Casinos have always been a place where dreams can come true, and, these days, casinos are about more than just making a quick buck. From opulent gondola rides to gaming classes for beginners to luxurious mega resorts, here are some of the best casinos in the world.
Foxwoods Resort Casino, Connecticut, USA
America’s biggest casino, The Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut, lies in the fourth biggest hotel in the world, and welcomes over 40,000 visitors each day. In addition to its 6 different casinos, offering every game imaginable, the resort also has a massive 38 restaurants, 2 golf courses and exclusive designer villas with private butler service. There are also 2 spas, a nightclub, a comedy club, and plenty of high-end shopping, making it no surprise that it is considered to be one of the best casinos in the world.
The Venetian, Macau, China
A luxury casino resort on Macau’s Coastal Strip, The Venetian is inspired by its sister casino in Las Vegas, influenced by the romantic canals and winding streets of Venice. Spread out over 530,000 square feet, The Venetian is the largest casino in the world, grandly decorated on the outside with an intricately furnished interior. When you want a break from the gaming action, the resort offers 3000 suites, each measuring at least 750 square feet, as well as its own canal, where guests can take gondola rides through the fantastically recreated canals of Venice. The resort also hosts many top entertainment acts from around the world and has an impressive spa and wellness center with Venetian-style pools.
Sun City, South Africa
Sun City, a Las Vegas-style resort located about 2 hours from Johannesburg, in the middle of the African bush, is one of South Africa’s most glamorous gambling destinations, with two extravagant casino areas, one of which contains a gaming school offering complimentary lessons on game techniques, as well as table etiquette. The resort aims to be family friendly, and offers a wide range of facilities, including a state-of-the-art water park, a 1.2 mile zip line, a crocodile sanctuary, and game drives and hot air balloon rides over the Pilanesberg National Park.
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Marina Bay Sands, in Singapore, is known all over the world for its breathtaking infinity pool that soars over the city, providing incomparable views of the skyline. It is also home to an extravagant casino, one of the biggest and liveliest in the country, and is spread out over 3 floors. When you want to relax, the Banyan Tree Spa provides many rejuvenating treatments, and you can also visit the 50,000 square foot ArtScience Museum, as well as the many large scale art installations. The dining options are some of the best in the world, with restaurants from Mario Batali and Wolfgang Puck.
Whether you’re a seasoned high roller or are just trying your luck for the first time, the best casinos in the world offer games that everyone can play. Pair this with a multitude of mouthwatering dining venues, as well as world-class entertainment facilities, and you have the recipe for an unforgettable casino experience.