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Old February 7th, 2010, 05:33 PM
Lizzard56 Lizzard56 is offline
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Default Which ship has the best casino?

We have been on 2 Carnival cruises and weren't really impressed with the casinos. Loved the casino on the NCl Pearl! It seemed to have quite a few slot machines, and video poker at the bar, which I like. We like gambling on our cruises, so it would be good to know what othes think. Thanks!
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Old February 8th, 2010, 11:22 AM
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We've only been on one cruise that had a casino and that was not too inviting
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Old October 2nd, 2010, 11:46 AM
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Without question, Crystal Serenity has the BEST casino on any of the ships I've been on. (Unfortunately, their rooms are the most expensive.) The casino is pretty much the same as any land based Vegas casino as far as rules go. Standard payouts, hand shuffled, 6 deck shoes with typical splitting/doubling rules. Split as many times as you want, even aces. Double after split & surrender allowed.

Princess had the worst. Automatic shufflers with dealers putting cards back in (8 decks) after dealing one or two hands. Not worth playing. Princess is our last cruise line of choice due to this. We like to play when there is nothing else of interest to us to do on the ship.

Royal Caribbean had a single deck shoe in '08 but blackjack payouts were NOT 3-2. Did fairly well on that in spite of no advantage in increasing bets based on cards played. Totally luck factor.

I can't remember Holland America or NCL's casino rules.
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Old October 2nd, 2010, 05:10 PM
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Just remember that aboard a Cruiseship the CASINO you are in is the BEST avilable
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Old October 5th, 2010, 05:10 PM
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I thought that the Carnivla Miracle Had a great Casino! Lots Of Glitz for the most part, put you could find a few quite slots.
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Old April 11th, 2013, 05:24 AM
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I have traveled with Royal Caribbean International and they are leader of Cruise ship Casinos.
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Old May 2nd, 2013, 08:23 PM
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I love the casinos on the Oasis of the Seas and the Allure.

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Old May 3rd, 2013, 11:21 AM
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Admiral, I see you are a NY guy - I am DWM, 72, active, Jersey resident who cruises out of Manhattan and NJ. Girlfriend can't cruise and I need a cabinmate. Easygoing, non smoker, non snorer, social drinker, worked in Manhattan as headhunter for 33 years.
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