Monaco: the venue for the most prestigious tournaments in Europe


Monaco, 19th March 2018 – Casino de Monte-Carlo is the venue of increasingly creative experiences based on luxury gaming, popular among the world's best players when it comes to exceptional events and tournaments. After hosting Big One for One Drop at the end of 2016 and organising two grand surrealist dinners in 2017, on Saturday 17th March, Casino de Monte-Carlo organised an exceptional roulette tournament, with a prize pool of 1 million dollars. Monaco will also be in the spotlight at the end of April for the prestigious EPT (European Poker Tour), which makes its come-back at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort.

For over 150 years, Casino de Monte-Carlo has been welcoming people from all over the world in its sumptuous gaming rooms. In 2018, the Casino is more than ever a crucial venue for top players thanks to original events and high-level tournaments. On Saturday 17th March, 15 selected guests thus took part in a roulette tournament in the Casino rooms, with a prize pool to rival the biggest tournaments: 1 million dollars. The qualifying rounds and the semi-final took place on the English roulette tables and the final took place on an emblematic French roulette table. A one-of-a-kind experience where each player also had the opportunity to experience some unforgettable moments in Monaco. Thrills and emotions guaranteed!

The winner of this tournament is a loyal international customer who expressed his huge satisfaction at having been able to take part in this tournament, and win it.
Since the end of 2016, Casino de Monte-Carlo has hosted Big One for One Drop, the charity poker tournament with the highest admission fee in history (1 million euros) and organised two Surrealist Dinners under the aegis of designer Charles Kaisin, bringing players and celebrities together from all over the world. In association with Poker Stars and the European Poker Tour (EPT), Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer will also be hosting the most prestigious poker circuit in Europe from 24th April to 4th May 2018 at Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort.
“Monaco is still a reference in the gaming universe, sought-after for its exclusivity: know-how, venues and an unrivalled setting”, said Pascal Camia, Managing Director of Gaming at Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer. “Our events and tournaments illustrate our ambition to make Monaco the finest and most exclusive Gaming destination in Europe. In addition to our casinos, we benefit from the strength of our Resort, which consists of a luxury hotel, gourmet cuisine and a variety of activities. EPT players are delighted to come back to Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort this year and enjoy the pleasures of our Principality!