|Casino opened:||January 1, 1947|
|Casino sq/ft:||15,000 sq/ft|
|Convention sq/ft:||3,000 sq/ft|
The Normandie Casino Review
The Normandie Casino is located at 1045 West Rosecrans Avenue in Gardena, California. The venue has been operated by the Miller family since the 1940's and is one of the only family-run casinos in California or the entire country for that matter. It is the last remaining card club of the original So-Cal clubs. Originally opened in 1940, before any Indian casinos were on the scene and Las Vegas was just beginning to boom, Russ Miller bought the venue in 1947 and renamed the Western Club to its current name.
The 15,000 square foot casino is open 24 hours a day and features over 50 tables. California and Asian games include Blackjack, Pai-gow Poker, Pan 9, Pai-gow Tiles and Caribbean Stud games. Head to head poker action is found in games of Texas Hold-em, Omaha high/low, Seven card stud or Lowball.
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Gaming at Normandie Casino
In additional to smoking hot poker tables players will find a great selection of California card games and your favorite Asian games. There are 53 tables in play every day, all day so you are sure to find the competition you are looking for along with great odds.
The Normandie Casino offers 3:2 blackjack, yest 150% return, you're not likely to find that anywhere else in southern California. Try your hand at Blackjack, Pai-gow Poker, Pan 9, Pai-gow Tiles and Caribbean Stud. EZ Baccarat comes with no commission, Panda 8 and Dragon 7 side bets.
Casino games availablePai Gow Poker
Pai Gow Tiles
Caribbean Stud Poker
Hit & Run 21
Dragon Bonus Baccarat ~ Commission Free
Panda 8 Baccarat
Poker at Normandie Casino
The Normandie Casino is Southern California's oldest casino. It's not as large as some of the other Los Angeles rooms, but it has been recently renovated and offers a good selection of lower limit action. The games are mostly limit, but there is a $1/2 NL game with a $300 max buy-in that is spread most evenings after 7pm. For those NL players looking for a great action game be sure to stop by on most weekend nights for a wild and loose $2/5 game with a $300 minimum buy-in and no maximum buy-in. The play at this game has been known to resemble a much higher stakes game because of the no maximum buy-in.
Normandie now offers a Late Night Tournament with a $2k guarantee that's held most nights and weekends at 10:15p. In addition, on Friday nights they run a Ladies night $2k guarantee tourney at 7p hosted by Barbara Enright. All tournaments are $50 buy-in, $10 entry fee with free food and soft drinks included.
The Normandie has recently installed flatscreen TVs and an automated waitlist. There is a snack area, a gift shop and restaurant with reasonable prices and good food as well as a fairly large showroom. It reminded us of the old Las Vegas showrooms.
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Poker games available:No Limit Holdem
Dining & Restaurants
- Serving: Bar/Pub, Asian, American, Cafe/Variety
The bar and restaurant at Normandie Casino offers soaring ceilings, huge flat screens, and comfortable seating with room to move around. The bar is fully stocked and the tenders offer skilled mixes along with your favorite draft or craft beers. Enjoy snacks, starters, salads; Asian soups, rice bowls, and more; Deli sandwiches, burgers, tacos and much more.
(310) 352-3400 ext. 1033
- Price range: Average
- Reservations: (310) 352-3400 ext. 1033
- Alcohol: Full Bar
- Happy Hour
|Sunday||6:00am / 1:30am|
|Monday||6:00am / 1:30am|
|Tuesday||6:00am / 1:30am|
|Wednesday||6:00am / 1:30am|
|Thursday||6:00am / 1:30am|
|Friday||6:00am / 1:30am|
|Saturday||6:00am / 1:30am|