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Six of the best
Not yet made it to Uruguay? When you're done with UruguayNow, our choice of the top 6 internet resources for the country is just a mouse click away. In no particular order, they are:
Southern Cone Travel: http://southernconeguidebooks.blogspot.com/
Ola Uruguay: www.olauruguay.com
Retired in Uruguay: http://wallyinuruguay.blogspot.com/
Money Transfer Services for Relocation: http://sendmoneyaustralia.com
Uruguay Natural: www.uruguaynatural.com
Global Property Guide: http://www.globalpropertyguide.com/Latin-America/Uruguay
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Casinos in Uruguay
The top choices for those looking to take a gamble...
Uruguay, the second smallest country in South America isn’t famed for its casino culture, however it does have a rather impressive casino scene for those interested in gambling whilst in the country. It offers 3 forms of legalized gambling; casinos, pari-mutuel, and horse racing. The majority of the casinos in Uruguay are visited by tourists. The games on offer are similar to those available at online casinos such as blackjack, roulette, baccarat and craps as well as the ever popular slot machines.
Uruguay has 15 cities that offer a total of 18 gambling facilities spread throughout regions such as Artigas, Atlantida, Carmelo, Chui, Fray Bentos, La Paloma, Paysandu, Piriapolis, Rivera and Salto Grande. The largest casino in Uruguay is the 36,000 square foot Conrad Resort and Casino in Punta del Este, boasting 80 table games and 640 slot machines. Punta del Este is a popular tourist spot and offers a beach resort as well as activities such as water sports. On top of this it has a lively nightlife, these factor making it one of Uruguay's most popular casinos. Amongst all the bars and restaurants there are also 2 more casinos in Punta del Este, these are the Mantra Resort and Spa, with 185 slots and 30 table games, and the Casino Nogaro with 240 slots and 10 table games.
Uruguay may be a relatively small country and not in the front of everyone’s mind when they think of places to visit, however it shouldn’t be dismissed. It has a great deal to offer for those who enjoy gambling at sites such as Jackpot City and other forms of entertainment. With the many casinos across the country there is something for all tastes, whether your game is blackjack, poker, roulette or craps.