3 – MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

The MGM Grand is as much a symbol of Vegas because the Bellagio, and actually it’s actually the older of the 2 resorts. It’s also a little bit bigger, and in some respects a little bit more accessible. As mentioned, the Bellagio caters largely to those who are willing to spend a bit more for their gaming fun. The MGM Grand certainly has its high roller corners, but its slot machines and card tables have some more cost-effective options as well.

2 – Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut

Connecticut isn’t quite New Jersey in terms of being a Vegas alternative, but it’s long been known as having a few nice casinos tucked away. The Foxwoods Resort is far and away the biggest of them, and actually is one among the biggest casinos in the world. Boasting about 340,000 square feet of gaming space, it actually dwarfs the biggest establishments in Vegas during this regard. Naturally with that much space you can find just about any type of gaming you could want, though it’s worth noting that Foxwoods has bingo room that’s more active than what you’ll ordinarily find in a major casino.

1 – WinStar World Casino and Resort, Thackerville, Oklahoma

WinStar World Casino is simply as big because it gets. Oklahoma isn’t on tons of people’s radar as a gaming destination, and yet this is big even by comparison to the Foxwoods Resort. Here, there are over 500,000 square feet of gaming space, with plenty of slots, an oversized bingo room, endless table games, and thematic designs based on a number of the world’s greatest cities. The WinStar also organize  events, from MMA to theatrical entertainment, and even long drive golf competitions as well as other sports. It’s an entertainment hub, and one with about as much to offer as any same scale venue in the world.