Curious about where the largest casinos in the world are? This might shock you, but Las Vegas is not the gambling capital of the world. In fact, its largest casino isn’t even in the top 10. Fortunately, we have Oklahoma and Connecticut to save us; otherwise, the United States wouldn’t even be on the top 10. It just goes to show that much like many other (sometimes awesome, sometimes tragic) potential addictions, the thrill of gambling is universal worldwide…and so are the people who are happy to take your money in order to give you that thrill. With that in mind, please visit these amazing places as…responsibly…as possible. Here are 25 Largest Casinos In The World.
Atlantis Casino & Resort – Paradise Island, Bahamas
To be fair, our smallest casino on the list is still impressive by typical standards at 50,000 sq. ft. It’s also the largest casino in the Caribbean. However, the casino is just one of many impressive features of the famous Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas.
Gold Coast Hotel and Casino - Las Vegas, NV USA
The Gold Coast Hotel and Casino features 87,000 sq. ft. of gaming area, exactly one mile west of the Las Vegas Strip, where it caters more to locals than tourists. Fun fact: The Gold Coast Hotel and Casino was featured in the 1996 film “Mars Attacks!” “Ack Ack!”
Resorts Casino Hotel - Atlantic City, NJ USA
Resorts Casino Hotel is, as the name implies, a resort consisting of a 100,000 sq. ft. casino and a hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. We’ll give them a pass on the silly name because it’s old school. This was the first legal casino in the US outside of Nevada when it opened in 1978.
Wynn - Las Vegas, NV USA
While “Resorts” below is no slouch, it’s safe to say that the Wynn Las Vegas is the first true, modern, mega-casino on our list. Built in 2005, directly on the strip in Paradise, NV, the Wynn features 111,000 sq. ft. of gaming space, is named one of the Top Hotels in the World by Condé Nast Traveler, and features its own Ferrari-Maserati dealership.
Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino - Las Vegas, NV USA
Though originally considered another “local’s” casino located near (but not on) the Vegas Strip, Rio nonetheless developed a major tourist reputation. It’s not hard to see why when it includes 120,000 sq. ft. of gaming area, a wine cellar with over 50,000 bottles to choose from, and the venue that hosts the world series of poker every year.
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