The last couple of years have seen the world’s top billionaires compete to offer the best possible and all-rounded experience to customers globally in the casino industry. If you travel around the world you will notice some of the most wonderful and breathtaking sceneries, thanks to many years of investment in the casino business. These designated locations have the finest luxury attached to them making them great gambling grounds. You will however have to cough out a lot of cash to match these fine places.
The rapid development of this industry is a result of the ever-escalating number of people interested in gambling. Casino doyens have to provide ultra-modern and all-rounded facilities ranging from entertainment, a full package of casino games like card and table games, and accommodations to attract premium customers. Here are the world’s biggest casinos.
1. WinStar World Casino, Oklahoma
Located in Thackerville, Oklahoma, this American tribal (founded by the Chickasaw Nation, an indigenous community in Oklahoma) casino has 600,000 square feet of casino floor making it the world’s biggest casino ever. It was founded in 2004 as Winstar Casino with 370,000 square feet and expanded in 2013 to overtake Foxwood Resort Casino and establishing itself as the world’s biggest casino based on the gaming floor.
Winstar World Casino is home to a 12-story which hosts the 395-room Winstar World Hotel adjacent to the gaming floor. It has 8500 electronic games, bingo, Racer’s off-track betting, a 55-table poker room, keno, and high limit room. It also boasts meeting rooms of speckled capacities of 10-200 people, a spa haunt, a resort-style pool with a custom-built waterfall grotto, and a Cloverleaf Boutique gift shop.
During its grand launch back in 2009, the 365 room hotel held an ostentatious opening celebration with performances from Kelly Clarkson the winner of American Idol, and rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Some of the biggest restaurants are also in the Casino including Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar & Grill.
2. Venetian Macau, China
The Venetian Macau casino is owned by the American Las Vegas Sands company and is a 39 story building. This grand luxury camp measure 10,500,000 square feet of total space while the gaming space occupies 550,000 square feet. It is molded like its sister casino The Venetian Las Vegas and is the second-largest casino in the world. It is the largest single structure build in Asia and also the 7th largest building in the world by floor area.
The project was coordinated and designed by lead architects HKS Inc. and Aedas who completed and launched in August 2007. The design is inspired by architectural designs in different parts of Venice, Italy.
The resort has 3000 suites, 3400 slot machines, and 800 gambling tables in the casino, 1,600,000 square feet of retail space, 15,000-sitterCtal Arena for sports and entertainment, and 1,200,000 sq ft of conventional space. The casino is divided into four themed areas including Imperial House, Phoenix, and Red Dragon. There is a high-end club called Plaiza Club in the building which hosts premium guests only.
3. City of Dreams, Macau, China
Located in the Cotai Strip in Cotai, China, the City of Dreams also known as CoD Macau) is owned and managed by Melco Resort and Entertainment and it’s their second mega project in Macau City. It is directly adjacent to The Venetian Macao casino. The first phase of the City of Dreams opened in June 2009 which included the Crown Towers and Hard Rock Hotel and became the largest casino complex in Macau. Also in this phase were two Grand Hyatt Hotels which opened after.
It has 420,000 sq ft of gaming space which hosts over 20 restaurants and bars including the largest one in Macau, 450 gaming tables, and 1514 machines. The CoD has been on revamp of hotel properties from 2016 to 2021 which included the unveiling of a fifth hotel tower named Morpheus within the CoD. Attractions include the Bubble Fountain with a large water sphere and Dancing Water Theater which contains one of the largest commercial pools in the world.
4. Foxwoods, Ledyard, Connecticut
Foxwoods Resort Casino is owned and managed by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation in Ledyard, Connecticut, and is the fourth largest casino in the world. The resort occupies 9,000,000 square feet with six casinos. There are many restaurants in the casinos including the Hard Rock Café, Noodles, California Pizza kitchen, Johny Pockets, Wingstop, and Fuddruckers.
There are 5500 slot machines, over 250 gaming tables for poker, blackjack, roulette, and craps. The resort boasts one of the largest poker rooms in the world with 114 tables of assorted poker games. Foxwoods boasts two hotel towers which have a total of 2228 rooms including an arcade for teenagers and young kids.
There are major and regular tournaments to enjoy in Foxwoods including the annual New England Poker Classic in spring and the World Poker Finals in fall. You can also enjoy food in the Fifth Street Café which adjacent to the World Poker Room. Grab a Philly steak sandwich at only $9 or Caesar salad at $8.
5. Wynn Macau, Macau China
For the third time, we are back to the Cotai strip in the City of Macau, China with the fifth largest casino in the world and part of the Wynn Resort conglomerate. The casino opened in 2006 and the second tower launched in 2010 and has continued to raise the bar for what an excellent casino resort should look like.
As part of Macau’s strategy to expand business globally, Wynn Resort was one of the two foreign casinos to be granted a casino license in 2002 following the end of the Ho family monopoly in Macau.
The 273,000 square feet casino has two towers with a total of 1008 suites and rooms. There are approximately 59000 square feet of retail space, a salon, a pool, and eight casual and fine dining restaurants. Wynn Macau boasts and holds the distinct honor of being the only Resort with 8 Forbes – Five-star awards on its restaurant, hotel, and spas. Enjoy features of Las Vegas entertainment and shows in the heart of Asia.