When you think of casinos and gambling, Las Vegas is the first place that comes to mind. However, Sin City may have the most casinos in one place there are other casinos out here where you can hit the JACKPOT!
If you don’t want to go to Las Vegas but you still have the itch to gamble you have other places you can go.
1. Mohegan Sun
Located in Connecticut the Mohegan Sun is the largest casinos in the country, with 350,000 square feet of gaming space. Along with slots, table games, betting, restaurants, nightclubs, a spa, two theaters, and a luxury hotel, the Sun also has an arena where the WNBA Connecticut Suns play and an 18 hole golf course.
Aside from Vegas, Atlantic City, N.J., is the next biggest center of gambling with the Borgata being the largest Casion on the strip.
3. French Lick Resort
It’s rare for your casino to come with a national historic landmark designation, but French Lick has two. Located in the Hoosier National Forest in southern Indiana, the resort includes the historic French Lick Springs and West Baden Springs Hotels. The hotels were originally built in the late 1800s and early 1900s to take advantage of the town’s sulfur springs. The casino opened in 2006 and originally had a small pond or moat around it, which has since been filled in.
4. Thunder Valley Casino
Thunder Valley is one of the largest casinos in California and is a popular place for San Francisco area residents — with buses headed on the weekends to the 275,000-square-foot facility outside Sacramento. Owned by the United Auburn Indian Community, Thunder Valley may also be best known for having the state’s largest-ever single payout of $12,014,971 on one of its progressive jackpot slot machines.
5. L’Auberge du Lac Casino
L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles sits on 242 acres near Lake Charles, La. not far from Texas. It’s owned by Pinnacle Entertainment, which owns dozens of casinos, including the new nearby L’Auberge Casino and Hotel Baton Rouge. The resort has a 70,000 square foot gambling floor, 18-hole golf course, a lazy river, adults-only pool, and swim-up bar.
6. Paragon Casino Resort
Located in Marksville, LA Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville has gaming tables, slots, a poker room, and off-track betting. The restaurants at the resort, like Big Daddy E’s Cajun Grill and Oyster Bar, feature Louisiana-style cooking. And, along with adult fun, Paragon offers a family fun center with an indoor playground, karaoke, and an arcade.
7. Mount Airy Casino
In the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania you can find the Mount Airy Casino. The resort features outdoors activities for guests, including an 18-hole lakefront golf course, plus a 16,000-square-foot spa and gym. This year, the resort will also be opening a 52,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor pool complex. Live acts at the casino this summer include the all-male review, Thunder Down Under, and the Rock Star Energy Uproar Festival, headlined by Godsmack.
8. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Seminole Hard Rock includes two properties in Florida: Hollywood and Tampa. The 24-hour Tampa property is the seminal Seminole casino with lots of live stage entertainment, gaming floors, shops, and restaurants. The 190,000-square-foot casino is the fourth largest in the U.S.