Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Vendramin Calergi is one of two Casino di Venezia properties found in the fabulous city of Venice, with the other one being Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Noghera. This location can be found inside of a historic palace that sits on the sublime Grand Canal in the Ca’ Vendramin Calergi area of the city.
Located in a historic part of the city with wonderful architecture you will never have to worry about sights and tourist spots to visit when you’re not playing at Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Vendramin Calergi. Located close to the casino you have the likes of the Natural History Museum, Mocenigo Palace, the International Art Gallery, the Chiesa di San Vidal Concert Hall and the Palazzo Grassi that are all well worth checking out.
The Marco Polo Airport is the closest airport to this historical casino and it’s only 13 KM away, so you will be able to travel between the two of them within 20-25 minutes. The fastest way to get there is to use a taxi or rental car, but there are shuttle buses at certain times that will also get you very close to the casino too.
Gambling in Italy can only be enjoyed by players over the age of 18, and younger guests will likely be asked for ID. Acceptable forms of ID include government-issued IDs such as a passport or driver’s license. Upon entry, you will also be required to be dressed in a smart manner with jackets required if you want to play the table games.
The casino here is open from 11:00 AM to 2:45 PM on weekdays and until 3:15 AM on weekends and holidays. Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Vendramin Calergi is one of the world’s oldest casinos having originally launched back in 1638. It did not move to its current location inside of the palace, however, until 1950.
On the decadent casino floor, you will find hundreds of electronic machines and a good number of table games that host blackjack, roulette and punto banco (baccarat). There is a separate poker room that holds regular tournaments while you will also be able to enjoy tournaments of many of the other popular table games as well.
Venice is a hugely popular tourist destination and this casino being the oldest in Europe is a tourist spot in its own right. For that reason, you are going to have a real mix when it comes to the experience level of players. Some will be locals that are there to do some serious gambling, while tourists will be here to play while admiring the beauty of the casino and of course the city of Venice around it.
As you walk into the casino admiring its grandness and beauty, you will quickly see the many tables hosting a good selection of different games. As with most casinos in Europe and other parts of the world, blackjack is one of the most popular games here. At Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Vendramin Calergi, the dealer must stand on all 17s and most games pay 3:2 on blackjack.
There are two versions of roulette available at Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Vendramin Calergi, French and Fair with the latter being a more dynamic version. Both roulette variations use a single zero unlike that of the American version which uses double zeros and therefore gives players worse odds.
Caribbean Stud Poker, Chemin de Fer and two punto banco variants make up the remaining table games apart from Texas Hold’Em which can be found in the poker room. Here you will be able to enjoy regular tournaments each night which start at 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM respectively.
There are enough slot machines at the Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Vendramin Calergi to be able to seat as many as 700 players at one time. This is done via 600 electronic machines, some of which multiple players can use such as the viartual roulette, blackjack and Texas Hold’Em.
Other machines include multi-game terminals that allow players to choose from games like blackjack or keno. There are also video poker machines and – of course – slot machines including both video reel and classic slots.
As for the lowest bets you will find on the gaming machines at the Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Vendramin Calergi, €0.01 is the lowest but you can also find some machines that will let you spin for as much as €500 if your budget allows it.
There is no shortage of hotels in the area around the Ca’ Vendramin Calergi, but there are none that are part of the casino. Hotels such as the La Levantina, La Calma, Antico Mercato, Pallazzo Luxury Hotel and Polo’s Treasures are all less than half a kilometer from the casino and will be able to offer extremely comfortable accommodation.
Not only does the Casinò di Venezia: Ca’ Vendramin Calergi offer players some high-class gambling but it also offers them the ability to take in some very fine dining at the Wagner Restaurant. Here you can eat in true grandiose style with the choice of three different settings to be seated in. The Sala Palma, Sala Gialla and the Sala Rossa each offer their own unique flavor and the menu is full of magnificent delicacies and Venetian specialities.