Las Vegas, or Sin City, is synonymous to gambling, nightly entertainment, and all-you-can eat buffet. It’s the destination of choice for spring-breakers, bachelor-party goers and couples looking for a quickie wedding. But the highlight of Vegas is its multitude of casinos. Did you know that there are 78 casinos that are actively operating in the entertainment capital of the world? The list below breaks down all 78 casinos per location. So when you get there, you’ll know which casinos to check out:

The Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas StripThe Las Vegas strip is a 4.2 mile (6.8 km) stretch of pure gambling decadence. Most of the action is here, and it’s even designated as an All-American Road because of its scenery at night. Fifteen of the world’s top 25 hotels can be found along the ‘Strip’ along with many of the top casinos. With its modern architecture, the Strip has been a sought-after place for tourists and gamblers. Below is the list of hotels located in the Strip:

  • Aria
  • Bally’s
  • Bellagio
  • Caesars Palace
  • Casino Royale
  • Circus Circus
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Encore
  • Excalibur
  • Flamingo
  • Harrah’s
  • Luxor
  • Mandalay Bay
  • MGM Grand
  • Mirage
  • Monte Carlo
  • New York New York
  • Paris
  • Palazzo
  • Planet Hollywood
  • The Quad
  • Riviera
  • Slots-a-Fun
  • Stratosphere
  • Treasure Island
  • Tropicana
  • Venetian
  • Wynn

The Neighboring Areas of Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas CasinosThe fun doesn’t stop where the Strip ends. A few more world-class casinos are located at the east and west of the strip. Check out what casinos lie at sides of the famous Las Vegas Strip:

  • East of the Strip

Ellis Island
Hard Rock Hotel
LVH (formerly LV Hilton)
Silver Sevens

  • West of the Strip

Palace Station
The Palms

Downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Las VegasThese hotels are right at the heart of the city of Las Vegas. Downtown was part of the original town site and gambling district before they constructed the Strip. The casinos here might be a bit dated but they pack a lot of history. In fact, if you watch old movies featuring Las Vegas then for sure you will see the iconic neon lights that downtown is known for. Below are the historic casinos located downtown:

  • Binion’s
  • The D (formerly Fitzgeralds)
  • Four Queens
  • Fremont
  • Golden Gate
  • Golden Nugget Plaza
  • Vegas Club
  • California
  • El Cortez
  • Main Street Station

Other Casinos in Las Vegas

North Las Vegas CasinosThe casinos go on and on. Even in the vast expanse of the desert are casinos that offer the same entertainment and value as those in the Strip. Here are the other casinos:

  • Arizona Charlie’s East
  • Boulder Station
  • Eastside Cannery
  • Longhorn Casino
  • Sam’s Town
  • Arizona Charlie’s
  • Gold Coast
  • Orleans
  • Rampart
  • Red Rock
  • Suncoast
  • Wild Wild West
  • Aliante Station
  • Bighorn Casino
  • Cannery Casino
  • Fiesta Rancho
  • Jerry’s Nugget
  • Poker Palace
  • Santa Fe Station
  • Silver Nugget
  • Speedway Casino
  • Texas Station
  • Wildfire
  • Silverton
  • South Point

In Sin City, it might not be possible to visit and really appreciate all the casinos there. But it’s worth a try. Make this list your checklist of the casinos you need to visit in Las Vegas.