In the United States alone, it has been estimated that there are about 51 million people that visit at least one casino each year. That is roughly one-fourth of the entire population of the country! It is no wonder why there are so many casinos that are now being built not just across the country, but in other parts of the world.
Gone are the days when casinos where just establishments solely dedicated to provide a variety of different games where people can court Lady Luck and try their chances in going home with large sums of money. Today, casinos provide their guests with a number of great accommodations, attractions and numerous incentives not just to keep the guests longer playing on the tables.
It is also meant to serve as a “come-on” to the millions of people who are looking for a place where they would be treated like a high-roller whether they are an amateur or an avid gambler.
It is not only in Las Vegas where you can find great casinos to play and stay in. Here are just some of the top casinos in the world that provide great accommodations to stay and venues to play.
Casino de Monte Carlo
One of the top casinos in the world is the Casino de Monte Carlo located in Monaco. Designed by Charles Garnier – who was also responsible for designing the Opera House in Paris, France, the Casino de Monte Carlo is recognized as the most popular casino in all of Monaco. Upon entering the lobby, you are immediately greeted by a breathtaking atrium that is decorated by elegant marble Ionic columns, mahogany fabrics and chandeliers which are made from pure Bohemian crystals.
It is filled with over 300 different slot machines and 35 different gaming tables that offer some of the well-loved casino games such as roulette, blackjack, poker, craps, baccarat, and so much more. There are also a number of different private rooms that you can reserve to enjoy a game with friends or business associates.
Atlantis Resort, Bahamas
The Atlantis Resort is one of the most luxurious hotels in the Bahamas, and home to the largest casino in this part of the world. Guests to the hotel can enjoy from any of the 980 different slot machines and 78 gaming tables, making sure that you do not have to wait in line to get into the game.
Unlike most casinos that are often dark and enclosed, the Atlantis Resort Casino is designed with a skylight and windows, which provides a marvelous view of the beach outside. Apart from making the casino well-lighted, it also gives players something to cool down their nerves and help them relax even if their game is not going as well as they want it to.
Palace of the Lost City, South Africa
Established in 1992, the Palace of the Lost City is the most popular casino in Sun City, South Africa which is just about two hours away from the capital city of Johannesburg. What makes this casino unique from others found all over the world is its ability to bring the African Safari indoors. The casino is decorated with gardens, streams, waterfalls and al fresco entertainment areas where you can take a breather before getting back in the game.