European Dealer Championship 2024 | Holland Casino Venlo

Welcome competitor!

At the European Dealer Championship 2024 in Venlo!
What unites us all is our passion for our profession and the casino industry. In the coming days, you as a participant in EDC 2024 will be at the center of attention. You need to be in top condition, and we've got you covered! On this special participants’ section on our website, you will find information and tips about Venlo and the area. In addition, you will find several tips and tricks, such as power nutrition and relaxation exercises, to help you perform at your best.

Venlo: A Lively Border Town with Rich Culture

Venlo is a charming city in the southeastern part of the Netherlands, in the province of Limburg. It is situated along the banks of the River ‘de Maas’, close to the German border. Venlo is a popular tourist destination, known for its historic center, its many shops and restaurants, and its annual carnival celebration.

The historic city center shows a cozy atmosphere with cobblestone streets and monumental buildings. At the same time, Venlo is a modern city with innovative architecture, such as along the Maas Boulevard. Outside the city, natural areas like the Maasduinen await, ideal for hiking and cycling along the River ‘de Maas’. With its mix of history, culture, and recreation, Venlo offers something for everyone. Let yourself be surprised by this lively border town and its surroundings.

Tips for you
as a visitor

  • The currency in the Netherlands is the Euro.

  • Payment by debit- or credit card is accepted almost everywhere. Therefor, it is not necessary to carry a (large) amount of cash/Euros.

  • The official language of the Netherlands is Dutch, but English is also widely spoken.

What to see
& do in Venlo

Visit the website and take a look at what Venlo has to offer.

Via the organization of the EDC 2024, we have arranged the possibility for you to participate in a ‘King of the Court’ Padel tournament on Wednesday, starting at 9:00 am. We will arrange transportation.

(Public) transport

Taxi companies
T-tax Venlo: +31 (0)77-3200535
Taxi Centrale Venlo: +31 (0)6-81040406

Nearest train station
Station Venlo
Station Blerick

Public transport
How to get to Venlo


Feel fantastic, look great, and radiate confidence!
Discover our exclusive 'pitstops', specially designed to help you shine like never before. Whether you need a quick boost or a full pampering session, we've got you covered.

You can make reservations on the spot, so be sure to arrive on time to treat yourself. 

On Tuesday, June 4th, the following pitstops are available: 


Casino: 10:30-13:00 & 13:30-17:00 | Parkhotel: 18:00-20:30


Casino: 11:00-12:30 & 13:30-16:00

On Wednesday, June 5th, we offer:

Shoe Shiner

Casino: 13:30-17:30

Chair massage

Casino: 12:30-16:30 / 17:50-18:10


Join us for exciting activities throughout the tournament. Don’t miss out!

Tour Holland Casino Venlo 
Take a tour with the staff of Holland Casino Venlo and discover why Holland Casino Venlo is awarded 'Best Casino Europe 2024'.

Tuesday, June 4th: 12:00 / 14:00 / 16:00


Tuesday, June 4th: 13:00 / 15:00 / 16:30
Wednesday, June 5th: 13:45 / 14:45 / 15:50 / 17:50

Stack Challenge
During the EDC, we are attempting to break the world record for casino chip stacking, see above.

Tuesday, June 4th: 12:30 / 13:30 /14:30 / 15:30 / 16:30

Batak competition
This machine is used by many top athletes, including racers, to test and, more importantly, improve their reaction times. Join us and respond faster than ever before!

Wednesday, June 5th: 13:30-17:30

Nutrition, relaxation
& mindset

As a participant in this tournament, you naturally want to be in top condition. Undoubtedly, you've trained at home and prepared yourself as best as possible. Fancy a few last-minute tips and tricks to stay in top shape during the tournament? Then read on quickly!

Healthy nutrition
& beverages

  • Eat and drink regularly to maintain your energy levels.

  • Drink mainly water and tea, as these are the best choices to stay hydrated.

  • Electrolytes are essential for the functioning of nerves and muscles. After exertion, occasionally choose a sports drink (with low sugar) to replenish electrolytes.

  • Make conscious and healthy choices for nutritious meals, such as whole grains, lean proteins, and fresh vegetables and fruits.

  • Need a power boost? Enjoy an energy bar with fruit and nuts.


  • Walking is a great way to relax and get some fresh air. You can walk around the tournament area or find a scenic route in nature.

  • Yoga is an excellent way to relax your body and mind. There are many free yoga videos available on YouTube.

  • Meditation can help you focus and reduce stress. There are many apps and websites with free meditations.

  • Read a book. Reading is a relaxing activity that can take you away from the hustle and bustle of the tournament.

  • Chat with other participants, coaches, or spectators. This can be a fun way to meet new people and practice your social skills.


  • Watch a motivational TED Talk on self-confidence on YouTube.

  • Listen to a motivational playlist on Spotify to feel empowered, such as and .

  • Visualize yourself winning in the final. Use positive affirmations to boost your confidence.

Last but not least
General Tips & Tricks

Make sure to get enough sleep (7-8 hours per night) to be well-rested. Stay positive and focused, regardless of the outcome of the matches.

Enjoy the tournament and do your best!

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