NV - Gaming giant Park Place Entertainment Corp. on April
10 unveiled plans to build a 4,000-seat entertainment venue
Place in Las Vegas.
to resemble the Colosseum in Rome, the $65 million facility
will add a stunning new landmark to the center of Las Vegas
Boulevard located at the casino entrance near The Forum Shops
has always been synonymous with the word 'entertainment' in
Las Vegas," said Park Place Chief Executive Thomas Gallagher.
"The new venue will mark the Palace's return to that preeminent
also said it is looking into the design and feasibility of
building a new 800-room hotel tower. It plans to disclose
details of the new project "in coming months."
Colosseum will be 100 feet high and constructed on land formerly
occupied by the Omnimax movie theater. Replacing the famed
Circus Maximus Showroom, the Colosseum will feature a huge
stage, spanning 22,000 square feet.
this year, the company has put new facades on three resort's
original hotel towers and redesigned 600 guest rooms, two
restaurants and portions of the casino.