The Playboy Club
was initially a chain of nightclubs and resorts owned and operated by Playboy Enterprises
. The first club opened at 116 E. Walton Street in downtown Chicago
, United States
, on February 29, 1960. Each club generally featured a Living Room, a Playmate Bar, a Dining Room, and a Club Room. Members and their guests were served food and drinks by Playboy Bunnies
, some of whom were featured in Playboy
magazine. The clubs offered name entertainers and comedians in the Club Rooms, and local musicians and the occasional close-up magician
in the Living Rooms. Starting with the London and Jamaica club locations, the Playboy Club became international in scope. In 1991, the club chain became defunct. On October 6, 2006 a new club was opened in Las Vegas, and in 2010 new clubs were opened as well in Macao and Cancun. In time the Las Vegas club closed on June 4, 2012, the Macao club closed in 2013 and the Cancun club closed in 2014. In May 2014 the Commerce Casino
in Los Angeles
opened a Playboy themed lounge consisting of gaming tables and Playboy Bunny cocktail waitresses.
The Playboy Club New York
opens on 9/12 with a private party, and a public event on 9/15 with the eelectronic artist RJD2
. Read more...