The Las Vegas Strip is home to 30 different casinos. Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts operate about half of those properties. The other half are mostly owned by individuals or by small casino companies.
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Las Vegas Strip casinos
We split the Strip into three sections for our Las Vegas blackjack survey, so we did the same here. The south starts at Harmon Avenue with Aria and down to Mandalay Bay. Our central section runs between Mirage and Harrah’s to the north and Cosmopolitan and Planet Hollywood to the south. The north end of the Las Vegas Strip starts at Wynn and ends at The Strat. All but one Las Vegas Strip casino deals table games.
South Las Vegas Strip casinos
There are eight casinos in the southern part of the Las Vegas Strip. Seven are operated by MGM Resorts. The other is Tropicana, which is operated by Bally’s and may be closed in the coming years to make way for a new resort and stadium for the Oakland A’s.
Aria is one of the newest MGM Resorts casinos in Las Vegas. It is in the CityCenter development just south of Harmon Avenue on the Las Vegas Strip. Aria has over 4,000 hotel rooms and 20 restaurants. It has one of the largest slot and table game selections in the MGM Resorts family of casinos. Aria is also home to one of the most popular Las Vegas poker rooms. A tram connects Aria and Bellagio. There is a walkable interior corridor that connects Aria with Park MGM. Read more details in our Aria casino review.
Excalibur was the largest hotel in the world when it was built in 1990. Today, it is a value property owned by MGM Resorts. Excalibur is one of the few Las Vegas Strip casinos that does not have a high limit table game alone. A tram and interior walkway connects it to Luxor and Mandalay Bay.
Luxor is the pyramid near the far south end of the Las Vegas Strip. It connects by corridor and tram to Excalibur and Mandalay Bay. All three are owned by MGM Resorts. Luxor has two table game pits and a sportsbook. Its high limit salon tables are only open during peak hours.
Mandalay Bay is an MGM Resorts property at the far south end of the Las Vegas Strip. Its hotel also includes Delano and Four Seasons. The Las Vegas Aces of the WNBA play at Mandalay Bay. It is home to a massive convention center and many restaurants. Mandalay Bay also has several table game pits, a large slot selection, a poker room, and a BetMGM sportsbook. Read more in our Mandalay Bay review.
With over 5000 rooms, MGM Grand has the largest hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. It is also home to one of the largest casino floors in Nevada. The property includes many dining options from a food court to high-end dining experiences. There is a BetMGM sportsbook and a poker room just off the casino floor. Read more in our MGM Grand review.
New York-New York
New York-New York is recognized from Las Vegas Blvd by its roller coaster and a replica of the Statue of Liberty. It is an MGM Resorts property that offers value gaming compared to its other properties. This includes the lowest minimum bet for 3/2 blackjack in the company’s Las Vegas portfolio.
Park MGM is the only nonsmoking Las Vegas casino. It is also home to lower minimum bets and in some cases better odds, than other MGM casinos. Park MGM connects to Aria and Bellagio by tram. Find out more in our Park MGM review.
Tropicana is the only casino on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip that is not owned by MGM Resorts. Bally’s is the operator. Tropicana offers a good value when considering its location. Players can find $25 3/2 double-deck blackjack and $10 table games. The $1 bar top video poker is the best at that denomination on the Las Vegas Strip. Tropicana may be demolished for a baseball stadium in the coming years.
Central Las Vegas Strip
The central part of the Las Vegas Strip starts at Mirage and Harrah’s on the north and ends at Planet Hollywood and Cosmopolitan to the south.
Bellagio is a classic Las Vegas resort. It is best known for its fountains. It is also home to one of the largest table game selections in Las Vegas. Bellagio also has a destination sportsbook and poker room. A tram connects Bellagio to Aria and Park MGM. More details are available in our Bellagio casino review.
Caesars Palace is the Las Vegas flagship of Caesars Entertainment. It is home to the best high limit video poker game in Las Vegas. The table games at Caesars Palace often offer different rules than other casinos in the same company. There is a large poker room and Caesars Sportsbook on the property. Our Caesars Palace review has more details.
Cosmopolitan is an MGM Resorts casino in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip. It offers luxury hotel and dining options. Some Cosmopolitan rooms have balconies, a rare feature in Las Vegas. There is a large sportsbook and multiple table game pits on the property. Our Cosmopolitan casino review has more information.
Cromwell is a boutique casino and hotel on the former Barbary Coast property. It is operated by Caesars Entertainment. Once known for its quality gambling, Cromwell is now no different from other Strip casinos. Drai’s Nightclub is located at the top of the building.
Flamingo is one of several casinos near the middle of the Las Vegas Strip that is owned by Caesars Entertainment. It offers many $5 table games during slower hours. Its high limit table games start at $50, which is the lowest on the Las Vegas Strip.
Harrah’s is an older casino towards the northern end of the central part of the Las Vegas Strip. It is home to one of two Strip keno lounges. It is next to the Caesars Sportsbook. Harrah’s offers some unusual table games, including pai gow tiles. High limit tables start at $50.
Bally’s became Horseshoe in December 2022. The casino is largely the same as it was before. It is home to the World Series of Poker and a large table game pit where all blackjack pays 6/5. The only 3/2 blackjack at Horseshoe is in the high limit area, which is closed most hours of the week. A walkway connects the property with Paris.
