Founded in 1638, the world's oldest casino moved into its current palatial home in the 1950s. Slots open at 11am; arrive after 3.30pm wearing your jacket and poker face for gaming tables. Arrive in style with a free water-taxi ride from Piazzale Roma. You must be at least 18 to enter the casino.
The building certainly wasn't lucky for composer Richard Wagner, who died here in 1883; the Museo Wagner now occupies his suite.