When it comes to casinos, Las Vegas is considered to be one of the best places in the world for gambling and playing slots. Anyone who has ever visited the city will know that it is a virtual mecca for casino enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy slots or table games, you can find everything you need in one place. The skyline of Las Vegas is also one of the most unique in the world with dozens of beautiful and impressive casinos jutting up along the famous strip. For many people, the one casino complex that certainly turns heads is the Stratosphere Las Vegas. This popular casino complex is well known for its 350m high Stratosphere observation tower that looks out over the city.
Slots and Video Poker
Aside from its unique observation tower, the casino complex also houses a world class casino that rivals any casino in the city. The casino itself is located at 2000 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The Stratosphere Las Vegas casino offers a comprehensive range of slots and table games to suit just about every player. In slots alone the casino offers over 800 high quality slot machines including the latest video slot games as well as progressive slots, fruit slots and classic slots. The casino also houses a massive range of video poker machines where players can sit back and play a variety of poker games at their own pace.
Table Games and Sports Book
When it comes to table games, the Stratosphere Las Vegas casino offers all your favourite table and card games in one place. The casino has a total of 42 tables with limits as low as $5. The table and card games include poker, roulette, craps, baccarat, blackjack, Fortune Pai Gow Poker, 3 card poker games and more online. For sports enthusiast, the casino also houses a fully equipped race and sports bet facility. Here visitors can relax and watch the game on multiple widescreen Televisions with a cocktail or beer. The sports book facility offers props, futures & pari-mutuel wagering.
The Stratosphere Hotel
The Stratosphere Las Vegas hotel is located in a separate building and offers 2,427 luxury rooms situated over 24 floors. Visitors can choose from a standard guest room, a stratosphere select (increased amenities), a premier view room, a strip view rooms, and grand suite and an oasis suite. All of the rooms at the hotel come fully equipped with all the modern amenities that make for a good stay. For hotel guests, the resort also includes the newly remodelled resort pool that is open during summer as well as the 25th floor rooftop pool for over 21’s.
One of the biggest drawcards of the Stratosphere Las Vegas casino and hotel complex is the sheer number of activities on offer. The adrenalin fuelled activities draw visitors from all over the country as well as international tourists. The activities include the sky jump which is a freefall jump from 829 feet. The big shot ride is a catapult type ride where visitors are propelled 160 feet into the air while strapped into a secure harness. The insanity ride a giant mechanical arm that dangles visitors 900 feet above Las Vegas as it spins around. The x-scream is a ride where visitors are shot headfirst over the tower edge where they dangle weightlessly before being brought back in.