Royal Dragon Casino to Open in Macau this Week

Royal Dragon Casino to Open in Macau this WeekMacau overtook the Las Vegas Strip as the world’s biggest gambling resort in 2007, and since then the number of casinos based on the Chinese island has increased to around 35. That number is set to increase again, after a new venue called the Royal Dragon Casino is scheduled to open its doors for business on September 27.
The timing is impeccable, too, as the casino based in the downtown district of Macau will be able to take full advantage of the October Golden Week holiday that is just around the corner. Included in the festivities is a celebration running from October 1st to 3rd commemorating the National Day of the People’s Republic of China, while on October 4th will be held the Mid-Autumn Festival, which is a harvest festival type public holiday.
Although the Royal Dragon Casino opening date is yet to be confirmed, at least an application to operate the casino under a gaming licence held by SJM Holdings Ltd has been acknowledged by the local gaming regulator, and as the bureau explained in an email sent last Friday:
“We have already received the application from SJM [Holdings] requesting to open a casino at the location you mentioned. The gaming tables that SJM [Holdings] planned to place in the casino will be existing ones that are moved from its other casino properties. The respective application is currently under processing and no official approval has been granted yet.”
According to the casino’s website, the Royal Dragon boasts a 4-star hotel located just a 10-minute walk away from the Macau Ferry Terminal, and 15-minutes by car from the Macau International Airport. The building itself consists of two connected buildings, with the Main Building being where the guest rooms are located, and the Tower Wing consisting mostly of commercial rooms. On the Main Building’s 4th floor can be found an acclaimed restaurant specializing in Chinese cuisine and seafood, with other features in the building including a night club, sauna, shows, and casinos offering slot machines and table games.

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