Casinos are now a common sight in almost any city in a country where gambling is legal. Some casinos, however, stand out in the crowd and the same can even be said for the casinos in Las Vegas. Yes, Vegas is known for its gambling dens and casinos, but even there, there are casinos that stand out.
If you want to gamble at the world’s best casinos, you should know which ones are the best and even more, what makes them stand out.
Here are some of the world’s best casinos and the reasoning behind it:
This is more than just a huge casino. It is also a five-star hotel. It is owned by the Las Vegas Sands company and is located in Macau, on the Cotai Strip. The hotel is modelled after the Venetian in Las Vegas and is a rather huge building, with a 980000 m2 (10,500,500 square feet) floor area. This makes it the seventh largest building in the world if the criterium is floor area.
The casino space is 51,000 m2 (550,000 square feet) in size and has more than 3400 slot machines, 800 gambling tables and the Cotai Arena which can seat 15000 people. It has over 2900 suites for guests and the premium Paiza Club which offers private entrances, lifts and private gambling rooms. This casino/hotel is gambling paradise for all punters.
· MGM Grand Las Vegas
This is the largest single hotel in the USA with over 6800 rooms. It is a hotel/casino and is located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, which is adjacent to Las Vegas. With so many rooms, it can house a lot of guests and has what to offer them for entertainment. The MGM Grand Arena within the hotel can host up to 17000 people.
When it comes to gambling, you can take your pick from any of the 2500 slot machines and 139 poker and card tables. The slot machines go from a cent to a thousand dollars when it comes to betting, with jackpots up to half a million. There is a sports betting area which has a total of 60 plasma TVs, for your convenience.
Shuffling over to Atlantic City in New Jersey, is the Borgata, a casino/hotel which has over 2000 rooms and is subsequently the largest hotel in New Jersey. As the trend of casinos to offer various entertainment, so does the Borgata have its own arena, which can host up to 2400 guests. Their Event Center is the main music venue for the resort and attracts interesting names like Depeche Mode.
The casino is no slouch, either, as it has 15000 m2 (161,000 square feet) of space with around 4000 slot machines. If you fancy cards rather than slots, you can have fun at any of the 180 game tables, with 50 separate poker tables. They host daily poker tournaments and high-stakes tournaments, regularly. They also have a racebook, the only one in Atlantic City.
With so many casinos all over the world, these 3 stand out. However, it would be proper to note a few more just for the sake of them being very large and earning a lot of money.
Casino de Monte Carlo is interesting and located in Monte Carlo, Monaco. It is very popular and even James Bond visited it in multiple films.
Casino Estoril is also notable, located in Cascais, Portugal. It is an old casino, dating back to 1916 and has a lot of history and gambling behind it.
If you plan on travelling and gambling, these casinos will make your trip that much more interesting.