The Top 5 Biggest Casinos in the World
Gambling in online casinos continues to increase in popularity. For those feeling lucky, a flutter at the roulette wheel couldn't be more accessible. However, it’s all too easy to forget about the land-based casinos that are located around the world. Casinos offer the glamour and atmosphere that the online world can only emulate – the twinkle of the casino lights still draw in the punters.
Venues have upped the ante, kitting out their incredible casinos with everything you can imagine to turn them into a gambler’s paradise. As well as coming complete with the expected slots and gaming tables, many of them also boast amazing state of the art bars and nightclubs, top-notch restaurants, hotels, pools and shopping centers. Here at bgo casino, we've created an interesting addition to our blog by listing the top 5 biggest casinos from around the world. Enjoy...!
5. Tusk Rio Casino Resort – Klerksdrop, South Africa
As the largest casino located on the African continent, Tusk Rio stands at just over 266,000 sq. feet. The main suggest this, but for those that haven’t caught on the venue was developed after the Rio Carnival in Brazil and it’s adopted that theme throughout. Offering all the excitement you’d expect at a large gaming complex with the added exotic flair of Brazil. Complete with hotel, entertainment and contemporary dining the experience is a one-stop shop for betting enthusiasts.
- Square feet: 266,330
- Gaming machines: 257
- Table and poker games: 12
- Restaurants and bars: 2
- Web site: riocasino.co.za
- Image Source: businessweek.com
4. Casino Porte – Macau, China
Surprisingly, many of the world’s largest casinos are located in China, not Las Vegas. Macau, China really does have the monopoly on the largest, most impressive casino sites across the world. Situated on a World Heritage ‘Historic Centre of Macau’ site, Casino Porte sits across almost 270,000 sq. feet. Its impressive architecture merges east with west; Portuguese designed with elements of traditional Chinese design too. As such, Casino Porte (also referred to as Ponte 16) has become an iconic landmark that not only draws in casino lovers, but those that want to simply admire this impressive resort too.
- Square feet: 270,000
- Gaming machines: 320
- Table and poker games: 150
- Restaurants and bars: 3
- Hotel rooms: 423
- Web site: ponte16.com.mo
- Image Source: top-10-list.org
3. Foxwoods Resorts Casino - Ledyard, Connecticut
Foxwoods Casino is actually a massive resort made up of six individual casinos, covering approximately 340,000 square feet of gambling space. It began its fortune in 1986, functioning as a bingo hall. It was in 1992 that the casino grew in stature to an all out complex offering a mecca for risking riches. Not only does it offer an impressive gambling experience, but also the resort is complete with 5 hotels, an extensive restaurant selection and various entertainment activities.
- Square feet: 340,000
- Gaming machines: 7,000
- Table and poker games: 400
- Restaurants and bars: 29
- Hotel rooms: 824
- Web site: foxwoods.com
- Image source: jcj.com
2. City of Dreams – Macau, China
Still no entry for Las Vegas! Rivaling the nearby casino, The Venetian, the City of Dreams stands at 420,000 sq. feet. Marketed for singles and couples, the venues impressive stature and bold contemporary design makes it feel very Vegas-like. Boasting abstract décor, this lavish entertainment complex offers more than 500 casino tables and 1,500 gaming machines. To mark the opening of the Hard Rock Hotel situated in the City of Dreams, the co-owners performed a guitar-smashing ceremony.
- Square feet: 420,000
- Gaming machines: 1,350
- Table and poker games: 520
- Restaurants and bars: 14
- Hotel rooms: 1,400
- Web site: cityofdreamsmacau.com
- Image Source: cityofdreamsmedia.com
1. The Venetian Macao – Macau, China
First place goes to The Venetian Macao, a luxury casino resort on Macau’s coastal strip. As its name suggests, the casino is themed on the streets and canals of Venice. You’d imagine this to have an air of romance, but it’s somewhat lost amongst the bright lights. Having said that, it’s 546,000 sq. feet boasts four themed gaming rooms, hotel suites, and a large entertainment complex making it a glamorous experience no matter what the reason for your stay is.
- Square feet: 546,000
- Gaming machines: 3,000
- Table and poker games: 870
- Restaurants and bars: 27+
- Hotel rooms: 3,000
- Additional: 4 pools, 3 huge shopping areas, live entertainment
- Website: venetianmacao.com
- Image source: Wikipedia, jcbackings.com