Discover the Biggest Casinos in the US

The casino culture in America is one of the biggest in the world, from smaller arcades to casino hotels and resorts all the way up to entire boulevards that are filled with iconic casinos.

When thinking about casinos in the US, most of us think about the world renowned establishments such as MGM or Caesars palace in Las Vegas, or Trump Plaza or Tropicana in Atlantic City, and while these are legendary land casinos that have featured prominently in popular culture and in media, they are do not even come close in size to the biggest casinos in the US. If you are interested in finding out exactly which are the biggest, then keep reading.

WinStar World Casino and Resort

The WinStar World Casino is based in Thackerville, Oklahoma. It is the biggest casino in the world, with over 600,000 square feet of gaming floor space and housing over 8,500 electronic games, 101 table games, 55 poker tables and a massive bingo hall.

The casino is also a luxury hotel, so guests can stay for extended periods of time and enjoy the resort for its other features such as an 18-hole golf course and a spa. There is a global event centre that has hosted musical performances from some of the biggest names in the music industry such as Kiss, Tony Bennet, Maroon 5 and Lil Wayne amongst others.

Also, there are a number of great options for formal and casual dining, with a plethora of restaurants with different foods ranging from New York burgers to Mongolian grills, there is something for everyone here.

Mohegan Sun

Located in Uncasville, Connecticut, the Mohegan Sun is operated by the Mohegan tribe and is located on reservation land at the foothills of south-eastern Connecticut. As well as having a casino that features games such as poker, blackjack, craps, roulette, Caribbean stud poker, keno, baccarat and a race book where you can bet on horse or greyhound races, this wonderful establishment also houses a 12,000 seat stadium that is the home of the Women’s Connecticut basketball team.

The casino has 364,000 square feet of gaming space with 6,500 games and slot machines, with a massive 377 table games and 45 restaurants and bars.

Foxwoods Resort Casino

Foxwoods Resort Casino, like the Mohegan Sun, is also a Native American operated casino and is also located in Connecticut. It has twin hotel towers that have 2,228 hotel rooms for guests as well as an outlet mall that houses 85 stores for luxury goods. With 344,000 square feet of gaming floor space, the casino has more than 250 gaming tables that include blackjack, craps, roulette and poker as well as 5,500 slot machines. The resort also includes a number of dining options including a Hard Rock Cafe.

Fighting events have also been hosted in this casino, since 2014 there have been three mixed martial arts events that were hosted by the UFC and the World Series of Fighting.

Thunder Valley Casino Resort

This California based casino is located in Placer County, one of the chief areas of the California gold rush in the mid-19th century. It is owned by the United Auburn Indian community and opened in 2003. The casino also has a hotel and restaurants that include Panda Express, Pizza Hut, High Steaks and many more.

There is a total of 144,500 square feet of gaming space where you can find over 3,000 slot and video machines, 125 table games and a live poker room that can host up to 160 people at a time. The casino hotel has amenities that include a spa that offers facials, massages, pedicures, manicures, Lomi Lomi, hot stone massages and its signature 24-karat gold leaf facial, as well as saunas, whirlpools, steam rooms and a health club.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

Located in Tampa, Florida, the Seminole Hard Rock Casino has a rock and roll theme, with rock and roll memorabilia such as clothing or musical equipment that can be seen all over the complex. The casino has 190,000 square feet of gaming floor space, with over 5,000 Vegas style machines and over 110 tables.

The hotel is a 12 storey tower that offers guests pools, fitness centres and private garages for parking. Guests and visitors also have a huge variety of restaurants to dine at, including the Council Oaks Steakhouse, the Rise Deli, the Rock and Raw Sushi bar, JuBao Noodle palace as well as a huge Hard Rock Cafe. This Hard Rock Cafe is one of the biggest Cafes in the franchise, and also regularly hosts musical events.

Yaamava Resort and Casino

Formerly known as the San Miguel Bingo and Casino, this Native American themed casino can be found in San Bernardino County in California. In 220,000 square feet of gaming floor space, the Yaamava casino has over 6,500 slot machines, boasting the newest and most popular in the market, as well as over 120 table games. Table games include Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em, EZ Baccarat, Fortune Pai Gow, Four-Card Poker, Mississippi stud, Mystery Card Roulette as well as many variants of blackjack.

For dining options, guests have a choice of many exotic bars and restaurants, including the Pines Modern Steakhouse, Hong Bao Kitchen, Serrano Buffet and Just Barbeque to name a few. The bars can be located throughout the complex, all with different themes and access to some slot machines within certain areas in the bar so you can unwind with some casual gaming.

Riverwind Casino

This Oklahoma base casino opened its doors in 2006, it features 219,000 square feet of gaming space in which you can find over 2,700 slot machines as well as 20 table games such as Blackjack, Mississippi stud, Baccarat, Three Card Poker, Card Roulette, and Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em as well as 17 poker rooms.

The establishment also features an off track betting area, for horse racing and greyhound racing.

The hotel has 100 rooms, and also includes two restaurants, a lounge, a food court, several bars and a 1,500 seat theatre, where live musical events are regularly held. Dining options include Chips N Ales, Burger King, Panda Express and Taco Bueno amongst many more.

Durant Choctaw Casino Resort

The Durant Choctaw Casino resort is one in a chain of eight Casino resorts located in Oklahoma that are owned by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The Durant was the original establishment, that was completed in 2006 and became one of the largest tourist attractions for the city of Durant in Oklahoma. An estimated 300,000 people stay at the hotel annually, with the vast majority of these visitors coming from Texas.

In 218,000 square feet of floor space for games, the facilities include over 7,400 slot machines, over 100 tables and a state of the art poker room.

The hotel features 1,700 rooms, where guests can find arcades, bowling and six movie theatres. In addition to those, visitors can also spend time relaxing in The Oasis, a swimming area that has multiple pools, water slides, Jacuzzis, cabanas and dive in movies that are played on an inflatable screen on the water.

Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort

This Native American owned venue is located near Mount Pleasant in Michigan, in a Native American resort called the Isabella Indian Resort. With over 210,000 square feet of gaming space, this casino has it all, with 4,400 slot machines and 70 table games as well as a large bingo hall that has an outdoor amphitheatre that can seat up to 1,100 people.

Table games that you can find in the casino include blackjack, roulette, craps, three card poker, and Let It Ride. The Slot Palace is an additional gaming hall here visitors can play bingo, keno and themed slot machines

Aside from all the gaming facilities the casino has to offer, there are also a number of different leisure facilities that guests can use, including a pool with an underwater sound system, a spa, an arcade, a day-care and a concert hall.

Encore Boston Harbor

The newest casino to feature on this list, the Encore Boston Harbor was opened in 2019, and features over 210,000 square feet of gaming space in which there are 2,800 slots and 166 table games as well as 74 poker tables.

The casino resort includes a hotel, a harbour walk, restaurants, a casino, spa, retail outlets, and meeting and convention space. There is a healthy variety of eating options at this resort, including the Rare Steakhouse, Sinatra’s, the Oyster Bar, Fratelli and Dunkin’ Donuts just to name a few.

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