Whenever you read about exclusive land-based casinos, chances are that Las Vegas is always at the top of the list. Of course, Vegas has always been the home of gambling, but there are so many other fabulous casinos based in countries all around the world, too!
There are plenty of top European land-based casinos that offer an experience that will rival anything Vegas can bring, as well as world-class casinos scattered across other continents too. With that said, we’ve rounded up the top 8 casinos that are not in Sin City, but that offer an unrivalled entertainment experience to all who visit them.
1: The Venetian – Macau, China
Sitting on Macau’s Coastal Strip, the Venetian covers over 546,000 sq. feet of space, making it the world’s largest land-based casino! The casino itself is home to 3,000 gaming machines and an unbelievable 870 gaming tables, as well as 24 high-end bars and restaurants, four swimming pools, and three huge shopping malls.
Best of all, guests can even hop on a gondola for a ride down the canals of Venice, all while inside a Macau casino!
2: Foxwoods Resort and Casino – Connecticut, USA
Built over 340,000 sq. feet on an Indian reservation, Foxwoods boasts an incredible 7,000 slot machines and well over 400 gaming tables. The resort itself is also more of a small village than just a casino, with 29 bars and restaurants on offer for those with a passion for fine dining.
3: Casino Baden-Baden – Baden-Baden, Germany
Germany’s finest casino is nestled just outside the Black Forest in Kurhaus. It offers certain casino games on specific days of the week only, along with punto banco, blackjack, baccarat midi and poker at its luxury rooms.
4: City of Dreams Casino – Macau, China
This Macau casino almost double’s Ponte 16’s floor space at 420,000 sq feet! The City of Dreams is based right on the shoreline of the Cotai Strip, and boasts well over 1,350 slots machines. Also on the menu for visitors are exclusive clubbing arenas and two live entertainment venues, not to mention 14 different bars and a whopping 1,400 luxury hotel suites!
5: Ponte 16 Resort – Macau, China
Ponte 16 is one of Macau’s most modern and glamorous brick and mortar casinos, located at the Inner Harbour. The casino offers 270,000 sq. feet of gaming space, as well as 320 slot machines, 423 luxury hotel rooms, and three separate themed bars for guests.
As well as great gaming, Ponte 16 is also renowned for its action-packed live international shows, with performers coming from all corners of the globe to regularly entertain the resort’s visitors.
6: Tusk-Rio Casino Resort – Klerksdorp, South Africa
Tusk-Rio offers a truly African gaming experience across a massive gaming floor that covers almost 267,000 sq. feet. Being the fifth largest land-based casino in the world, visitors will be spoilt for choice with 257 slot machines, 12 gaming tables, and a huge number of entertainment, dining and retail options to enjoy.
7: Casino Lisboa – Lisbon, Portugal
Casino Lisboa is nestled in the heart of Parque das Nacoes in Lisbon, and boasts a massive gaming floor that spans over 165,000 sq. feet. The casino boasts over 1,100 slot machines, and exclusive gaming tables for those looking to play poker, roulette, baccarat, Banca Francesca, blackjack and more.
8: WinStar World Casino – Oklahoma, USA
WinStar is America’s largest land-based casino, and also the second biggest in the world! It boasts over 500,000 sq. feet of gaming space, divided into eight themed plazas based on some of the world’s most beautiful capitals.
Across these massive gaming floors are over 6,700 slot machines, 45 poker tables, 76 gaming tables, an off-track racing betting plaza, and a bingo hall that seats 1,000 players!