It has many mega casinos and significantly more gaming revenue than anywhere else in the world. It earned the title after overtaking Las Vegas in the casino industry. The gambling scene in Macao is focused on the gaming itself, whereas Vegas is famous for being a party city, with lots of entertainment in and around its casinos.

If you are looking for casinos in Charlotte, North Carolina or casinos near Raleigh you are in for a bit of a drive. Harrah's Cherokee is the closest casino to either of those cities and, unfortunately, it is 300 miles from Raleigh and 180 miles from Charlotte. The two North Carolina casinos both offer traditional slot machines, as well as video poker. They also offer live blackjack, roulette and craps.