THE Ideal OF GAMING AWARDS 2021
Our annual rundown of gaming’s elite
The best are back. After a challenging year and half, Casino Player’s annual edition recognizing some of the casino industry’s top properties after again returns for the 26th year. This annual spotlight of the gaming industry’s shining stars oﬀers accolades on casinos of all kinds and sizes from around the nation. Betting categories range from casinos, racinos and sportsbooks to comps and VIP solutions. That’s not all. Appear for other areas that gamblers have come to appreciate—best hotel, rooms, hotel lobby, pool, spa and so considerably much more.
It is also crucial to note that all these rankings don’t come from sector insiders or casino staﬀ. These rankings come from our loyal Casino Player readers, with thousands of votes coming in from gamblers far and wide. The rankings give readers a appear at what to count on from casinos in numerous regions and could oﬀer some support in arranging that subsequent casino outing or vacation.
The casino market now seems to have recovered from the COVID-19 shutdowns and players are heading back to properties in droves. Nevada and Las Vegas speciﬁcally have seen massive numbers returning for vacations and some gambling more than the last few months. Other gaming destinations around the nation are seeing large numbers as well. Reside entertainment is slowly returning and with football season around the corner, gamblers will after once again be heading to sportsbooks to take in the action and wager on a handful of games.
The return to the action has not only been excellent for gamblers, but also staff as numerous dealers, service staﬀ and management staff are back at operate and capable to make a living.
Reside poker tournaments have also been returning with locations like Las Vegas, Florida and Oklahoma top the industry in bringing back main events. That is a constructive sign, but since of the prolonged shutdown of poker, this year’s problem does not consist of those usual categories. With so a lot of the game closed down in 2020, it seemed unfair to permit voting on this category. But look for poker to return in the 2022 “Best Of” edition, hopefully with even a lot more rooms oﬀering cash games and tournaments in the coming weeks.
It is been a struggle at instances for the sector more than the final year, but very good things seem to be on the horizon. Casino resorts continue oﬀering players about the country wonderful possibilities for a gambling getaway mixed with premier hotel stays and superb entertainment and dining alternatives. There are a lot of regions and categories, and these among the winners and leading performers in this year’s Ideal of Gaming awards go above and beyond in generating a trip to the house a great expertise. No matter your interest or preference, there’s some thing for every person this year.
Verify out the winners and very good luck on that subsequent gambling adventure! —Sean Chaﬃn, senior editor