On par with the best Vegas-style action, Greater Palm Springs casinos offer plenty of betting excitement. Gamers can also feast at award-winning restaurants, get pampered in soothing spas, and enjoy top-tier live shows.
Featuring more than 1,800 slot and video poker machines, table games, live poker, a high-limit gaming area, and video poker bar, the pet-friendly Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa also offers a high-end spa, multiple dining venues, and The Show concert theater. The Steakhouse serves leisurely upscale meals. 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995; www.hotwatercasino.com
Augustine Casino’s slot machines include video screen and traditional reel, plus regular slot tournaments. Two dining venues, Café 54 and Menyikish Bar & Grill, feature slot machine service. 84001 Ave. 54, Coachella. 760-391-9500, 888-752-9294; www.augustinecasino.com
Offering 2,000 slots, world-class table games, bingo, off-track satellite horse wagering, entertainment, accommodations, and golf at Eagle Falls, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino features an outdoor stage, events center, bowling alley, 12-story hotel with a sky bar, lounges, five dining venues, and a state-of-the-art 16-screen movie theater opening in fall 2015. 84245 Indio Springs Pkwy., Indio. 760-342-5000, 800-827-2946; www.fantasyspringsresort.com
Just minutes from great shopping at premium outlet malls, Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa boasts more than 2,700 slots, along with high-limit gaming, poker, blackjack, and bingo. Play in the pool and lazy river and enjoy the full-service spa and salon, nightclub, live entertainment, and bowling alley. Five restaurants and a food court offer plenty of menu options. 49500 Seminole Dr., Cabazon. 888-667-6646; www.morongo.com
Spa Resort Casino features slots, roulette, and table games, with high-limit gaming and the valley’s only fully enclosed, nonsmoking gaming section. Enjoy lounges, bars, and an array of delicious dining options. 401 E. Amado Rd., Palm Springs. 888-999-1995; www.sparesortcasino.com
Enjoy 2,000 of the latest slots, poker, 30 table games, blackjack, poker, mini baccarat, and more at Spotlight 29 Casino. The casino also offers a lounge, dance club, concert showroom, and dining. 46200 Harrison Pl., Coachella. 760-775-5566; www.spotlight29.com