These are the top 7 cities in the USA to go gambling
Our American correspondent John Goldberg looks at his top seven cities in the USA to go gambling and gaming.
If you are considering taking a vacation and want to get in on some great gambling action, there are plenty of cities close to home. Believe it or not, you won’t need a passport because some of the most exciting and fun destinations are right here within our borders. Some may be even closer than you might imagine. Here are some of the most exciting places in the U.S. to go gaming and gambling this year.
This industrial town has only three casinos; the MGM, Motor City, and the Greektown Casinos. The oldest of the three, Greektown, was purchased in 2013 and is now a JACK Entertainment portfolio company. JACK Entertainment is committed to doing its part to help the Detroit economy by bringing in highly lucrative gambling tourism.
New Orleans, Louisiana
There’s no place in the world like the town that’s called the “Big Easy”. For nearly 200 years this city, which is located at the mouth of the Mississippi River where it empties into the Gulf of Mexico, has been the center of resort excitement and gambling fun. Come and stay in the French Quarter and experience what Southern hospitality is all about. Even Harrah’s Casino, which survived Hurricane Katrina, couldn’t dampen the spirit of New Orleans! Whether you’re in the mood for some poker, Roulette, slots, or money bingo, you’ll definitely find it in NOLA.
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis, also located along the Mississippi and the famous St. Louis Arch, is hailed as the Gateway to the West. There’s lots to do in this great city. Come and try your hand at the blackjack tables or play bingo games at one of the casinos or check out many of the other bingo halls in the St. Louis area.
Some think of Chicago as the center of the Universe – and with all of the arts, entertainment and casino action going on in the city, they may well be right! Chicago has some of the world’s finest shopping and dining venues that are open all year round. Come and play some poker at the Hotel Aurora or a few games of money bingo or slots at the Jumer’s or Hollywood Hotels.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas has become the number one gambling destination in the world over the past two decades. Whatever you’re looking for, Las Vegas is almost certain to have it! Las Vegas has some of the best entertainment, shopping, and dining in addition to casinos that nearly every type of vacation fantasy you can imagine.
Atlantic City, New Jersey
For residents of the East Coast, Atlantic City is still as magnetic as ever. Even though some establishments fell on hard times, there remain a number of high end casinos that still offer plenty of gaming, gambling fun, and excitement. Located along New Jersey’s famous boardwalk, casino goers and their family can find plenty to do and to see.
Nevada has no shortage of casinos. Located on the opposite end of the state from its sister city of Las Vegas, Reno is located in the North and is referred to as “The Biggest Little City in the World”. When you’re not trying your hand in the casinos playing the slots, blackjack bingo games, keno or checking out the sports book, take a short drive to get away from it all and enjoy the mountain air near Lake Tahoe.