of the world (partial list)
Carlo, Monaco: Perched above the Mediterranean, Monaco
provides a spectacular setting. Home to the Monaco
Grand Prix and the Casino de Monte Carlo, it is not
the place for those on a tight budget.
Island, Bahamas: Paradise Island is best known for
its sprawling resort, Atlantis, which spans 2.8ha
along a lagoon. Guests can choose from a variety of
outdoor gaming areas. Away from the tables, there
is a private beach and 20 pools.
Australia: Crown Casino, on the banks of the Yarra
River, is one of the largest casino complexes in the
southern hemisphere. The main gambling floor stretches
for more than half a kilometre.
China: The gambling capital of Asia, Macau has 33
casinos, plus horse and greyhound racing venues. The
Wynn Macau casino has a 24-carat gold Tree of Prosperity
at the entrance.
Germany: On the western foothills of the Black Forest
and on the banks of the Oos River, Baden-Baden is
not your typical casino town. However, in addition
to its hot springs and picturesque countryside, the
town is also known for its 200-year-old Spielbank
Vegas, United States: With over 1700 licensed casinos
in operation, Las Vegas offers the ultimate package
for travellers who fancy a flutter. A visit to the
famous Strip is a must for any player.
The Philippines: Manila offers a range of shopping
and entertainment options, along with a world-class
casino at the Hyatt Hotel, t a short distance from
Manila's tourist hub.
City, South Africa: This luxury resort and casino
complex, just two hours from Johannesburg, boasts
two large casinos, two 18-hole golf courses and a
wildlife reserve. Sun City Casino is the entertainment
Mecca of the resort, featuring an indoor jungle of
native foliage and water fountains.
City, United States: Atlantic City in New Jersey is
renowned for its gambling, shopping and fine dining.
The Trump Taj Mahal casino has an on-site shopping
district and an abundance of restaurants and bars.
Highlands, Malaysia: Nestled on the Titiwangsa mountain
range, just an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur and
6000 feet above sea level, the Resorts World Genting
offers 360deg views of the surrounding countryside.
The on-site casino, which covers 200,000 square feet,
is Malaysia's sole gaming venue.
Vegas, United States
City (vintage photo)