Arsenal Cup OpenSat 9th Jul, 2022 Montenegro Montenegro
The traditional PMYC regatta in the bay of Tivat and Kotor, commemorating the Arsenal Naval Port. Entries are welcome from all classes of yacht.
Casino Royale now Merit Casino Royale is part of the world-famous Merit Casino Group. It is located on the 10th floor on one of the most luxurious hotels in Montenegro, Hotel Splendid. Besides the magnificent view of the Adriatic Sea and one of the best 5-star hotel offers you can find on the Montenegrin coast; this is also a place that offers you a wide range of casino games.
You can enjoy slot machines and electronic roulette, but also live games such as Russian Poker, Caribbean Poker, Texas Poker, Ultimate Texas Poker, Texas Bonus Poker, Black Jack, American Roulette, etc. Depending on the clientele, it is possible to organise private games or even international tournaments.
To enter the casino, you need to register which means that you should have your identification document with you. Furthermore, you should be dressed properly, as the visitors in inappropriate clothes might be restrained to enter. The Casino lounge provides dining and beverage service, with a restaurant section where you can relax a bit and enjoy both national and international cuisine.
This filming location has been part of many debates over whether the famous scene in which Daniel Craig, who revived the role of Bond's secret agent, plays poker in a casino, was filmed in Montenegro or not. When the film was shot in 2006, Montenegro did not have the financial resources to follow-up the shooting of the scene of this high-budget film. As confirmed by director Martin Campbell, the scene was not filmed in Montenegro but was eventually filmed in the Czech Republic. Still, the movie mentions the location of Montenegro and Hotel Splendid where several scenes take place. This fact, however, hasn’t stopped fans and visitors to still travel to Montenegro, and visit the place where even virtually James Bond has been.
At the same time, this has encouraged the growth of gambling travels in Montenegro, which is legal and attracts a large number of tourists. Gambling tourism is one of the topics we have already written about, and which has drawn Montenegro on the map of many operators and investors.
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