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Sin City has a lot of one-of-a-kind experiences to offer that most places fall short on, so you’re going to want to make sure that your trip is extra special by choosing the right casino hotel, because who goes to Vegas without playing a few slot machines and hands in Blackjack? These resorts are some of the best of that Vegas has to offer. Each hotel is unique and comes included with amazingly designed buildings and amenities as well as unique gaming areas that you can play in without ever having to leave the building.

ARIA Resort & Casino:

Sitting in the heart of the Vegas Strip, this high-tech resort and casino is in the CityCenter which has shopping, gaming, entertainment, and an exciting nightlife just to name a few things. The casino has slots, blackjack, a high limit lounge for high stakes players, and much more.

Mandalay Bay Resort And Casino:

Located on the South Strip of the Las Vegas Boulevard, this complex covers an astonishing 60-acre area. You’ll have endless things to keep you busy from amazingly designed pools and fantastic dining experiences to special rooms and one of a kind gambling. This is one of the hottest spots in Vegas.

Caesars Palace:

The legendary Caesars Palace is right on the Las Vegas Strip and has an “ancient Rome” theme throughout. During your stay you can catch a big concert, eat at a celebrity-chef restaurant, go shopping in a luxury mall, or play all night and morning in their famous casino.

The Palms Casino Resort:

This stylish casino resort has a rich focus on live music and performance, allowing you plenty of entertainment options during your stay. The massive casino covers 95,000 square feet and includes many types of games, bars, award-winning restaurants, and relaxing lounges.

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino:

If you couldn’t guess from the name, this resort and casino has a Hollywood theme and is also located on the strip so that you can explore what the area has to offer. The casino promises a high-energy environment with a movie star experience that includes go-go dancers and music with flashing lights.


This luxury resort with a prime location on the Vegas Strip has everything one could want for dining, nightlife, and gaming. Their casino has won the Five Diamond Award and features slots and table games as well as Race and Sports Book betting for the World Poker Tour.

MGM Grand Hotel and Casino:

One of the most recognizable names out of the Vegas Strip, the MGM Grand offers a vibrant nightlife and gaming experience. Their renowned casino offers slots, poker, table games, and race and sports wagering.

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino:

This ritzy looking, but inexpensive hotel, is designed to make each guest feel like nobility between the gorgeous rooms and the hotel amenities. Their casino features the World Series of Poker and has more than 1,200 video slots and table games.

To find out more information about each resort and casino, click on the links in their titles to be taken directly to their page!

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