20 Biggest Casinos In The World…Continued….

By November 16, 2011Uncategorized

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11. Bellagio~ Las Vegas

The Bellagio

Square feet: 155,000
Gaming machines: 2,449
Table and poker games: 207
Restaurants and bars: 20
Hotel rooms: 3,933

Located on the Las Vegas Strip and a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the Bellagio is a luxury hotel and casino owned by MGM Mirage (MGM). Opened in 1995, the Bellagio is inspired by the Lake Como resort of the same name in Italy. In addition to its casino, it has more than 200,000 square feet of meeting and convention facilities.

12. Caesars~ Atlantic City

Ceasars

Square feet: 145,100
Gaming machines: 3,027
Table and poker games: 163
Restaurants and bars: 11
Hotel rooms: 1,140

Caesars Atlantic City is the East Coast flagship of Harrah’s Entertainment, which acquired Caesars Entertainment, parent of famed Las Vegas casino-hotel Caesars Palace as well as Caesars Atlantic City, in 2005. Harrah’s now operates or manages casino resorts on four continents.

13. Starworld Hotel & Casino~ Macao, China

Starworld Hotel & Casino

Square feet: 140,000
Gaming machines: 500
Table and poker games: 284
Restaurants and bars: 7
Hotel rooms: 507

It may not be one of the larger resorts in Macao, but the Starworld doesn’t disappoint. The resort provides dazzling decor and superior services for its guests, which in part made it win the 5-Star Diamond Award granted by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences in 2008.

14. The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino~ Las Vegas

The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino

Square feet: 120,000
Gaming info: 3,086
Table and poker games: 309
Restaurants and bars: 18
Hotel rooms: 4,027

Can’t make it to Italy? The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, owned by Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands, offers States-side tourists the chance to ride gondolas on a quarter-mile recreation of the city’s Grand Canal. The hotel boasts more than 4,000 suites, an 85,000-square-foot ballroom and 19 restaurants. It has a Madame Tussaud’s wax museum and its theater is the Vegas home of the Blue Man Group.

15. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino~ Paradise, Nev.

Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino

Square feet: 120,000
Gaming machines: 1,245
Table and poker games: 104
Restaurants and bars: 18
Hotel rooms: 2,500

Known as The Rio, this casino is located off the Las Vegas Strip in the unincorporated area of Paradise, Nev. It made a splash in 2008 by teaming up with a local gentlemen’s club to open what the Rio called a “European style” topless pool. Last month, however, the hotel announced it was suspending operation of the pool following a visit by local police.

16. Wynn, Las Vegas

The Wynn

Square feet: 110,000
Gaming machines: 1,900
Table and poker games: 167
Restaurants and bars: 22
Hotel rooms: 2,716

This $2.7 billion resort is the flagship property of billionaire Steve Wynn’s Wynn Resorts (WYNN). It features an 18-hole golf course (co-designed by Wynn himself) complete with a 37-foot waterfall next to the final hole. Wynn is in the midst of a divorce and he and his wife, Elaine, recently sold more than $200 million in company stock.

17. Wynn Macao~ Macao, China

Wynn Macao

Square feet: 100,000
Gaming machines: 1,270
Table and poker games: 390
Restaurants and bars: 6
Hotel rooms: 600

Following the decision by the local government to end the longtime monopoly of local tycoon Stanley Ho, Steve Wynn was the first to open a Vegas-style resort in the Chinese city. His Wynn Macao, opened in 2006, features a sound-and-light show on a “Performance Lake” containing 800,000 gallons of water. Armani, Boss, and Chanel are among the designers with shops in the Wynn’s arcade.

18. Resorts~ Atlantic City

Resorts

Square feet: 100,000
Gaming machines: 2,500
Table and poker games: 95
Restaurants and bars: 8
Hotel rooms: 942

This casino and spa complex was the first to open in Atlantic City after New Jersey legalized casino gambling in 1978. However, Resorts has suffered from the economic downturn as well as from competition from Native American-owned casinos in the Northeast. In August, the hotel’s owner, Colony Capital, asked the state to approve the transfer of its stake to its lenders, including Credit Suisse (CS).

19. Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino~ Atlantic City

Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino

Square feet: 91,181
Gaming machines: 2,137
Table and poker games: 105
Restaurants and bars: 12
Hotel rooms: 728

This Trump-branded casino-hotel designed by architect Martin Stern opened in 1984, but The Donald lost control of it in 2005 when it emerged from a second stint in Chapter 11. Trump and his daughter Ivanka are now trying to retake control of the Plaza and two other Atlantic City hotels, vowing to pour money into an effort to spiff them up.

20. Gold Coast Hotel and Casino~ Las Vegas

Gold Coast Hotel & Casino

Square feet: 86,600
Gaming machines: 2,100
Table and poker games: 59
Restaurants and bars: 9
Hotel rooms: 711

Located one mile west of the Las Vegas Strip, this casino is owned and operated by Boyd Gaming, which also operates the Borgata in Atlantic City, among many other casinos. The Gold Coast was built in 1986 and had a major upgrade in 2002 that added more restaurants, gaming machines and tables, and parking spots.
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