1. The Bellagio - 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. Strip, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Folks, there's a reason why this casino was featured in the film Ocean's 11. It's the jewel in the crown of Las Vegas casinos, and it will provide you with an elegant and upscale experience which is second to none. The poker room is luxurious and has become a hotspot for fans of 7 Card Stud. Many of the gaming tables are set off in semi-secluded rooms, giving players a more intimate setting in which to gamble. From the elegant light fixtures to the expensive upholstery on the furniture, everything about the Bellagio is high class.
2. Caesar's Palace - 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. Strip, Las Vegas, NV 89109
This classic casino has two wings to meet the needs of the wide variety of gamblers who pass through her doors. The older wing caters to experienced and high-priced gamblers, while the Olympic Casino appeals to the player on a budget. But whatever your taste, Caesar's will more than meet your gaming needs with over two-thousand slot and video poker machines, blackjack and craps tables, as well as roulette wheels and many other games. Their sports book room accommodates over 650 people, with 38 high-tech screens covering the walls. And then there's the architecture. With its famous marble columns and vaulted ceilings, Caesar's Palace draws in many people who just want to look around. Whatever category you fall into, you will not be disappointed.
3. Paris-Las Vegas - 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. Strip, Las Vegas, NV 89109
If you've always wanted to visit Paris, France, this casino is the next best thing. The interior of the building matches the streets of Paris with exacting detail. There are over 2000 video poker and slot machines, as well as over 100 tables games such as roulette and blackjack. And for high rollers, there's even a special area where the limits are through the roof. There are musical shows to watch, plus you can ride to the top of their 50-story Eiffel Tower replica and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Las Vegas strip.
4. MGM Grand Hotel and Casino - 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. Strip, Las Vegas, NV 89109
The MGM is divided into four distinct gaming areas, each with their own unique theme (Emerald City, Monte Carlo, Sports, and Hollywood). As the largest casino complex in the world, the MGM boasts 171,500 square feet (50,000 square feet more than the next largest). There are 3700 slot machine and video poker games, as well as 15 craps tables, 76 blackjack tables, and 17 roulette wheels. There's also a youth center for the kids, multiple showrooms, and a fun 33-acre theme park. This hotel and casino literally has something for everyone.
5. The Venetian - 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. Strip, Las Vegas, NV 89109
With frescoes on the ceiling, the Venetian perfectly captures the spirit of the Renaissance period. Couples will especially enjoy being serenaded while taking a gondola ride through a recreation of Venice's Grand Canal. Restaurants can be found all along the perimeter, and do not forget about the wonderful 30,000 square foot wax museum. In addition, there are over 2500 slot and video poker machines, 115 table games, and a high-stakes area with more than a dozen exclusive table games.