The United States is home to more casinos than any other country on the planet, and many of them are beyond the borders of Las Vegas. Alongside those casinos are a multitude of options for where to stay, where to eat, and ways to be entertained. With so many choices, how do you choose?
To help whittle down the options, 10Best asked a panel of experts to select 20 nominees in each of six different categories. Then, readers voted for their top picks to determine who would come out on top. Here are the winners.
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Best Casino Hotel: Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut
Mohegan Sun wins Best Casino Hotel for sixth straight year — Photo courtesy of Mohegan Sun
Mohegan Sun has two hotel towers with more than 1,500 guest rooms and suites, perfect for relaxing between trips to their casinos. Mohegan tribal stories come to life throughout the hotel’s design, and rooms are outfitted with the latest technologies, like lightning-fast Wi-Fi and intelligent thermostats. Other amenities include fitness centers, pools, and the Mandara Spa.
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Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas: Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel in Highland, California
Find the best casino outside Vegas in Highland, California at Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel — Photo courtesy of Yaamava’ Resort & Casino
With over 7,000 slot machines and 150 table games, the Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel focuses on high-stakes games without ignoring casual gamblers. Dive into a unique top-tier gaming experience with signature cocktails from the bar, betting limits up to $25,000, and comfortable lounge seating. They also offer various promotions, including car giveaways, drawings, and table game tournaments.
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Best Casino Restaurant: The Pines Modern Steakhouse at Yaamava’ Resort in Highland, California
Enjoy fine dining at The Pines Modern Steakhouse at Yaamava’ Resort — Photo courtesy of Yaamava’ Resort & Casino
Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel in California invites guests to enjoy an adults-only dining experience at The Pines Modern Steakhouse. Their extensive menu showcases the finest, fresh seafood and cuts of meat in an exquisite setting. And their wine list has been recognized by Wine Spectator with the Award of Excellence.
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Best Las Vegas Casino: The D Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada
The D Las Vegas claims top spot as Best Las Vegas Casino — Photo courtesy of the D Las Vegas
On the first floor of The D Las Vegas, players will find the latest table games and slot machines. The second-floor casino is a step back in time to Old Vegas with vintage slots and Sigma Derby, a horse racing simulation. There’s also the hockey-themed BarCanada and a refreshed Circa sportsbook with big-screen TVs.
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Best Las Vegas Show: Barry Manilow – The Hits Come Home at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
Don’t miss the chance to see Barry Manilow in The Hits Come Home — Photo courtesy of Patrick Daxenbichler // Getty Images
Singer-songwriter Barry Manilow keeps on wowing his fans at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort, where he’s done a residency every year for nearly 15 years. The Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning superstar belts out his hits like “Mandy” and “Copacabana” for his stalwart fans who keep coming back for more, to see and hear him at the piano as “The Hits Come Home.”
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Best Players Club: Caesars Rewards – Caesars Entertainment
Caesars Rewards continues its winning streak, being crowned Best Players Club for fifth consecutive year — Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment
With Caesars Rewards, players can earn and redeem Reward Credits at more than 50 casinos and resorts around the globe, including Caesars Palace, Harrah’s, The Cromwell, The LINQ, Planet Hollywood, and Paris Las Vegas. Benefits include discounted hotel stays and pre-sale access to select shows.
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