Review written by Sophie Couard, on January 8, 2016.
Are you on vacation or a weekend trip in the Jura department in the Franche-Comté region? The Casino in Salins-les-Bains is one of the destinations not to be missed, especially when it comes to entertainment, relaxation and culinary taste. In addition to the many sights of the city and county, such as hydrotherapy and multiple heritage sights to visit, the casino presents a very different way to spend unforgettable moments. The establishment offers a great choice of games, including slot machines and traditional games, such as blackjack and English roulette. There is also a restaurant and lounge bar available, and everyone can find their pleasure regardless of what their favourite food or drink is. The Casino in Salins-les-Bains also offers a variety of entertainment for even more fun, and you can also organise private or professional events.
Casino in Salins-les-Bains : a palace of gambling
The Casino in Salins-les-Bains is one of the four casinos in the Franche-Comté region, and it offers all types of slot machines and the two popular traditional table games blackjack and English roulette. Access to the game rooms is only allowed to adults and only if they are not excluded from gaming. It is also necessary to present a valid ID.
The slot machines
The Casino in Salins-les-Bains has a slot machines room with 75 devices. Many different types and themes of machines are available, and even the most demanding players will be able to find their favourite game. The selection includes 53 mechanical reel machines, 10 video slot machines and 12 video poker devices.
The Casino offers slot machines with different denominations allowing you to play at your own pace. You can choose to play according to your budget, and the minimum bets of the slot machines in the room are between €0.01 and €2. The slot machines with the lower denominations start at €0.01, and video poker has a minimum bet of €0.50.
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 4 am.
The traditional table games
The Casino in Salins-les-Bains also offers traditional table games in a great atmosphere. You can play at two game tables, including one for blackjack and another for English roulette.
Fans of card games will have the opportunity to challenge the dealers at the blackjack table with a minimum bet of €2 for a game. The room is also open to beginners and offers the possibility for them to learn the rules and possible strategies that can be applied at blackjack.
Hardcore gambling and game of chance fans can also experience a thrilling sensation at the English roulette table. The minimum bet for playing at the table is €1, and you have the chance to play the game to get your try at this game of chance while being able to have full control over your budget.
If you want to indulge in traditional table games, you can visit the casino Sunday to Thursday from 8 pm to 2 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 8 pm to 4 am.
Culinary pleasures at the Casino in Salins-les-Bains
The Casino in Salins-les-Bains is a great destination for visitors looking for great gastronomic pleasures. You can enjoy the contemporary and elegant restaurant "Le Sensso" and the fine cuisine it offers. The chef and his team serve many dishes made from local produce and fresh caught fish.
You can choose single dishes from the menu, or set menus, such as a menu for €22.50, a menu for €32, the Market menu for €26, and children's menu for €12.50 for kids.
The varied menu offers starters from €9, fish from €16€, meat from €17 and desserts from €6. Among the best dishes are starters of dried Iberian Lomo, melon balls and caramel of Porto, Saint-Jacques Carpaccio with vinaigrette dressing and pickled eggs, main courses include cod fillet, cream with coconut milk, lime and lemongrass, or fried Annecy and Geneca whitefish with celery and basil chutney, veal fillet cooked at low temperature with whiskey sauce and salt petals, or roasted suckling pig with méchoui preserves and fruit pieces, and as desserts chocolate Découverte, tonka beans, or a five cheese creation.
The restaurant is open Thursday to Monday from 11.45 am to 2 pm for lunch, and 7.45 pm to 11.30 pm for dinner. It is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays every week.
Events at the Casino in Salins-les-Bains
The Casino in Salins-les-Bains also offers a choice of shows and musical entertainment to make your visit even nicer. A wide variety of cabaret shows is among the events, such as Rêves d’Etoiles revues, Del Rosso, America Latina Show, Viva Paris, Douce France, les Etoiles du Music Hall, Diva Paris, and many more. Music lovers can also enjoy musical events, such as Star 80 or the Les Années Juke Box.
The Casino in Salins-les-Bains for your events and group meals
The Casino in Salins-les-Bains can also be booked for your own events and group meals. The establishment offers the needed infrastructure and the expertise of their commercial and technical teams. It is possible to hold receptions, such as weddings, and the room can hold a capacity of a maximum of 200 people. The decor can be changed depending on the theme of your reception. The restaurant managers can also offer you a whole choice of menus for various receptions and group meals. However, it is also possible to prepare dishes and menus according to your requests and the requirements of your events.
In addition, the casino is able to arrange events that will live up to your expectations. Musicians, dancers and other entertainers are part of the possible options.
Address and access
Casino « Le Sensso » de Salins-les-Bains, 6, rue de la république — 39 110 Salins-les-Bains.
By car via motorwayA39 and A36, exits Dole, Besançon or Poligny.
42 km from Besançon, 107 km from Dijon, 194 km from Lyon, 281 km from Grenoble, 352 km from Clermont-Ferrand, 290 km from Strasbourg and 424 km from Paris.
8 km from the TGV train station of Mouchard, and bus connection from the train station of Salins-les-Bains and 44 km from the station of Besançon Viotte.
45 km from the airport of Dole – Jura, 109 km from the airport of Geneva and 187 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 4 am.
Blackjack table : Sunday to Thursday from 8 pm to 2 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 8 pm to 4 am.
English roulette table : Sunday to Thursday from 8 pm to 2 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 8 pm to 4 am.
Restaurant « Le Sensso » : Thursday to Monday from 11.45 am to 2 pm for lunch, and 7.45 pm to 11.30 pm for dinner. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays every week.