Las Vegas's Most Popular Casinos
No. 1 The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Amid a sea of themed hotels, Vegas’s most checked-in casino makes an urbane, design-forward statement. That goes for the casino floor, too, where you can gamble and socialize in casino cabanas whose floor-to-ceiling glass walls overlook the Strip (no reservation necessary). Foursquare users also likely flock here to party at Marquee Nightclub (and summer poolside Marquee Dayclub), shop, and eat out, whether rustic Italian at Scarpetta or burgers and boozy shakes at Holsteins. The Cosmopolitan can’t be topped for surprises, from a pop-up wedding chapel to monthly live-in artists who work in a public storefront.
The Buzz: Live music, free parties, and movies below the 65-foot digital marquee at the Boulevard Pool. Concerts by the likes of Stevie Wonder and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, especially for New Year’s Eve, are becoming legendary.