Casino Royale Setting & Symbolism

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Royale-les-Eaux

A fictional seaside town in the north of France. It is located in the region of Brittany near the mouth of the Somme River. In the novel it is described as a recently having undergone a resurgence due to its sulfur-infused water. It has a nice, old-time casino and attractive beaches.

Casino Royale

This is the Casino where much of the action of the novel takes place.

Hôtel Splendide

The hotel in Royale-les-Eaux where Bond is staying. It is adjacent to the casino.

Salle privée

French for "private room." The room in the casino where the wealthy high rollers play. This is where Bond and Le Chiffre play their baccarat game.

Baccarat

A card game, similar to blackjack. It is a game of chance requiring little skill or strategy. The object of the game is to get cards adding up to 9. Each player gets two...

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