Review written by Sophie Couard, January 26, 2016.
Located right in the Gulf of Morbihan in the town of Arzon, in the Bretagne region, the JOA Casino in Port Crouesty welcomes guests as one of the jewels of entertainment in the whole Morbihan department. The casino is able to offer a range of services worthy of the largest entertainment facilities. Regarding the games, you can choose from 75 slot machines of different types, or you can play a round of blackjack and enjoy the characteristic atmosphere. The Casino in Arzon also invites you to discover a restaurant and a bar where typical flavours of the JOA group dishes mingle with a bistro kitchen. You can also enjoy various alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks in an originally decorated bar. The establishment also offers a wide variety of entertainment and can help you organise receptions and your own events.
The Joa Casino in Port Crouesty - A place for games
The Casino in Arzon offers two main categories of games, including slot machines and the famous table game blackjack.
The slot machines
Whether you are experienced with the one armed bandit games or you just want to try them, the Casino of Port Crouesty is able to meet all your requirements. In fact, before playing the real games, beginners can visit the "discovery space" where they will be supported by a professional team to learn how the games work.
Players can try their luck in the slot machine room that offers a choice of 75 devices in different variations. The selection is composed of traditional mechanical reel machines and modern video reel slot machines, including the latest generation devices with bonus games, and video poker games.
Bets range from between €0.01 and €1, and you will be able to manage your play time and budget. The slot machines hall is open Sunday to Thursday 11 am to 1 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 3 am.
The table games
The JOA Casino in Arzon is also able to offer the traditional atmosphere of the table games. In fact, the establishment offers two blackjack tables where you can play this well-known game.
Playing at one of these two tables requires a minimum bet of €2 per round. If you are a more daring player you can bet up to €150 per game.
You can challenge your dealer, and enjoy the thrilling atmosphere of blackjack Monday to Thursday from 8 pm to 1 am, Fridays and Saturdays from 8 pm to 3 am and every Sunday from 4 pm.
The game rooms are accessible only to adults who are not prohibited from gambling, and it is necessary to present a valid ID.
Le Jules Verne : the restaurant and bar at the Casino in Arzon
The JOA Casino of Port Crouesty also offers a space for you to relax and enjoy various dishes to delight your taste buds.
At the restaurant Le Jules Verne
The decor of the restaurant Le Jules Verne has been heavily influenced by the famous American film adapted from the novel "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" by Jules Verne, and the restaurant is the ideal place for a gourmet breaks in Arzon. It offers a more traditional cuisine, and offers menus for adults from €18.90 and menus for children for €8.90. The menus for adults are the Trèfle Menu for €18.90 and the Jackpot menu for €28.
Le Jules Verne also lets you choose your favourite dishes from a menu that changes with the seasons. Starters are available from €8, and you can find for example Tome de Rhuys salad, main courses start from €9.90, such as beef carpaccio, and desserts start from €5.80, such as Berger's Platter. Gourmets can also browse the various JOA specialties, such as the JOA hot-cold Winter Salad for €8 as a starter, zander fillet with skin and lemon crust and sauce vierge for €13 as a main course, and toasted Brioche with custard and spread for €6 as dessert.
The restaurant is open every day from 12 pm to 2 pm for lunch, and in the evening from 8 pm to 11 pm for dinner. Whether you come alone, as a couple, with family, friends or for group meals, guests can choose between a room with 60 seats or a terrace with up to 30 seats.
The Bar Le Jules Verne
The JOA Casino in Arzon also offers a friendly place with a cosy atmosphere for you to enjoy a drink with family, with friends or with your loved one.
The bar offers a relaxing space that you can visit to either take a break from playing the slot machines or blackjack, or just to have a good time. You can enjoy major sporting events that are broadcast live with HD projectors. The establishment also offers a Tapas menu that you can enjoy with the drinks every evening from 7.30 pm to 9 pm.
The bar offers a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot or cold drinks. You can get glasses, cups or bottles, and you are able to order champagnes from €9, such as Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut, alcohols such as Gin Bombay Original from €5.50, aperitifs, such as Pastis 51 from €2.70, shooters, such as Kiss Cool for €3, hot drinks, such as Lavazza espresso from €1.70 and sodas and fruit juices, such as lemonade from €1.70.
As in every casino of the JOA group, the establishment also offers you the opportunity to taste the famous JOA beer that is brewed in a traditional casino.
The Bar Le Jules Verne is open every day from Monday to Friday from 6.30 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 2.30 pm.
Additional services of the JOA Casino in Arzon
The Casino of Port Crouesty also allows you to enjoy the various offers from the JOA group that are valid in all casinos of the group. For example, the JOA Box is an option that can be used for fun or as a gift idea to give to a friend or partner.
In addition to the possibility of getting these sets for cash, they can also be obtained in exchange for loyalty points by members of the JOA loyalty club.
You have the choice between three options: the JOA Box Joueuse for €13 or 1,300 points, which gives you a glass of champagne and €10 in chips, the JOA Box Découverte for €25 or 2,500 points which gives you a cocktail, the Express menu at the restaurant and €10 worth of casino chips, and the JOA Box Gourmande with a cocktail, a restaurant menu and €15 chips for €40 or 4,000 points.
Shows and events at the JOA Casino in Port Crouesty
The Casino also hosts and organises all kinds of events to make your stay more exciting. Music, food, art - whatever your passion, you can find something you like here.
These events are among others the themed Fridays at the restaurant, the Grand jeu de la Borne in the slot machine hall, DJ Jean Teck events, Dolce JOA at the restaurant, 100% Italian evenings, the Cuban evening, and many more.
Seminars and receptions
The JOA Casino of Arzon can also accommodate your own events or your private and professional receptions. Two multi-purpose rooms are available to be booked, including a meeting room with a capacity of 60-120 people in the desired arrangement, and a dining room for 50-80 people. Room rental is possible with different hardware, such as sound systems, projectors, modular stages and other equipment, and the cost is €250 for a half day and €400 for a full day.
A professional and experienced team can support you from the development of your project, to the organisation, preparation and realization. The rooms are available for different events, such as seminars, product launches, banquets, family or friend celebrations, private parties, birthdays, and other parties.
Address and access
Casino JOA de Port Crouesty, Rond-Point du Crouesty – 56 640 Arzon.
36 km from Vannes, 119 km from Nantes, 141 km from Rennes, 327 km from Tours, 469 km from Bordeaux and 487 km from Paris.
135 km from the airport of Rennes and 123 km from the airport of Nantes Atlantique.
36 km from the train station of Vannes, 142 km from the train station of Rennes and 122 km from the train station of Nantes.
Slot machines : Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 1 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 3 am.
Blackjack tables : Monday to Thursday from 8 pm to 1 am, Fridays and Saturdays from 8 pm to 3 am, and every Sunday from 4 pm.
Restaurant Le Jules Verne : every day from 12 pm to 2 pm for lunch, and in the evening from 8 pm to 11 pm for dinner.
Bar Le Jules Verne : Monday to Friday from 6.30 pm, and on Saturday and Sunday from 2.30 pm.