If you are thinking of coming to the United States on holidays and you intend spending a considerable amount of your visiting time gambling at casinos, then you might want to stick around. One city that is synonymous with luxurious casinos in the U.S is Las Vegas. 

Top 5 Gambling Locations In The United States

Without a doubt, Las Vegas has captured the imagination of many people from around the world. It seems every Hollywood movie on casinos that have ever been made exclusively feature casinos in Las Vegas. 

However, Las Vegas is not the only city in the U.S with top-ranking casinos. In this article, we look at five of the top cities in the United States where casino gambling is more than just a pastime, but also a tourist attraction.

Did You Know?

Did you know that there are at least 10 known states in the U.S with lots of registered casinos offering different casino games? These states include Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Our top 5 cities for gambling are all picked from five of these states. 

Did you know that the state of Nevada has over 213 land-locked casinos with over 141,500 casino gambling machines (slots machines included)? Many of these casinos are located in Las Vegas (where else).

5 Top Gambling Cities to Visit in the U.S

Now on to the top 5 gambling cities to visit in the U.S. This list highlights locations where local and international tourists can spend their holidays and money at glamorous land-locked casinos. 

#5: Gambling in Chicago 

Starting at number #5 is the windy city of Chicago in the state of Illinois. Chicago is a city known for its skyscrapers and for being the home of notorious gangster Al Capone. It is also known for its illustrious basketball team, the Chicago Bulls made popular in the ‘90s by retired legendary basketballer, Michael Jordan. 

Chicago is also popular for its casinos with ‘Majestic Star’ being one of the top-rated casinos in the city. The casino boasts of over 1,490 slots along with many table games. What also makes this casino a tourist delight is its proximity to the lake. The ‘Ameristar Hotel Casino’ located in the Eastern part of Chicago’ is also perfectly located by the waterfront. You can book a room at the luxurious hotel while also spending time in the in-house casino.

#4: Louisiana Gambling In The City Of New Orleans 

One city in the state of Louisiana that has become a gambling hub, is the city of New Orleans. New Orleans also ranks as the largest casino city to gamble in the state. One casino worth visiting is Harrah’s Casino located close to the French Quarter which is situated in central New Orleans. 

This casino is known for its variety of casino games including; Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat and Poker tables. There are also a good number of slot machines to play. If playing slot machines is your forte, then, the ‘Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots’ is one casino to visit. There are more than 550 slot machines available at this casino as well as a decent number of video Poker games.

#3: Welcome To Atlantic City: The Gambling Capital Of New Jersey

Atlantic City is without a doubt the gambling capital of New Jersey. While there may not be many land-locked casinos in the city, the ones available are quite big and impressive. What’s more, their proximity to beaches makes them a tourist’s dream location to bask in the Sun during the day and play casino games at night. 

Some of the seaside casinos to visit in Atlantic City include; Caesars Atlantic City, Hard Rock Casino and Tropicana Atlantic City. Another place to try out is the luxurious ‘Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino’. This casino offers loads of table games and slot machines to entertain as well as enrich your pockets.

#2: Philadelphia, City Of Brotherly Love And Gambling

If you are intrigued by gambling at a casino with a natural scenic view, then, you need to take a trip to Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. The famous Philadelphia Delaware River offers visitors a refreshing view while you also enjoy playing your favourite casino games. 

There are quite a few notable casinos in this city, but Harrah’s and SugarHouse Casinos are two that stick out. Harrah’s Casino offers more than two thousand slot machines and over 25 poker tables. SugarHouse Casino is reputed as being one of the largest Philadelphia based casinos located around the Downtown region. Casino visitors can gamble at all times throughout the week.

#1: Gambling Paradise In Las Vegas, Nevada 


As mentioned earlier on, Las Vegas is notably the most popular destination for gambling in the U.S and with good reason. Visitors from near and far throng each day to the city with dreams of striking it rich from playing casino games. Some popular casinos in the ‘The Strip’ (an avenue known for its number of casinos) include; Caesars Palace, Bellagio, The Wynn and Mandalay Bay. 

Not only do these casinos offer visitors casino gaming action, but they also offer luxurious hotel facilities. The glitz and glamour of Las Vegas have been the lure for numerous tourists to the city. 

Las Vegas is indeed the gambling capital of the U.S and it’s no surprise that it is ranked as the number one city to visit for casino hoppers and professional gamblers in the U.S as well as from all over the world. 

Summary

Review Name : Top 5 Gambling Locations In The United States

Author : Aaron Cooper

Published Date : 01/08/2019

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