Genting's New York casino is all set for expansionWednesday, Aug 16, 2017 08:50
Glitz and glamour for Genting in New York
The Big Apple is no stranger to glitz and glamour but the city will be even more majestic thanks to Genting. Since the Genting world casino in New York City opened in 2011, there have been visitors coming from all over the world to enjoy the super facilities and casino features at the resort. Genting have just announced that they will be investing approximately $400 million on the resort, which is scheduled to be completed in mid-2019. Genting have said that the expansion will be a magnificent boost for NYC, it is estimated that the project will generate close to $200 million in economic activity for New York.
Majestic facilities expected
The redeveloped resort will be a luxurious venue for casino fans who are looking for the ultimate casino experience. You will feel like royalty when you visit the redeveloped resort. The expansion is set to include a new 400 room hotel with five-star suites, retail offerings with the biggest brands, excellent dining outlets and of course, a new gaming experience for casino and gaming fans.
Excitement is building at Genting HQ
Genting will be eager for 2019 to come so that everyone can see the developed Genting resort in New York City in all its glory. Genting Resorts World Casino New York City president, Scott Molina commented on the expansion: “We are incredibly excited to break ground on this extraordinary project, which will welcome visitors around the world to enjoy the ultimate play, stay, dine and shop experience right here in Queens.”
Since its’ first opening, the Genting resort in New York has welcomed visitors from overseas who came to enjoy the fantastic gaming facilities in the casino. In the future, Genting are expecting even more visitors from around the US and other countries to visit for a once in a lifetime experience at the resort. Genting have wanted to bring an integrated resort atmosphere to NYC and they hope that the redevelopment will give more of an integrated vibe.
Great news for NYC
The redevelopment will be a magnificent boost for the New York City economy. The expansion will serve the local community with great jobs and it will also generate revenue for the city. Genting’s resort in NYC pays 70% of the casino's gross figure to New York State, contributing to a total of $1.9 billion to New York’s Lottery Education fund since opening 6 years ago. In 2016, the company had a gaming revenue alone of $826.5 million. The Genting resort is a fantastic asset for Genting, with gaming enthusiast visiting the city solely to check out the casino. The redevelopment will see even more visitors come through its’ doors, which is great news for Genting and NYC as a whole.