Lebanon has woken up from the difficult times of war since 2000 and now it is a region booming with happy people. Their standard of living has increased and manifold and they have more disposable income than ever before. Many people in Lebanon to gamble and hence the regions has tis fair share of casinos. Cities like Beirut are a haven for people who like to gamble. The mainland casino in Lebanon is the largest casino in the Middle East. It attracts gamblers from all over Lebanon and the world.
Then we have the Casino du Liban which is located about 14 miles from Beirut. The casino had to be closed down for a while in the past because of civil war. However it reopened in 1996. It is the largest casino in the Middle East with 300,000 square feet of gaming space. The casino has 400 slot machines and 57 gaming tables consisting of BlackJack, American Roulette, Stud Poker and Punto Banco. The casino has 6 restaurants serving different types of cuisines such as Lebanese, French and American. The restaurants are open 7 days week.
Most of the casinos in Lebanon are open till 1 am. It is a matter of your luck here as many gamblers lose thousand of dollars while many of them win the same amount. The casino industry is also contributing to the overall tourism industry. Many people from all over the world are coming to Lebanon only to play casino. This is fuelling the overall tourism industry in the region. With the ease of tensions in Lebanon, the casino industry in Lebanon is resuming. If you are looking for an altogether different casino experience then you can board the cruise ship, Orient Queen. It has a big casino with 32 slot machines and 5 gaming tables.