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Best Casino Hotels in Macau

April 22nd, 2011 by

Macau’s economy is primarily driven by a combination of tourism and gambling.  In fact, it is considered the ultimate gambling destination in Asia and is known all over the world as the “Monte Carlo of the Orient.”

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Keep those pockets in check and prepare to roll the dice. Here’s a list of heart-stopping casinos in amazing Macau.

Casino Golden Dragon

The Casino Golden Dragon of the Golden Dragon Hotel Macau is a carnival-themed property based on several world-renowned festivals. It has 85 gaming tables intended for both low profile gamblers and VIPs.

Casino Lisboa

The Casino Lisboa, owned by Stanley Ho’s company, is one of the top casinos in Macau. Furthermore, it is commonly referred to as a landmark because of its conspicuous lighted façade. It boasts of over a hundred round-the-clock slot machines and game tables.

Casa Real Casino

The Casa Real Hotel has about 50 gaming tables and more than a hundred slot machines.

Diamond Casino

The Diamond Casino occupies a total of 4 floors of the recently renovated Holiday Inn Hotel.

Emperor Palace Casino

The Emperor Palace Casino is housed on a total of 6 floors of the Grand Emperor Hotel. These gaming levels are carefully built and designed to project elegance and luxury for the tasteful casino player.

Sands Macau

The Sands Macau is another top choice and offers 51 suites to a discerning clientele. The casino has 800 table games, over a thousand slot machines, 7 restaurants and bars. A prime location near the Macau ferry terminal helps too.

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MGM Macau

MGM Macau, an impressive resort casino, has endeared itself to the public since it opened in 2007. It is the product of an ingenious collaboration between MGM Resorts International and Pansy Ho Chiu-King, the daughter of tycoon Stanley Ho. This place has everything from superb accommodations to thrilling casino games.

Ponte 16 Resort Macau

Ponte 16 Resort Macau is close to Senado Square. The total area of 25,000 square metres is occupied by a wide variety of gaming machines.

The Emperor Hotel Macau

The Emperor Hotel on Cotai Strip, is starting to gain popularity among Macau’s visitors, most especially since it features a pretty large casino floor complete with a refreshing mix of games and tables. Furthermore, its interesting architecture never fails to leave one in awe.

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The Venetian Macau

The Venetian Macau is the largest casino in the city. The 40-story complex on the Cotai Strip is built following the same design structure as The Venetian Las Vegas. It is so big that its gaming floor is divided into four main sections – Golden Fish, Phoenix, Red Dragon, and Imperial House.  Over 3,000 slot machines and 800 tables games are offered. After a game of lottery, visitors can head to the second floor to ride the gondola.

Wynn Macau

Exquisitely stunning! Casinos are given a whole new name by the Wynn Macau. Tourists are treated to a wide roster of restaurants, retail shops, and wellness options such as spas and salons.  Of course, over 200 table games and close to 400 slot machines await casino fanatics. Another must-see attraction is the “Performance Lake.”

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