The Top 5 Casino Resort Destinations — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:
The Radisson Fort McDowell Resort
10438 N. Fort McDowell Rd.,
Scottsdale, AZ 85264
A four-diamond Scottsdale resort that won Radisson brand’s “Hotel of the Year” award in 2008, the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort offers a casino, golf course, restaurant, pool, spa, free Wi-Fi and specials.
Talking Stick Resort
9800 E. Indian Bend Rd.,
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
A distinct resort and entertainment destination in Scottsdale, Talking Stick Resort offers luxuries such as a rejuvenating open-air spa, eight world-class restaurants, 10 entertainment lounges, a lively 240,000-square-foot gaming floor, and two pools.
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd.,
Chandler, AZ 85226
(800) WIN-GILA (946-4452)
Home to 1,200 slots with live poker and blackjack, a 1,500-seat concert venue, 250-room hotel, gift shop and great dining experiences, including Shula’s Steak House.
Casino Del Sol Resort
5655 W. Valencia Rd.,
Tucson, AZ 85757
Mediterranean architecture surrounds the gaming space, featuring 1,000 nickel, quarter, $1, $5 and multi-denominational slot machines. The $100-million resort, with luxury rooms and suites, has two new restaurants, a spa and 20,000 square feet of meeting space.
Apache Gold Casino Resort
Hwy. 70, 5 miles east of Globe,
San Carlos, AZ 85550
On-site Apache Gold Casino Resort is a 146-room hotel with an 18-hole championship golf course, convention center, nearby fishing and sightseeing.