Review written by Sophie Couard, January 5, 2016.
The city of Luxeuil-les-Bains is located in a privileged position in the department of Haute-Saône, and it is one of the largest holiday destinations in the Franche-Comté region in France. In addition to being at the border of the national park Ballons des Vosges, the town is known for its various sights and attractions, including a spa, culinary specialties, lace and the Joa Casino Luxeuil, a superb establishment for relaxation, recreation and entertainment. The casino offers a variety of services, such as games, including slot machines and various table games, different events, a restaurant and bar, a hotel and the option to host private or business events.
Everything for a good time at the Casino JOA in Luxeuil
The JOA Casino Luxeuil offers everything needed to play games of luck and chance. You can find a selection of 105 slot machines and table games, such as blackjack, poker, traditional English roulette and electronic English roulette.
The slot machines
The JOA Casino Luxeuil offers a selection of 105 devices for fans of slot machines. The available types of machines will meet all requirements of the players, and includes mechanical reel machines, video reel slot machines, video poker games and jackpot machines.
The minimum bets at each slot machine enables you to make the most of your play time while keeping an eye on your money. Fans of mechanical slot machines or video slot machines can choose from several dozen machines with denominations ranging from €0.20 to €2. Those players passionate the single poker game can play at over 30 video poker devices in the room with bets ranging between €0.20 and €2.
The slot machine room is open from Sunday to Monday 10 am to 3 am, from on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
The table games
The Casino in Luxeuil is also able to satisfy fans of traditional table games. In fact, you can play blackjack, poker, traditional English roulette and electronic English roulette.
Whether you are an experienced player or a beginner, you can play at two blackjack tables in the casinos. You can challenge the dealers who serve the tables and try to get a better hand at the game than them. The casino team is also very helpful and offers you the opportunity to learn the rules and strategies of blackjack.
The minimum bet for a place at one of the two tables is €4. One of the tables is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, but you can play blackjack Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am, on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 4 an, and on December 31 from 9 pm to 5 am.
The JOA Casino Luxeuil also has two poker tables that are intended primarily for fans of the famous Texas Hold'em poker game. Depending on scheduled events and time of your visit, you can either participate in tournaments you have signed up for, or play a cash game.
The cash games require you to pay a minimum buy-in of €100. However, this is different for tournaments, and the blinds, buy-ins and other parameters of the games are disclosed in advance, before the tournaments start. The casino can accommodate different types of tournaments, such as the MTT Luxeuil Multitables, Sit & Go, Satellites and Super Satellites.
The two Texas Hold'em poker tables in the casino are open Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am, Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 4 am, and December 31 from 9 pm to 5 am.
Fans of the thrills offered by English roulette will also be happy to hear that they can play their favourite game at the Casino in Luxeuil. You can play at two traditional English roulette tables and eight spaces for electronic English roulette.
Both traditional English roulette tables accept minimum bets of €2. The tables are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, but you can play at them Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am, on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 4 am, and on December 31 from 9 pm to 5 am.
Without having to leave the room, or having to play with different rules from the traditional English Roulette, the electronic English roulette offers eight spaces offering a unique gaming experience. The table is equipped with touch screens and does not require a dealer. The electronic roulette table is a good alternative to the traditional table game.
The table accepts a minimum bet of €0.50, and you can play the electronic English roulette Sunday to Thursday and holidays from 10 am to 3 am, Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am, and on December 31 from 10 am to 5 am.
Restaurant and bar at the JOA Casino in Luxeuil-les-Bains
The JOA Casino in Luxeuil is also a great place to enjoy great food, and take a break from playing the games to relax a little. The establishment offers the restaurant Comptoir JOA and a casino bar.
