The Bellagio in Las Vegas
- Owned by globally popular MGM Resorts
- Over 3,000 rooms and 36 floors
- The setting for Ocean’s Eleven film
You might automatically think of the Wynn or the MGM Grand when you think of Las Vegas casinos. However, Wynn casinos (while lavish) don’t look any different in any country, and the MGM Grand is not the top dog run by that business. Constructed in the 1990s, The Bellagio is the number one name in opulence and elegance in Vegas. One of the biggest venues in Vegas, it has a fourteen-room Presidential Suite, a Luxury Parlour Suite and even boasts its own art gallery.
Wynn Resorts, Macao
- Over 500 table games
- Shop from world-famous boutiques
- Quality spa and relaxation options
While most Wynn resorts look nearly the same, the Wynn Macau is slightly more elegant than its counterparts. Situated on the waterfront, it has over 500 tables and 850+ slots, not to mention over a thousand rooms. A shopping complex with boutiques from the most expensive brands and labels around, coupled with a first-class spa and top restaurants, will all impress you.
Sun City Casino and Resort, South Africa
- Most luxurious casino in Africa
- Four themed sub-resorts
- Concert venue featuring international stars
The Sun City Casino and Resort first opened in 1979 and features four sub-resorts and hotels, including Soho, Cascades, Cabanas and The Palace of the Lost City. Two international standard 18-hole golf courses, concert venues that have hosted Miss World, musical acts and more, not to mention over 850 slots and forty-plus table games, make Sun City the most luxurious casino in Africa.
Atlantis Paradise Island Resort and Casino, Bahamas
- Biggest casino in the Caribbean
- Limited tables make for high demand
- Idyllic location, with 62-hectare waterfront
The beauty of the Caribbean is entirely on show at Atlantic Paradise Island Resort and Casino. Located in the Bahamas, there are 62-hectares of waterfront, including fresh and saltwater lagoons, marine aquariums, water parks, multiple hotels, golf courses, music, and entertainment in the Imperial Arena. Only 1,000 slots and 80-odd table games are available, making them in high demand. Rooms can cost upwards of $25,000 a night if you fancy the Bridge Suite.
The Venetian in Macao
- Four distinct gaming zones
- Paiza Club offers private gaming rooms
- Feature replicas of Venetian landmarks, including gondola rides
Macao is known as the Eastern capital of gambling, and with resorts like The Venetian available, that isn’t surprising. Visited by thousands of wealthy Chinese and Asian tourists each year, the casino is similar in design and layout to The Venetian in Las Vegas. It has over 3,000 suites, 6,000 slots, 800 table games, divided between four themed areas – The Golden Fish, Imperial House, Red Dragon and Phoenix.
Marina Bay Sands in Singapore
- It has a SkyPark on top of its three towers
- Most expensive casino ever built
- Spans over 2 million square feet
With over 1,500 slots and six hundred table games, the Marina Bay Sands is one of the most lavish and extensive casinos of all time. It cost over $8 billion to build, making it the most expensive casino of all time. Owned by the Las Vegas Sands group, it consists of three towers, joined by a SkyPark, offering an infinity swimming pool and the world’s largest cantilevered platform. Over 2,561 rooms span this extensive resort.
Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
- Colosseum venue features world-famous artists and acts
- Themed lounges and casino gaming zones
- World-renowned, Michelin star dining opportunities
Okay, Caesars Palace may not compare to some Asian casinos in luxury, but it is one of the world’s most famous resorts. The jewel of the Vegas Strip, there are Roman baths and a spa, plenty of Roman-inspired interiors, a long list of restaurants and cafes, and it is world-renowned for its music and entertainment shows in its 4,295-seater Colosseum.
Monte Carlo Casino in Monaco
- World-famous casino and over 150 years old
- Features in three James Bond films
- Diamond suite rooms cost up to €30,000 a night
The unquestionable capital of European gambling is the French Riviera. Given its association with gambling, the casinos in this region are arguably amongst the oldest globally, and none are more recognisable than the Monte Carlo Casino. Located next to the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo, this venue supports roulette, stud poker, blackjack, craps, baccarat, modern video slots and video poker, and a renowned Trente et Quarante table.