The casinos of the present day are far more than just gambling places; they’re actually mini-cities where people can eat, drink, shop, visit spas, stay in a 5-star suite and of course gamble! Let’s take you through the top 4 stadium-size casinos you should know about.
The Venetian, Macau
Unless you gamble only and only at online casinos like slot-machines.ca etc., your love for slot machines and other casino games is likely to take you to some of the biggest establishments in the gambling world. The Venetian in Macau is one such establishment that’s a must on every casino-lover’s list!
This casino in Macau (you can learn more about Macau by visiting this lonelyplanet.com page) has been modelled after the popular Las Vegas destination - ‘The Venetian.’ The latter is also the flagship establishment and headquarters of the same. Both are owned by the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. It was opened in the year 2007 and its staggeringly huge size not only made it the biggest casino in the world, but also the 7th largest building throughout the world, in terms of its floor area. More than half of its floor area, which is a whopping 550,000 sq. ft., is dedicated to gaming space. Furthermore, it houses 800 gaming tables and 3400 slot machines. Not just that, the casino also hosts a good number of events including the ones to do with tennis, basketball, boxing, award shows and concerts.
City of Dreams, Macau
Macau has rapidly emerged as one of the best gambling destinations in the world. The City of Dreams casino located here is another one which is huge by any casino standard in the world! It boasts of a total area of 420,000 sq. ft., offering winning opportunities to everyone who walks into the premises, with more than 1514 gaming machines and 450 gaming tables. It’s a part of the same complex that also houses the Hard Rock Hotel and the Grand Hyatt, Macau.
Foxwoods Resorts Casino, Connecticut, US
Situated at Mashantucket in Connecticut, US, Foxwoods Resorts Casino is by far the biggest entertainment complexes in all of North America (you can learn more about it at this tripadvisor.com page). The resort houses a good number of restaurants (including Hard Rock Café), 4 hotel establishments and 6 casinos. The total combined area of the casinos comes out to 344,000 sq. ft., with over 6300 slot machines and more than 380 gaming tables.
Casino Ponte 16, Macau
Situated in the inner harbour area of Macau, which is also the historical centre of the city, Ponte 16 is another world-class casino resort in Macau. It comprises of a casino, a five-star hotel and the only Michael Jackson Gallery in all of Asia. The casino is spread over 270,000 sq. ft. area, and features 2 VIP halls, 307 slot machines and 109 gaming tables. The eye-catching design of this establishment is inspired by the cultural heritage of Macau. It primarily has a European style of design (mostly Portuguese), effectively combined with the conventional Chinese elements.