Gambling in Lebanon is legal, although there aren’t many world-class gambling establishments anywhere. The country has one race track, one cruise ship casino and one land-based casino. But while Lebanon has just one land-based casino, it is the best in the Mediterranean area: Casino du Liban. It is found in the coastal city of Jounieh, about 20 km from Beirut, the capital city. Gambling in Jounieh is known all over the Middle East and Europe, and in fact the city was once considered by Washington Post as the playground of the Middle East.
Before civil war erupted, the wealthiest people from Europe and the Middle East flocked Casino du Liban. They came in their flashiest cars, jewelry, dresses, and [Read more…]