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Casino de Monte-Carlo puts gaming in the spotlight

Casino de Monte-Carlo puts gaming in the spotlight

By Staff Writer - November 15, 2018

The Casino welcomed 120 exclusive guests from all over the world for a memorable dinner in October on the theme “Gaming Lights”.

This dinner in four acts, designed by Atelier LUM and guided by chef Thierry Saez Manzanares, spotlighted the best moments and the thrills of gaming with visual and artistic performances on childhood, fear, combat and love.

Lights of Gaming

This new exceptional experience illustrates the ongoing commitment of the Monte-Carlo Société de Bains de Mer Gaming Department to make Monaco the finest and most exclusive gaming destination in Europe by 2020.

“Lights of Gaming”, a dinner filled with lights and emotions for an extraordinary gaming experience The first delights of childhood, chills of fear, combat and love were the themes of the event. During this exceptional evening, 120 exclusive Casino de Monte-Carlo guests were able to experience these emotions on four illuminated tables, hosted by a Master of Ceremonies experienced in meeting important celebrities: British sports journalist Darren Tulett.

The dinner, created by Thierry Saez Manzanares, Executive Chef at Casino de Monte-Carlo and fine connoisseur of the tastes of the world’s best players, was accompanied with wines from the cellars of Hôtel de Paris MonteCarlo.

H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco and H.R.H Princess of Hanover headed this special event.

Following a welcome cocktail in the Atrium, bathed in light, the dinner opened in Salle Médecin with a dreamlike journey imagined by LUM in collaboration with composer and conductor, Thomas Roussel.

The journey began in darkness, before the architecture was gradually illuminated with lights and shadows. A shower of luminous confetti captured the space to introduce the Childhood theme, with acrobatic performances by 8 dancers and 12 musicians from local schools – the Monaco GR company and the Étoile de Monaco company.

The theme of Fear then took over, in a stormy atmosphere with lightning and giant shadows springing up from every corner. The theme of combat came next, with luminous lines clashing together to recreate the movements
of Kendo, before the arrival of Kendokas, whose performance infused the participants with adrenaline. And because the Love of Gaming always triumphs, the last scene paid tribute to love in a shower of gold and roses.

The sublime visual experience consisted of 10 dancers, who then invited guests to dance, before opening the gaming tables, including French roulette, the signature of Casino de Monte-Carlo.

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