Many people around the world love the excitement that
comes when you walk through the doors of a casino, and
without a doubt a St Maarten casino will provide this
same thrill. Even though you will not find any St Martin
casinos on the French side of the islands, you will find
several on the Dutch side.
No, there are no casinos in St Martin, but there are around 30 St Maarten casinos. You are sure to find one that will be your favorite, or at least you will enjoy visiting more than one for an exciting new adventure.
Casinos in St Martin offer the same high-class style
that you might find in Monaco and Las
Vegas. The only difference? You will be in the middle
of the Caribbean and the atmosphere has a delightful tropical flare.
One popular St Maarten casino is the Beach Plaza Casino,
located in Philipsburg the
capital of St Maarten. The casino may be a bit small for
some with only 550 square feet of gaming space, however,
it offers over 180 slot machines. Cruise
ships come into Philipsburg and many guests spend
their entire time playing slots at the casinos in St Martin
and walking away with a few extra coins. You can choose
from penny machines or be daring and work your way up
to five dollar machines.
For an evening filled with excitement and entertainment, you will love the largest St Maarten casino, Casino Royale. The casino opens at 1 p.m. and stays open until the wee hours of the morning at 4 a.m. This large casino boasts 14,000 square feet of gaming excitement with 30 table games and 400 slot machines. You can enjoy your favorite table games such as three card poker, Caribbean poker, Texas hold'em, blackjack, roulette, craps, and baccarat, and then try your hand with the one armed bandits. When you are ready for entertainment, you can always take in a show in the 1,000-seat showroom Royale where you are sure to love the Las Vegas-style shows.
Atlantic Casino St Maarten may be the casino you hear the most about since it is famous for being the most similar to a Las Vegas casino. The atmosphere is classy with beautiful murals of angels and islanders on the walls. You will find all the table games you enjoy such as Texas Hold'em and over 500 slot machines and video poker machines. The crowd normally is middle aged with a few younger ones trying their luck. However, anyone can have an enjoyable time at the Atlantic Casino St Maarten whether they visit for the beautiful architecture or try their hand at lady luck.
Hollywood Casino is one where you will find stars all
around, if only in pictures on the walls. From the casino,
you can see the magnificent bay while playing your favorite
table games like blackjack, roulette, let it ride, bingo,
and 150 slot machines. Along with the regular gaming excitement,
you will be able to stay on top of the sports you may
have bet on with the main events broadcast over satellite
television. Entertainment is also key here with various
island shows featuring noted Caribbean bands.
These are just a few of the exciting casinos in St Maarten that are sure to please your gambling fever, whether you wish to visit one of the larger casinos such as the Atlantic Casino St Maarten or one that only offers slot machines.