Worldwide gambling - German casinos
In total, there are over 126 casinos in Germany. All of them are located on different federal lands (which is 16 in total) and, accordingly, are subject to different gambling laws. So, for example, the authorities of each land themselves set the age limit for visitors to gambling establishments and the working hours of the casino. So, if in Bavaria people can gamble in the age of 21, then in Berlin, the entrance to the casino is open to players, starting from the age of 18.
But there is two general rules which common to all German casinos: control of visitors and incredibly high tax rates (over 80% of revenues will be given to government).
In Germany, first casino appeared in 1771 in the Wiesbaden city (the Hesse land capital). In addition to being the oldest gambling institution, it is one of the top ten casinos in Europe. In this gambling establishment visitors are offered a standard set of gambling games: blackjack, poker, roulette, etc.
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Baden-Baden casino was also built a long time ago (in 1821-1824), and still, this gambling establishment is famous for its popularity. It's even considered one of the best in the world. Gambling halls reflect the style of the palaces of French kings, and this, of course, distinguishes this gambling institution from others. You can play various gambling games, taste fine cuisine in the restaurant and visit the dance hall. This casino was visited by Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Gogol; US Presidents Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton; Arab sheikhs and many other famous personalities.
Despite the fact that Germany's casino in Baden-Baden is open to visitors for almost a year (except 7 days), this city is called the summer capital of gambling in Europe. Entry to the casino is allowed only to people who is over 21 years old and if they have appropriate clothing (it can be rented at the casino), and an identity document.
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As for the Berlin (capital of Germany), there are 2 large casinos: first is Berlin Casino and second - Spielbank Berlin. The first gambling establishment - on Potsdamer Platz and includes 4 gaming halls. There you can have fun playing poker, slot machines, bingo, blackjack, baccarat, etc. The second casino is placed on Alexanderplatz in the Park Inn Hotel on the 37th floor and offers visitors a such traditional games as roulette, poker, blackjack.
The casino in Bremen operates every day. This gambling establishment takes place in one of the old buildings of the city, built in 1906. It offers games such as slot machines (over 130), poker (4 tables), roulette (5 tables) and blackjack (2 tables).
The casino in Dresden on Prager Straße resumed its activities after repairs in 2006. For its design, the style of New Orleans was chosen. The area occupied by the casino - 400 square meters. Anyone wishing to visit this gambling institution must be over 18 years old. It works six days a week, except for Friday. You do not need to pay to enter into the casino.
Practically in any German casino at the entrance you need to show your ID or any other document proving your identity and age. Also in all casinos strictly refer to the appearance of visitors (sportswear is not suitable for visiting such places). In some gambling establishments the entrance is accessible only to the members of the club. And in some other casinos the entrance to the institution is accompanied by the signing of a promissory note.
The most popular gambling games in this country are Black Jack, baccarat, poker and roulette (as well as their varieties).