$220 Million Expansion Announced for Conrad Punta del Este

[soliloquy id=”21246″] The most high-profile hotel and casino complex in Punta del Este is about to double-down on that profile…actually quadruple-down when you count the number of new hotel rooms. This week Chile’s Enjoy investment group announced plans to build three additional towers around the existing Y-shaped tower which first opened to the public in 1997 with a total of 294 guest …

Conrad Punta del Este Gambles On Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

The best known casino in the Southern Cone is embarking on a US$20 million renovation in hopes of luring more high rollers from other corners of South America now that the economy is slowing, inflation is rising and the real is weakening in Brazil. Chile’s Enjoy acquired a 45% stake in the Conrad Resort & Casino Punta del Este late …

Uruguay Casinos On Pace For Another Record Year

We’re only eleven days away from the beginning of the 2012-2013 season, according to a new story in Argentinas’ El Diaro del Juego. Summer season? No, Casino Season. Uruguay actually has a “Casino Season,” and the 2012-2013 kickoff event will be a lavish affair next Friday at the historic Argentino Hotel in the coastal town of Piriapolis. And according to …

Sofitel Casino Carrasco Opening Postponed Until March 2013

It’s one of the most highly anticipated hotel grand openings in South America, and the anticipation will only grow now that it is being postponed for a fifth time. March, July, September, November and December 15 were the five most recent grand opening dates given for the new Sofitel Casino Carrasco, and the Sofitel website still hypes a Grand Opening …

New Salto Hotel & Casino Adds To Uruguay Gaming Sector

From Montevideo to Rivera to Atlantida, 2012 has been the Year of the Casino in Uruguay considering the number of new projects announced, under construction or opening their doors. Now add Salto to the list of Uruguay cities cutting the ribbon on a new casino. Opening next Friday, the Salto Hotel & Casino is a 6-story, 57-room hotel in the …