A casino is an establishment where different gambling activities are carried out with the help of various equipments with the assistance of specialized personnel. It is also known as a gaming house or gambling hall.
Casinos are found around the world, including Las Vegas and other major cities in the United States. They are legalized and regulated in many countries, especially in Europe.
The Casino industry is a huge business with billions of dollars in profits raked in each year for the casinos, their owners and the state and local governments that reap the benefits. The games of chance at casino establishments such as slot machines, blackjack, roulette, craps, keno and baccarat provide the bulk of those profits.
The popularity of casino gambling in the United States has led to the development of large resorts and small card rooms. In addition, a growing number of floating casinos operate on boats and barges on waterways across the country.