Review written by Sophie Couard, August 24, 2015.
The Casino in Saint-Gervais is an establishment operated by the Tranchant Group, and it is one of the major destinations in the town of Saint-Gervais-les-Bains. In fact the establishment offers more services in addition to the various activities that are available in the town, and can therefore make your stay even nicer. The Casino offers two types of games, including slot machines of different types, and table games blackjack and electronic roulette. The establishment also features a lounge area with food services for meals and snacks, and a bar which is located right in the slot machine room if you want to take a break and have a refreshment between the games. The Tranchant Casino in Saint-Gervais also offers different types of events, such as games and competitions, shows and concerts, and many more. The casino is also able to host all types of private or professionals events in their modular reception room, and they offer packages and customised offers.
Casino in Saint-Gervais : the pleasure of gaming
Although the Tranchant Casino in Saint-Gervais only has a relatively limited number of games, the casino is able to offer you a good time. You can play in a slot machine room with a warm and friendly atmosphere, or you can play at the electronic roulette or two game tables where you can test your skills at blackjack.
The slot machines
The Casino in Saint-Gervais has a slot machines hall with 71 devices. Despite the low number, the selection contains games for all tastes. You can find machines with mechanical reels, video slot machines and video poker games.
The casino slot machines are programmed to accept denominations ranging from €0.01 to €2 allowing you to play according to your budget, and giving you the ability to better manage the play time at the games. You have the choice among 34 machines for €0.01, 23 machines for €0.02, 2 machines for €0.05, 1 machine for €0.20, 7 machines for €0.50, 3 machines for €1 and 1 machine for €2. Additionally, 39 slot machines also have multi-games and 20 slot machines multi-denominations, including 11 for €0.01 and €0.02, 2 for €0.02 and €0.05, 5 for €0.01, €0.02 and €0.05 and 2 for €0.50 and €2. To allow you easier access to your favourite game, 67 slots can be used directly with notes and 65 machines with cash tickets.
The slot machine room is open Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 2 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 3 am.
The table games
The Tranchant Casino in Saint-Gervais also offers a total of 3 gaming tables, two for blackjack and one for automatic electronic Roulette.
If you are fan of the thrilling atmosphere of table games, the casino offers you two tables with blackjack, one of the most popular games in casinos around the world. You can enjoy the thrills and the excitement of this popular game with a minimum bet of €2 per hand. Beginners can also be supported by the dealers of the room who are happy to explain the basics of the game and the rules, so that everyone can participate in the games.
The two blackjack tables are available Sunday to Thursday from 8 pm to 2 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 8 pm to 3 am.
Automatic electronic roulette
Fans of pure gambling can also enjoy an automatic electronic roulette table. This game allows you to enjoy all the thrills of classic roulette, as it is operating on the same basis and with the same rules. However, unlike the conventional roulette, each player has to make his bets and all other actions on a touch screen. The table also does not have a croupier and is operated automatically.
The automatic electronic roulette table is equipped with 6 positions that require minimum bets of €0.50 and €1. The table is available from Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 2 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 3 am.
The restaurant and bar at the Tranchant Casino in Saint-Gervais
The Casino in Saint-Gervais also offers two special areas, one is a lounge area and the other a bar, both allow you to enjoy food and drinks at any time, and you can cool off or relax with a break between the games at the slots, blackjack or roulette.
The Lounge area
The lounge area is specialised in snacks, and you can get delicious meals for lunch, but also at any other time of the day. The chef and his team offer a large variety of savoury and sweet dishes. You have a choice among different sandwiches, burgers, salads, wraps, various salted snacks including pizzas and bruschetta, pasta, many hot dishes, different desserts, and many other dishes and snacks.
Among the best dishes are for example the Kebab Platter with fries for €6, Fish & Chips for €6, Pizza Pincée with cheese or the Pizza Pincée Margarita for €4, the Pizzas Cruji Végétal, Cruji Chèvre, Cruji Combicruc or Cruji Rodéo for €6, Raviolis with Presto for €6 and Tagliatelle with mushrooms for €6.
The lounge area is also a place where you can relax with friends and family while enjoying the many drinks that are offered there. You can also find a comprehensive selection of soft drinks from €1.50, still water, sodas, juices, coffees, teas and tea infusions. A large selection of alcoholic beverages is also available, such as champagnes from €6 per glass and €40 per 75 cl bottle, wines from €3, aperitifs from €3.50, beers on tap and in bottles from €3, gins, vodka and rums from €5, whiskeys from €3, liqueurs from €5 and digestives from €5.
