000,000 bets
* Poker, 10 tables
* Punto Banco, 1 tables- GRD 10,000 to GRD 1,000,000 bets
* Roulette, 6 tables
Restaurants and Bars
* Alfredo's Restaurant - Latin American
* Ambrosia Restaurant - International, Mediterranean serves Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
* Bar Aficionado - Lounge
* Club Regency Bar - Bar
* Jewels Restaurant - Restaurant
* Lobby Lounge - Lounge
* Night Shades Bar - Bar
* O Kipos Restaurant - Mediterranean
* Oceana - Deli/Grill - Greek, Mediterranean
Regency Casino Thessaloniki Features
Bar (Nightshades Bar, Regency Club Bar), Business Center, Casino Rules (International Rules), Convention and meeting space, Currency Accepted (GRD, Greek Drachma), Dress Code (Casual Dress), Entrance Fee (GRD 2,000), Free Parking (Valet Parking available.), Gift Shop (Impulse Gift Shop), Golf (18-Hole Golf Course), Health Club, ID/Passport Required, Lounge, Marina (180-Slip Marina), Minimum Age for Entrance (21), Nearby Airport (Thessaloniki), Private Gaming Area, Shops (Retail Shops), Showroom (With comfortable seating for 550, this state of the art showroom is loaded with the most sophisticated sound and lights, including one of Europe’s powerful laser systems.), Squash, Swimming Pool (Indoor and Outdoor pool), Tennis Court, Theater (Virgina Theater), Transportation (Limo Service), Transportation Available (Free transportation to the casino and the hotel is available year round.), Valet Parking
Regency Casino Thessaloniki, Greece
If you're looking for Eurotrash, you can find plenty on the Strip in Vegas. But if you're looking for Euro Class, you'll be well served by a trip to the Regency Casino. One of Europe's largest and most luxurious, it's clogged with upscale wagerers, most of whom hang in the exclusive casino-within-a-casino, the Club Regency--which features a private entrance and ultra high-limit tables. But even the main casino is classy by comparison to its stateside cousins. Which means, sporting flip-flops and Bermudas might make you feel a tad underdressed in this elegant hotspot.
As for the games themselves, choose from American-style roulette, blackjack, poker, punto banco (a variant of baccarat) and 900 state-of-the-art slots from low stakes to super high. And when you need a break from breaking the bank, you can stroll the exquisitely manicured gardens, which the casino shares with a fully appointed Hyatt Regency (about three blocks away). Or you could see a show in the 550-seat theater or grab a bite in one of the Regency's restaurants--there's Okipo's outdoor garden café, Jewel's buffet right near the gambling action and fine dining in Alfredo's.
Nestled beneath the picturesque mountains of northern Greece, the Regency is only about five miles from the bustling downtown of this city of a million and also conveniently located adjacent to the airport. But it would be a waste to sky off into the sunset the second you're done gambling. Ancient history and culture abound in this chic, cosmopolitan Macedonian city named after the sister of Alexander the Great.
Fabulous beaches on the Aegean Sea are less than an hour away and historical wonders abound, with Byzantine architecture second only to Constantinople. Thessaloniki was founded in 315 B.C., and there was a city here 2,000 years before that. Talk about old money!
We should also mentions it host many anual poker tournaments.
What do you think?
|January 9th, 2007, 03:04 PM||#2|
Join Date: Oct 2004
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This casino was voted in the top 10 places in the world to strike it rich!
Named by Discovery Magazine.
|January 9th, 2007, 03:23 PM||#3|
The UK's largest casino is at Star City in Birmingham.