Casino is a place for people to gamble, especially on games of chance with an element of skill. These games include poker, blackjack, roulette, baccarat, and craps. In many casinos, the house has an edge over the players; this advantage is known as the house edge. Some casinos also take a commission from the winnings of some games; this is known as the rake.

In the elegant spa town of Baden-Baden, visitors were once royalty and aristocracy, but these days it’s more common to see families and groups of friends. Those who are in the mood for a little gambling can do so at one of Europe’s most extravagantly outfitted casinos, which has a red-and-gold poker room and a plethora of blackjack and roulette tables.

While the casino is best known for its range of table games, it also attracts hardened dollar spinners with its state-of-the-art sports betting facilities featuring 60 large plasma TV’s. Whether you’re a fan of American football, boxing or soccer there is sure to be something for you.

OLBG scoured the globe for the most luxurious and lavish places to throw down your chips and test your luck. These ten temples of temptation, decked out with opulent furnishings and overflowing bars, elevate the humble act of gambling to art form.