Ah, the glories of gaming! There are so many glamorous gambling spots to visit around the globe, most of which you’ve probably heard of. We’ve narrowed the extensive list to just four of the most beautiful (and famous) land-based casinos around the world.
So, the next time you travel aboard to any of the below destinations, make sure to give one of these casinos a visit, and send us your pictures!
The most famous gambling destination is none other than Sin City. People immediately associate it with gambling, and Vegas is second only in popularity to Times Square in Manhattan.
The Strip is the main street in Vegas and is littered with some of the glitziest and grandest resorts and casinos. There are a staggering 75 casinos that you can visit, including greats such as the MGM Grand, the Venetian and the Bellagio.
Interesting Vegas fact: it’s believed that there are an estimated 1,000 people living beneath Vegas, in underground tunnels.
Lovingly referred to as the Monte Carlo of the Orient, Macau has 33 casinos. Interestingly enough, these casinos contribute to 50% of the region’s economy.
An impressive 7 of the region’s casinos contribute to the list of the the world’s 20 largest casinos. They are: City of Dreams Resort, Casino Ponte 16, MGM Grand Macau, Sands Macau, StarWorld Hotel & Casino and Venetian Macau.
Interesting Macau fact: Macau is the ONLY place in China where it is legal to gamble.
This resort city is famous for its casinos, beach and boardwalk. It’s the perfect place to delight in some sight-seeing as you stroll along the boardwalk, indulge in a game of golf at one of the cities beautiful golf courses, or dip your toes in the ocean at one of the local beaches.
There are 12 casinos to choose from, including Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and Caesars Atlantic City.
Interesting Atlantic City fact: Atlantic City is proudly home to the FIRST EVER boardwalk in the US.
The most successful (and famous) gaming destination in Europe resides in the tiny country of Monaco, home to 35,000 people. Monaco is second only in size to Vatican City. The country spans a measly total area of 2 square kilometers.
Interesting Monaco fact: The country is referred to as Europe’s tax haven because citizens don’t have to pay tax. The country’s primary sources of income are tourism and casino gambling profits, where, it would appear, there is some Real Money to be made!