Fancy yourself a getaway that combines tourism with the chance to gamble at a world-renowned casino? Then we’ve got you covered! This month, we teamed up with the folks at bgo.com to bring you a list of the world’s most famous casinos based on their size, popularity, and location. Check them out . . .
WinStar World Casino
As the world’s largest casino, there’s certainly no shortage of games! Visitors can expect to find a whopping 8,500 electronic games, a 55-table poker room and a total of 100 total table games. Plus if you fancy yourself a long stay, the state-of-the-art hotel, dining, and entertainment facilities are on hand to accommodate you.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Size: 55,700 metres squared / 600,000 square feet
Worth visiting for: Being the largest casino in the world
Located in the iconic Las Vegas strip, the Bellagio is famous for its many appearances and popular culture. You’ve most likely seen it’s water fountain show as an opening shot in many a film!
Location: Nevada, United States
Size: 10,800 metres squared / 116,000 square feet
Worth visiting for: Its location in the Las Vegas strip and the world-famous water fountain displays
Set right on a coastal strip by the South China Sea, the Venetian Macau is modelled on the architecture (and even canals!) found in Venice, hence is name. With over 6,000 slot machines and 800 gambling tables, there’s plenty to choose from.
Location: Macau, China
Size: 51,000 metres squared / 550,000 square feet
Worth visiting for: Macau’s well-known and touristic Cotai Strip, where this casino is located
Casino de Monte Carlo
A familiar name for many, Monte Carlo is known as an affluent location featuring luxurious hotels and grand casinos. And with good reason! Casino de Monte Carlo is one such example and has become a famous location thanks to being featured in the James Bond films. Visitors can expect to find every game type imaginable set in breathtakingly beautiful Renaissance-style decor.
Location: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Size: 10,000 metres squared / 108,000 square feet
Worth visiting for: The casino’s architecture and history that dates back to the 1800s
Rio Casino Resort
Don’t let the name fool you . . . this casino is a long way from Brazil! Rio Casino is located in South Africa, and is the largest casino on the Aftican continent. Players can expect more than 250 modern slot machines, 11 table games and progressive play. Plus, the casino is located a short 2 hour drive away from Johannesburg so a trip to this location means there’s plenty more to see and do.
Location: Klerksdorp, South Africa
Size: 24,700 metres squared / 266,330 square feet
Worth visiting for: Being one of the largest casinos in the Southern Hemisphere