Italy 2008 Campione d'Italia

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Italy. Lombardy region. Campione d'Italia. Campione d'Italia is occupying an enclave within the Swiss canton of Ticino, separated from the rest of Italy. Campione d'Italia takes advantage of its status by operating a famous casino, the Casinò di Campione, as gambling laws are less strict than in both Italy and Switzerland. Two women and a man play and gamble on the slot machines, Game of chance and hazard. Money play automat. The new Casinò di Campione was opened in 2007. It is the largest gambling place in Europe and replaces the existing 1936 casino. The project  was designed by famed Swiss architect Mario Botta. 1.03.2008  © 2008 Didier Ruef