Famous world casinos

There are several casinos all over the world which have gained much recognition and fame over the years. Mostly, casinos are part of resorts or hotels and are situated in tourist destinations. Las Vegas is the gambling city of the world and is known for its world famous Las Vegas Strip which is lined with some of the best known casinos in the world. That is why Las Vegas is the most important city in the world when it comes to gambling, as there are many word's biggest casinos.

In Vegas, there are plenty of famous casinos. The Bellagio's casino is among the most famous. The Bellagio hotel had been opened up in 1998 by Steve Wynn and it seemed that no expense had been spared when it had been first opened. It is known to be one of the most luxurious and pomp hotels in the city. The casino of the Bellagio is spread over an area of 110,000 square feet and offers various games like blackjack, roulette, craps, pai gow, let it ride, Caribbean stud poker, baccarat and other games. The resort is quite stylish and has been made inspired by Bellagio town in Italy which overlooks the famous Lake Como. There is a large nine acre manmade lake in the hotel which is surrounded by large lush garden and the famous Bellagio fountains.

Another well known casino in Vegas in the Caesars Palace which had been opened up first in 1966 and a massive $300 million renovation had been done in the hotel in 1997. There are three casinos in the resort which operate all around the day and offer some of the best games in the city. The casinos in Caesars Palace offer games like Caribbean stud poker, big six, baccarat, craps and roulette. There is also a version of stud poker at Caesar's which is unique to the resort.

In the Caribbean, the most famous casino is the Atlantis resort located on the Paradise Island which had been opened up in 1998. The casino of the resort itself is quite unique with outdoor facilities and terraces. Games include Caribbean stud poker, baccarat, craps, blackjack, roulette etc.

In Australia, the Crown Casino is located in Melbourne on the banks of Yarra River and had been opened up in 1997. The resort has a five star hotel, various restaurants, boutiques, conventions and entertainment options. In the southern hemisphere, it is one of the biggest casinos and has 2500 slot machines and around 350 gaming tables.

In Europe, probably the most famous casino is the Monte Carlo Casino which had been opened up by Prince Charles III in Monaco. The casino itself is the oldest in Europe and had been established in 1863. It is elegantly designed in an old fashioned European way with large columns, chandeliers and crystals. Games like trente et quarante, craps, punto banco, roulette, blackjack and baccarat are offered.