This article is about the South African entertainment complex. For the rocky hill south of Rome, see Monte Cassino. For the battle during in WWII, see Battle of Monte Cassino. For the Peter Sellers fictional character, see Monty Casino.
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The Main Entrance of Montecasino in 2016
Location Fourways, Sandton
Address 1 Montecasino Blvd, Fourways, Sandton, 2021
Opening date 2000
21 years ago
Theme Italian Village
Owner Tsogo Sun
Montecasino, popularly shortened to Monte, is a leisure and casino complex in Fourways, Sandton in Gauteng, South Africa. It was designed by American company Creative Kingdom Inc. South African architects Bentel Associates International at a cost of R1. It first opened its doors on 30 November 2000 and it currently attracts over 9. It is themed after Monte Cassino [ citation needed ]. It has been designed to replicate an ancient Tuscan village. The main casino building has a fake sky, painted on the ceiling , inside going from light on one side to dark at the other.
Montecasino is owned by Tsogo Sun. Tsogo Sun is a partnership between Southern Sun and Tsogo Investments. Tsogo Investments is a black empowerment group and the hotel component of Tsogo Sun’s casinos are developed and managed by Southern Sun. Tsogo Sun holds the casino license for Montecasino.
Teatro[ edit ]
The Teatro opened its doors in May 2007. The Teatro was constructed at a cost of over R100 million and is one of the 10 largest Lyric theatres in the world. The Teatro is currently the largest theatre in South Africa and can sit 1,870 people at full capacity. The Teatro theatre has hosted major musical productions such as the Disney Broadway musical The Lion King in 2007 as well as Joyous Celebration Rewind Recordings.
The tethered helium passenger balloon rising over the Montecasino buildings.
Awards[ edit ]
Montecasino has won numerous awards since 2001.