Review written by Sophie Couard, September 2nd, 2015.
Are you planning to spend a weekend or a vacation in the Aquitaine region and especially in the department of Gironde? The city of Lacanau is able to offer great entertainment. Besides being a seaside resort with a great reputation and surrounded by impressive heritage, the city has the Casino Cogit Lacanau, an establishment offering leisure and fun, such as slot machines, table games, fantastic restaurants and plenty of entertainment for all tastes.
Casino Cogit in Lacanau: a great variety of games
The Casino Cogit in Lacanau offers a great variety of games to their players. No matter if you prefer the solitude of playing slots or the friendlier atmosphere of table games, you will surely find what you are looking for.
Slot machines in all forms and shapes
Whatever your preferences regarding slot machines are, you have the choice of dozens of slot machines in all variations. You can select from mechanical 3-reel slot machines if you prefer traditional games, modern video slot machines with 5 reels and different bonus games, or video poker for those wanting to explore the sensations of the famous poker game. The Casino in Lacanau also offers the latest generation slot machines that offer guaranteed fun with innovative features. For example, you can play the two popular slot machines Zuma and Bejeweled, as well as a True 3D game that allows you to enjoy three dimensions without glasses.
The minimum bet at the slot machines and video slots is 1 cent, and you can play video poker from 20 cents per round.
The slots room is open daily from 12 pm until 4 am.
The table games
The Casino Cogit in Lacanau also offers the three most popular table games, including Texas Hold'em poker, Blackjack and English Roulette.
The poker room
The Casino in Lacanau also offers various variants of Texas Hold'em poker. There are six tables, and the room gives you the real excitement of the famous card game, whether you play cash games or participate in one of the regular tournaments. Tournaments are held every Tuesday at 8.30 pm with a for €60, re-entry after 20 rounds, and on Fridays at 8.30 pm for €35 and re-entry after 20 rounds. Participating in a tournament gives you the opportunity to win the buy-in of the tournaments of a month.
A minimum buy-in of €50 is necessary for cash-games with blinds of €2 and €4.
The casino also has a blackjack table where you can challenge the dealer and your fellow players. The table is also perfect for beginners, as well as regulars, as the minimum bet is €2.
If you like to test your luck you can play at the English Roulette table. Up to 7 players can play at the same time, and play the game with a cylinder of 37 numbers. The minimum bet for a game of English Roulette is €1.
Table games are available Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 2 am, and until 4 am on Fridays and Saturdays.
The Casino in Lacanau will tempt your taste buds with tasty food
The Casino Cogit in Lacanau welcomes you to the restaurant "WIN". You can enjoy your favourite meals during your breaks between two games, or just spend quality time with your partner, family or friends.
To ensure your complete satisfaction, the restaurant offers a varied menu, as well as various set menus for every budget and for the whole family. The menu includes a wide selection of appetizers from €7, main courses from €11 and desserts from €7. You can also choose from different options such as 3 course menus for €21, 2 courses for €15, the day special menu for €12.80, or the 3 course menu + €5 for games for €24, the 2 courses + €5 for games for €21, and a children's menu for €8.
The WIN casino restaurant is open Sunday to Thursday from 12.30 pm 1.45 pm, and 7.30 pm to 9.45 pm, and on Fridays and Saturdays from 12.30 pm 1.45 pm, and 7.30 pm to 10.15 pm.
Additionally, the casino offers spaces to relax, including a cocktail bar, a lounge where you can enjoy sports events on TV, a pool table, a live music concert hall, and much more.
Entertainment and relaxation
Just like all the other casinos from the Cogit group, the Casino in Lacanau also organises various events to keep their players entertained. Besides the shows, concerts and contests that are being organised by the casino, you can also enjoy various events such as photo exhibitions or even a pool party with a renowned DJ offering music by the pool.
Around the Casino Cogit in Lacanau
You can enjoy many fun activities around the Casino of Lacanau. You will be able to enjoy the seaside resort of the town that annually hosts the "Lacanau Pro", a well-known surfing competition of the entire region. You can also visit the heritage sites of the city with, among others, the Lake of Lacanau, the Plaisance villa, the Crohot des Matelots, and much more. If you love hiking, walking or cycling, you can also enjoy the trail GR 8 from Hourtin-Plage to Sare in Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
52 km from the airport of Bordeaux Mérignac and the train station Saint-Jean in Bordeaux.
Slot machines: every day from 12 pm to 4 am
Table games: from Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 2 am, and Friday and Saturday from 9 pm to 4 am.