In this post we look at some of the coolest places to visit around the world to experience casinos that are located away from Las Vegas.
Here are our three favourite luxury casino hotels which aren't located in Las Vegas that combine sheer luxury with casino fun.
1. Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo
World famous, Monte Carlo is home to the jet-set lifestyle, the super rich and magnificent casinos. As for the best luxury casino hotel in Monte Carlo, it has to be the Hotel de Paris. For casino lovers, being connected to the Place du Casino will tick all the boxes.
Despite how popular this opulent hotel has become since it first opened in 1864, it still retains an air of discretion. Judge for yourself with these stunning pictures of the hotel:
2. Park Hyatt Mendoza, Argentina
An elegantly restored, 19th century Spanish colonial façade greets guests at this luxurious property, overlooking the Plaza de la Independencia.
Its two-level Regency Casino Mendoza unites elegant European ambience with personal service to create an atmosphere that lures in glamorous gamblers from around the world. The variety of table games includes all the usual suspects, as well as punto y banca, a local variation of baccarat.
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3. The Venetian Macao, China
The Venetian Macao is just one of the many impressive casino hotels that are giving Macau world-class status as a gambling mecca. Located on the warm South China Sea, this former Portuguese colony is one of the richest regions in Eastern Asia.
The Venetian Macao has 3,000 suites, each having a minimum of 750 square feet of space. The resort's gaming space is the largest in the world at 534,000 square feet, with approximately 500 gaming tables and 2,000 slot machines.
Though you can spend 24/7 placing bets, the hotel has more to offer, including a shopping mall, health and wellness centre and entertainment that includes headliners from around the world - The Rolling Stones are playing there this month!
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For those new to casino gambling, it's worth playing online first to help understand the rules and also which games you enjoy. Websites such as this free Norwegian online casino are a great starting point. Once you are confident of the rules and which games you like best, you can head over to a real casino to win big.