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Casino in Europe

Casino - the History of appearing of gambling houses in Europe.

It is considered that the first casino in Europe has appeared in Paris in the sixtieth of the seventeenth century.

To replenish the state treasury the general controller of the finance Jean Batist Kolber, who was recommended on service to king Lui XIV by cardinal Mazarini, has disposed to open the first casino. In which there was a game of roulette, besides the card games. Having estimated benefit from creation of a casino, gambling houses start to open all over Europe. The constituent assembly issues the decree about prohibition of gambles and closing of a casino at the end of 18th century in France, in days of Great french revolution.

In the beginning of 19th century with coming to power emperor of Napoleon I in France, the decree permitting gaming and opening of a casino is issued. Blossoming of a casino in France proceeds till 40th of 19th century when the prohibition of gambles has been again established by the legislative assembly that came to authority.

First European Casino

In 1861 a Frenchman Moris Blan has received concession on opening the first casino in the princedom of Monaco. After construction and opening a complex of a casino by an architect Garnje in 1968, the casino in Monte Carlo wins world's popularity and gamblings becomes the basic income of Monaco. The construction of railway between France and Monaco and establishing the prohibition of gambles in a number of European countries helped to gain popularity for casinos in Monte-Carlo.

Now Monte Carlo is one of the best resorts of Azure coast and the European capital of gamblings with magnificent complexes of gambling institutions and hotels. Every year thousands of people come here from all over the world to test their success in a casino.

Casino - Monte Carlo - Monaco

The information: The princedom of Monaco is the small state of the world in the south of the central Europe on the coast of Mediterranean sea; the area of the state of Monaco is 1,95 sq. km, borders with France and Italy. It is a princedom with constitutional monarchy by its political system. The population is about 30 thousand people. Official language is French. The main religion is catholic. A department of France Maritime Alps is situated near by. A princedom of Monaco consists of united cities of Monte Carlo, La-Condamin and Fonway.


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