The restaurant Comptoir JOA – A modern bistro
The chef and his team are able to serve you meals and dishes based on fresh, seasonal produce that you can enjoy indoors, or outdoors on the terrace during the hot summer months. You can choose from different dishes and set menus, including the dish of the day for €8.50, the children's menu for €9, a menu with starter, main course and dessert for €26, a menu with either starter and main course or main course and dessert for €19, the Joa menu with chips worth €1.5 for €30, and many others. Food lovers, or those wishing to explore the know-how of the chef can browse the menu of the restaurant, which is varied and changes with the seasons. Besides the popular rib eye steak with three sauces for €26, a gourmet salad for €13, a Gourmet Café for €7.20 or the Coupe griottines for €7.50. The menu also offers a wide choice of starters from €7, such as warm goat cheese croutons with a thousand flowers, or Crimean black tomatoes, different main courses from €14.50, such as lamb Navarino with sautéed pasta, or Chicken Supreme "Basquaise Way", and desserts from €7, such as Vacherin chocolate pears or Banana split. You can also enjoy a wine from a large selection of French wines.
The chef and his team are able to serve you every day from 12 pm to 2 pm for lunch and 7.30 to 10 pm in the evening for dinner.
The Bar of the Casino
The Casino in Luxeuil also offers a comfortable space where you can relax and unwind while enjoying your favourite drinks. In addition to the JOA beer that is brewed in a traditional casino, and that is a must try during your stay in one of the establishments of the group, you can choose from a wide choice of drinks with or without alcohol.
The menu offers two champagnes bottled for €54 and €78, or €9 and €12 per glass, alcohols from €2.80, including whiskeys, vodkas, rums and other digestives and liqueurs from €5.40, aperitifs from €3.20, cocktails with alcohol and without alcohol form €9 or €6, various beers from €2.50, sodas and fruit juices from €2.80 and hot drinks from €2.
The Bar of the Casino is open Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 3 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
Shows and private events at the Casino JOA in Luxeuil
Besides gambling in the games hall, the JOA Casino in Luxeuil also offers various services that can make your stay in the establishment even nicer.
You can enjoy different events throughout the year, for example, you can get a chance once a year in the Dolce JOA draw, you can participate in different poker tournaments, visit events organised by the RMS Audio group, attend the JOA'péro on Mondays, play the Wheel of Fortune on Tuesdays, and many more.
The casino can also host and organise your own family events, and the team is friendly and professional. The establishment has modular room, and the know-how and experience of the team is at your disposal. They also offer equipment and accessories that are essential to the success of your event or your reception. Feel free to request your customised quote for your seminars, product launches, corporate committees, birthdays, galas, bachelor parties, or any other events.
The hotel Le Clos Rebillotte for your say
When visiting the JOA Casino in Luxeuil you will have no need to worry about your accommodation. In fact, the casino also has a hotel called Le Clos Rebillotte, which is close to the gaming rooms.
The Le Clos Rebillotte has three stars and 21 comfortable rooms of three types offering options for all budgets. You can choose from classic rooms from €62 per night, luxury rooms from €82 or high-class suites from €107 per night.
The establishment also offers packages for you to spend evenings from €76, which is only valid from Sunday to Thursday.
Address and access
Casino JOA de Luxeuil, 16, Rue des Thermes — 70 300 Luxeuil-les-Bains.
By car via the motorway A31 from Nancy or by the motorway A36 from Besançon.
87 km from Besançon, 123 km from Nancy, 173 km from Dijon, 214 km from Strasbourg, 333 km from Lyon and 400 km from Paris.
About ten minutes from the railway station of Luxeuil-les-Bains and 33 km from the TGV of Remiremont.
130 km from the airport of Basel – Mulhouse – Freiburg, 170 km from the airport of Dijon – Bourgogne and 209 km from the airport of Strasbourg.
Slot machines : Sunday to Monday 10 am to 3 am, from on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
Blackjack table : Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am, on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 4 an, and on December 31 from 9 pm to 5 am.
Electronic English roulette tables : Sunday to Thursday and holidays from 10 am to 3 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am. December 31 from 10 am to 5 am.
Poker tables : Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am, Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 4 am, and December 31 from 9 pm to 5 am.
Restaurant Comptoir JOA – modern bistro : service every day from 12 pm to 2 pm for lunch and 7.30 to 10 pm in the evening for dinner.
The Bar at the Casino : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 3 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
Hotel Le Clos Rebillotte : reception open every day from 6 am to 10 pm, and night service from 10 pm to 6 am.