Posted March 6, 2014 by John Baintree in News

The World’s Best Gambling Cities

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If you are thinking about a holiday whir you can indulge in a little harmless fluttering or where you can feed the slots, here are some of the arguably best destinations yuou can pick from.

Las Vegas

Top of the list, and really there as no surprise, is Las Vegas. What keeps Sin City topping the list of sinners is the sheer volume of choice and the unashamed, over the top luxury of it all. Names such as the Bellagio, Caesars’ Place and the MGM Grand are all well known. They feature some of the world’s top entertainers on their large stages in the evening and also offer some of the best free attractions in the world, just to keep the punters rolling in.


The new kid on the block. With the relaxing of Chinese gambling laws in this area, Chinese nationals are flooding in to this resort that is building itself as an imitator of Vegas. Well, imitation is the greatest form of flattery and increasing numbers of punters who would head for American resorts are heading to the Far East.

Atlantic City

Although sitting in the shadow of Las Vegas, Atlantic City is still reckoned to be the number three spot worldwide for gamblers. Offering many of the same resort brands as Vegas, such as MGM Grand, Bellagio and Caesars Palace, the area also has the much loved boardwalk area of the beaches.


Surprisingly highly rated amongst the gambling cities of the world, London welcomes different sort of gambler. With its prestigious venues such as the Colony Club, the Ritz and the Clermont it is not a venue for gamblers with a feint heart. Luxury and opulence pervade all of the major gambling sites in London although there are many less well known casinos that are more accessible to the public.

Monte Carlo

I thought someone broke the bank at Monte Carlo? Obviously not, here it is at number five on the list.  With breath-taking views, and equally breath-taking prices Monte Carlo is the place to be seen. The casinos in this city at the heart of the French Riviera offer the visitor a mixture of quality and sheer entertainment with the opportunity to feel like a character in a James Bond movie.


If Monte Carlo is about the locale then Nassau also deserves its place at number six on the list. Somehow the brash nature of the architecture seems to fade under the piercing sunlight of this part of the Caribbean.  The Atlantis on Paradise Island is a must see destination, even if only for its Aztec temples and towering 21st century resort temples. This is a perfect place to visit if you are a more casual gambler as the environment is so pretty.