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Miami commission signs off on bay site lease for Genting marina project

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Resorts World Miami, a subsidiary of casino operator Genting Malaysia, will finally be able to move forward with its plan to build a marina after the city of Miami agreed to lease a tract of submerged land necessary for the project.   Genting’s marina, which could handle 50- to 175-ft vessels, was part of the company’s original plan to build a...

Genting UK Casinos launches Nationwide SlotGuru promotion

  Genting Casinos has partnered with SlotGuru, a player education app for slots.   For the next three months, Genting Casinos will actively promote the app directly throughout their slot machine estate as they help better educate their players and help enhance their Responsible Gambling initiatives. “We’ve recently deployed SlotGuru in a number of our sites and have seen the benefit it brings...

Interblock installs North America’s largest EGT footprint at Genting New York

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Interblock has announced that Resorts World Casino New York City offers North America’s largest electronic table gaming (EGT) footprint within one casino.   The gaming and entertainment destination features more than 1000 ETG units, of which 896 are recurring revenue Interblock units, showcasing a variety of configurations and formats from Organic Video units to large-scale Diamond Stadium configurations. Most recently, Interblock...

Genting dreaming big with new high-end luxury liner

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  Genting Cruise Lines has announced the official river conveyance of its ocean liner, World Dream, the newest ship for the Dream Cruises fleet.   The 151,000 ton liner - the sister vessel of Genting Dream which launched last November - will add significant competition to Asia’s casino market. The 18-storey vessel was released from the shipyard in Germany in late August, from...

Genting to sell Kensington casino Maxims

Malaysia's Genting International has confirmed that it is selling its London-based property, Maxims Casino Club, for at least £40m, amid media speculation that the property's location might have caused the casino to lose business.   Maxims' Kensington location sets its apart from the majority of London's high-end casinos, which are based largely in the heart of Mayfair. Several media reports have suggested...

Genting selects Konami’s SYNKROS casino management system for Resorts World Bimini

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Konami Gaming, Inc. has announced the selection of its SYNKROS casino management system by Genting Americas as the core gaming management system at the company’s Resorts World Bimini property located on North Bimini, Bahamas.   Konami’s SYNKROS® was awarded through a formal RFP selection. Resorts World Bimini’s first class gaming floor will feature a comprehensive suite of leading systems technology spanning...

Genting UK partners with Evolution Gaming to debut Roulette Live

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Genting UK has partnered with live casino operator Evolution Gaming to launch Roulette Live, in a bid to bring together land-based and online gaming.   Roulette Live allows users to play roulette via their desktop or mobile, linked directly to the roulette table at Genting International Casino, located inside Resorts World Birmingham. Andrew Bentley, the company's interactive operations director, said: “We are proud to be...

Hard Rock reveals details about Catalonia IR project

Hard Rock reveals details about Catalonia IR project
Hard Rock International’s new Catalonia IR project, Hard Rock Entertainment World, will reportedly include as many slot machines as Europe’s four biggest gambling venues combined. The E2bn integrated resort will be located in Vila-seca in Catalonia’s Tarragona province, around 70 miles along the coast from Barcelona, designated as the site for the Center for Recreation and Tourism (Centre Recreatiu Turístic...

Genting approved for Miami hotel but casino still in legal limbo

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Malaysian casino giant Genting has successfully struck a deal with county commissioners at Miami-Dade to build a hotel on a small plot of land near the site of its long-proposed Resorts World Miami Downtown casino resort project.   The firm has obtained a 90- year lease on an adjacent oneacre plot of public land, which will house a 300 room hotel...

Pachinko king talks up Philippines casino prospects

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The Filipino casino sector out shone expectations in 2016, and could be poised to do so again next year. But whether Duterte’s courting of the Chinese can overcome any fallout from anti-gaming politics at home and abroad remains to be seen.   After a disappointing year in 2015, the Philippines casino sector has come back with a vengeance in the past...

Crockfords comes to Cairo: Genting is opening new gaming venue in Egyptian capital

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Genting, one of the UK’s leading casino operators, is opening a new gaming venue in the Egyptian capital. Crockfords Cairo is being promoted as a luxury destination, deliberately connoting the exclusive Mayfair casino, Crockfords, in central London. The development is the first venture for Genting in the region and will be operated by Genting Casinos Egypt Limited, a subsidiary of...

Birmingham’s Star City to close in the shadow of Genting Resorts World

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Thirteen years after the launch of what was once heralded as the future of British casinos, Genting Club Star City, is expected to close in January. The closure has put more than 200 jobs at risk, although Genting UK is said to be consulting with staff about moving between 50 and 60 support roles from Liverpool to Birmingham. “We are considering...

Alon project to go ahead despite Packer share sale

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The head of the Alon Las Vegas resort has denied reports that the multi billion-dollar project is on hold.   Following news that James Packer’s privately held investment vehicle, Consolidated Press Holdings, would sell 35 million shares of Crown Resorts – about 4.8 per cent of the company – the head of the Alon resort has denied reports that the project...

Genting proposes expansion at NYC property

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Genting New York, the New York-based subsidiary of Malaysia’s Genting Group, has stated its intention to expand facilities at its Resorts World Casino New York property, which is positioned within the Aqueduct Racetrack complex. The company has outlined plans to add another 750,000 square feet in floor space at the site – spending a total of $400m (E363m) on additional gaming...

Genting Malaysia: Earnings down on forex losses

Casino operator Genting Malaysia recorded a year-on- year earnings decline of 60 per cent in the first quarter of 2016. Leisure and hospitality giant Genting Malaysia saw earnings in the first quarter of 2016 drop by 60 per cent, as foreign exchange losses cut into the group’s bottom line. In the three months ended March 31, revenues for Genting Malaysia, which...