At the heart of Canto Bight sits the Canto Casino and Racetrack. A fathier racetrack occupies the center of the complex, surrounded by game rooms, restaurants, cabarets and luxury hotels. Fortunes in Cantocoins are won and lost nightly at the casino, a place of soaring dreams and crashing disappointments.
A private investigator based in Canto Bight’s Old City, Neepers Panpick knows more than anyone about what the resort city’s power brokers are up to – and what they want to keep secret. While not a member of Canto Bight’s elite, Panpick dresses well to keep from attracting notice when his job forces him to rub elbows with the super-rich.
A pair of eccentric performance artists, Rhomby and Parallela Grammus have caused a stir in Canto Bight with their striking appearance and odd mannerisms. The sisters claim to be from another dimension, and sometimes speak in a seemingly unknown language. Among other oddities, they’re famous for being the only known source of a legendary vintage of wine.
The Canto Casino’s hard-eyed head of security, Pemmin Brunce is simultaneously scrupulously polite and effortlessly intimidating. He keeps an eye on the casino floor, alert for signs of trouble, and is quick to give undesirables the heave-ho. The Ongidae bouncer’s smartly tailored suit hides a stun baton for use if a situation escalates.