Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
If you know anything about famous land-based casinos and entertainment venues, you’ll have heard about the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Paradise, Nevada.
This Tinsel-Town-inspired venue was established over a decade and a half ago in August 2000 and has played host to some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including the likes of Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude van Damn, Playboy bunny Holly Madison, Britney Spears, Jason Statham, Rose McGowan, Jennifer Lopez, Marilyn Manson, and others.
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino has further been immortalised as the setting for countless films, including What Happens in Vegas, The Hangover, The Cooler, Get Him to the Greek, Knocked Up, and others.
In addition to its elaborate theme and pop culture fame, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino attracts thousands of visitors each year because of its numerous features and amenities. Some of the highlights on offer at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino are extended resident shows by A-list performers such as Britney Spears, two VIP floors, multiple swimming pools, spa and salon, golf course, 1000-square-foot casino, and more.
On the Planet Hollywood Casino Floor
The 1000 sq ft casino at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino can essentially be divided into three sections: poker and table games, slots, racing and sportsbook.
The Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino poker room is located in the Pleasure Pit and features live games and regular tournaments, including the World Series of Poker. Other table games on offer at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino include baccarat, blackjack, craps, roulette, Pai Gow poker, Casino War, and more.
Meanwhile, there are over 1 200 slot machines at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, with options including classic fruit machines, high-limit slots, video slots, penny slots, and more.
Finally, the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino race and sportsbook is referred to as The Playing Field and features 33 plasma TVs, a VIP race area, and a range of sports and other markets.
Inside the Planet Hollywood Hotel
It is inside the guestrooms and suites of the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino that the star-studded silver screen theme really comes to the fore. Each room, such as the Backdraft room, is decorated according to a different Hollywood film and many even feature actual props from the sets of their celluloid inspirations. There are both basic and high-end rooms available at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, with options including the following Hollywood Hip rooms, Resort rooms, and Resort vistas.
As of 2009, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino also includes Elara, a Hilton Grand Vacations resort. This 52-storey tower offers timeshares, hotel rooms, and luxury penthouse homes.
Out and About on Planet Hollywood
In addition to the gaming attractions on the casino floor, there are plenty of other ways for Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino guests to keep themselves entertained.
Entertainment on offer at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino include live concerts with headliners like Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Lionel Richie; adult and burlesque performances; magic shows and comedy performances, and more.
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino guest may also opt for some downtime in the resort’s pool or at its full-service spa, or by shopping at the gift store.
Eating out at Planet Hollywood
If they so choose, guests can enjoy a meal at a different Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino restaurant for almost two weeks.
Dining options at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino include buffets, upscale eateries, casual restaurants, and quick bites. A particular highlight on any visitor’s culinary calendar at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will probably be celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s BurGR restaurant.