What else comes to your mind when you think about casinos? Stereo typically, a casino is a base place where vile men, or men with a lot of money go and squander away their time idly. But that’s not it. That’s how some olden books and movie portray these set ups. As long as going to the casino doesn’t become a ritual, you are good.
This article is going to concentrate on some of the most expensive casinos in the world. A casino is expensive with respect to the rake it claims and the entry fee. The rake can be different for different games. Apart from that, the price of the food and beverages sold at these establishments also determine how expensive they are. That’s how one casino turns out to be more expensive than the other. Also, do keep in mind that all the casinos that we write about in this article are not only expensive but they are also extremely luxurious as well. Which casinos are the world’s most expensive? Here is the list:
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10. Marina Bay Sands: Singapore
The star of the decor at the Marina Bay Sands casino is the Swarovski crystal chandelier. It is supposed to be one of the biggest of its kind in the entire world. 15,000 sq mt, four-floors, 600 tables and approximately 1500 slot machines. Gambler, how does that sound? And non-gamblers, there’s something for you too though, that’s not exactly at the casino. Within the same building, there’s a lovely science museum and a grand theater where you can entertain yourself in other ways.
9. Wynn Hotel Macau: China
While the Wynn Hotel at Las Vegas is considered to be one of the most expensive hotels in the world, the casino scene takes a backseat. But one of the Wynn Hotels have to make this list at and hence, Wynn Hotel Macau makes the cut. The casino is housed within an area of approximately 205,000 sq ft. Within this space, there are 500 tables and 375 slot machines. If that’s not enough, the eye-popping retail space along with the relaxing pool, spa & salon will definitely draw you towards this luxury paradise.
8. Cosmopolitan: Las Vegas
Vegas is filled with casinos and The Cosmopolitan is one of the more famous and luxurious ones present. The floor area of the casino is in excess of 100,000 sq ft, within which there are approximately 1300 slot machines. There are certain tables that offer you a sneak-peak into The Cosmopolitan strip club; prime seats indeed. Apart from the one high-stakes table, there are 17 other tables spread across the casino, with the minimum bet on any of these tables being $100.
7. Ibiza Gran Hotel: Spain
Ibiza. A destination in itself for a lot of people. The Gran Hotel Casino at Ibiza, however, should be a destination if not the destination for gamblers in and around that region. The casino offers a unique gambling experience, one in which art, food and money are all intertwined. Within the gambling halls, one play games like blackjack and poker. If you are interested in slot machines, there are then more than 100 different types of slot-machines to choose from. The food here is spectacular. The atmosphere rings with luxury. What more could you ask for? A private table, exclusively for yourself? That too, is possible.
6. Venetian Macau Resort Hotel Casino: China
Golden Fish, Imperial House, Red Dragon, Phoenix. That’s how the area of 500,000+ sq ft is divided at the Venetian Macau Casino. The entire decor of the casino is Italy themed. There are over 3000 slot machines and 800 gambling tables to choose from. Premium guests have the option of opting for the Paiza Club. Members of this club experience treatment that transcends the definition of luxury.
5. Park Hyatt Mendoza: Argentina
The casino at the Park Hyatt Mendoza is known by the name of ‘Regency Casino’. The theme of decor of the hotel prevails in the casino as well. There are games for every kind of gambler here. Whether you play blackjack, roulette or even keno, at this casino you can say that you are nearly spoilt for options. A separate area within the casino is reserved for the big players, who play gamble high stakes. This area is known as the Salon Prive. At a total, there are 656 slot machines and 22 gaming tables within this casino.
4. Sun City Resort & Casino: South Africa
If you had to look at the map and point towards a couple of places where you would think gambling is big, surely South Africa wouldn’t come to mind. The Sun City Resort & Casino have altered this very perception of the crowds. Players that get adrenaline pumping through their veins only when the stakes are high, ‘The Palace at the Lost City’ is for you. Those of you who prefer a relatively sober game, head to casinos at the ‘Soho Hotel’. All of them are located within the Sun City Resort.
3. Casino de Monte Carlo: Monaco
Casino de Monte Carlo is one of the most prestigious, yes, prestigious casinos in the world. It has a history, an aura and a decor that’s reminiscent of ancient, classy luxury. To enter the casino, one needs to maintain and dress in an appropriate manner, as per the guidelines. Players have a lot of games to choose from, European Roulette, English Roulette and what not. It’s the entire setting of the place, with the food, view and service included that make it one of the best casinos in the world.
2. Kurhaus of Baden-Baden: Germany
The casino of Baden-Baden is not just the oldest casino in the world but one of the best casinos in the world. Best means beautiful here. Players can choose to play in a public or private atmosphere. The players who prefer playing in private can play at the recently constructed Club Bernstein. It’s the history of the city that adds to the charm of the casino. Once you step in, you can expect to stumble across members belonging to the creme de la creme of Europe, whiling away their time in splendour and luxury.
1. The Bellagio: Las Vegas
It is only fitting that the list ends at a casino that’s located in Las Vegas. The Bellagio is supreme casino, especially for poker players. Known as the ‘home base’ for a lot of professional players, big stakes are defined by a $4000 minimum. There have been pots that have crossed $1 million even. For those of you who have watched the movie, ‘Ocean’s 11’, there’s not much convincing left. Apart from the casino, the other major-major attraction of ‘The Bellagio’ is it’s unorthodox and highly attractive water-fountain shows.
Arranging these casinos accurately in descending order is hard. Instead of the positions, just keep one thing in your mind. All the casinos mentioned in this list lie within some of the most expensive and luxurious hotels in the world. They are all a class above the rest and hence, a rich man’s hobby.