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Complete List of Las Vegas Casinos

Last Update: February 2015
A "casino" is a place with table games, not just slots/video poker.  Otherwise every convenience store in town would be considered a "casino".
This list does not include casinos in Henderson, NV (like "M"), only Las Vegas proper.


Alphabetical List  (76 casinos in Las Vegas)

Strip casinos from north to south

Lists on other websites

Strip (bold purple)
Near Strip (plain purple)
Downtown (green)
Elsewhere (black)

Aliante Station
Arizona Charlie's
Arizona Charlie's East
Bighorn Casino
Boulder Station
Caesars Palace
Cannery Casino
Casino Royale
Circus Circus

The Cromwell
The D (formerly Fitzgeralds)
Downtown Grand
Eastside Cannery
El Cortez
Ellis Island

Fiesta Rancho
Four Queens
Gold Coast
Golden Gate
Golden Nugget

Hard Rock Hotel
Jerry's Nugget
Longhorn Casino
Main Street Station
Mandalay Bay
MGM Grand
Monte Carlo
New York New York
Palace Station
The Palms

Planet Hollywood

Poker Palace

The Quad
Red Rock
Sahara (closed 5/16/11)
Sam's Town
Santa Fe Station
Silver Nugget
Silver Sevens
South Point
Speedway Casino
Texas Station
Treasure Island
Vegas Club
Westgate (formerly LV Hilton)
Wild Wild West

CaseNet. Lists hotels both alphabetically and by largest to smallest (number of rooms). Excellent, detailed info about each casino, one casino-per-page.

Vegas Casino Info. A home-grown site with an impressive amount of info about each strip and downtown casino, including property maps of each casino. (Not maps TO the casino, but maps OF the casino!)

Pet-Friendly Hotels. Lists size requirements and any extra fees for each hotel.

Virtual Tours of the Hotels from Destination360.


The Vegas Strip casinos, from North to South

<<west side of the street
"LVB" is Las Vegas Blvd. South -- the Strip.
east side of the street>>

2000 LVB (Las Vegas Blvd.)

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), but in the Hall of Shame at Sweat the Money and listed on Problem Websites.

CLOSED 5/16/11!  Opened in 1952, Beatles stayed here in 1964, a thriving Rat Pack casino back in the day, added the Speed roller coaster in 1999.  R.I.P.

 Sahara 2535 LVB

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.

Rub the butts of the bronze Crazy Girls statues outside for good luck

 Riviera  2901 LVB

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

Encore 3121 LVB

The most expensive joint on the Strip.

Wynn 3131 LVB

Treasure Island  3300 LVB

Very popular (and free) pirate battle shows.

Little sister of the Venetian.

Palazzo  3325 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)

The Venetian
3355 LVB

3400 LVB

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

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

 Casino Royale  3411 LVB

 Harrah's  3475 LVB

Chinese theme, sort of. Most of the hotel rooms have balconies -- rare in Vegas. One of the best values on the Strip, along with Stratosphere, Sahara, and Circus Circus.

The Quad
3535 LVB

Caesars Palace
3570 LVB

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

One of the oldest hotels on the strip.

The Flamingo  3555 LVB

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

The Cromwell  3595 LVB

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

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.

 Paris  3655 LVB

Cosmpolitan  3708 LVB

As of 12/10, the newest casino in Vegas. Four-story ceiling (highest in Vegas).

Planet Hollywood 3667 LVB

Aria  3730 LVB

In CityCenter. As of 12/09, the 2nd newest casino in Vegas.

Monte Carlo  3770 LVB

Monaco theme; lots of marble, chandeliered domes, ornate fountains. Single-zero Roulette

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.

Movie theme.

 MGM Grand  3799 LVB

Excalibur  3850 LVB

Medieval theme; Fantasy Faire midway

Probably the oldest Strip property.

 Tropicana 3801 LVB

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.

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.

Las Vegas Club 18 E. Fremont

Best ventilation downtown (good for non-smokers).

Binion's Horseshoe 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


The Strip
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