Each of the following provides visitors from around the world with their own unique experience, one that few will ever forget.
As with most things in life regarding entertainment, determining the world’s top nine casinos for unforgettable gaming adventures is somewhat subjective. How one views the best casino experience comes down to various factors, including overall experience, size, variety and quantity of games, amenities, and additional entertainment options.
The following casinos are listed over and above their competition based on their impressiveness, gaming options, extravagant amenities, and various entertainment options. Each of the following provides visitors from around the world with their own unique experience, one that few will ever forget.
1. WinStar World Casino
Most would assume that the biggest casino in the United States would belong to Las Vegas or even Reno. However, the honor belongs to the small town of Thackerville, Oklahoma, home to just over 400 people.
As casinos are illegal in Texas, Thackerville sits just five miles away, welcoming Texans and their visitors. With 519,000 square feet of casino space, WinStar offers over 8,600 slot machines, 100 plus table games, and 55 poker tables.
2. The Venetian Macao
Located in Macau, China, The Venetian Macao is one of the world’s largest casinos with over 546,000 square feet of gaming space. With a large variety of slot machines (over 6,000) and 800 gaming tables for gamblers to enjoy, The Venetian Macao is bigger than its sister casino in Las Vegas.
For VIP guests and high-stakes gamblers, The Venetian Macao hosts The Paiza Club, which is divided into five private gaming areas.
3. Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Not only is this Las Vegas casino known for its action on the tables, but it is likely equally as famous for its legendary fountain show outside. Famous for its exquisiteness and style, the Bellagio offers gamblers over 116,000 square feet of casino floor space with everything from slot machines to blackjack and craps tables.
If cards and slots aren’t your flavor of choice, the Bellagio also provides both horse race and sports book options.
With forty poker tables, plus two high-limit areas, including the famed Legends Room, the Bellagio has welcomed many of the world’s most famous poker players and hosted countless World Poker Tour events.
4. Marina Bay Sands
Arguably Singapore’s most extravagant hotel, hosting three towers bridged by an amazing sky park, the Marina Bay Sands provides visitors with four levels of floor space filled with slots and table games.
Opened in 2010, the Marina Bay Sands provides visitors with 15,000 square meters of gaming space and over 2,500 electronic gaming machines, and 600 table games to choose from.
The Marina Bay Sands accommodates gamblers of all levels and hosts more than thirty gaming rooms for private and high-stakes events.
5. Casino de Monte Carlo
If it’s good enough for 007, then Monte Carlo’s infamous casino should be good enough for both residents and visitors of Monaco.
Known for its rich history and luxuriousness, the Casino de Monte Carlo was founded in the middle of the 19th century. While it may not be as big as its peers on this list, the sophistication and attention to detail in the craftsmanship and atmosphere justify its place among the best of the best.
One of the country’s top tourist destinations, the casino is open specifically for non-gambling photo-taking tourists from 9 am-1 pm daily and then to gamblers from 2 pm onward.
6. Wynn Las Vegas
At a cost of $2.7 billion to construct, the Wynn is one of the top ten most expensive resorts ever built. With 111,000 square feet of casino floor space, the Wynn offers guests over 2000 slot machines and 150 table games.
The renowned Poker Room is well known for its tournaments and high-stakes games. If cards and slots aren’t your thing, the Wynn hosts a pair of sports/race books for their guests.
When you are done on the tables, feel free to gamble on the fairways at the eighteen-hole championship at Wynn Golf Club.
7. Sun City Casino and Resort
Combining a unique blend of casino and wildlife, this South African resort offers gamblers a wide range of table and electronic games. Opened in 1979, the 125,00 square foot casino features 1700 slot machines and 40 table games.
The Salon Prive and Sun City Prive offer high-stakes gambling and exclusive benefits.
8. Crown Casino
The Southern Hemisphere’s largest casino complex, spanning over 510,000 square meters, Melbourne’s Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex provides visitors with both real (250 tables) and live casino online game options as well as a dazzling array of slot machines. The Crown is home to both the Aussie Millions and the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific.
9. Foxwoods Resort Casino
Slots, table games, poker, Keno, and bingo, Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, has something for everyone.
With over 5,500 slot machines and nearly 300 table games, the 344,000-square-foot casino is the largest in North America and the third largest in the world. If poker is your thing, Foxwoods offers guests a 114-table poker room, the third most in the world.