Casinos are known to be a place to earn or lose a fortune and it cannot be denied that over the years, these gaming halls earned the reputation for being posh and luxurious. These days, casinos are trying to outdo each other by offering better services, entertainment, gaming tables and accommodations. Casino resorts and all kinds of amenities make these places really cool and perfect not just for a gambling holiday but for a complete vacation package. With all of the cool features that these casinos have, sparing no expense seems to be natural. For those who are curious on the most expensive casino properties, here’s a quick list of some of the most costly casino developments in the world.
Resort World Sentosa, Singapore
This development was made to encourage more tourists to visit the country and with a cost of around $5 billion, there is no denying that it is one of the world’s most expensive casino buildings although it accomplished its primary aim of being an important attraction. More than just a casino, it includes the Marine Life Park which is the largest oceanarium in the world and the Universal Studios Theme Park. For candy lovers, drop by one of the largest candy stores in the world known as Candylicious.
The Bellagio, Las Vegas
With development costs that amounted to around $2 billion, this dazzling hotel is one of the most well-known as it has been featured in several films such as 21, Ocean’s 11 and The Hangover. This hotel stands on the Dunes Hotel and Casino’s former location and it is owned by MGM Resorts. This place is such a hit for gamblers as pots here can exceed a million dollars and professional players relish the high table limits.
Wynn, Las Vegas
This casino which opened its doors in 2005 is deemed to have raised the bar when it comes to casino developments. It’s quite difficult to top this hotel off as the suites itself are quite expensive. Costs incurred were more than $2 billion and it is one good place on The Strip where you can play golf. The casino resort can lend golf shoes and Callaway clubs if you forget yours at home.
City of Dreams, Macau
With construction costs of around $2 billion, the House of Dancing Water happens to be one of the most impressive water shows. This show was created by Franco Dragone, a director of Cirque du Soleil for a long time. The show takes place in a special round theatre which has a pool. With this new casino, Macau is expected to rise to a whole new level.
The Venetian, Macau
A mini Las Vegas is what the developers had in mind when this dazzling hotel that costs around $2.4 was constructed. Inside and out, this casino is certainly impressive. At night time, the place looks quite majestic while inside the confines of the casino hotel, finding a spot that doesn’t offer a nice view is almost impossible. The rooms here are also posh and luxurious and, of course, the gaming halls are made to impress.
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Another $5.5 billion casino project in Singapore that has awed a lot of people is the Marina Sands which has a huge SkyPark This project changed the face of tourism in South East Asia and increased the number of tourists who are visiting the country. Aside from the numerous suites and gaming table, Marina Sands is known for its awesome swimming pool.
Even in a time when there is an obvious decline in the economy, there are still a lot of casino developments underway since more people plan trips to gambling destinations. With all the glamour of these casinos, it would be great to see what the places offer whether you are planning to gamble or not.