efurbished as a casino and entertainment center, and after a us$ 18 million investment by Vidaplan, Nogaró by Mantra is planned for the season as the center of the gaming and entertainment activity, with a top gastonomy and a magnificent location.
The opening will be held next December 5th, with a free show with the performance of Rubén Rada and the presence of celebrities from Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, as well as Uruguayan authorities.
This way, Grupo Mantra doubles its bet in the exclusive Uruguayan seaside resort, because, on top of counting with an exclusive five-star resort in La Barra, will have, through this modern complex, the best entertainment offer of Punta del Este, the whole year.
The development of the Center of Entertainment and Shows Nogaró by Mantra comprises a remodellation of the historical building, inaugurated in January 8th, 1938 as Hotel Casino Nogaró. The project relaunched the traditional corner of Punta del Este, called Parada Cero, and a 4,500 sqm building. Nogaró by Mantra aims to recover the splendor that the zone had more than 15 years ago.
The refurbished Casino Nogaró by Mantra will have areas allocated to gaming with slot halls with 300 lates generation machines with TITO (ticket in–ticket out) system; a table game venue: comprised by an area destinated to conventional games such as roulette, baccarat, Black jack and others; VIP gaming room and a VIP slot hall. On top of the remodellation, they will add a bar, a restaurant, a convention center and a theatre for 300 people.
A new sector will be Sports Bar and a gaming hall, located in the South sector of the building, with real-time games and a hall dedicated to table game and events. Both are located in separate places, connected by a hall, from which you have access to modern toilettes, a big granite staircase and two latest generation lifts that connect with the casino, located in the upper level.
The main facade, located in Gorlero Avenue, will be made of high-tech aluminium and crystal, and a giant screen (7x3 metres of matrix of high resolution LEDs) will be installed. It will be complemented with two matrix levels of lower resolution for special effects, all these controlled by a visual-digital communication system for the projection of contents specially generated by the entertainment center.
Around 150 officers of the Uruguayan state will work, as well as 300 employees of Vidaplan S.A, doubling with these numbers the current number of jobs. The project and direction of the construction corresponds to Architects Sergio Barreto and Javier Navarro Asociados and the Committee is comprised by Vidaplan S.A. and the General Casino Direction of Uruguay.