The Best Gambling Destinations (That Aren’t Vegas)


Everyone knows the city that never sleeps is the ultimate location for the gambling fan, but what about the rest of the world? Planet earth is filled to the brim with rich, beautiful culture, and some incredible cities to check out. Whether you’re after the sun, the sea, a rich safari or maybe a combination of all three, we’ve got something for you.

Monte Carlo

Featured in video games, television series, and the backdrop to countless Bond films, the beautiful location of Monte Carlo in the Principality of Monaco is the ultimate dream for the big spender looking to experience Europe. From the Princes Palace to the Sainte-Dévote Chapel, and of course, the Monte Carlo Casino, the location is a dream.


Thought it was all just sea, sand and cocktails? Not many people realize the heavenly blue paradise of the Bahamas is a haven for luxury resorts, casinos and nightlife. With 85 table games, over 700 slot machines, restaurants, lounges and more, the Atlantis Casino is the number one destination for casino lovers in the Bahamas. Another breathtaking location to check out is the sea front Atlantis with its studios, suites and penthouse apartments to suit every need, and the incredible Cascades Pool, Exclusive to guests, with exceptional ocean views and easy access to the blissful white-sands of Paradise Beach.

Sun City

Situated in the North West Province of South Africa, Sun City is a luxury casino and resort opened in 1979. It earned its fame courtesy of performances from stars such as Frank Sinatra, Cher, Queen and Elton John. With a beach pool, cinema, access to the safari and of course, the glitz and glamour of the casino, you’ll never be short of things to do at Sun City.


Known for its class, culture and high speed lifestyle, London is a top destination for any traveler, especially those inclined to gamble. With exclusive spots such as Les Ambassadeurs, The Hippodrome and the Grosvenor Piccadilly,  London is a wealth of hot spots for Casino lovers. It’s estimated that there are well over 30,000 places to dine in London, meaning you’ll never be short of places to go. Take a trip down the Thames to see the House of Parliament, head over to the West End to catch a show, or stroll down the infamous Oxford Street, home to an incredible 300 different stores.

Costa Rica

Located in sunny South America, Costa Rica is situated between Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast. Home to the historical Ujarrás site, the Arenal Volcano and the beautiful Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica is a fantastic place to get away from the grind and check out something a little different. It’s estimated that there are almost 40 different betting venues throughout the country, with the largest concentration near the capital of San Jose, where there are 18 different casinos to choose from.

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