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The glamorous high stakes world of International Casino Gambling is alive and thriving on St. Maarten. With Caribbean, European, South American and US influences, the beautiful Casinos on the Dutch side of the island offer something for every level of gamer, no matter if you are just starting out, looking to play the one-arm-bandits, entering a poker tournament or are a rated player, there is every level of fun on the “Friendly Island”.
As a rule, all the Casinos on St. Maarten have slot machines and “video” poker machines, but that’s just where the fun begins. Slot machines have the highest payout of all the Casino games. The slot machines run from small table top units to enormous GIANT units, taking denominations from penny slots all the way to five dollar slots. No matter where you are in any Casino, you can always hear the comforting ting-ting-ting and the bright lights of the slots!
Everyone loves Poker, and there are several Texas Hold-Em Poker tournaments held each week at the Princess Casino in Port de Plaisance, at the Hollywood Casino in Pelican and at the Atlantis Casino in Cupe Coy. Buy in’s vary from $25 to several hundred, and the first prize is always big money, however the jackpot grows in size as these tournaments fill to capacity. Some tournaments require reservations, and some allow walk-ons, so make sure you check with Casino management at least an hour before a tournament starts.
Table games are the big pull at most Casinos, including Roulette, Black-Jack, Three Card Poker, and Caribbean Stud Poker. These are standard games, and table minimums are usually $10 running up to $100 for all the high-rollers. And finally, if you love to live your life by the roll of the dice, then Craps is for you – not all Casinos have a Craps table, you will find Craps at the Princess Casino in Port de Plaisance, at the Casino in the Westin Hotel, and at Casino Royale in Maho.
If sports wagering is your particular poison, then there are two Casinos that will take your bets on all Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey, Soccer and Horse Racing daily. The Atlantis Casino in Cupe Coy and the Paradise Casino in Cole Bay in front of the movie theater have sports betting parlors where you can make a bet and watch games and horse races on multi-screens whilst having a drink or two,
Take your time and peruse the Casino Reviews, and you too will be a winner!