The Best UK Casino Cruises

Casinos and ships have a special relationship that dates back in the early days of cruising. This is evident with the paddle steamers that used to sail along the great Mississippi River and used as venues for different forms of entertainments such as popular casino variants like slots and table games. Whereas the paddle steamers are still used as casinos to this day, there are other new modern casino cruise liners offering worldwide voyages, and not just limited on big rivers. The cruise liners are reputable for offering state of the art customer service as well as beautiful and vast gaming floors. However, it is essential to understand that cruise ship gambling does not operate under the same rules as other land based and online casinos. The thumb rule is that the ship is considered as an extension of the country under whose flag it sails. But with an exception when it is soaring in its territorial waters. This article covers some of the top best casino cruise ships in the UK, including the games offered and other services.

The Norwegian Escape

The Norwegian Escape ship is based in Miami and can accommodate up to 4266 guests. This Mega yacht takes quests exclusive voyages to the Bahamas and the Caribbean. Besides cruising through clear waters and white sand beaches, you will be offered special treatment and other entertainments options. This includes a sophisticated casino with 28 different tables offering baccarat, blackjack, roulette, pai gow, poker and craps as well as more than  318 slot machine games. The buy-ins at the table vary from low to high, meaning players with small and huge budgets are welcomed. But if a strictly looking for top roller games and services, then you have nothing to worry. The Norwegian Escape has a unique VIP room designed with three tables which can be set to your need and preference, where you can stake a maximum of up to $5000. Additionally, this casino cruise is connected to a satellite that offers high speed internet onboard for fast communication.

Allure of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas is considered the second largest ship in the world. The casino is 362 meters long and weighs approximately 225,000 tonnes and with a passenger capacity of up to 5,400. Allures of the Seas cost a whopping $1.2bn to construct. Also, it has an onboard casino dubbed Casino Royale with a gaming floor of 18,000 square feet and comes with over 500 different slot machines. This includes the Wheel of Fortune and Triple Diamond and more than 27 table games like roulette, Caribbean Stud Poker, Blackjack, Video Poker and Craps. If you are looking for a cruise ship offering Las Vegas experience, then you have no reason to doubt Allure of the Seas. You will enjoy great services from friendly and experienced waiters and waitresses, dealers and other players. As if that is not enough, this ship hosts an array of Broadways shows including the CATS, Mamma Mia! and We Will Rock You. There are different refreshments in the ships different bars where you can break the gaming boredom.

Queen Mary 2

Everything about Queen Mary 2 boasts of modernity and elegance. The ship is packed with decent rooms and a unique library with more than 8000 books. This is the biggest library you can find on seawaters. Like other favorite cruise ships, it has an Empire Casino which offers outstanding services and features. This casino offers 9 top notch table games such as Texas Hold Em, Three Card Poker, Heads Up Poker, Roulette and Blackjack, not mentioning the 99 slot machine brands from leading software developers. Both low roller and high roller gamers are accepted as you can bet from as little $3 up to a maximum of $500 per single spin. If you are a slots lover, you will enjoy a bet range of $0.05 up to $5per spin.What’s unique about Empire Casino is that anyone is welcomed to try out some games for free. There are dealers stationed in the casinos to provide beginners with daily lessons on how to play different games. As you would expect, there are several bars and restaurants to relax with friends on your voyage.

The Stubborn Superyacht Hotel and Casino

Contrary to other casino cruises, The Stubborn Superyacht Hotel and Casino is a permanently build the ship in the Ocean Village Marina in Gibraltar. The casino offers some of the best breathtaking views beyond the famous Rock, the airport runway and much more. There are different entrances to the casino where you will find more than 58 immersive and entertaining slot machine games. The game lobby also includes three live poker tables, three American Roulette tables as well as four card tables for blackjack and other game variants. The minimum bet on slot machine games is $0.01 and a maximum of $50, $1 up to $100 on American Roulette and $5 up to $500 on Blackjack tables. Besides the considerable game portfolio, you will find glitzy bars servings wines, beers, champagne, spirits and different cocktails. This is the best casino cruise offering unparalleled VIP program services.

Bottom Line

If you are yet to decide where your next holiday destination will be, then you have the answer right here. Board any of the above mentioned casino cruises and enjoy exclusive services and excellent gaming experience. Relax with your friends and family in restaurants and hotels providing 5 star services to players from all over the world. Casino Cruises are home of famous casino games in the UK and around the world.

John Shallo
John Shallo
John Shallo is the founder and editor of Cruise Addicts. Since 1999 it has been a leading destination for cruise travelers and self professed Cruise Addicts looking for the latest news, ship reviews and travel tips.

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