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The Crystal Palace Casino at the Wyndham Nassau Resort offers an intimate gaming experience. PArAdIsE players’ The Graycliff Hotel in Nassau offers cigar rolling classes. Whether your clients are dedicated players or simply want to include gaming in a more diverse vacation experience, The Bahamas is an ideal place to roll the dice. P ciara lavelle 66 august 2010 paradise island The biggest name in gaming in the islands is also the biggest name in Bahamas travel: Atlantis. Its massive complex combines several different styles of accommodations, a water park, restaurants, nightclubs and, yes, its mammoth casino that’s bigger than anything else in the Caribbean. But it’s not just size that sets gaming at Atlantis apart, says George Markantonis, president and managing director of Atlantis, Paradise Island. “What really sets us apart is that we tend to attract a broader range of gamer,” he explains. “We tend to have more resources at our disposal to purchase the latest state-of-the-art games. We make sure our slot flow is always refreshed. Every single year, we change out 20 to 25 percent of our slots with the latest and most modern games.” For clients who’d prefer to do their gaming while enjoying the tropical sunshine, there’s Cain, an outdoor gaming area set next to the swanky adults-only pool area at The Cove. “That is exceptionally popular,” Markantonis says. “There is no other facility like that in the Caribbean. Over the past several years, we’ve been expanding the gaming space there with different types of games, different music, and we’ve finished the cabanas. Cain has turned into such a popular attraction for The Cove, and we’ve had many more high-profile celebrities trying all the time to continued on page 68

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recommend August 2010

Editor's Notes/Agent Speak
Hotel Desk
Tour Talk
Uniworld's River Royale
Discover flanders
Five-Star Taiwan
Karisma Sweetens the Pot
Barcelo Los Cabos Palace Deluxe
Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa
Central America Calling...
Garza  Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa
Israel With Goway Travel
Puerto Rico: A community Experience
Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina
The Bahamas: Players' Paradise
Orlando World Center Marriott Resort
All-American St. Louis
PH Towers by Westgate, Las Vegas

Recommend August 2010