Casino du Liban is the most famous Casino in the Middle East located in Maameltein, Jounieh in Lebanon and is 22 km north of Beirut. With an area of about 35,000 square meters, the casino has around 400 slot machines and 60 gaming tables. Casino du Liban boasts a rich and prestigious history. Many prominent public personalities have visited the casino over the years; among them the late King Hussein of Jordan, the Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Prince Albert of Monaco, Aristotle Onasis, Omar Sharif, Elizabeth Talyor, and many others. The casino also hosted the Miss Europe pageant for six years. The theater has hosted a wide variety of performances, including local plays, international ballets, operas, Broadway productions, French comedies, jazz concerts and many others.