Resorts World LV Gets NGCB Approval Ahead Of Opening Next Month
Resorts World Las Vegas has plans to open its doors to the public on June 24, provided its gets final approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission on May 20. This will be the first new mega-casino resort to open its doors in Las Vegas in over a decade. The last Las Vegas casino resort opening was back in December 2010 when The Cosmopolitan launched.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has reviewed Resorts World LV license application and looked the property over and found no concerns. The three board members spoke highly of Resorts World LV which indicates that the May 20 hearing is likely to be just a formality.
Resorts World LV belongs to the Malaysian based conglomerate the Genting Group which acquired the Strip site location back in 2013.
It has taken many years for things to come together for Resorts World LV but it appears to be worth the wait as Brin Gibson, chairman for the NGCB was full of praise for the architecture. Gibson also commended Resorts World LV on its financials and well-balanced ratios.
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The property is located on 88 acres and will stage a private party on June 24 before officially opening its doors to the public at 11.pm. Resorts World LV stands out with its 59 storey red curved structure which comes with an LED façade.
Non-Gaming To Be The Main Focus
Scott Sibella, President of Resorts World LV said that they focused on creating a unique property that would be a must see attraction in Las Vegas. The casino floor will cover 117,000 square feet and have over 100 table games, 1,400 slot machines and 30 poker tables. Genting will also run its own sportsbook at the property and offer VIP players private gaming on the 5th and 66th floor of the property.
While the gaming section is definitely attractive, Sibella says that Resorts World LV will focus on the non-gaming side of the business. Resorts World LV has a 3,500 hotel rooms, over 300,000 square feet set aside for conventions, 600,000 square feet dedicated to luxury shopping, fine dining, restaurants, bars, retail shops and a day club and nightclub.
They have also constructed a state of the art theatre that can seat up to 5,000 and is expected to host top performers including Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan and Celine Dion. Visitors will have access to a seven pools with one of them being an infinity pool overlooking the Strip.