France is about indulgence. Call it as Las Vegas without the tackiness: gambling is legal country-wide, even online. PokerBlog is a perfect starting point. And of course the casinos in Deauville and on the Cote D’Azur have been the subject and setting of many a film, from Bob Le Flambeur to Casino Royale. (Let’s not forget Casino, either; it figures into many critics’ lists of best gambling movie.) No wonder France is such a glamorous place to gamble—it was here that the roulette wheel was invented!