Not all casinos are created equal. If you have the opportunity, visiting casinos and gambling destinations across the world can make for an awesome trip. While Las Vegas, Nevada and Macau, China are known as the two biggest gambling destinations in the world, but they aren’t the end all-be-all memorable destinations. Check out some of these unique gambling destinations.
Atlantic City, New Jersey
If you’re looking for a domestic gambling destination, Atlantic City is the way to go. Las Vegas can oftentimes overshadow Atlantic City in the discussion of where to go for good gaming in the United States. Though the city has struggled to attract as many visitors as it did in its heyday, Atlantic City’s historic boardwalk and casinos make it a sight to behold to many visitors.
The Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
If you are looking for international class, excessive wealth and world-class gambling, The Marina Bay Sands resort is the place to be. Gaming in Singapore was legalized not long ago, so the industry is still very new. Fortunately, the industry came out swinging with the opening of the Marina Bay Sands. Located on the southern tip of Singapore. The entire property cost nearly $5.5 billion to build and develop. The Marina Bay Sands is an architectural powerhouse, made of three connected 55-story towers offering an array of amenities for its guests - including the largest atrium casino on the planet with 500 gaming tables and 2500 slot machines.
There are a variety of gambling destinations available in the Caribbean, so we didn’t want to pick just one! The most well-known spot is Atlantis on Paradise Island, of the Bahamas. With a world-renowned casino, including 85 gaming tables, the resort has a lot to offer its guests. If you are looking for beautiful Caribbean beaches AND gaming, there are several major cruise ships that not only can take you island hopping, almost all of them have casinos onboard. Ahoy!
San Jose, Costa Rica
If you’re looking to stay in a tropical paradise with over 30 casinos in the capital city alone, Costa Rica is the place to be. Costa Rica isn’t on most people’s radar when they think of gambling, but the capital city of San Jose is a location not to be overlooked. A variety of card games are played in most casinos, including a Costa Rican version of Rummy. Some other popular games are Roulette and slot machines. One thing to keep in mind is that many of these casino games have their own Tico rules, so it is important that you learn the rules first before you begin to play.