Review written by Sophie Couard, August 24, 2015.
The town Dax has a reputation for the thermal spa, but it also offers other recreational activities and culture. You can, among others, take advantage of offers and services from the Casino Dax. The casino offers 75 slot machines, two types of table games, various shows and entertainment, fine dining in their restaurant and drinks in the bar.
All your favourite games!
To the delight of the customers, the casino offers a wide variety of games, and you can choose a game that you like, and that is suited for you.
The slot machines
Casino in Dax has a slot machine hall with a total of 75 slot machines. You can choose between video poker machines or reel slots. The reels slots are available in different types, and you can choose either mechanical 3-reel slot machines or video slots with 5 reels.
Like in all other casinos of the Barrière group, you can play with tokens, tickets or money. The possible stakes start at €0.20 up to €2 for traditional slot machines, €0.01 up to €0.05 for the video slots and €0.20 up to €2 for video poker. The slot machine room is open daily from 10 am.
The table games
You can also opt for less solitary games and play one of the table games at the Casino Dax. You can choose between Blackjack tables or six seats at an electronic English Roulette with 37 numbers in the cylinder.
To play at the blackjack table, a minimum bet of €2 will be required, but at the English Roulette table you can play from €0.50. The English Roulette is available every day from 10 am and the Blackjack table every night from 8 pm.
Do not forget to bring a valid ID or your Casinopass when you want to play the slot machines or the table games.
Shows, events and additional services
The Casino Barriere in Dax regularly hosts various shows and events for you to have a great time before or after the games. Several events have been designed to make you enjoy the various benefits offered in all the casinos in the group.
The group offers the Casinopass program to people visiting the casinos regularly and to give them the opportunity to enjoy exclusive benefits. You can get discounts on certain offers or win prizes depending on the occasion. These benefits are, for example, the welcome offer of 50% discount on the Welcome or Duo Discovery offer, the birthday offer that allows you to enjoy two glasses or a bottle of champagne in the entire month of your birthday, and the hotel offer that allows you to be in a superior room, or you can benefit from a 20% discount and be treated as a VIP during your stay in the group's hotels and restaurants and get an aperitif or free coffee after a meal.
To enjoy these benefits, you can choose between two types of cards, the Red Casinopass, which you can get for free at the casino reception on your first visit, and the Silver Casinopass after a minimum of 30 visits in the last 12 months.
Shows and events
The Casino in Dax hosts and organizes various shows throughout the year. You can attend comedy shows, such as the One Man Show Bernard Mabille, or dinner shows such as an Evening with the Best Of Rolling Stones.
There are also other events held at the casino premises, among them Loto Bingo in which you can win various prizes. Participating is free if you have a Casinopass.
Fine dining and the general atmosphere
To make your stay even more pleasant, whether you come alone, with friends, or your family, the Casino Dax offers restaurants and the bar Café des Sports that is open from Sunday to Friday between 10 am and 1.30 am and Saturdays until 3.30 am.
To get you into the mood at the bar, the casino transmits live broadcasts of the most important sports matches. As long as the bar is open you are not just able to enjoy all types of beverages, alcoholic or soft drinks, you can also get hot drinks, appetizers, digestives and cocktails. You can also get snacks on the menu starting from €9, such as the "Supporter" or the "Grand Chelem".
Guests can also enjoy fine cuisine in the restaurant offering tasty dishes that will amaze you. You can choose from menu starter items starting from €6.50, main courses from €10, and desserts and snacks from €5. There are also set menus available from €12.50, and you can select your favourite wine from a diverse wine list with reds, whites and rosés. The restaurant is open daily from 12 pm to 2 pm and from 7.30 pm to 10 pm.
50 km from Biarritz, 100 km from Pau, 155 km from Bordeaux and 730 km from Paris.
60 km from the airport Biarritz-Parme and 80 km from the airport of Pau-Pyrénées.
Slot machines: every day from 10 am.
Blackjack: every day from 8 pm.
Electronic English Roulette: every day from 10 am.