There are some great gambling destinations around the world for gamblers to play at, and enjoy a relaxing holiday at the same time. From Atlantic City to Monaco, there is something for everyone. Here, we will look at the top gambling hotspots of the world.
Las Vegas is the must-see place to visit if you are a gambler. There is nothing like it in the world. The casinos in the city are legendary and you can spend hours enjoying the variety of games on offer. The Strip has a number of great casinos – the Bellagio, Caesar’s Palace, the Paris, Luxor and Mirage, to name but a few. Stop by the fountains in front of the Bellagio and watch the fantastic water show. If you are on a budget, look for combined flight and hotel deals, or stay at one of the many motels in the area.
Loved by James Bond and other fictional spies, Monaco offers gamblers sophistication, the chance to mingle with wealthy tycoons and enjoy some of the finest shopping available. Try your luck at the beautiful Casino de Monte-Carlo, the Casino Cafe de Paris with its amazing selection of slot machines, and the luxurious Monte Carlo Bay Casino. Visit Monaco off-season for better hotel prices, or come for a day trip if you are holidaying in France.
Macau is a gambler’s paradise, offering 33 casinos, horse racing and greyhound racing. A 1 hour ferry ride from Hong Kong, enjoy the original ‘strip’ with casinos such as the Lisboa and the Sands, or take a walk along the new Cotai Strip, which has the Venetian Macao, the world’s largest casino. There are some great budget hotels to stay from, or you could spend a few hours in Macao if you are visiting Hong Kong.
Atlantic City, New Jersey, offers gamblers a wide choice of casinos. Gamble at Caesar’s, Harrah’s and Bally’s, take a walk along the famous boardwalk and enjoy the sights, or shop at one of the many malls. If you’re visiting New York, Atlantic City is a great day trip. Look out for some great hotel deals on offer at the casino resorts or check out chains like Super 8.
If you’re holidaying in South Africa, take a trip to Sun City. Two hours drive from Johannesburg, the casino resort offers some of the best gambling in the country. There are 38 gaming tables and 601 slot machines to choose from. Stay at one of the many hotels on offer, enjoy a round of golf or go on a safari. There are even activities suitable for kids, such as a water park and train rides.
This picturesque German town has one of the prettiest casinos in the world. The Casino Baden-Baden was modelled after a French chateau and has one of the most stunning interiors you will ever see. Marlene Dietrich said it was “The most beautiful casino in the world”. Enjoy over 130 slot machines or play on one of the many gaming tables. Baden-Baden is perfect for outdoor activities such as camping and hiking, and there are a wide variety of hostels and B & B’s in the area.
Niagara Falls offers some great casinos for gambling. Choose from the Fallsview Casino & Resort, Seneca Casino and Casino Niagara. Each one offers a wide variety of slot machines and tables to play. If you want to bring your kids with you, take them to attractions like Bird Kingdom or MarineLand. Niagara Falls is perfect if you’re visiting Ontario or New York, and resorts such as the Fallsview offer some great hotel deals.
Finally, why not enjoy yourself and play some great gambling at the same time? Cruise ship operators such as Royal Caribbean have casinos on many of their vessels, letting you relax and play Blackjack or roulette on your holiday. You can also take a dip in the swimming pool, go on a day trip or just unwind and sunbathe.