The best casinos on the planet
There are just casinos and there are casinos which are going to blow your mind. Yes, we are talking about crazy nightlife, jazzy game floors and lots of excitement which is going to freak you out.
Keep reading this article to find out about the top casinos of the world where all gambling aficionados dream of spending an evening or two. Even the increasing popularity of online casinos hasn’t managed to diminish the charm of bright lights and all the glamour that casinos have to offer.
The Wynn Macau casino located in the heart of Macau boasts of more than 500 table games and over a thousand slot machines. Spread over an area of about 205,000 square feet this casino is perfectly capable of handling a huge influx of gamblers.
Macau is currently the home to 5 of the top 10 biggest casinos of the world and the Wynn Macau is sure to impress the high rollers with its 2 Michelin starred restaurants, a luxurious spa and more than beautiful suites.
Though the gaming area is not as big as the Venetian or the Sands Macau, the Wynn Macau definitely offers more number of games an average gambler could play in a lifetime.
The much famous AAA five diamond Bellagio (which is also famous for the gigantic fountain on the 8 acre lake) is one of the most sophisticated and stylish casinos on the globe. Playing a game of poker at the Poker Room of Bellagio is a dream come true for many dedicated high rollers.
The stakes for the Big Game varies within $4000 – $8000 and this casino is often visited by poker stalwarts like Daniel Negreanu, Doyle Brunson and Jennifer Harman. In a game like this the pot is known to exceed the $1 million range at times.
One can find a room with superb view of the Strip or choose a two bedroom villa which comes with a 24 hour butler and private swimming pool. Make sure to visit the Bellagio Art Gallery where you can see exhibitions of famous painters like Jackson Pollock, Picasso or Andy Warhol.
Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa
Located in Atlanta City, New Jersey, the casino area of Borgata stretches over an area of 161,000 square feet with more than 4000 slot machine and over 200 table games. One of the first Vegas style casinos to be built on the East Coast, Borgata comes with impressive restaurants by Bobby Flay, Geoffrey Zakarian and Wolfgang Puck.
Within a few meters from the casino one can find a massive swimming pool which is very close to the beaches of the Jersey Shore. Borgata also have its private jet services which would fly in guests from any of the 18 cities. This casino is often frequented by celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck, P Diddy etc.
Casino de Monte Carlo
The most legendary of all casinos the Casino de Monte Carlo is famous for its history, mind blowing decor and vast range of slot machines and table games. The most prestigious of all casinos, Monte Carlo has been offering its customers with a full range of games which suits players of every skill and level.
The gaming rooms of Casino de Monte Carlo comes with games like Trente et Quarante, European Roulette, Black Jack, Craps, English Roulette, and Texas Holdem Poker. The fascinating slot machine you will find on Salle Renaissance and Salle Europe is sure to blow your mind off.
The stunning 19th century building with its lavish Belle Epoque interiors and antique paintings are reason enough to visit this casino. Make sure to get rid of your shorts or flip flops before you enter the fanciest of all casinos.
Sun City Casino Resort
Located in Rustenburg, South Africa the Sun City Casino Resort can be reached in just 2 hours from Johannesburg. Situated in the middle of nowhere this is one casino resort which would allow its customers to spot lions in the daytime and enjoy a game of cards at night.
Here you will find no dearth of fun activities and the casino resort comes with an 18-hole professional golf course designed by Gary Player along with parasailing and jet skiing on a huge artificial lake. This hotel also boasts of the biggest permanent maze in the Southern Hemisphere, a sprawling park with river and waterfalls and an outdoor water park among its numerous attractions.
The Venetian Macau
The largest casino of the world, The Venetian Macau is the 7th largest building in the planet. The casino sprawls over an area of 546,000 square feet and is partitioned into four gaming areas based on themes. They are known as Phoenix, Red Dragon, Golden Fish and Imperial House.
The Venetian Macau prides itself with more than 800 gaming tables and over 3,400 slot machines. The Paiza Club of the Venetian Macau is reserved solely for its premium guests. The faux renaissance architecture is sure to take you to a magnificent palace of quattrocento Italy. The hotel tower has nearly 3000 suites and the Presidente Suite is a 12 bay suite which comes with 4 bathrooms.
Kurhaus, Baden Baden, Germany
In the words of Marlene Dietrich this is the ‘Most beautiful casino in the world.” Located in the outskirts of Black Forest, the main building of Baden Baden was designed by Friedrich Weinbrenner who embellished this magnificent building with Corinthian pillars, paired griffen freize and neo classical interior decor.
One of the oldest casinos of the world Dostoyevsky’s ‘The Gambler’ was inspired by the author’s visit to this casino. In the 19th century entry to this casino was reserved only for the nobles and the elite but now its doors are open to all the guests of Baden Baden.
The most elegant of all casinos, the Kurhaus has been servicing aficionados of the game since the last 250 years. Designed in the line of royal palaces in France this fantastic casino with its red and gold interior decor is worth a visit.