Club Montmartre: temple of gambling in the heart of the 9th arrondissement

Want to spend an evening rediscovering the atmosphere of a casino in the heart of the capital? Want to discover an unusual place to have a drink? The Club Montmartre, located a stone’s throw from Place Clichy, is a great address.

The Games Club was inaugurated in August 2019, in the premises of the former Cercle Clichy-Montmartre. Fans of poker and traditional games flock to this establishment with its art deco decor.

Poker fans know the address. For years, 84 rue de Clichy housed the Cercle Clichy-Montmartre, a legendary gambling address in Paris. After months of work, the place has had a makeover and has seen a move upmarket.

When you enter the Club Montmartre, you discover the bar and restaurant area. To access the games room of this club founded by Frédérique Ruggieri, you must show your identity card, be of legal age and pay €10 for a day entry, or €100 for the annual card. A cloakroom is available to leave your coat or bag.

Vibrate at the tables of Punto Banco in a cinema setting

After going through the hinged doors, you find yourself in a vast room with a high ceiling and an art-deco glass roof. On the walls, a “Ritz blue” gives the place a real cachet. In this main room, there are many gaming tables.

Here you can come and play Punto Banco. For novices, the rule is simple: you can bet on Punto, Banco or a tie. It’s a game of great simplicity and it ensures beautiful adrenaline rushes. Bringing a piece to one of the tables can be done easily. the Club Montmartre is one of the few establishments in Paris to offer Multicolore, a game that is very similar to roulette.

When you come for the first time, do not hesitate to ask the rules of the game to a table manager or a croupier. You really shouldn’t feel embarrassed.

Many poker tournaments

In total, the club has 30 gaming tables which gradually open throughout the day and night. There we find Poker 21from 3 card pokerfrom stud pokerof the’Ultimate Poker or Multicolor. For the past few months, the club has had a progressive jackpot at the ultimate poker tables. A jackpot is fed up to €5 by the players. This jackpot can quickly reach tens of thousands of euros.

Fairly quiet when it opens at 4 p.m. on weekdays and 1 p.m. on weekends, the place gradually comes alive to become a veritable beehive in the heart of the night. The address is a beacon of nocturnal Paris.

In a room located at the back of the club, is the room dedicated to tournaments. The hallmark of the club is to offer a very rich tournament offer. Events are organized every day. The tournaments are quite accessible. The Club is the ideal place for players who are used to playing online, to come and discover the world of live. It is possible to register the same day at the club and online pre-bookings are possible.

Poker tournament at Club Montmartre

Schedule of regular tournaments

  • Monday at 6 p.m.: the Bullstack is a €250 tournament.
  • Tuesdays at 8pm: the Golden Bounty is a €250 Progressive KO tournament that offers plenty of action at the tables.
  • Wednesday at 8 p.m.: the Sat Pack CM 160 to qualify for all the regular tournaments of the week.
  • Thursday at 8 p.m.: place at the Flash €200. This is the cheapest regular tournament on the grid.
  • Sunday at 2:30 p.m.: the Croesus 500. This tournament offers a very deep structure.

Occasionally, poker festivals are organized. This will be the case from July 19 to 24 with the Montmartre Poker Series and from August 2 to 7 with the APO 500.

Many tournaments are regular at Club Montmartre

A great Cash Game offer

Cash game fans can play Texas Hold’em or Omaha with blinds of €2/€4 and €5/€5. To play Cash Game at Club Montmartreit is advisable to come with at least 250€ and thus sit at one of the poker tables. The atmosphere is friendly and there are many interactions at the tables. A VIP area can accommodate high-limit games. Note that the Bad Beat Jackpot currently exceeds €215,000.

A cash game table at Club Montmartre

An original place for a drink or dinner

The place has a unique atmosphere. It is possible to dine there (from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the restaurant or at the gaming table) or come and have a drink. It is no coincidence that the club has served as the setting for several films, such as Claude Lelouch’s latest opus or the clip of the rapper duo Rim’k and PLK. At Club Montmartre, you can enjoy chicken skewers, delicious lasagna or salads.

An original place for a drink or dinner

Information: www.leclubmontmartre.com

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