Today we share the best casinos in the world, so you can enjoy a fabulous resort and some sensible gambling entertainment.
When it comes to holidays, nothing beats jetting off to a stylish destination to indulge in a glamorous and luxurious break. And what could be more glamorous than a private suite at a five-star luxury casino hotel in a destination like Monaco or Cotai? These are perfect destinations for casino lovers.
Although casinos may face increased competition from online platforms when it comes to playing disciplines like poker, nothing can top the experience of staying in a world-class casino hotel and checking out the exciting action on the gaming floor firsthand.
We can’t promise that you’ll meet a James Bond at these exclusive casino resorts, but they are some of the best in the world, so they are perfect for indulging your high-roller fantasies.
Please note: Although gambling on a vacation can be a fun and entertaining way to spend your time, we encourage responsible gambling. Only bet with money that you can afford to lose.
Best casinos in the world
Morpheus Hotel at City of Dreams, Macau
This one is one of the newest hotels on our list, but its jaw-dropping architecture designed by the notable late-architect Zaha Hadid makes it a standout destination for a glamorous vacation. Standing at an impressive 42 stories high amid Macau’s famous City of Dreams entertainment quarter, inside the unique aluminum exoskeleton, you’ll find a total of 772 rooms, suites, pool villas, and duplex villas (which are invitation only) and every luxury you could possibly imagine.
Restaurants, bars, a spa, and a top-story pool that feels like a private oasis are accessible by a dozen glass elevators. The hotel even has its own art gallery, showcasing work by the likes of KAWS, Thilo Heinzmann, and Jean-Michel Othoniel.
Monte Carlo, Monaco
When you think of glamorous casinos, Monte Carlo is the destination that springs to mind, and the Hotel de Paris is the real epitome of Riviera luxury. Set in a stunning historic palace in 1862 under the command of King Charles III, the hotel comprises of 99 rooms and suites (including the Presidential Suite) that all offer impressive views of the French Riviera and the Principality of Monaco, as well as a three-Michelin-star restaurant and luxury facilities. Spending at least a day in Monaco is essential in order to see the sights beyond the casinos.
Completed one year after the Hotel de Paris, in 1862, the Casino de Monte-Carlo complex is even more palatial. As well as the main casino, which offers a diverse array of games, the complex also houses the offices of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo and is the site of the Grand Theatre.
Ritz Club, London
The Ritz Club Casino Hotel is London’s most-opulent destination for combining casino gaming with a city break in this electrifying city. Still located at the historical building on 150 Piccadilly, The Ritz Club is famous for afternoon tea, Michelin-starred dining, and real British hospitality.
Complete with its own dress code for certain times and areas of the hotel, vacationing at The Ritz Club is like stepping back in time to an era where elegance and chivalry were at the forefront.
The Ritz Club’s gaming area, situated in the hotel’s former ballroom, continues the thoroughly upper-class yet thoroughly understated opulence of the hotel. Watch in awe as players descend from limousines and black Rolls-Royce’s and see if you can spot the billionaire players and celebrities ushered into the Aida, Amber Lounge, Carmen Room – Salles Privées.
Foxwoods Resort Casino, Connecticut
With 38 restaurants, two golf courses, and even exclusive villas that come with a private butler, it is easy to overlook the fantastic casino at Foxwoods Resort. This is a huge casino that offers one 6000 slot marines, 380 gaming tables, and even a bingo hall!
The Venetian, Macau
Forget its sister hotel in Vegas, The Venetian Macau in China is massive and incredible with its own canal way for gondola rides, shopping mall, an abundance of restaurants and bars, and of course, a beautiful casino!
The casino has a lot to offer all types of visitors but you can also enjoy the various resorts along the ‘Cotai strip’ and explore the many things on offer at The Venetian Resort Macau
Crown Casino – Melbourne, Australia
Since 1977, this casino has been entertaining millions every year. At 220,000 square feet, it is one of the biggest in the world, becoming a popular resort for those visiting Australia. Especially for those who love poker – it is also the home of the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific series.
Sun City, Rustenberg, South Africa
As one of the more extravagant resorts in South Africa, Sun City is a great place to have some fun and enjoy some sensible gambling. There is even a gambling school here, where you can take lessons on technique and casino etiquette!
Besides the casino, you can also enjoy the on-site waterpark and golf course or take a trip out to Pilanesberg Game Reserve.
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Home to one of the best casinos in the world, MGM sees millions of visitors each year. With a huge casino, you can enjoy MGM regardless of whether you are a gambling expert or a curious newbie. You can bet on sports and watch the game on one of their 60 plasma televisions.
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
As one of our favorite hotels in the world, Marina Bay is the perfect place to visit in Singapore. The casino itself can be found in the middle of the shopping mall and is a sophisticated and elegant casino. Bring your passport to show that you are a tourist for free entry; locals must pay for entry.
Explore beyond the hotel by heading up to the rooftop for amazing views or spend the night in order to gain access to their infamous infinity pool overlooking Singapore.
Bellagio, Las Vegas
Costing $88 million, and designed by casino specialist Steve Wynn, there is a lot to love about the casino at the Bellagio Las Vegas. The casino was even featured in Ocean’s 11 and 21.
The casino is best known for its top-end poker room with VERY high table limits, but you can also enjoy over 2000 slot machines in the casino too.