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
(480) 789-5300
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
(480) 850-7777
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
(800) 344-9435
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
(800) 272-2438
On-site Apache Gold Casino Resort is a 146-room hotel with an 18-hole championship golf course, convention center, nearby fishing and sightseeing.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012