Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera is one of two casinos in Venice, Italy. The other is actually a sister property of this casino, and is named Casino di Venezia: Ca’ Vendramin Calergi. Both of these locations offer a high-class gambling experience and are definitely worth visiting should you ever find yourself in Venice. Casino di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera is regarded as being Italy’s first American-style casino.
Venice needs very little introduction due to its rich history, architectural beauty and infamous canals. There is so much to see and do in the city that it attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. Visitors often enjoy admiring the sights of the Piazza San Marco, Saint Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace and the Campanile Bell Tower.
The Marco Polo Airport in Venice is 16km away from the casino and will take about 20 to 30 minutes to get there by road. There is also a shuttle service available at the airport that stops at the casino or you could also consider renting a car or picking up a taxi. Trains and buses can also take you into Venice where you could find other means of travel to get to the Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera.
As with all casinos in Italy, you will need to be at least 18 to gamble at Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera. There is also a smart/casual dress code in place, which is enforced at the entrance.
The main gaming floor at Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera is spread out over 5,000 square feet. On the casino floor, you will mainly find gaming terminals (like slot machines) around the edges while there selection of table games take center stage in the middle.
This casino opens up at 11 AM each day and allows gamblers to only play slots and electronic games for the first few hours before table games open at 3:30 PM. The action continues until 3 AM during the week or 3:30 AM on weekends.
The clientele at this casino is normally a mix of locals and tourists that have come to the world-famous city of Venice who want to enjoy some gambling while on vacation.
As you might expect from such an old casino, you are able to experience many of the more traditional table games at the Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera. Blackjack is one such game that draws in crowds here. French Roulette is another popular option and both of these games can be found on a number of tables.
You will also find two different variants of Punto Banco, a Caribbean Stud Poker table and the popular French table game Chemin de Fer. Many of you might not know much about the latter but if you wanted to learn, the dealers at the casino will no doubt help you to understand the rules.
Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera runs a number of tournaments for both poker and some of the table games listed above, but it is poker that is usually the most popular. Held in a separate card room, poker tournaments are usually run from Thursday to Monday each week starting at 8 PM and 10:30 PM.
There are 600 gaming machines for players to enjoy at the Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera. These include traditional classic reel machines as well as newer video slots and video poker. There are also some multi-game machines that let the player choose from titles like keno and bingo.
Electronic table games can also be found on the casino floor with roulette, blackjack and even Texas hold’em poker being among the choices.
Players will be able to enjoy minimum bets of €0.01 at most of the aforementioned gaming machines and on some will you will be able to place bets as high as €500 per spin. Among the slot machines, you will find some that are connected to the casino’s progressive jackpot. Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera claims that more than €20 million in progressive jackpots is won during every three month period.
Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera is not part of a hotel so you will have to look elsewhere for accommodations in Venice. Fortunately, there is a number of quality hotels in close proximity to the casino that you can use such as the Camping Village Alba d Oro, Affittacamere iL Casolare and the Titian Inn Venice Airport.
If you really wanted to make a night of it by enjoying a meal before hitting the casino, there are two restaurants at the Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera that are worth looking into. The Wagner Restaurant offers the finer dining option with a menu that serves up some timeless delicacies and traditional Venetian cuisine.
For something a little more low-key but still very glamorous in style, you could also try the Marco Polo restaurant. Here you can enjoy a mix of modern and traditional Mediterranean and Venetian dishes on the menu. Both restaurants also offer comprehensive wine lists and a selection of other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.