Almost every continent is packed with unique land-based casinos, each with plenty of regional twists on the traditional games and entertainment offerings. The top land-based casinos in Europe are something to behold, and are often the ones you hear about most – but by no means does this mean that they are the only casinos in the world that will blow your mind.

We’re rounded up a handful of the world’s very best casinos that offer unsurpassed ambiences, entertainment, and lucrative casino games. If you’re an avid traveller waiting for your next excuse to buy a flight ticket, perhaps one of these fine gaming establishments will convince you to make your move… Plus you could be flying first-class on your way home!

5: Wynn Casino – Macau, China

Wynn was the very first integrated casino resort to be built in Asia. Fashioned after Vegas itself, the casino boasts a luxurious hotel complemented by fine dining restaurants, spas, designer stores, and even a lake for a relaxing getaway.

On the casino side, Wynn has become legendary in Macau for its massive 205,000 square feet of casino floor space. Visitors to the casino can try their luck at more than 375 slot machines, or choose to play at 212 gaming tables that offer Roulette, Pai Gow Poker, Blackjack, Sic Bo, and High Limit Baccarat and Craps.

4: Sun City Resort & Casino – Rustenburg, South Africa

Sun City is the largest casino resort in the entire continent of Africa, and boasts a great gambling experience paired with luxury hotels, nightclubs, and two 18-hole golf courses designed by Gary Player.

The games at Sun City include Stud Poker, Craps, Baccarat and Roulette, along with over 1,000 slot machines and an exclusive Salon Privé that attracts all of Africa’s richest gamblers. Pair that with a unique African theme, a massive water park and a fun-filled theme park, and you have every reason to visit Africa on your next annual vacation!

3: Casino de Monte-Carlo – Monte Carlo, Monaco

The Casino de Monte-Carlo has been serving Monaco’s most elite clientele for over 150 years. Commonly regarded as the most beautiful casino in the world, the establishment oozes class and sophistication across all of its gaming floors and Salon Privés.

Pop in for a game of Chemin de Fer, Punto Banco, and the French favourite Trente en Quarante. There is also Classic Poker, Blackjack and Roulette on offer, as well as both Salon Privés and Super Privés for the many high rollers that visit Monaco.

2: MGM Grand Casino – Las Vegas, USA

The MGM Grand has many accolades to its name, including boasting the third largest hotel in the world, and one of the largest gaming floors of any Vegas casino. With a space of over 171,500 square feet dedicated just to its games, the MGM Grand offers an opulent selection of 139 gaming tables and over 2,500 slot machines.

Then come sports betting, which is held in a state of the art betting arena with 60 plasma screen televisions. Bettors also enjoy the 20 bars and restaurants and exclusive entertainment the resort provides. Above all, for a truly unique experience, try dining and playing in a 10-seater skybox with an unbeatable view of Sin City!

1: The Venetian – Macau, China

Many players feel that this exclusive Macau casino rivals Vegas itself! The Venetian will win your heart with an unbelievable 530,000 square feet of floor space across four themed gaming floors – making it the world’s largest casino.

Enjoy 500 gaming tables and over 3,400 slot machines at this refined casino, which also boasts an unusual San Luca canal system within the resort to make you feel like you’re in Venice itself. For gondola rides and plenty of exceptional games, you can’t go wrong with the world’s biggest, and arguably best, land-based casino!