Gambling as a sport hasn’t really picked up in India, for better or for worse, that’s a matter of opinion. A good way to experience it though is to head to one of India’s only floating Casinos, Casino Royale. The ship is stationed in the River Mandovi and heads out to international waters where all the fun begins. Some of the games featured at Casino Royale are American Roulette, Poker, Black Jack, Money Wheel, Baccarat, Pontoon, Craps and the Slot Machines of course. They also feature a separate VVIP gaming room.
The fun doesn’t end at Gambling, Casino Royale is a fully equipped entertainment ship with various levels, dinner catered by China Garden, a candle light setup, a sun deck for marvelous views through all seasons and a crew that’s as friendly as ever. The restaurant even features a belly dancing troupe from Russia once in a way.The cost to enter may seem steep at first, but here’s what’s in store.
A couple pays 4000 bucks to get in, 3000 worth of non-redeemable coupons are handed over to you along with alcohol and dinner on the house! Hey! It’s a casino right? Might as well try your luck. For the amateur gambler they have a simpler selection of games to play, and for the clueless gambler, you might want to hit the slots, and they’ve got several of them!Don’t you worry if you’re traveling with kids, the ship is equipped with sleeping rooms for kids so couples can enjoy themselves to the core. Apart from sleeping zones, they also have a very well stocked play area to keep the little ones occupied.
For the celebrity lovers, spotting a couple on each visit isn’t unusual.All in all, Casino Royale makes for a fun filled evening! For a moment you almost forget you’re in India. Getting there is easy enough. Get a cab, and they’re all aware of how to get there!