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Indulge Your Inner High-Roller at the Top Caribbean Casinos

Updated: Nov 29, 2018

If you’re looking for a fun night out on your next luxury vacation to the Caribbean, the casinos on these islands are incomparable to those of the rest of the world, with some of the most glamorous settings, exotic ambiance & exciting games. But it’s important to do your research beforehand if you plan on hitting the slot machines – some islands don’t offer or allow gambling at all. When you’re planning your next Beach Bum Vacation, plan to visit one of these spectacular sites. Even if you don’t win, you’ll leave with a memorable evening.

Punta Cana All inclusive travel to the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana often features gambling where you can win a holiday for you, your friends and/or family. The 45,000-square-foot Hard Rock Hotel & Casino was voted the best Caribbean all-inclusive resort for singles, & is the closest you’ll get to Vegas with over 450 slots. Visitors can find rooms with everything from poker to roulette, all of which have a unique Caribbean flair. Travelers who want an exclusive experience should visit the Salon Prive VIP for high-limit blackjack, baccarat & more. Guests who sign up for a Player’s Club card can start earning points for cash credits in addition to personalized discounts at Hard Rock amenities, such as the spa & restaurants. This casino is also home to the Dominican Republic’s largest sports book, where visitors can kick back & relax on leather luxury seats, immerse themselves in the action of sporting events on 86 state-of-the-art screens & enjoy personal cocktail service.

Aruba Aruba is where Caribbean stud poker was invented, so if you want to play a round where it all began, head to The Alhambra, which boasts over 20 years of tradition. The casino, which is located mere steps away from the white beaches of Aruba, contains a wide variety of table games & over 300 slot machines. But there’s more than meets the eye at this facility – guests will find a different event every day of the week here, including tournaments & cash giveaways. In between rounds, grab a bite at Cleo’s restaurant or take a break to spend your hard-earned cash at the island’s only nighttime shopping bazaar.

If you’re looking for nonstop action, the Crystal Casino is open around the clock, with sparkling Austrian crystal chandeliers, fewer manual shuffles per hour & more hands per shoe. If you’re playing all night & need to refuel, food is served until 6 a.m.

Antigua Even if gambling’s not your thing, the Grand Bay Casino is worth a trip for Texas Hold ‘Em tournaments & more than 150 slots. But visitors who don’t plan on participating can still enjoy the karaoke trivia & live bands. The Gold Champagne Bar is a perfect for savoring a glass of bubbly or a tropical island cocktail. There’s added perks if you stay seven days at the Sandals Grande Antigua Resort: Grand Bay concierges will give visitors $175 in free coins & match play certificates to use in the casino.

Jamaica The Acropolis Gaming & Entertainment Center in Kingston is ideal for family vacations. In addition to 150 slot machines, Acropolis features an acclaimed restaurant that serves up traditional Jamaican cuisine, with light bites at lunch & a more sophisticated menu in the evening. The restaurant welcomes diners of all ages but patrons must be over 18 to enter the gaming floor.

No matter your skill level, you can bet on one thing: One of these casinos is bound to provide a night you won’t forget.

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