Macau is a well known gambling destination respected for its gambling venues. It surpassed Las Vegas as the most popular gambling destination in 2007 and has continued on an upward trajectory ever since. It has over 30 casinos scattered all over Macau that are a great attraction to casino lovers from around the world. Some of these include:

City of Dreams Macau

Located on the Cotai Strip, this entertainment spot, owned by Melco Crown Entertainment has two casinos favored by many tourists. It is also famous for its shows such as the House of Dancing Water and the Dragon Treasure Show. In addition, it has hotels, restaurants and coffee shops for tourists to explore and relax in. Gambling enthusiasts come and stay at the city of dreams in one of the three hotels so that it is easy to commute to and from the casinos. The restaurants are elegant ensuring that guests can dine and socialize when they are not engrossed in the casino gambling.

Wynn Macau

This casino is smaller as compared to many of the other casino venues located in Macau. It is a Las Vegas style resort with 600 rooms for guests to stay in. The casino is well equipped with table games and slot machines. When they are not gambling, visitors can enjoy visiting the spa, lounge and bar area or restaurants depending on what they fancy. There is some well stocked retail space for those that love to shop, and there is a heated swimming pool for guests to relax at and enjoy the sun.

The Venetian Casino Resort

This luxury hotel and casino is modeled to look like the Venetian Las Vegas. It is owned by the Las Vegas Sands. It is the biggest casino in the world and has the reputation of being the biggest single structure hotel in Asia.

With these kinds of credentials, it is no surprise that the casino is quite elaborate. It has over 3000 slot machines and at least 800 gaming tables. In addition, it has an entertainment arena for watching entertainment and sports events. All these are divided among four gaming areas with different themes. The Venetian is a great place for VIPs to visit because it offers an exclusive club that offers access to exclusive dining and lounging areas, private gaming rooms and guest lifts to the rooms.

Gambling is quite popular in Macau as it has been legal since the late 1800s. It is a well known gambling destination in Asia and is known by many as the Monet Carlo of the Orient. Based on the popularity of gambling in Macau, it is no surprise that it is the main source of revenue here.

While many foreigners frequent Macau on gambling vacations, a large number of the frequenters of the casino are from mainland China and Hong Kong. Apart from casino gambling, there is also sports betting and greyhound racing, which is another attraction for those that are interested in betting at the races.