Linq and O’Sheas
Linq is a small Caesars Entertainment casino located between Harrah’s and Flamingo. It has lower table game limits than most Las Vegas casinos. It also has a smaller selection of games. O’Sheas, once a standalone casino on much of Linq’s property today, is a small bar with table games in the back of the property, steps away from the Linq Promenade.
Mirage is toward the north end of the center part of the Strip. It is owned by Hard Rock and will eventually rebrand after a renovation that includes a new hotel tower in the shape of a guitar. Mirage offers a large table game selection, slot floor, and a BetMGM sportsbook. Our Mirage review includes more details.
Paris is easily identifiable with its Eiffel Tower replica above the casino floor. It is a Caesars Entertainment casino that is connected to Horseshoe, formerly Bally’s. Paris is home to a variety of casino games, including in its high limit salon. Read more in our Paris Las Vegas review.
Planet Hollywood is the far south end of the Caesars Entertainment casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. It is home to a large casino floor, as well as several live entertainment venues and a sportsbook. Read more in our Planet Hollywood review.
North Las Vegas Strip
The north end of the Las Vegas Strip starts at Casino Royale and ends at the Strat. None of the casinos in this section are owned by Caesars Entertainment or MGM Resorts.
Casino Royale is a small casino between Harrah’s and Venetian. It stopped dealing table games in March 2020. Today, it is all slots with a few electronic table games. There is a Best Western hotel, Danny’s, and Outback Steakhouse on the property. The food court and bar offer some of the best bargains on the Las Vegas Strip.
Circus Circus is one of the oldest Las Vegas Strip casinos. It is home to the Adventuredome theme park. There is a small table game pit near the front of the casino. Circus Circus is the only Las Vegas Strip casino that still has coin-operated slots. Slots A Fun is a small casino on the property with no table games. It is under the same ownership as Circus Circus.
Encore is the newer sister property of Wynn. It offers a luxury experience at a slightly lower price. This includes gambling where table games often have lower limits than at Wynn. The poker room for these two casinos is at Encore. There is also a Wynn sportsbook. Our Encore casino review has more details.
Palazzo is the sister casino of the attached Venetian. Gaming is a little better and less expensive at Palazzo when compared to Venetian. It is home to many restaurants and is connected to major entertainment venues and the Sands Convention Center. There is more information on our Palazzo casino page.
Resorts World is the newest Las Vegas Strip casino. It opened on June 24, 2021. Resorts World uses an Asian theme. It has struggled due to its location and some business decisions, like pushing cashless gaming and requiring $100 for 3/2 blackjack. Resorts World is home to a poker room. Its sportsbook is among the smallest and most difficult to find in Las Vegas. Our Resorts World review has more information.
Sahara is on the property of one of the first Las Vegas Strip casinos. Sahara closed in 2011 to become SLS Las Vegas a few years later. That concept failed, and it is Sahara once again under a different owner. High limit table games start at $50, tied for the lowest on the Strip. There is a William Hill sportsbook and a poker room on the property.
The Strat sits at the far north end of the Las Vegas Strip. Some consider it to be downtown since it is the only South Las Vegas Blvd casino inside the city limits. The famous tower can be seen throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Its features include three amusement rides and the SkyJump. There are several shows at The Strat. While the casino offers one of the better values on the Strip, it started charging for parking in 2023.
Treasure Island offers the best casino value on the Las Vegas Strip. It is the only one that pays 3/2 on every blackjack at games that use more than one deck. It also has some of the best video poker. Its high limit blackjack games stand on soft 17 and start at only $50.
Venetian is one of the most luxurious resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. It is home to a large poker room and sportsbook. Low limit players will have trouble finding good games here. Venetian was the casino that started triple zero roulette and turned 6/5 blackjack into a fixture on the Las Vegas Strip. The casino connects to the Sands Convention Center. Read more in our Venetian review.
Wynn is in a class of its own when it comes to resort quality. Its gaming is often reasonable considering its luxurious status. The Wynn sportsbook is larger than average. Its poker room is in the connected Encore resort. Find out more in our Wynn review.
Las Vegas Strip casino and hotel FAQs
How many casinos are on the Las Vegas Strip?
We count 30 casinos on the Las Vegas Strip: Aria, Bellagio, Caesars Palace, Casino Royale, Circus Circus, Cosmopolitan, Cromwell, Encore, Excalibur, Flamingo, Harrah’s, Horseshoe, Linq, Luxor, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand, Mirage, New York-New York, Palazzo, Paris, Park MGM, Planet Hollywood, Resorts World, Sahara, The Strat, Treasure Island, Tropicana, Venetian, and Wynn. While we count The Strat as a Strip casino, it is counted as a Downtown casino by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
Do all Las Vegas Strip casinos have hotels?
Yes. All 30 Las Vegas Strip casinos have hotels.
Are there any nonsmoking Las Vegas Strip casinos?
Yes. Park MGM is the only smoke-free casino on the Las Vegas Strip. However, a few have nonsmoking sections.
Is there free parking on the Las Vegas Strip?
Yes. About a third of Las Vegas Strip casinos offer free parking. This includes Casino Royale, Circus Circus, Sahara, Treasure Island, Venetian, Palazzo, Wynn, and Encore. Tropicana charges for premium parking. A players card is needed to receive free parking at Resorts World. Free parking is available for Caesars Rewards members at the Platinum, Diamond, and Seven Stars tiers and at Pearl, Gold, Platinum, and Nior with MGM Rewards. On the south end of the Strip, special rates may apply during events at Allegiant Stadium and T-Mobile.
Last Updated on June 17, 2023 by Kristina Mehaffey