From days of old, a casino has always been a place where you could make your fortune, or lose it all. These days there are some incredible land based casino and gaming venues scattered across the world and places like Las Vegas, Macau and Atlantic City always attract plenty of attention. Even places like Venice, where the worlds oldest casino is found, are popular not only for their immense beauty and numerous cultural attractions, they also draw in crowds of players who want to enjoy their favourite wagering pastimes at the tables that have stood the test of time.
Lets take a look at some of the biggest land based casino venues that are firm favourites around the world.
Based in Atlantic City, the Borgata Casino Hotel and Spa has a gaming floor that covers an immense 161,000 square feet. A total of more than 4000 gaming machines and tables are available on the floor and there are 17 bars to keep players from getting thirsty. The Borgata is the 10th largest casino in the world and its hotel has 2002 hotel rooms.
MGM Grand Macau
Macau has become a major presence in the land based gaming arena in recent years and the MGM Grand covers a total of 221,952 square feet There are 410 games tables and more than 800 gaming machines, along with 12 bars and nearly 600 hotel rooms.
Casino Lisboa is located in Portugal, in Lisbon and has a gaming floor covering 165,000 square feet. There are more than 1000 gaming machines on the floor and 26 card and table games, and the 1000 hotel rooms provide ample accommodation for the huge numbers of tourists who visit annually.
The Venetian Macau
Possibly the words most beautiful modern casino, the Venetian Macau offers players in the East a little slice of Venice, complete with canals and gondolas. This immense casino covers over 546,000 square feet with its gaming floor alone, and is the worlds biggest. It tops anything Vegas has to offer and has more than 3000 gaming machines, and nearly 900 table games. There are 300 hotel rooms, 24 bars, an array of eateries and a shopping mall for visitors to enjoy.
MGM Grand Las Vegas
The original MGM Grand casino, this destination has a gaming floor of over 170,000 square feet. There are over 2000 gaming machines on the floor and nearly 20 table games. The 5044 hotel rooms welcome a massive number of players annually, and this casino is one of the most established in Las Vegas.
Tusk Rio Casino Resort
Located in Klerksdorp in South Africa, the Tusk Rio covers more than 266,330 square feet and has a total of 250+ gaming machines, and 12 card tables. The lucky nugget casino may not sound enormous, but it’s the biggest of its kind in the region and it certainly draws in the crowds.
Foxwood Resort Casino
This casino and resort is in Ledyard, Connecticut and features a gaming floor covering 340,000 square feet. There are a massive 7000 gaming machines on the floor, alongside 400 card and table games. 825 hotel rooms, 29 bars and a few different restaurants round off the Foxwood Resort’s offering.