Top 10 Casinos in the United States
Did you know there are more than 1500 casinos in the United States? That’s more than any other country in the world! And though many people think all the best casinos are located in glamorous Las Vegas, there are plenty of exciting and impressive options scattered throughout the U.S. If you’re looking for a great vacation spot or simply want to try your luck at some nearby slots, here are 10 casinos that are worth a visit.
Red Rock Casino & Resort—Las Vegas
Though it’s technically located in Summerlin, which is 10 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip, Red Rock Casino & Resort is still considered a Vegas casino. However, its location near the Red Rock mountains and its laid-back feel make it popular with locals as well as tourists and its sports book with 96-foot video wall, 600-seat bingo hall, and 60 table games means there is something for every gambler.
Who knew that Connecticut was a gambling mecca? It’s actually home to two of the three largest casinos in the United States, including the Mohegan Sun. Featuring three different casinos (Casino of the Earth, Casino of the Wind, and Casino of the Sky), Mohegan Sun has more than 5,000 slot machines and 275 table games. Those who enjoy Asian games such as Pai Gow and Sic Bo will find plenty to like in the Asian market area of the casino as well.
The second casino located in Connecticut, Foxwoods Resort Casino has one of the world’s largest bingo halls and the largest poker room on the East Coast. The enormous property has four hotels and more than 30 restaurants to choose from. Whether you want to gamble or just relax in an opulent environment, Foxwoods make an excellent choice.
If the upscale glamour of Monaco is appealing to you (yet you want to stay in the U.S.), the Bellagio in Las Vegas is your best bet. With a breathtaking Chihuly glass-decorated lobby, 15 gourmet dining options, and luxurious touches like marble floors and automatic curtain controls, you will feel like royalty when you stay at this jewel of Vegas. For a can’t-miss (and free!) experience, make sure you check out the Fountains of Bellagio show.
WinStar World Casino and Resort—Thackerville
With an unbelievable 500,000 plus square feet of gambling space, WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville Oklahoma is the largest casino in the United States. With eight themed gaming plazas designed after hotspots like Paris, Madrid, and Cairo, WinStar is almost as fun to explore as it is to gamble in.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino—Sioux City
Sioux City, Iowa may not seem like a hot vacation destination, but you’ll find a lot to love at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The locale’s small concert hall always features big names in an intimate environment and the 835 slot machines and six restaurants and bars offer something for every casino enthusiast.
Mountains and clear lakes are enough to draw any tourist to Lake Tahoe and while they’re taking in the scenery, they should make a side trip to Harrah’s. Situated on the California-Nevada border, Harrah’s is one of the biggest casinos on the south shore and has 512 remodeled rooms and two floors of luxury suites for the gambler who wants to be well taken care of.
Caesars Palace—Las Vegas
A true icon of classic Las Vegas, every gambler should stay in Caesar’s Palace at least once. With ancient Roman décor and over 85 acres, Caesar’s Palace is still one of the most impressive casinos in the world. Pair that with the multitude of shopping and dining choices and you may find you spend an entire weekend in this property alone.
Trump Taj Mahal—Atlantic City
No matter what you may think of our current president, you’ll have to admit that his property in Atlantic City is one of the most opulent in the land. Situated on 17 acres of boardwalk on the beach, the hotel’s two towers have thousands of luxurious rooms and the property has more than a dozen restaurants to choose from. Pair that with 167,000 square feet of gaming space and you’ve got a great destination for some vacation fun.
Paragon Casino Resort—Marksville
No gambling experience is complete without a trip to the Gulf Coast gambling region! Located in Marksville, Louisiana, the Paragon Casino Resort has off-track betting, a poker room, and plenty of slots and table games. The real delight, though, is the multitude of Cajun dining options including Big Daddy E’s Cajun Grill and Oyster Bar. This is one you can also take the kids to as it features a family fun center complete with playground, arcade, and volleyball.
If gambling and relaxation are on your vacation to-do list, you should try out one of these ten casinos for plenty of fun and excitement.