The Genting Group of Malaysia announced the Genting International Casino at the 0 million Resorts World Birmingham, which will be the largest in Great Britain, opened on October 26. Amenities include slot machines, table games, electronic table games and poker rooms, plus an outdoor smoking terrace.
Designed to evoke a luxury cruise ship, the seven-story property created 1,200 jobs. The facility will offer a new conference and banqueting facility called Vox. Also debuting was a retail outlet shopping area and the CineWorld 11-cinema complex, including the region’s first IMAX screen in a multiplex.
Europe’s first 4-star Genting Hotel at the resort will start booking guests for November 2. Its 178 boutique rooms and suites are based on feng shui design. The adjacent Asian-themed spa will offer the latest and traditional treatments.
It is the fifth Resorts World attraction opened by Genting; others are located in Singapore, the Philippines, New York City and Malaysia. The sixth is planned for Las Vegas.
Genting’s United Kingdom President and Chief Operating Officer Peter Brooks said, “We are thrilled that, for the time, Resorts World Birmingham will bring the uniqueness and excitement of a large-scale integrated resort offer to the West Midlands region and beyond.”