A few of Aruba's casinos are open 24/7, but in general opening hours are 11 a.m. for slots and 1 p.m. for table games. The currency is the U.S. dollar. Two of the most spectacular casinos include the island's largest, the Stellaris Casino at the Aruba Marriott, and the sophisticated Crystal Casino at the Renaissance Aruba Resort. Other options include the Excelsior Casino at the Holiday Inn Sunspree and the casino at the Riu Resort on Palm Beach.
3. Puerto Rico
.Puerto Rico also offers live racing at El Comandante Racetrack in Canovanas, west of San Juan.
4. The Bahamas
The Crystal Palace Casino has 400-plus slots and about 40 table games.
Another freestanding facility, Kings Casino, is located in the capital of St. John's, close to the cruise pier and duty-free shopping. The St. James Club Resort & Villas in Mamora Bay is the place to go for gaming in an intimate, upscale European-style atmosphere.
8. St. Maarten
The Sonesta Maho Beach Resort is home to the Casino Royale, which recently added 100 new slots (for a total of more than 400) and a high-rollers club with VIP booths. Philipsburg, capital of Dutch St. Maarten, is home to the Rouge et Noir and the Coliseum Casino, while sports fans will gravitate to the Lightning Casino.