Caesar's Palace is a 1992 Virgin Interactive gambling video game developed by Realtime Associates for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It is named after the famous Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip near Las Vegas, Nevada. In this game, the player has $1000 ($1,518.44 in today's money) in chips and he must try to become rich (or become broke trying to). This game gives underaged people an experience previously limited to people 21 years of age or older. Because the game was marketed directly towards minor children, a disclaimer was added before the actually suggesting that it was intended for entertainment use only and not for actual gambling.
- Slot machine
- Video poker (Pair of Jacks or better only)
- Big Six wheel
Explanation of games
Each game follows casino standard for the odds, the only thing to add is that the roulette both use the 0 and 00. When the player leaves by going to the cashier, different forms of transportation are summoned based on how much money he has. Possible ways of leaving include leaving by bus (for bankrupt players), taxi (offering slightly more grandeur than the bus for low-level players), a small green car (the least expensive car in the game), a luxury orange car (the mid-range car for mid-level gamblers), a limousine (which is ironically not the best ending), and a red sports car (which has two doors and is possibly a convertible).
This game was followed in 1993 by Super Caesars Palace by Majesco for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and the Sega Genesis. This version included enhanced graphics and new different types of gambling games, such as Red Dog, Keno, Horse Racing, and even scratch off tickets.