Casinos have always lured people in, with their glamourous atmosphere, the sounds of slot machines and roulette wheels, where fortunes are made or broken. Casinos all over the world strive to be better, with all kinds of facilities and entertainment to draw in more people and turn them into a gambler’s paradise. Whenever we think of the word casino, the Las Vegas Strip immediately comes into mind. But gone are those days when Vegas ruled the gambling industry. The limelight is on Macau (or Macao), a small but rich city in the Chinese Peninsula.
The Venetian Macau – Macau, China
The largest casino in the world, its design and ambience is based on the streets and canals of Venice, Italy. It has 3000 gaming machines, 870 poker and blackjack tables and the casino is divided into four themed gaming areas. It is designed after its sister casino resort in Las Vegas, The Venetian Las Vegas.
City of Dreams – Macau, China
Located directly opposite The Venetian Macau, and its biggest rival, City of Dreams is designed exclusively for singles and couples. Its contemporary design gives its customers the air of being in Vegas. The casino has more than 500 poker tables and 1500 gaming machines.
Foxwoods Resort Casino – Connecticut
With 7000 gaming machines and nearly 400 table and poker games, the Foxwoods Resorts Casino boasts of an impressive set of six individual casinos. It is a haven of luxury set amidst the lush green expanses of Ledyard, Connecticut and also has a massive arcade for kids and youngsters to enjoy.
Casino Porte – Macau, China
It is evident that Macau is monopolizing the gambling industry with its casinos. This casino is situated on a World Heritage site and merges Chinese and Portugese architectural designs and is certainly an impressive sight for sore eyes. It has up to 350 gaming machines and 150 table and poker games.
Tusk Rio Casino Resort – Klerksdrop, South Africa
This is the biggest casino in the continent of Africa, and is the designed after the Rio Carnival theme. It embodies Brazil’s exotic touch, with nearly 250 gaming machines, and a gigantic gaming complex.