10 of the Weirdest Casinos in the World
Some casinos are more than flights of fancy. Monaco is no longer trendy. 10 of the Weirdest Casinos in the World are listed here.
The City of Dreams in Macau was supposed to be the world's first underwater casino. It was completed in 2009. Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore offers Ocean Suite rooms with underwater bedrooms. It is a short flight away from the City.
The X-Train was scheduled to launch in 2011, but never got off the ground. There are plans for a new X train with luxury hotels as part of the experience. The new train will take passengers from Los Angeles to Las Vegas.
North Cadbury Court is a 16th century country house in Somerset, UK. It offers a variety of activities for guests, including a Bar Room, Snooker Room and Indoor Pool. There is also a unique underground casino, where a croupier will host your favourite casino games.
Airjet Designers and Designescence created the Casino Jet Lounge casino concept for the Boeing 777. It was never realized. Singapore Airlines installed lightweight slot machines in the aisles of its planes in 1981.
The casino at the Esperanza Base in Antarctica offers a gaming experience in one of the remotest parts of world. The base is occupied by around 60 people all year round.
Desert Cave Hotel is a former opal mine in Coober Pedy, Australia. It has underground rooms, an underground bar and a gaming room with “the only underground poker machines in the world”.
Taxi Cab Casino was set up in London in 2016 to celebrate the summer of sport. It offered free rides to passengers in a number of British cities including London, Glasgow and Birmingham.
The Nevada State Prison in Nevada operated an inmate-run casino for 35 years. It was only a bill passed in 1967 outlawing prison casinos that it had to close its doors.
Rivers Casino in Chicago, Illinois was built on a pool of water in 2011. The law on casino gaming was relaxed in 2019 and the casino is now allowed to trade on dry land.
There are a couple of casinos in North Korea. Casino Pyongyang is open at night until 3 am local time. Imperial Hotel and Casino is for Chinese tourists visiting Rason.