Casinos have been around for more than 300 years, and some of them have become heritage structures. Casinos are made to look luxurious and eye-catching for the players, and a great deal of the grandeur is present in the architectural style. Las Vegas and Macau host few of the world’s largest casinos which are supreme in architecture and allow the players to have a phenomenal experience of glamour and excitement. Theses casinos employ the best architects to design a structure which would not only stand against time but prove to be a symbol of opulence for the years to come.
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
Caesars Palace is an emblem of excellence and richness; the architectural style of the casino is a representation of ancient Rome. It is extended or an area of 300,000 square feet where the gaming area takes up a space of 161,500 square foot. The building is made with the idea of a multispecialty space given its 50,000 square foot spa and a mall with more than 150 stores. The hotel had 4000 rooms by the end of 2016, and unique suites split in six different towers. The main building, Julius Tower, has fourteen storeys and all villa suites are named after famous Roman personalities. The property is decorated with various fountains and Roman statues which were imported from Italy. The roof and walls have exquisite baroque art on them and a replica of Michelangelo’s David. The ‘Forum’ is the multi-facility mall made on an area of more than 600,000 square foot and has spiral escalators around the staircase and has a replica fountain of ‘The Fall of Atlantis’. The casino which is designed as the colosseum hosts all games that a gambler could play with a 4,500 square foot poker room at the centre of the structure.
Casino De Monte Carlo, Monaco
The Casino De Monte Carlo was opened under the authority of Princess Caroline of the Grimaldi Dynasty who was battling bankruptcy after the independence of Monaco in 1848, and the royal house was receiving no more taxes from the masses. The casino as we know it was opened in 1863 and was made by a French architect Charles Garnier. The Casino De Monte Carlo is administered by the Société des Bains de Mer et du Cercle des Étrangers à Monaco (Society of Sea Baths and Circle of Foreigners in Monaco). He is constructed using the Beaux style of architecture. This casino is one of the most significant heritage sites in the city and works as a huge tourist spot. Many famous Hollywood movies have been filmed at this casino or centred around this institution.