When you think about luxury casinos you probably immediately think about Las Vegas right? And why wouldn’t you? Vegas was, and still is, the home to many extravagant casino, however it’s not the only place you can find them. In fact there’s a variety of locations that also home extravagant casinos, and here’s a look at 10 luxury casinos from across the world.
1. The Venetian Macao – Macau, China
This Vegas-style, Venice-themed luxury resort and casino is located on Macau’s Cotai Strip, measuring 10,500,000 square feet and made up of 39 stories. The Venetian Macao is modelled on its sister casino resort The Venetian Las Vegas, and is the seventh largest building in the world by floor area. It’s also the largest casino in the world, and the largest single structure hotel building in Asia.
The casino is divided into 4 themed gaming areas named Golden Fish, Imperial House, Red Dragon, and Phoenix. The casino consists of over 3,400 slot machines and 800 gambling tables. The hotel also offers a club called Paiza Club, which caters to their premium guests. The gaming areas of the Paiza Club are divided into individual private gaming rooms each named after notable Asian cities and regions such as Yunnan, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
2. The Ritz Club – London
The Ritz Club is located in London’s Piccadilly, where only exclusive members are allowed to enjoy the luxury of the club. The club is known for its symbol of high society and luxury, and is one of the world’s most prestigious and well-known hotels.
Not only is The Ritz Club used as a casino, but you can also enjoy fine dining, drinks, and of course the main gaming experience located in the grand ballroom of the hotel. Guests of The Ritz London are entitled to free access to a wide array of games, including American Roulette, Blackjack, Punto Banco and Three Card Poker. Those who are willing to pay a little extra can also have access to one of the Ritz Club’s many private gaming rooms, where attentive staff members will allow patrons to experience luxury gaming. Those interested can get a membership for life just by depositing the small sum of £1000.
3. Foxwoods Resort Casino – Connecticut
Foxwoods Resort Casino is a hotel casino located in Connecticut. The resort is the largest resort casino in North America, made up of six casinos, covering an area of 9,000,000 square feet. Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming, with more than 380 gaming tables for games such as Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, and Poker with over 4,700 slot machines. There’s also several restaurants located within the casinos, 2,266 hotel rooms, as well as a two-story arcade for children and teens.
4. MGM Grand Las Vegas
The MGM Grand Las Vegas is the largest single hotel in the United States with 6,852 rooms, located on the Las Vegas Strip. When the hotel opened in 1993 it was the largest hotel complex in the world, but is now the third largest by the number of rooms, and the second largest hotel resort complex behind The Venetian and The Palazzo. The MGM Grand Las Vegas has 2,300 gaming machines on its gaming floor, as well as 178 card and table games including poker tables, and has over 20 bars.
5. Casino Baden-Baden – Baden-Baden, Germany
This casino is located in Baden-Baden, a beautiful spa town in Germany’s Black Forest region. The casino itself is steeped in 250 years’ worth of history and was designed in line with French royal palaces, with its red and gold interior being so glamourous that the casino also offers guided tours. For those that want to come and gamble, Baden-Baden offers elegant poker rooms, Blackjack and Roulette tables, along with 130 slot machines.
6. The Empire Casino – London
The Empire Casino is located on the north side of Leicester Square, in the City of Westminster, London. The Empire Casino only opened in 2007 to replace the old Empire Ballroom, but quickly it has marked itself as London’s finest casino. As well as a casino, it is one of the cinemas in, and adjoining, the square which are used for film premiers and first runs.
The casino has bright, artificial lights and no windows, helping to give the casino an almost Las Vegas feel. Along with its bars, restaurants and two floors of table games and slot machines, the venue also has a poker room that hosts World Series of poker events on a regular basis.
7. Sun City Resort and Casino – South Africa
The Sun City Resort in South Africa is located near the city of Rutenberg, just two hours away from Johannesburg. The world class casino features around-the-clock gaming, including slots, Blackjack, Roulette, among other casino games. For the more prestigious guests, The Sun City Resort offers private quarters to ensure privacy and security.
8. Caesars Palace – Las Vegas
Caesars Palace is a well-known luxury hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas strip, designed to give guests a sense of life during the Roman Empire. It contains many statues, columns and iconography typical of Hollywood Roman period products, including a 20-foot statue of Julius Caesar near the entrance. The hotel has 3,960 rooms and suites in six towers, and a convention facility of over 300,000 square feet. The hotel has a large range of restaurants, including several that serve authentic Chinese cuisine to cater to the wealthy East Asian gamblers.
Caesars Palace is one of the most prestigious casino hotels in the world, and one of Las Vegas largest and best known landmarks. The modern casino facilities include table games such as Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Pai Gow, and Pai Gow Poker – a 4,500 square foot 24 hour poker room, as well as a large number of slot machines and video poker machines.
9. Ibiza Gran Hotel Casino – Balearic Islands, Spain
Ibiza Gran Hotel is a luxury five-star hotel and casino located in the Balearic Islands in Spain. Overlooking the marina and the old town, the hotel provides a romantic setting for tourists who stay at the hotel. For those that want to gamble, the hotel’s casino facilities provide a grand setup that features gambling tables and slot machines. The Ibiza Gran Hotel Casino also holds Texas Hold ‘Em tournaments, a huge attraction for poker professionals and enthusiasts alike.
10.The Bellagio – Las Vegas
The Bellagio is another well-known resort, luxury hotel, and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip. Inspired by the Lake Como town of Bellagio in Italy, this casino is famed for its elegance. It’s famous for its 8-acre lake between the building and the strip, which houses the Fountains of Bellagio, a large dancing water fountain that’s synchronised to music. The fountain show starts from 8pm to midnight at an interval of 15 minutes and in the evening and afternoons at an interval of 30 minutes.