New Study Reveals the Most Popular Casinos in America, According to Casino-Goers

Journo Research

Tuesday, September 5th, 2023

Even if you’re not a gambling fan, most casinos are equipped with delicious food and drinks, live entertainment, and even spas for the best experience possible.

Millions of Americans are flocking to the casinos each year. In fact, Forbes estimates that the casino industry in the US alone is now worth over $53 billion. 

With that in mind, Slots of Vegas have revealed the top 10 casinos in the US by analyzing over 300 casinos in the US. The team used data from TripAdvisor, scoring the casinos out of 10 based on the percentage of reviews that were either “excellent” or “very good”.  



Score out of 10

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino 

Las Vegas, Nevada 


Bellagio Hotel and Casino 

Las Vegas, Nevada 


Tulalip Resort Casino 

Tulalip, Washington 


Thunder Valley Casino Resort 

Lincoln, California 


The Venetian Resort 

Las Vegas, Nevada 


Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa 

Atlantic City, New Jersey 


Wind Creek Casino 

Atmore, Alabama 


Caesars Atlantic City 

Atlantic City, New Jersey 


Foxwoods Casino 

Ledyard, Connecticut 


Gold Coast Hotel and Casino 

Las Vegas, Nevada 

With a score of 9.1 out of 10, the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada takes first place as the best casino in the US. The casino boasts a whopping 6,852 rooms and stunning views of The Las Vegas Strip. The casino also hosts some of the biggest names in music, comedy, magic, and more to keep guests entertained. You can catch Usher, Cirque du Soleil, America’s Got Talent, and more. The hotel contains a spa to relax and unwind, and you can also book a flight on an incredible helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon. 

With a score of 8.7, three casinos tie in second place. First up is the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, another member of the MGM family. This luxury casino offers a high-limit lounge, an exclusive space where you can play in peace, without the crowds you’ll normally find at casinos.

The Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip, Washington, is also scored 8.7. Tulalip is one of the largest casinos in America, and it’s also one of the most expensive. The casino is situated directly on Puget Sound, so it has access to fishing, dining, shopping, and more.  

Finally, Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California also scored 8.7 out of 10.  Thunder Valley boasts 250,000 square feet of gaming and is in close proximity to golf resorts, nightlife, and restaurants, and is also within driving distance to Napa Valley wine. The resort’s spa offers massages, facials, or a full two-hour retreat.   

Next, is The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a score of 8.5. The Venetian is one of the most well-known casinos in America, and one of the largest in the nation. Due, to its popularity, the Venetian attracts some of the best performers in the world. The likes of Tony Bennett and Kelly Clarkson are regularly seen performing at the resort throughout the year. 

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey is next with a score of 7.9. This resort boasts five indoor and outdoor pools on-site, as well as a two-story spa. It’s also extremely close to the beaches, making it a great choice for a summertime break.  

Wind Creek Casino in Atmore, Alabama, is next with a score of 7.8. Alabama might not be the first place you think of when you consider casinos in America, but the Wind Creek Atmore is one of the largest in the USA. The casino has over 1,700 games, as well as a spa, golf club, fantastic dining, and live entertainment. 

Scoring 7.7 is Caeser's Atlantic City in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Arguably one of the most famous casinos in the US, the resort has 1,141 rooms and over 3,400 slot machines, all within walking distance is nearby shopping, boardwalk activity, and nightlife too.  

Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut scored 7.1 out of 10. This casino has almost 2,300 hotel rooms and live shows every few nights. Finally, rounding off the list of the top 10 casinos in the US is the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Gold Coast is one of the largest casinos in the USA, and the resort has six sister casinos you can also visit. Fan favorites at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino include Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, and the Koi Grand Fu Wheel.