If you live in the northeastern region of the United States and you're feeling lucky, take a break from the usual Atlantic City grind by visiting one of the several Pennsylvania casinos. It seems like every time you turn around, another new casino option is popping up somewhere around the state. Many of the Pennsylvania casinos are offering generous comps and rewards in order to lure away loyal patrons of the Atlantic City properties.
- Sands Casino is a bustling hot spot located in Bethlehem, which is a city in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley. Sands Casino opened in the spring of 2009 and has a sparse, industrial ambiance. The many table games that are offered include baccarat, roulette, Caribbean stud, craps, blackjack and Let it Ride. For diners, the establishment features a carvery and Irish pub, steakhouse, delicatessen and cafe.
- Mount Airy Casino Resort is a popular gambling and recreational destination that is situated in Pennsylvania's scenic Poconos region, in the borough of Mount Pocono. Mount Airy Casino Resort's gaming floor spans 65,144 square feet with more than 2,450 slot machines, including games such as Sex and the City, Indiana Jones, Wheel of Fortune and Tower of Power. To satiate your appetite, the food choices include a buffet, steakhouse, noodle bar and diner.
- SugarHouse Casino is a modern Philadelphia gaming complex by the Delaware River. SugarHouse Casino opened in the autumn of 2010 and is in the city's Fishtown section. A wide selection of slot machines are available at SugarHouse, such as Fireball, Mr. Cashman, Wizard of Oz and Tiki Torch. For fans of table games, some of the choices are pai gow poker, mini baccarat and three-card poker.
- Harrah's Chester is a well-known racino (casino and racetrack) that is in Chester, which is just outside of Philadelphia. Harrah's Chester features a gaming space of 100,000 feet, with classic slot games like Wheel of Fortune and Hot Hot Super Jackpot. Some of the choices in dining include a buffet, a steakhouse and noodle restaurant.
- Parx Casino is Bensalem, Pennsylvania racino. Parx is home to a classic casino as well as a racetrack for thoroughbred horses. For avid slot machine players, Parx features well over 3,000 slot machine choices. The racino's dining establishments consist of a grill, cafe and seafood eatery.