If you’d like to try your hand at lady luck and want to do it in style, there are an increasing number of casinos around the world that offer the utmost in extravagant luxury – and not just in Las Vegas. While you’ll find more than a few to choose from in Sin City as well as famed gaming destinations like Monte Carlo, there are some rather lavish options in places like Germany, China, Singapore, and beyond. Roll the dice, choose your favorite and start packing.
7. The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, Las Vegas (photos & prices)
Like its sister resort in Macau, The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Vegas, allows guests to experience the romance of Italy, including the chance to ride an authentic Venetian gondola, floating beneath bridges and balconies through the “Grand Canal.” Every detail was designed to provide the ultimate stay, including everything from the world’s largest standard suites to one of the most elegant casinos. It’s part of the largest five-diamond hotel and resort complex in the world, with 4,049 suites and 4,059 hotel rooms in addition to the 120,000 square-foot casino and one of the best hotel spas on earth. Guests can choose from 19 different restaurants, featuring six James Beard Award-winning chefs like Emeril Lagasse and Wolfgang Puck, as well as shop at 80 international boutiques.