NEW DELHI, 20th February, 2019: The Global Gaming Awards took place in London on 4th February 2019, where The Casino de Monte-Carlo, part of Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer, was awarded 'Casino of the Year'.

This award, given by industry leaders, is the ultimate recognition of the strategy carried out by the Casino de Monte-Carlo and the Monaco Casinos, including the creation of exceptional events and new slot machine innovation at the Casino Café de Paris.

Jean-Luc Biamonti, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer said: "I am honoured to receive "the Casino of the Year" award for the Casino de Monte-Carlo. I am delighted to see another concrete result of our strategy to consolidate the position of gaming at the heart of the Group's strategy, the work of all staff in the Gaming sector, and more widely the Group, for the past three years within the framework of 2020 Casinos Vision. The path we have taken has been successful, the great satisfaction expressed by our customers is largely noted, our employee's excellence and the growth of our economic results from our casinos during the first semester of our fiscal year reinforces the momentum that we have put in place and which will be amplified in the coming months.We are proud to reaffirm our position as the most exclusive gaming destination in Europe.We still have a lot of work and effort, but I am confident. I would like to share this award with all the employees of the Gaming Operations".

Pascal Camia, Executive Vice President of Gaming Operations - Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer, said: "On behalf of all the teams of the casinos of Monaco, I am proud to receive this award which illustrates our incredible work, commitment and professionalism. Thanks to the vision and under the leadership of Mr. Biamonti, this award is the successful recognition of the Great Luxury & Art of Gaming strategy we implemented for The Casino de Monte-Carlo."

Monaco, the most exclusive Gaming destination in Europe

Monaco offers a unique gaming experience in an exceptional setting, a blend of tradition and innovation. For over 150 years, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer has created an image of excellence in the universe of luxury tourism, unrivalled in Europe, with high-end hotels, gastronomy, entertainment, shopping, and well-being.

The Gaming business today revolves around four casinos with specific identities and offers:

Great Art of gaming at the Casino de Monte-Carlo, the most prestigious venue in Europe, for an international clientele of high-rollers seeking excellence and personal service;
The welcoming Casino Café de Paris, with 480 latest-generation slot machines, a new offering of gaming tables, and two outdoor terraces opened 24 hours / 7 Days a week.
Sun Casino, a friendly and festive "American-style" venue, for international customers visiting Monaco; a "casino-destination" within a hotel with 600 rooms, which unveiled its new face at the end of 2016;
Monte-Carlo Bay is making a new start by connecting the Casino experience to the resort experience in Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort - a high-end establishment with an exceptional Mediterranean location, outdoor areas without comparison in the Principality, and inventive and daring cuisine thanks to the talents of Marcel Ravin.

About Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer
Since 1863, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer has been offering a unique Art of Living, a one-of-a-kind resort with four casinos, including the prestigious Casino de Monte-Carlo, four hotels (Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo, Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, Monte-Carlo Beach, Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort), the Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo spa, dedicated to well-being and preventive health, 30 restaurants including Five that together have seven Michelin Guide stars. A hub of night-life, the Group offers an incredible selection of events, including the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival and the Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival. At the end of 2018, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer is completing four years of transformation works dedicated to Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo and to the creation of a new district around Place du Casino, One Monte-Carlo, with luxury accommodation, shops, restaurants and a conference center. The vision of Group Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer for 2020 is to make Monte-Carlo the most exclusive experience in Europe.

About Monaco
Welcome to Monaco. A Riviera Gem. An international cultural center for ballet, opera, music, theatre and exhibitions. A place where great minds meet for business at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Experience heart-stopping sports action at Monaco's F1 Grand Prix and Tennis Masters and at the tables of the Casino de Monte-Carlo... or retreat to our luxurious spas (Les Thermes Marin, ESPA, Les Cinq Mondes, Willow Stream). World-class hotels (including the Hotel de Paris, Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo, Fairmont Monte Carlo, Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel, Le Meridien Beach Plaza, Monte-Carlo Beach Hotel, Port Palace Monaco and the Hotel Hermitage) host the world's most discerning guests.