Forest-themed mass floor opens as revamp plan rolls on

Genting Malaysia continues to roll out new facilities under a MYR10 billion ($2.3 billion) revamp plan, though a theme park development with 20th Century Fox, seen as a key driver for growth, has now been delayed until the second quarter of next year. The company opened the first and second floor of its new Sky Casino in March, which will cater to the mass market, while the third and fourth floors, dedicated to VIP and gold card members, are expected to come online in the third quarter. According to a report by Alliance DBS Research analyst King Yoong Cheah the new floors will add a further 250 tables, increasing capacity by about 40 percent from the current 550 tables in operation. The casino, which is in the Genting Highlands, has a forest theme and boasts being spacious enough to fit two 747 planes. “We were impressed by the new casino’s high ceilings and...

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