Travellers are people who keep their mind open and try to experience the unfamiliar. They try everything from far and near and while on a trip. One such must have experience is to test your luck in a Casino.
Casinos are like the melting pot of travellers from all over the world. It is after all human nature to experience an adventure and casinos are a good outlet for this. Also, developments in the casino industry have made significant contributions to the tourism sector. It plays a huge part in boosting the economy. So without wasting any further time let’s take a look at the 7 best gambling cities around the world!
1. Monte Carlo
Don’t be surprised if you run across famous actors, well-known businessmen and filthy rich sheikhs at Monte Carlo. This is the place known as the rich person’s playground. Parking lots full of Lamborghinis, Ferraris and Jaguars parked quite nonchalantly. Some of the oldest casinos in Europe are located here with generous views of the beautiful bay area including the Casino Monte-Carlo.
By the way, the casinos are not just restricted to the rich. Even a person with a moderate travel budget can set some amount of money for their casino experience and get the dice rolling for some high electric evening gambling action!
Macau is the Asian version of Monte Carlo capturing all the essence of the bling and the casino vibe. A former Portuguese colony, Macau has beautiful old buildings making its connection with the Portuguese past and at the same time, it is a highly urbanized resort city and gambling destination. In fact, the gambling industry here is more than 7 times that of Las Vegas. If you are an adventure seeker and love gambling, you must definitely add Macau to your list of must-visit gambling destinations.
3. Las Vegas
Of course from the moment you saw the title of this post, you knew this place would be included. Las Vegas is synonymous with Gambling. It is home to more than 70 casinos with the major ones being concentrated in the “Las Vegas Strip”. Check out the Bellagio, MGM Grand, The Mirage and The Venetian, if not for Gambling, then for the sheer beauty and the grandeur of the place.
Aruba is an island in the Caribbean archipelago but technically a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is not just a gamblers den but also a travellers paradise. White sandy beaches adorn its coast with turquoise waters racing to meet the dunes. There are 24 hours Casinos here that’ll let you sip your martinis while getting a good view of the Atlantic Ocean as you blissfully keep on betting. Watch out for Stellaris Casino, Copacabana Casino, Casablanca Casino, and more.
It was only in 2005, that gambling was legalized in Singapore. So the country is relatively new to the gambling scene. However, in this brief period, it has turned out to be one of the best gambling destinations across the world. It is also a travel hotspot and there are loads of fun and free things to do in Singapore. If you are looking for something a bit more luxurious Marina Bay Sands casino resort is the perfect place to kick it off with 350+ casino tables and the infinity pool to chill at later.
Another place to take a chance are the gambling dens of South Africa, especially in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The Rio-Casino resort, Africa’s biggest Casino and world 5th in that respect is located here. Take in the picturesque surrounding of Cape Town and at the same time meet the gambling heads across the world at famous casino resorts here. Enjoy fun-filled evenings of outwitting other players and proving that you make your own luck.
Yes, our own Goa makes the list too! The Las Vegas of India, this is one of the few places in the country where gambling is legal keeping in mind the tourists visiting there. In fact, Goa has quite an interesting gambling spot, The Majestic Pride, which is a floating Casino! Hit the deck dressed in your best and give the wheel of fortune a spin!