The popularity of casino gambling has skyrocketed in recent years, with hundreds of casinos in destinations around the nation. According to the Committee for Economic Development, 17 of the 20 largest metropolitan areas in the United States have at least one casino within an hour's drive.
With so many choices for where to place your bets, 10Best narrowed the field by asking our readers to vote for their favorite casino and casino amenities in the country.
Click on each category below to see the full winners list:
Best Las Vegas Casino: The D Las Vegas
The D is situated in Downtown Las Vegas — Photo courtesy of BeingFrozen / Flickr
On the first floor of The D Las Vegas, players will find the latest table games and slot machines. The second floor casino is a step back in time to Old Vegas with vintage slots and even Sigma Derby horse racing. There’s also a keno lounge, William Hill sports book and The D’s famous Dancing Dealers.
Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas: Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn.
Foxwoods is home to one of the world's largest Bingo halls — Photo courtesy of Foxwoods Resort Casino
One of two premier gaming resorts in Connecticut, Foxwoods Resort Casino offers 4,500 slot machines ranging from penny games to $100 minimums. They also have 300 table games, high stakes Bingo at one of the world's largest Bingo halls, a race book with 50-foot digital projection screens and the largest poker room on the East Coast. Four unique hotel properties and over 30 restaurants make it easy to stay and play.
Best Casino Hotel: Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn.
The Mohegan Sun can accommodate over 1,500 guests — Photo courtesy of Mohegan Sun
The Mohegan Sun comprises three hotel towers with a combined 1,563 guest rooms and suites. Mohegan tribal stories come to life throughout the hotel’s design. Rooms are outfitted with the latest technologies, like lightning fast Wi-Fi and intelligent thermostats. Other amenities include a fitness center, pool and Mandara Spa.
Best Casino Restaurant: Capriccio at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City
Capriccio cooks up classic Italian for Atlantic City diners — Photo courtesy of iStock / Ekaterina_Molchanova
Capriccio at Resorts Casino is one of Atlantic City’s favorite places for Italian. The offerings include a create-your-own antipasti menu, salads, veal and chicken parmigiana, osso buco and fresh pastas.
Best Players Club: Total Rewards from Caesars Entertainment
Players earn rewards at Caesars properties through the Total Rewards program — Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment
With Total Rewards, players can earn and redeem Reward Credits at more than 40 casinos and resorts around the globe, including Caesars Palace, Harrah’s, The Cromwell, The Linq, Planet Hollywood and Paris Las Vegas. Benefits include discounted hotel stays and pre-sale access to select shows, as well as member pricing at some restaurants.
Congratulations to all our casino winners!