We all know casinos from the past, the world of glitter and glamour, James Bond, crazy jackpots, tuxedos and gala dresses. We are talking about the classic old casinos. Nowadays the most casinos are way more casual, and it has also become a little less exclusive. The number of casinos has multiplied in every form, in addition to physical casinos, there are now also online casinos and live online casinos, who would have thought. But even though there are now thousands of casinos, there are still frontrunners. In this blog we tell you about the most popular casinos in the world!
And before we start describing the top world casinos below, here are some great online gambling options:
Casino de Monte Carlo – Monaco
The oldest casino in the world is located in Europe, nowhere less than the picturesque billionaire city of Monte Carlo. Thousands of tourists flock to the city every year just to get a glimpse of the casino and everything around it. The Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Rolls Royces, where the most extravagant and wealthy people get off, are parked pontifically in front of the casino by the valet parking. Everything about this city is beautiful, thoughtful and luxurious. This also applies to the casino, which is located in the heart of the city, next to the famous Hotel de Paris. As you can see in the image above, the word luxury has not fallen short.
Casino de Monte Carlo, which was designed by Gobineau de la Bretonnerie, like Hotel de Paris, was opened on February 18, 1863, by Princess Caroline of Monaco. The casino managed to save the economy that was about to collapse. However, this was not because of the Monegasques themselves, but because of everyone except them. Prince Charles III feared that his people could lose money or even become addicted. As a result, he forbade his Monegasques to enter the spacious gambling halls of the casino.
Today the casino is still very popular and a classic, definitely recommended if you are in the area!
Casino Baden-Baden – Baden Baden Germany
In the wonderful spa town of Baden Baden, located in the Black Forest in Germany, is a beautiful ancient casino. One of the most beautiful and famous casinos in our opinion, if you are a gambling fanatic this is definitely one of the casinos that you should put on your bucket list. The majestic building has 200 years of great history and is one of the most classic casinos in the world. You can find this in the dress codes, for example, you are obliged to go chic here. You won’t make it in your flip flops and tracksuit after you roll out of the Baden Baden spas. Certainly, has its charms. Especially if you miss the old ambiance of casinos.
The casino is at home in all markets, it offers roulette, poker, blackjack and dozens of slot machines. In addition to the casino, you also have a wonderful restaurant, a stylish bar and club. Besides the fact that there is something for every player, the pure beauty of the building and the entourage is also a bonus. Because let’s face it, the eye also wants something!
The Bellagio – Las Vegas, Nevada
When you think of casinos, most people naturally think of Las Vegas, located in the Nevada crazy hot deserts of the United States. The city of lights, the city that never sleeps, the millions of fake Elvis’s impersonators and the wedding venues. This casino, The Bellagio, is still a youngster compared to the previously mentioned casinos. This casino opened its doors in early 1998. However, this does not make it less famous, one of the main reasons for its success is Hollywood. The spacious casino can be recognized by various film classics such as Ocean’s ’11 and ’12.
The casino has more than 2300 slots, 40 poker tables, game tables for roulette, blackjack and baccarat. Multiple hotels, restaurants, swimming pools and even lakes and fountains. Every night you can enjoy the water shows in front of the casino as you can see on the picture above. The people in Las Vegas certainly know how to unpack, nothing is too big or too crazy for them. But let’s face it, who wants ordinary when you travel to Las Vegas. Nobody right?
The Venetian – Macau, China
Where you don’t expect to have a large gambling paradise is in China. But nothing is less true. The city of Macau lives mainly from their tourism and from the many casinos that are based in the city. The Venetian is the best-known casino of these and the name already reveals it a bit, the casino is inspired by the idyllic Venice located in Italy, Europe. Even the famous, cute canals from Venice have been recreated! The casino covers an area of, mind you, 49,000 square feet! We can understand you can hardly believe this, but trust us, it is really true. It has more than 800 game tables and 4800 slots. This makes The Venetian the largest casino in the world! In addition to the huge range of games, the casino also offers other kinds of entertainment such as Cirque de Soleil 6 days a week and various concerts.
The casino is decorated in a classic, stylish way. There are numerous paintings and other art on the walls and the rooms are filled with beautiful ceiling paintings and majestic chandeliers. Eye candy!
Marina Bay Sands – Singapore
Singapore has the most expensive casino ever built. The construction of this casino has cost a whopping 5.5 billion dollars! This building is one of the most impressive casinos to see ever! Nevertheless, it is not the largest casino in Singapore, but it is the most modern. That is not surprising given that the casino only opened its doors in 2010.
They have 4 levels in their building, with around 2300 slots to choose from. There is a wide range of different games for every player. From poker to baccarat, from slots to just staring at your eyes. Because that is also possible, because the entrance is free for tourists. It is remarkable that locals do have to pay an entrance fee, namely 100 dollars!
The Borgata Casino – Atlantic City, USA
A beautiful casino is hidden in the American seaside resort of Atlantic City. At least, you can’t call it hidden given its striking appearance. Those who are vain will love to include the Borgata Casino in their daily walk, because the building is covered in gold-colored mirror glass! Since July 2, 2007, the casino can no longer be ignored in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The casino is 15,000 square meters, has 4000 slots, 180 game tables and 50 poker tables. The casino is therefore often used for the World Poker Tour. Most tables are equipped with automatic dealers, LCD screens with game info, player info and a waiter function. So, you can say hypermodern. There is a lot to feast your eyes on.
There is also a hotel, restaurant, bar and fantastic view here. What else do you want?