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Paris Rejects ‘Vegas-style’ Casino For ‘London-style’ Gambling Clubs



Paris will need to be reclassified being a tourist resort if casinos are to replace the notoriously corrupt cercles de jeux.

The French government has had it with the standard cercles de jeux but Vegas is not the Parisian mayor’s ‘cup of tea,’ apparently.

That means Paris will probably reject the concept of a large casino that is vegas-style favor of little and select London-style gambling groups, like Crockfords or the Ritz Club.

The us government is looking to relax a 1907 law that banned casinos from running within 100 kilometers (62 miles) of Paris, and is reported to be interested in the concept of the large-scale casino and the funds it might bring.

A report presented week that is last Ile de France prefect Jean-Pierre Duport concluded that a Vegas-style location could garner around €46million ($52 million) in fees per year.

The determining vote, nonetheless, lies with Socialist city mayor Anne Hildag, who reported this week that such establishments are not her proverbial steaming hot drink, an idiom, by the way, that apparently translates word for word and has the figurative meaning that is same.

Which all means it’s likely Paris will move to the traditional London model, of heavily regulated and very membership that is exclusive, to be able to change the difficult cercles de jeux. The new clubs, which would provide table games but no slot machines, could be up and running as early as next yea Continue reading