Famous and historical Canadian casinos


Seneca Niagara Casino Tower by Buffalutheran (creative commons)

The gambling tradition in the continent of North America may not be as old as some other parts of the world however, it seems to be catching up for lost time. The country of Canada is home to some of the worldís most famous casinos that are ideal points of interest to visit on any holiday. The province of Ontario houses the most casinos of any of the Canadian provinces. Given its close proximity to the U.S. border, Americans and other tourists are frequent visitors.

Many of the famous casinos found in Ontario were built in the 1990ís. Among these would include the Casino Niagara. Located in beautiful Niagara Falls, the casino opened up in 1996. The site on which it is built was once home to the historic Maple Lear Village amusement park. One distinction of this casino is that it was the first in Ontario to offer its customers electronic roulette, which is probably more prevalent nowadays than the physical roulette if due to nothing other than online casinos like www.luckynuggetcasino.com. Besides this game, the Casino Niagara also has well over one thousand slot machines and over 40 table games. Sports betting is another gaming service offered at the Casino Niagara.

Opening the same year as the Casino Niagara was the Casino Rama. This particular entertainment complex was built on reserve land belonging to the Chippewas. The casino was a joint venture between the tribe and commercial gaming operators. It features over 2,500 slot machines and over 100 gaming tables. Not only can one expect to find casino gaming here but there are regularly scheduled shows as well in the 5,200 seat Entertainment Centre. Other amenities are also provided for the comfort of their guests. For instance the hotel offers more than 300 rooms. The hotel is full service offering both a spa and health club. If visitors find themselves hungry, they have over nine restaurants, all different, from which to make their dining selection.