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Complete List of Las Vegas Casinos

October 2020

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What counts as a casino

To make it on this list, a casino must:

(1) have table games (e.g., not Longhorn)
OR be on the Strip, AND

(2) Must have a Las Vegas address (not Henderson, NV, e.g. "M" Resort).

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71 casinos in Vegas, listed by geographical area



Strip casinos from

north to south

 

See also my Las Vegas Strip Map.


The Vegas Strip casinos, from North to South

<<west side of the street east side of the street>>

Strat
   2000 LVB (Las Vegas Blvd.)

Formerly the Stratosphere, this is the big tower, which provides the best view of Vegas. There are three super-scary thrill rides at the very top. Best value on the Strip (rooms as low as $35).




 Sahara 2535 LVB

The Beatles stayed here in 1964. A thriving Rat Pack casino back in the day.  It was renamed "SLS" for 2014-19, then reverted to Sahara on 8/29/19.

Circus Circus
  
2880 LVB

Has an actual circus and a carnival midway with games and rides. Also features a 5-acre theme park (the Adventure Dome) with roller coasters, laser tag, and an IMAX theatre.


Slots-a-Fun
  2890 LVB

Casino only; no hotel.






Encore 3121 LVB

The sister of the Wynn, and right next to it.

Wynn 3131 LVB

Treasure Island  3300 LVB

They discontinued the pirate battle shows, but the big pirate boat is still out front.

Palazzo 3325 LVB

Little sister of the Venetian.


The Venetian
3355 LVB

"With two historians on retainer, The Venetian takes very seriously the integrity of the resort's architectural authenticity. Look for singing gondoliers, mask makers, glass-blowers, and other artisans in St. Mark's Square." (from the now-defunct Access Las Vegas)

Mirage
 
3400 LVB

Popular exploding volcano (free). Tropical rainforest in 100-foot dome. More about the tiger attack on Roy Horn in 2003.

 Casino Royale
3411 LVB

A small low-roller joint.  Crowded and low ceilings.



 Harrah's 3475 LVB

Linq  3535 LVB

Home of the big ferris wheel.  Most of the hotel rooms have balconies—rare in Vegas. Formerly Imperial Palace.

Caesars Palace
  3570 LVB


Roman theme. Moving statue show at the end of the Forum Shops.

The Flamingo
 3555 LVB

One of the oldest hotels on the strip.

The Cromwell
3595 LVB

Boutique hotel, on the site of the former Bill's Gamblin' Hall, which was itself the former Barbary Coast.

Bellagio 3600 LVB

One of the most luxurious casinos in Vegas, along with The Venetian and the Wynn. The outside water fountain show is a free, must-see attraction.

 Bally's  3645 LVB

 Paris  3655 LVB

One-third scale Eiffel Tower (50-stories), offers great view of the Strip, though it's not free. Oddly enough, they don't offer French roulette (single-zero) on the main floor, though they sometimes have it in the high limit room.

Cosmpolitan
3708 LVB

 Planet Hollywood  3667 LVB

Formerly Aladdin.

Aria  3730 LVB


Park MGM
3770 LVB

Formerly Monte Carlo


New York-NY
  3790 LVB

NY theme, done to the hilt. Outside you see skyscrapers and the Statue of Liberty. Inside, their roller coaster cars look like yellow taxicabs.

MGM Grand  3799 LVB

Movie theme.

Excalibur  3850 LVB

Medieval theme; Fantasy Faire midway

 Tropicana  3801 LVB

Probably the oldest Strip property.

Luxor  3900 LVB

This is the Big Black Pyramid That Shoots the White Laser Into the Sky. There's also a huge sphinx out front. But inside, the Luxor has done away with the Egyptian theme.


Mandalay Bay
 3950 LVB

Beheaded Lenin statue; imprisoned sharks. Free monorail runs to Luxor and Excalibur.


 

 

Downtown casinos (from West to East)

Plaza 1 Main St.

Marks the end of Fremont Street.

Main Street Station 200 Main St.

These two cater to Asian players.

California 12 Ogden St.

Golden Gate 1 Fremont (at Main)

Oldest hotel in Vegas. Live pianist.

Circa 8 Fremont (at Main)

Newest casino in Vegas

Binion's 128 E. Fremont

Went under in early 2004. Harrah's bought it and re-opened it a few months later.  Have you picture taken with $1 million in cash.

Golden Nugget 129 E. Fremont

Famous from the reality TV show "The Casino".

Fremont 200E. Fremont


Four Queens 202 Fremont

Free video poker play every day to win $10,000.  Free deck of cards.

The D 301 Fremont

Formerly Fitzgerald's.
Downtown Grand  206 N. 3rd The newest casino downtown, at the site of the former Lady Luck (R.I.P. 2006)

El Cortez 600 Fremont

$28 rooms


Strip vs. Downtown Casinos
The Strip Downtown
Expensive hotel rooms Much cheaper
Modern, New Older
Luxurious; high
casino ceilings
Not as nice;
low casino ceilings
Larger rooms Smaller rooms
All have pools Most don't
(except Golden Nugget, Downtown Grand,
& The Plaza)
Higher table minimums Lower table minimums
(cheaper to gamble)
Mostly 6:5 blackjack
(boo)
Lots of 3:2 blackjack
Less smoky Smokier


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