The lounge area has a capacity of 30 seats, and is open from Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 2 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 3 am.
The games bar
The games bar is located in the heart of the slot machines hall, and is the perfect place for taking a break between the games, or simply to have a nice time with your partner, your friends or your family. The very pleasant decor and ambiance of the bar will also ensure that you feel comfortable and have a good time.
Whether you come to relax, refresh or for a break between your game sessions, you can enjoy a comprehensive drinks menu with a large selection of affordable drinks. In addition to various soft drinks, such as hot or cold beverages, you can find a large selection of alcoholic beverages, from aperitifs to champagne. For example, you can order champagnes, such as Mercier and Moët et Chandon from €40 for a 75 cl bottle, aperitifs, such as Ricard, Pastis or Martini from €3, beers on tap or bottled, such as Heineken, Edelweiss, 1664 or Adelscott, Tequila, Gin Tonic or vodka from €5, whiskeys from €3, such as Johnny Walker, Jack Daniel's and Chivas Malt, liqueurs from €5, such as Bailey's and Cointreau, and digestives, such as Cognac, Armagnac, Génépi or Calvados Busnel from €5.
The bar also offers a snack service to satisfy the small appetites of the players.
The bar and games you expect from Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 2 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 3 am.
Events, concerts and shows at the Casino in Saint-Gervais
In order to make your stay or visit of the establishment even nicer, the Casino in Saint-Gervais also presents a variety of events throughout the year, including music concerts, contests, gastronomic events, business operations, and many others.
These events are, among others, Country evenings or other theme parties, dinner shows, such as the vibrant cabaret by the Miss Flo Cabaret group, presentations of new slot machines, various games, such as 'La Main dans le Sac' (The Hand in the bag) allowing you to win up to €40 with Tito Promo, Lotto games in the theatre, bingo and gastronomic events, such as tastings, country buffets and events by the Waves group in the slot machine room.
Casino Tranchant in Saint-Gervais : everything for a successful event
The Casino in Saint-Gervais also able to host private or business events, as well as different types of meetings. The Casino offers many advantages, including rental of the Gala room which is a flexible event venue with a capacity of up to 200 people, depending on the configuration of the room. The establishment is also able to provide the equipment and facilities needed for a successful event, and they will live up to your expectations. The establishment can provide tables and chairs, a dance floor, decorations, microphones and other sound equipment, lights, and much more.
A team of experienced professionals will also be put at your disposal and help you from the preparation of your project to the development. They also work together with many professionals for events, such as caterers, entertainers, such as the magicians, singers and musicians, cabaret groups and comedians, DJs, decorators, and more. The casino is able to offer you a customised event that will exceed your expectations.
You can host events, such as weddings, baptisms, birthdays, wine tasting, cocktail events, gala evenings, dinner dances and dinners shows, product launches, conferences, fairs and other product shows of all kinds, seminars, and many others. Do not hesitate to put your trust in the casino officials who will be happy to assist you in all stages of your project and give you a personalised quote.
Address and access
Casino Tranchant de Saint-Gervais, Rond-Point du Casino Route de l’Artisanat, 74170 Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France.
By car via the motorway A40, exit Le Fayet in direction to Saint-Gervais /Les Contamines –Cristaux roundabout.
125 km from Grenoble, 220 km from Lyon, 270 km from Saint-Etienne, 324 km from Dijon, 418 km from Montpellier, 432 km from Marseille, 430 km from Strasbourg and 560 km from Paris.
By train via the SNCF train station of Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, with the three lines, the standard line from Annemasse and Annecy, the TER Rhônes-Alpes and the TGV from Paris, also the line from Chamonix and Switzerland, and the Tramway of Mont-Blanc or TMB.
86 km from the international airport of Genève-Cointrin, 104 km from the airport of Chambéry-Savoie and 204 km from the airport of Lyon-Saint-Exupéry.
Slot machines : Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 2 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 3 am.
Blackjack tables : Sunday to Thursday from 8 pm to 2 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 8 pm to 3 am.
Electronic automatic roulette : Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 2 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eve of public holidays from 11 am to 3 am.
Restaurant in the lounge area : Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 2 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 3 am.
The games bar : Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 2 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 3 am.