As you might know, that casino and ships have some connection between them. In reality, casinos and boats go back a very long way. Long ago, the paddle steamers used to make their way up the mighty Mississippi River were later used as entertainment venues and casinos which offered slots and table games for the people aboard. While some of those paddle steamer boats are still being used as riverboat casinos to this day, but when you think of gambling at seas then you might be thinking about huge casino cruises that take passengers on voyages all around the world. These cruise liners boast some of the largest and most glamorous gaming floors in the world. These ships offer from intimate casinos on superyachts to huge gaming floors which are large enough to rival a mid-size Las Vegas casino, cruise ship casinos can come in all shapes and sizes.
Have a look at the most popular casino cruise ships below:
The Sophisticated Casino Cruise
Last but not least is the Queen Mary 2! While it may look and sound old but believe it or not, it has one of the best casinos to try your hands on! The Queen Mary 2 can take passengers on transatlantic crossings between Southampton and New York with all the pomp and circumstance that you can expect from such a prestigious name. This ship is well-known for its luxury in the details, you can see stunning craftsmanship in the liner’s suites and staterooms to its library. While the library is the largest in the sea with more than 8,000 books. Queen Mary 2 also offers boat’s exquisite Empire Casino which departs from the glitz and glamour found in the other casinos. The Empire casino offers nine bespoke gaming tables that include Roulette, Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Heads Up, and Texas Hold’em. Along with 99 slot machines.
The High Stakes Casino Cruise
The second on the list is the Norwegian Escape which is based in Miami, Florida. This mighty ship can carry over 4,000 guests to an exotic voyage to the Bahamas and the Caribbean. But if you are not the type of guy that loves crystal clear water along with white sandy beaches then there are a number of entertainment options to choose from. This includes a special casino room with over 318 slot machines and 28 gaming tables that offers BlackJack, craps, Let It Ride, Poker, Pi-Gow, Baccarat, and Roulette. While for the people who are looking for a real red carpet casino experience, there is a special VIP room on board with 3 tables that can be interchanged to meet guest preferences and requirements. Further, this ship also has 15 restaurants to spend your winnings on!
The Superyacht Casino Cruise
Let’s start off the list with the mighty Sunborn Superyacht Hotel and Casino is permanently docked in the Ocean Village Marina, Gibraltar. It is loaded with breath-taking views over the Rock, around the frightening airport runway and across the strait towards Morocco. The casino can be accessed via a separate entrance which is located at the back of the boat which has over 58 slot machines, 3 American roulette tables, four card tables which also includes Blackjack and 3 live poker tables.
The boat also features a dedicated poker room that is available with a regular tournament schedule. Within the casino, if you want to drink something then you can get it from the bar which offers beers, wines, spirits, champagnes, and a large selection of cocktails. Moreover, there is a dedicated table-side service for the people who are not wanting to break their lucky streak. You can stay on board and choose from a range of bedroom suites. You can even choose the 74m2 Penthouse Suite that offers a large private sundeck with stunning sea views.
If you love gambling and are also planning your family to take on a vacation then these cruises perfect for you!