Best Gambling Tips for Las Vegas Tourists

Are you planning to visit Las Vegas for the first time? Don’t do it without these gambling tips for Las Vegas.


You can make this experience unforgettable with shopping, attractions, and fabulous shows and gambling. Myriad options are available to match your budget.


Here are some tips for tourists to maximize their fun, decrease unnecessary expenses and avoid the waiting period.


Gambling Tips for Las Vegas if You’re a First Time Visitor


In Las Vegas, distances can make you confuse. For instance, you must not walk from the Bellagio to MGM Grand. It may not look far, but you will feel tired.


Remember, buildings appear closer than reality. Feel free to use walkways outside and inside the casinos.


Moreover, Las Vegas Monorail and trams allow you to move quickly. Comfortably walk from Bally’s – Paris, Excalibur – Luxor – Mandalay Bay and Bellagio – Vdara.


You can take a tram between your journeys.


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Avoid Buying Beverages in the Casino   


If you want to play video poker, table games and slots, there is no need to purchase cocktails from the bar of casino. It will help you to get free cocktails after some wait.


In this way, you can save money. Feel free to hit the casino clubs later and take drinks from the casino floor. It will increase your fun and savings. 


Plan Attacks Carefully


To get the maximum value of your money, make sure to familiarize yourself with the surroundings. After checking-in, walk around your casino and hotel.


Notice their vending machines, seating areas, restrooms and restaurants. It will help you to manage your money. Travel on the bus to save money and explore Las Vegas.


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The view of the Mirage from the strip.


Light Jacket, Sunscreen and Water


If you are traveling Las Vegas even in the mid of summer, you must carry a light wrap or jacket to avoid the scorching sun. Remember, casinos may make you chilled with blasting AC.


Before running out of the casino, you have to cover up your body. For this reason, move with water, sunscreen and a light jacket. It is necessary to avoid dehydration. You will need these things even in winter and fall.


Best Clubs for Players


To boost your fun, sign up for a casino club. It will help you to get discounts and freebies on restaurants, attractions and shows.


Try to swipe it within your travel region. If you want to gamble, you will need a player card. This card is necessary to accrue points for freebies.


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Gambling Lessons


You must not be intimated by baccarat, blackjack, poker and table games. Remember, free gambling lessons are available for you in Las Vegas.


These lessons are available in small and large casinos. You may get a primer on the rules of games. Feel free to check online gambling websites to learn the basics of poker and other games.


Avoid Top Dinner Times


Heavy dinner times between 6 pm and 8 pm can be expensive in Las Vegas. You must try a flexible schedule and enjoy your dinner between 5 and 5:30 or 8:30 and 9 pm.


It will help you to avoid a long line for a buffet. Remember, you have to stand in an unmanageable line during peak hours. 


Here are some of the best places to eat in Las Vegas.


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Costumes of Big Birds


It seems funny to see a Minion, Bumblebee and Elmo at different points. If you try to take a picture with them, they may expect you to pay the price.


You should not indulge yourself in a nasty situation by negotiating price or taking passes. If you want to avoid this situation, don’t take photos from any sight.


To have this big bird in your photo, feel free to become a bird because their costumes are available.


Save Money with Ride Share or Cabs


If you want to save money on travel, you can consider cabs or rideshare. Cabs may require you to wait for more than 30 minutes. Ride-sharing may help you to avoid taxi lines.


Feel free to take a shuttle from the airport. In ride-sharing, you have to travel more to drop other people to his/her destination.


Try to use SDX (Strip and Downtown Express) bus to get downtown.


One Final Tip


Always keep your camera, phone and other devices charged. Carry power cords, memory cards and back-up batteries in your pouch. It will help you to take pictures of different attractions.   


There is a first time for everyone. These gambling tips for Las Vegas will help you if you want to get the most from your adventure. 

About Christa Thompson

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Christa Thompson is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. She started traveling the world in 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day. "It's never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams." -Christa Thompson

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