Gambling tourism is at an all time high as US residents and foreigners alike, are hitting some of the USA’s most popular gambling cities, to try and make their fortune. Well, they may not all be trying to make their fortune, but they are most certainly traveling in their thousands to destinations across the US to combine their love of travel, with their love of gambling. The US has so many incredible cities to choose for those looking at a vacation which involves plenty of time on the casino floor, and here are our top picks if this is something that you too would like to enjoy.
Let’s start with the most obvious choice, the home of entertainment and live shows, the home of crazy and unadulterated fun, and of course the home of gambling. This tiny city in the middle of the desert has become a mecca for gamblers all over the world, who come looking to enjoy ore than 131 casinos and over 112,000 slots and casino games that are on offer. There really is nowhere in the world quite like Las Vegas.
Atlantic City, New Jersey
A close second behind Vegas is Atlantic City in New Jersey, which attracts over 30 million visitors each year who come to enjoy some action in any one of the 12 large scale casinos which they have here. Atlantic City itself is a great destination to visit with its iconic Boardwalk on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and its all round entertainment which can be found throughout the side streets and on the water’s edge. The largest casino in Atlantic City is Bally’s Atlantic City resort, which has on offer over 5000 casino games and slots.
The south is not always renowned for its casinos but here in Mississippi things are a little different. They call Tunica the casino capital of the south, and it really makes for a great vacation if you decide to head down for some action. There may only be 8 casinos here but they are all incredibly large, and collectively they have over 9,000 slot and casino games going on morning til night. The largest and most famous casino here is the Gold Strike Casino Resort, which offers almost 1500 casino games for its guests.
Reno likes to call itself the ‘Biggest Little City in the World’ and from a casino point of view it is often considered as the little brother to Las Vegas. This is a wonderful city to visit, sitting at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, giving it an incredible backdrop. Throughout the city you will find small casinos and plenty of slot machines available just about everywhere. The largest casino which Reno has is the Silver Legacy Resort & Casino, which has over 2000 games on offer, and almost as many rooms in which you can stay. Reno is more chilled out than Vegas, but it still packs a punch with the gamblers.