Say Hello to Lady Luck at Las Vegas' 10 Best Casinos

Las Vegas may be famous for its casinos, but it’s important to remember that each casino has its own ambiance and games. Gamblers have a wide selection of casinos in Vegas to choose from, and serious bettors will want to consider all their options before settling on the casinos where they’ll try their luck.

Some visitors might think that every casino in Las Vegas has the same games, but that's not always the case. Some games, like bingo, are found more commonly in neighborhood casinos located away from the Strip. The number of high limit and low limit tables are also unique to each casino, and games like blackjack may vary in some specifics, such as how many decks are being dealt from the shoe.

Others may assume that the city's best casinos are only found on the Strip, but there are several casinos in town worth venturing off-Strip for. In fact, one of the city's coolest casinos can be found downtown. The D Las Vegas features one of the only two-level casinos in the city.

There's no denying that the Strip is home to some of the world's best casinos, including our No. 1 pick, The Venetian. With its large casino, well-known poker room, and striking interior design, The Venetian is a popular casino for both visitors and locals.

For more about Las Vegas' 10 best casinos, check out our list.

Just off the Strip, the Palms enjoys a reputation as a hip and trendy celebrity hang-out. For gamblers, the main attraction may be its status as a local casino, where the odds are thought be slightly better (although it's worth noting that the...  Read More

The El Cortez in Downtown Las Vegas has been around for decades, long before mega-sized casinos and ATM machines. The property's history includes "Bugsy" Siegel, who was once a partial owner. Today the vintage casino attracts patrons who want a...  Read More

M Resort Spa Casino
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M Resort Spa Casino is just south of the Las Vegas Strip, and it boasts one of the most eye-catching environments to test your luck at the tables. Offering more than 92,000 square feet of gaming, the casino features more than 1,800 slot...  Read More

Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa
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This beautiful resort on the far west side of the city has one of the few casinos in Las Vegas that both locals and tourists frequent. Boasting 3,000 slot/video poker machines and 60 table games including blackjack, baccarat, craps, poker and...  Read More

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
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The sheer size of the MGM Grand's casino is impressive. A gambler's mecca, it boasts more than 170,000 square feet of gaming space. Gaming enthusiasts will find everything they're looking for under one roof, including thousands of slot and video...  Read More

The D Las Vegas
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This recently rebranded downtown casino offers guests a two-level casino, a rarity in Las Vegas. The first floor offers a contemporary feel, with slots and table games, while the second floor offers a vintage casino experience, with numerous...  Read More

The Cosmopolitan's modern facilities, friendly dealers and swanky atmosphere have made it a popular casino. Floor-to-ceiling glass walls offer incredible views of the Strip, creating a gaming experience not commonly found in casinos on the...  Read More

Aria Resort & Casino
Photo courtesy of MGM Resorts International

The sleek and sophisticated casino at ARIA features more than 150,000 square feet of gaming space, including 1,940 slot machines and 145 table games. Gamblers can test their luck at blackjack, craps, baccarat, roulette, Let it Ride, Pai Gow and...  Read More

Mandalay Bay's expansive footprint includes a large casino of over 135,000 square feet. Features of the gaming area include over 1700 slot and video poker games, a full array of table games like Baccarat, blackjack, craps and roulette, as well...  Read More

The Venetian
Photo courtesy of The Venetian | Palazzo Las Vegas

The Venetian's stunning architecture provides bettors with one of the more memorable gambling environments on the Vegas Strip. Combined with its sister property, The Palazzo, The Venetian offers hundreds of table games in separate gaming areas...  Read More


Meet Terrisa Meeks

Terrisa Meeks is a native born, life-long resident of Las Vegas. She became a traveler long before she could walk. Terrisa has traveled throughout the United States, from Maine to Hawaii, but...  More About Terrisa

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