8 Casinos to Visit Besides Las Vegas

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When people think about traveling to a casino, Las Vegas is usually the first thing that pops into their heads. While Las Vegas is a unique experience, it can also come with a large bill and lots of crowds. There are plenty of other casinos in the United States that are great for a gambling getaway. Here are some Philadelphia Airport long-term parking company favorites:

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Where: Tampa, Florida

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is the sixth-largest casino in the world. If features over 5,000 slot machines, 118 table games, and even a high-stakes poker room. Stay at the four-diamond Hard Rock Hotel and you’ll find that every room is decorated with rock and roll memorabilia and guests have access to a huge pool, flat-screen TVs, luxurious bedding, and more.

Thunder Valley Casino

Where: Lincoln, California

Located 30 miles northeast of Sacramento, visitors to the Thunder Valley Casino will find more than 3,000 slot machines and over 120 table games within the 275,000 square feet of gaming space. The casino also has a live poker room that can hold up to 160 players, while the on-site luxury hotel features 297 rooms and 40 suites as well as a piano hall, private cabanas, a poolside bar, and a spa.

Seneca Niagara Casino

Where: Niagara Falls, New York

Just a few minutes from the famed Niagara Falls, the Seneca Niagara Casino attracts more than 8 million visitors every year from Canada, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and more. Stay in one of more than 600 renovated rooms at the hotel and play over 4,000 slot machines, 100 table games, and more on the 147,000 square-foot gaming space.

Resorts World Casino

Where: Jamaica, New York

The Resorts World Casino was the very first legal casino in New York City. As part of the Aqueduct Racetrack Complex in Jamaica (near Queens), the casino features three automated table games, an array of slot machines, a bar, a club, and an event space at Central Park for concerts, dance parties, boxing matches, and more.

Mohegan Sun

Where: Uncasville, Connecticut

As one of the largest casinos in the U.S., Mohegan Sun offers visitors 364,000 square feet of gaming space. Located next to the Thames River, this southeastern area of Connecticut attracts much of the state’s tourism. In addition to table games and slot machines, guests enjoy the huge cabaret theater, 130,000 square feet of retail shopping, and the largest ballroom in the Northeast.

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino

Where: Biloxi, Mississippi

The Beau Rivage Resort & Casino sits right on the beach, giving guests a waterfront experience (“beau rivage” in French means “beautiful shore”). The hotel features over 1,700 rooms and the casino offers plenty of gaming tables, slots, and restaurants, as well as a 1,500-person theater. The resort has been awarded several awards for community service and is considered a four-diamond location.

Sands Casino Resort

Where: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Sands Casino in Bethlehem is unique because it’s built on the site of a (once very important) steel factory. Many historic elements are incorporated into the area, including a huge ore crane that holds the Sands sign. The casino features 139,000 square feet of gaming space and 133,000 square feet of retail outlets that connect the casino to the hotel.

Trump Taj Mahal

Where: Atlantic City, New Jersey

After Las Vegas, Atlantic City is the most visited casino city in the U.S. The Trump Taj Mahal was built in 1990 and has one of the largest poker rooms in Atlantic City. It’s also home to 75 table games (including 25 tournament tables), and 2,500 slot machines within its 167,000 square feet of gaming space. The hotel features over 2,000 rooms, an array of restaurants, a spa, and shopping.