Casino Estoril

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Casino Estoril

Casino Estoril is located in Estoril, a village located 18 km southwest Lisbon, Portugal. It's the largest casino in Europe.[1]

During World War II, it was reputed to be a gathering spot for espionage agents, dispossessed royals, and wartime adventurers. It was the inspiration for Ian Fleming's 007 novel Casino Royale.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Alternative Algarve - European Travel". The Irish Times. January 8, 2011. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 

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Coordinates: 38°42′25″N 9°23′51″W / 38.70694°N 9.39750°W / 38.70694; -9.39750