In the world we live in, people are constantly trying to outdo one another. There always needs to be something bigger and better. From phones to TVs and even the clothes we wear, there’s always a more impressive option out there. The same can be said about casinos.
In a competitive industry, it’s important to find ways of standing out from the crowd and making some noise. That’s why across the globe, there are a few over the top, enormous casinos just waiting to be visited.
They’ve been designed to be lavish and over the top, and outshine the rest of the competition. Let’s take a look at a few of them.
Top 5 Giant Casinos
Oklahoma, USA: WinStar World Casino
Size: 600,000 square feet
No, we didn’t add extra zeros to be dramatic, that really is the size of this casino. This mega casino is the biggest casino in America as well as the rest of the world. It has over 7000 machines, over 100 table games and a spacious bingo hall that can fit 800 people comfortably. There’s also a Colosseum that can fit 7700 people and a Global Event Centre that can fit 3500 seated people.
The resort is also home to a sports lounge, golf course, pool bar, night club and spa. This is in addition to the 8 gaming plazas on the premises that have been names after global cities. The hotel also has a global feel to it.
Macau, China: Venetian
Size: 546,000 square feet
This giant is not only one of the biggest casinos in the world, but is also the seventh largest building in the world. This exciting gambling destination is across the street from City of Dreams (mentioned below).
The building is 39 storeys and features a hotel as well as casino with over 6000 machines and 800 gaming tables. The total floor space this building takes up is 10,500,000 square feet. Arguably, this could be the top of our listing depending on how you look at it.
Macau, China: City of Dreams
Size: 420,000 square feet
Conveniently located across the street from the Venetian, this giant features 1500 machines and 450 gaming tables. The space also has an exclusive VIP area, g=four hotels and spas as well as over 175,000 square feet of retail space. For those looking to discover Chinese nightlife, there are also 30 bars and restaurants on offer as well as night club live water theatre and art exhibits.
Connecticut, USA: Foxwoods
Size: 340,000 square feet
Heading back to America, we have lucky number 4. This resort features not one, not two but six different casinos. There are over 3400 machines and 250 gaming tables. There is also a shopping centre and several boutiques if you want to get some shopping done in addition to the 55 restaurants available.
Macau, China: Wynn
Size: 273,000 square feet
Home of the hypnotic Performance Lake, this casino is the place to go if you want to be entertained. In addition to casino games there are also art galleries, a pool and spa, fine dining restaurants and other specialist shops.
So, Is Bigger Better?
This is the question at the end of the day. Do you think these giant buildings are worth the hype or are they overrated?