Extra Perks That Casinos Offer

Are you one of those skeptics who think that gambling is only about making money at the casino tables? At the end of this article, you will have another think coming! Casinos across the world today put in all efforts to give you an experience that is far beyond gambling –they strive to provide you a little extra both in terms of relaxation and entertainment in a harsh competition to become the best casino in the US..

Are you mentally exhausted, trying out complex card counting strategies to win at the Blackjack table? If you at a casino in Las Vegas, you have nothing to worry. These casinos outdo each other to pamper you. Relax and enjoy spa and salon services that promise to revive and replenish your body and soul! Most “treatments” come with fancy nametags: Poolside Cabana Massage, Caviar Fusion Facial and Coconut Milk Bath are just a couple of examples from what’s offered at the Bellagio Casino & Hotel on Las Vegas.

The Royal Treatment Spa at Excalibur Hotel Casino is designed to make you feel like a King or Queen with its extensive body wrap range — herbal wrap, aromatherapy wrap, eucalyptus steam wrap and aloe wrap.

Casinos seem to be aiming to extend your gambling experience into a lifestyle experiment as well! Hence you will also come across beauty therapies as well. And why not? An aromatic and therapeutic sea salt ‘glow’ massage will provide you with a refreshing and soothing experience. Exfoliation that combines mineral-rich sea salt crystals along with the cleansing and moisturizing ingredients always makes the human skin shine and whether or not you win at the casino slots, you will look like you have won a jackpot! That apart, if you club a holiday along with a stint at a casino, a hot stone massage and ayurvedic treatments can prove to be quite rejuvenating.

The Excalibur Hotel cum casino at Vegas is also known to organize the most amazing and entertaining dinners based on exclusive themes. You cannot afford to miss out on the invading armies, dancing maidens and fireworks while helping yourself to a sumptuous meal. This show on the Las Vegas strip is guaranteed to satisfy your appetite for adventure, gambling as well as good food!

You also enjoy the evening performances by the fountains of Bellagio as dancers swirl to the tune of, “Luck Be a Lady Tonight.” Indeed the spectacular dancing fountain has provided a backdrop for these entertainers at the Fontana Bar and Lounge. The celebrated vocalist and song writer, Diana Diaz has been entertaining guests with her powerful voice for about eight years now.

Nothing in world can beat the flashy casino entertainment seen on the strip of Vegas. But that does not stop other casinos across the world from doing a me-too. Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London boasts of guest rooms furnished with beautiful antiques and luxurious fabrics along with stunning view of the lush green Royal Park on one side and the sophisticated Knightsbridge on the other. It also provides the lavish spa, Sauna bath and gym set in the beautiful creamy ambience.

In the United Kingdom however, Gala casinos are considered to be the heart and soul of the gamblers. Iits chain of casinos spread from the Tottenham Court road in London through the Golden Horseshoe to the Barracuda, the Piccadilly and Russell Square. These casinos offer your favorite casino games along with the international cuisine and a fizzy range of Moets and Chandon champagnes.

You can also have an amazing gambling experience at casinos in Australia. Along with gambling, the Casino Canberra in Australia provides live bands every Friday and Saturday evening with cool jazz music presented by fine performers.

Florida which is the city of beaches and ports provides Vegas gambling fun through cruises. The well-known SunCruz Casino in Florida is equipped with numerous rows of casino gaming tables along with a fully stocked bar, quick snacks, full buffets and an ideal open air seating. They also offer live entertainment in the form of live musical shows and magic shows.

In Macau though, Casino Lisboa, faithfully reproduces the glittery Vegas-style gambling atmosphere with a French restaurant “Robuchon a Galera” which has been awarded three stars by the Michelin Guide in 2008. So, while you make money many on the gambling tables do take time to enjoy servings of European roasted guinea fowl and foie gras.

Needless to say, perks seem to be taking main stage in several casinos today!

Laura Barton

Laura Barton is a self-declared "adventurer". Highly energetic and unpredictable, you will never find her without something to read on her hands. She loves casinos, after all it's in her blood: her father was a Las Vegas mogul and a former owner of some of the largest casino entertainment chains in the US. Loves rock climbing, surfing and playing drums.