European Dealer Championship 2024 | Holland Casino Venlo


What stage could be more fitting for the ultimate showdown among Europe's finest dealers than the continent's best casino? We are immensely proud to host this extraordinary event this year at Holland Casino Venlo!  

Europe’s best dealers, one by one top athletes, are about to enter the arena for a head-to-head battle of talent and dedication to their profession. Each shuffle, each card dealt, and each spin of the roulette wheel will be closely observed by both the jury and the audience. Get ready to witness incredible talent and precision as these masters of gaming battle it out. We are buzzing with excitement, ready to crown the champions!

Opening video

About the ECA

The European Casino Association (ECA) represents national associations and individual operators of licensed land-based casinos in Europe.

To date, the ECA represents the interests of approximately 900 casinos and over 70,000 employees in 30 countries across Europe. Founded in the early 1990s as the European Casino Forum, the ECA has grown steadily over the years and today includes members from nearly EU Members States and non-EU countries.

Time schedule

21:00 Draw 

10:30 Championship opening
11:30 Technical events
13:00 Start first round
17:00 Technical events

13:00 Photo on the stairs
13:30 Opening & Announcement semi-final
14:00 Semi final
15:00 Technical events
16:30 Final
21:30 Announcement of EDC 2024 & Winners party



  • General

  • Conditions of Competition

  • Mathematical Exercise

judging criteria

The criteria for the European Dealer Championship will be multiplied by a factor of importance;
Hospitality (3x), Technical skills (2x) and Control of the game (2x). “The minimum score is 1, the maximum score is 10, in increments of 1.”

Side Events

Tournament Chips

The (non) value chips are provided and sponsored by Matsui.

Participants & country

We warmly welcome all participants.

Practical information

LX Fine Dining
& Champagne

Come and enjoy in our restaurant LX Fine Dining & Champagne. Our chefs prepare the dishes from an open kitchen, using the best cooking techniques and fresh ingredients. Here you will taste our culinary dishes and various specialities of our chef. We are proud of the passion, enthusiasm and craftsmanship with which the dishes are prepared and served. All this accompanied by a wide choice of wines and bubbles. Let yourself be pampered in the atmospheric and unique setting of restaurant LX.

Use the green button ‘RESERVEREN’
in de lower right corner.

The Sportsbar
Burgers & Beer

Watch a game while enjoying a special beer from our wide range of beers, satisfy your appetite with the delicious 'pre game appetizer' snacks, or take it more seriously and sink your teeth into 'The Impossible All American' burger.

No reservations needed.

Holland Casino
Stack Challenge

During the EDC, we are attempting to break the world record for casino chip stacking. This record, set in 2019, stands at 79 chips. All attending guests will have the chance to participate and showcase their talent. 

The rules are simple: with one hand behind your back, stack as many chips as possible in one minute with the other hand. The ultimate winner will also receive a nice check worth €500,-!

Join the King of Court
Padel Tournament

  • Wednesday, June 5th from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

  • Free register at the hotel reception

  • Padel rackets will be provided

Departure from Parhotel Horst by bus at 8:30 AM. Departure from Asteria Venray by bus at 8:45 AM. Return to the hotel by 11:30 AM at the latest.


During the event, photographer Michel Schnater will post new content every day.

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