Today, more than 500 casinos are operated across the country, generating an annual revenue of more than $240 billion. For East Coast tourists, these 16 casinos are located an easy drive from New York City and offer slot machines, table games, racebooks, and a variety of resort amenities and attractions.
Mount Airy Casino Resort
Mount Airy Casino Resort is located in Mount Pocono within Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains on the site of the former Mount Airy Lodge, which was originally constructed in 1898. The resort, which reopened in 2007 following its rebranding, is one of only two AAA Four Diamond Casino Resorts in the state, along with Bethlehem’s Sands Casino Resort, and offers 188 luxury guest rooms and suites. 62,000 square feet of gaming space is offered, featuring 1,800 slot machines, including machines themed after popular films, television series, and music videos. A variety of card game tables have also been offered since the state’s legalization of table games in 2010. Dining options include Guy Fieri’s Mount Pocono Kitchen and Bistecca by Il Mulino. Other resort amenities include a night club, a spa and salon, and a championship 18-hole golf course. Address: 312 Woodland Rd, Mt Pocono, PA 18344, Phone: 877-682-4791