While many people come to luxurious casinos around the world for the thrill of gambling, they forget to stop and enjoy the beauty surrounding them. Today, many casinos strive to make themselves a destination all on their own. From miles of swimming pools, to challenging golf courses, and even deluxe hotels and spas, the following casinos have more going for them than just slot machines and card tables.
Casino de Genting, Malaysia
Casino de Genting, situated 6,000 feet above sea level, is also known as the ‘Fun City Above the Cloud’. It is the only gaming venue in Malaysia. It has over 200,000 square feet of classic table games, electronic table games, and slot machines. Beyond the amazing capacity for gaming, the resort is also known for having five hotels with a total of 6,118 rooms. The resort has multiple theme parks with indoor roller coasters, carousels, and arcade games.
Bellagio, Las Vegas
Nothing captures Las Vegas Opulence quite like the Bellagio. The resort, which opened October 15, 1998, has an impressive 100,000 square feet of gaming area, and 3,933 guest rooms. Perhaps one of the most iconic aspects of the Bellagio is the 8-acre manmade lake with the famous Fountains. There, a spectacular show of lights and water synchronized to music thrills onlookers.
Atlantis Resort Casino, Bahamas
Atlantis Resort Casino, part of the Atlantis Paradise Island, offers the largest choice of slot machines in the Caribbean, exciting table games, and thrilling race and sport betting. Cain at The Cove even offers poolside gaming of blackjack, mini baccarat, and roulette. When visitors at the resort finish gambling, they can choose from over 21 restaurants for a bite to eat, test their nerves on one of eight water slides, or unwind and refresh in the spa and salon.
Monte Carlo Casino, Monaco
The second smallest country in the world is home to one of the world’s first and most famous casinos. The unforgettable marble and gold atrium open up to gaming rooms for roulette, blackjack, craps, slot machines, and many other games. The complex also includes an opera house and ballet theater. Interestingly enough, citizens of Monaco are forbidden from gambling or even entering the gaming rooms.
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Sun City Resort offers two different casino areas for those looking to try their luck at gambling. The Jungle Casino has over 250 slot machines, and the Sun City Hotel Casino offers 330 slot machines plus a wide array of table games. Along with four different hotels, the resort has an immense number of water activities including a large wave pool, jet skiing, and parasailing. The one thing that Sun City can offer that almost no other resort in the world can is the opportunity to participate in a safari in either the Madikwe Private Game Reserve or the
Pilanesberg Game Reserve.
For many of these resorts, the thrill of gambling is only the beginning of what they have to offer. Once visitors step past the exciting and often chaotic casino floor, it becomes obvious that the developers spared no costs when creating amazing the resort’s amazing restaurants and hotels.