Everyone has a certain place they want to visit because it overlaps with their area of interest. Gamers like to go to PAX and E3, cyclists go to France and the Netherlands, and gamblers also have a Mecca of their own. Whether it is to try gambling, experience the tourist attractions, or just make the vacations more interesting, here are a few places you should visit if you want to take on lady luck.
This one is a no-brainer, really. Besides enjoying countless casinos, there are several high-class hotels and restaurants, while travelers on a budget may enjoy the buffets and museums. There is top-notch entertainment in this city, which is why it is present to such a degree in many movies and series as the top destination for gamblers. Enjoy playing blackjack, poker, the slots, craps, and other games. If that’s not your thing, you can always get married by an Elvis impersonator.
This was Las Vegas’ predecessor. Yes, sir, before the city of sin became what it is today, people would flock to the Biggest Little City in the World for some action. Like Vegas, it boasts an impressive number of amazing restaurants, hotels, pools, spas, and anything else you might desire. Enjoying a nice evening of playing games of chance goes without saying, but there are also several family-friendly activities you and your loved ones can partake in.
This is not the place you go when you want to make a quick buck. This is the place where you can turn back time a little bit and add a little class to your favorite pastime. Monte Carlo may be small, but that’s what makes it a perfect getaway from the rest of the world. Because of the movies, people often associate James Bond and other spies with Monte Carlo – and for a good reason. There is an air of luxury and elegance that many a superstitious gambler associates with drawing in success and good luck.
Speaking of Monte Carlo, you might be interested to learn more about the Monte Carlo of the Orient. The area used to belong to Portugal and is now one of many municipalities of China. About half of Macau’s income comes from gambling with over thirty casinos operating at any given time. Interestingly enough, this is also the only place in China where gambling is legal.
One more city in the US is famous for its many games. This one is on the East Coast, making it perfect for those that don’t want to gamble in the desert. Because of legalized gambling, Atlantic City is one of the most-visited cities in the US. It has a rich history and several famous boxers, including Mike Tyson, have made regular appearances. This is also the city where it is legal to bet on sports, which can be somewhat rare in the US. Atlantic City is one of the places in the world that is synonymous with games of chance.