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Caesars Palace

Las Vegas, NV 89109

Caesars Palace, based in Paradise, Nevada, is operated by Caesars Entertainment

Facilities

At the time of writing, Caesars Palace has 1324 slot machines, with accepted denominations ranging from one cent up to $500. The slots include reel slots, video reels, video poker, blackjack and keno slots. There are also jackpot features, although customers must enroll as a Caesars Rewards member in order to qualify.

There are also 185 table games at Caesars Palace, with live dealers offering blackjack, roulette, craps and Gamblit Gaming’s Cannonbeard’s Treasure. 

The poker room is 4,500 sq ft (420 m2) and operates 24 hours a day. Customers will be able to play Pai Gow Poker, Texas Hold’em, Let It Ride, Three Card Six Card and Gamblit Poker. There are also multiple daily no-limit tournaments, starting at 10am, 2pm, 6pm and 9pm.

The Caesars Race & Sportsbook is also open 24 hours a day and covers most major sports and US races. There are private booths and betting windows available.

History and Renovations

Caesars Palace first opened on August 5, 1966, with a lavish opening party held by owner Jay Sarno and his partner, Nate Jacobsen. The first casino at the property, Circus Circus, was part of a scandal in 1969 due to ties with organized crime figures in New York and New England.

In 1970, Caesars opened up Centurion Tower, a 14-story tower that cost $4.2m to construct. This would later be renamed Nobu Tower in 2011 as part of renovations, with additional remodeling completed in 2021.

The original Roman Tower was extended in 1974, then again in 2001, with 20 rooms added for a total of 587 rooms and suites across 14 stories. As part of this project, it was renamed to Julius Tower. Another $75m renovation was completed in 2016.

The Forum Tower opened in 1979 and the Palace Tower opened in 1998. 

In 1987, Caesars Palace announced plans to open the Forum at Caesars, which would function as a shopping center. The first shops would open from May 1, 1992, onwards.

The Forum would get a $65m expansion, which would open on August 29, 1997. 

A three-story expansion was announced in 1998, but would begin construction in January 2003 due to turbulent leadership changes. The $139m project opened on October 22, 2004. 

The Augustus Tower was announced in 2003, with plans for the 26-story hotel costing an anticipated $289m. It opened in 2005. 

The Octavius Tower was part of an $860m expansion and opened in January 2012, with 668 rooms. 

The casino section was renovated in June 2014, when Pure Nightclub annexed its space and the Race & Sports Book was opened in its stead. As part of this deal, the poker room was moved, as the previous location was taken to be used as part of the nightclub.

In September 2022, Caesars announced that it had completed its ‘multimillion-dollar’ renovation of its entrance lobby. 

Operator Information

After being accused of having ties to organized crime, the casino was sold to restaurant chain owners Stuart and Clifford S. Perlman for $60m. The pair would then drop their restaurant operations and rebrand as Caesars World. 

Caesars World would undergo several changes, but would ultimately be bought in 1995 for $1.7bn by ITT Corporation, then for $3bn in 2000. After this acquisition, Park Place would also rebrand, taking on the name Caesars Entertainment in 2004. 

In 2005, Harrah’s Entertainment bought the brand, also changing its name to Caesars Entertainment in 2010.

Corporate Partners

On November 5, 2019, luxury villa rental company Villas of Distinction, owned by World Travel Holdings, announced it would sell luxury villas at the famed Caesars Palace Las Vegas and Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace.

On September 17, 2021, a multi-year deal was announced with LSU Tigers and a branded space was built inside Tiger Stadium: the Caesars Sportsbook Skyline Club.

Non-gaming facilities

Hotel

Across the entire Caesars Palace resort, there are over 3,500 hotel rooms over five towers. There are also suites and villas available. Customers can also bring pets to stay in one of the pet-friendly rooms. There are also seven pools exclusive to guests staying overnight.

Restaurants 

Caesars Palace hosts a range of branded restaurants, including Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen, Nobu Restaurant Las Vegas, Chicken Guy and Restaurant Guy Savoy.

Entertainment 

Live shows at Caesars Palace are hosted in The Colosseum, a 4,300-seated entertainment venue with a 15,700 sq ft stage. 

Golf

Caesars Palace promotes two golf courses nearby to its location on the Las Vegas Strip, Rio Secco Golf Club and Cascata Golf Course. There is also the Butch Harmon School of Golf, which is offered at the Rio Secco facility.

Spa & Fitness Center

Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars offers massages, signature rituals, facials and a selection of Roman Baths. An Arctic Ice Room is also available. 

The fitness centers at Caesars host a full range of gym equipment for customers to use during their stay, along with personal training staff.

Retail

The Forum Shops and Appian Way Shops at Caesars Palace have over 160 shops, including luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Versace, Giorgio Armani, Valentino and Gucci. Considered by some to be the most valuable real estate in Las Vegas, the revenue generated by The Forum has exceeded almost all other sales per square foot in all the US.

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