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The high roller: 5 of the world’s best luxury casino hotels and resorts to book next year

By LLM Reporters  |  November 12, 2020
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Missing the glitz, glamour and sophistication of a night at the casino? Then it’s time to plan ahead for next year – and rather than settling for a mere evening of poker or baccarat, why not make a getaway of it and give yourself more time to do all the high-rolling you can handle?

These days, you can find luxurious casino resorts just about everywhere, so whether you’re yearning for a city break or are eager for a lazy sunshine holiday in the tropics, there’s an opulent option out there for you. Combining all of the best bits of a five-star getaway with the adrenaline and excitement of an evening at the roulette table

Here,, the number one online source for everything related to online casinos, from the best slot sites, to how to win big on progressive jackpots, pick out their top five luxury casino resorts around the world to visit next year.

Atlantis Resort and Casino, the Bahamas

The Atlantis Paradise Island resort, located in the Bahamas
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If, like many, you’re feeling more than a little in need of a relaxing sunshine break, then it won’t get much better than a luxury trip to the Bahamas. And, while you can spend your daytimes unwinding on the beach, by night, you can ramp things up a bit and get dressed up to the nines for a thrilling game or two at the casino.

The Atlantis Resort and Casino covers all bases, and just so happens to be set in one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Located on the pristine sands of Paradise beach, where crystalline waters gently lap the shores, it is also home to the largest casino in the Bahamas – although it’s still relatively small compared to the mega casinos you’ll find in Las Vegas.

Featuring 85 table games including favourites such as craps, blackjack and roulette, plus 700 slot machines, it’s the perfect place to get into the local spirit with a game of Caribbean stud poker.

Check in at the Bridge Suite for the ultimate luxury experience – at an eye-watering $25,000 per night, it comes complete with a 22-carat gold chandelier, grand piano and staff team of seven who will wait on you 24/7.

Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore

Resorts World Sentosa, Sentosa Island at Singapore

The island of Sentosa, just off the southern coast of Singapore, is famed for its beachfront luxury hotels, and the $5 billion Resorts World Sentosa is the cream of the crop.

Featuring 1,500 rooms and suites, including beach villas and tree-house style rooms elevated 40ft from the ground, the resort is also home to a Universal Studios theme park and Adventure Cove water park – so there’s plenty to keep you entertained, day and night.

Speaking of, the on-site casino is the icing on the cake, boasting a whopping 2,400 slot machines and electronic table game machines and over 500 classic table games.

If you’re looking for a big win, then this could be just the place, with a previous customer ending his stay with a $1.6 million jackpot on the slots.

The Venetian, Macao

The Venetian Macao Casino and Hotel in Macau (Macao) China
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The sister resort of the perhaps even more famous Venetian Las Vegas, this Macao incarnation offers luxury and sophistication in equal doses alongside the signature Italian-style twist, and has fast become one of the most popular high-end casino resorts in all of Asia – as well as being the second largest in the world.

Here, you can meander down the canals of a replica Venice in a gondola, and feel like you’re in a completely different part of the world. The largest single-structure building in Asia, its casino facilities are second to none, featuring over 3,000 slot machines and 800 table games over 550,000 square feet of floor space. It’s also home to an exclusive game called Dragon Tiger Fortune Spin, which can’t be found anywhere else in the world.

Comprising a health and wellness centre with a luxury spa, plus a variety of restaurants and bars, The Venetian has everything you need for a memorable and exciting stay.

The Bellagio, Las Vegas

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There was never any doubt that Las Vegas would be in here somewhere, and with its bright lights and brilliantly ostentatious mega casino resorts, there’s no shortage of choices for a lavish getaway in Sin City.

But the crème-de-la crème has got to be the famous Bellagio – one of the most iconic casino resorts in the world, and which cost a monumental $88 million to build. Having opened its doors back in 1988, it remains at the top of its game in the casino stakes, with numerous table games and 2,000 slot machines making for an exciting gaming experience – some paying out up to $2 million in one jackpot.

Famed for its beautiful dancing fountains, the resort has been a regular in Hollywood films – including the famous casino heist film series, which kicked off with Ocean’s Eleven.

Sun City Casino Resort, South Africa

Fancy an alternative casino destination? The Sun City Resort in scenic South Africa offers a break from the norm, located right in the heart of the South African Bush in a unique setting that you’ll love.

Just northwest of Johannesburg, the resort comprises four opulent hotels in total, including the spectacular Palace of the Lost City, which is our top luxury pick.

Boasting numerous restaurants and bars, a cinema and theatre and its own botanical gardens, the resort boasts an enviable entertainment line-up and not one, but several casinos on-site. Home to nearly 40 gaming tables and 850 slot machines, here you can take your pick of classics including blackjack, roulette and stud poker, with guests from all hotels able to take advantage of the wide range of facilities across the resort.

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