AUSTRALIA’S best-known casino has opened in the heart of the Gold Coast.
It’s the third-largest in Australia and one of the largest in the world.
Gold Coast Casino will be Australia’s largest casino in 2020 and is expected to have more than a billion dollars in revenue.
The casino is set to become Australia’s biggest casino with more than $1 billion in revenue in 2020.
Key points:The casino, called Paragon, is set for the heartland of the gold and silver ore tradeThe $1bn facility will be the largest on the Gold and Silver CoastThe facility will allow for up to 5,000 employeesThe casino will have 5,600 rooms, including lounges, restaurants, bars and cafesThe building is expected soon to be completed and the resort will be open for the first time to visitors in early 2021.
“We’ve been working hard to make sure we have the right infrastructure and the right management structure so we can continue to create a unique and innovative experience for the Golds and the Silvers,” Gold Coast Resort CEO Andrew Macfarlane said.
“This is a great opportunity for us to showcase our Gold Coast as a destination for the 21st century.”
The $500 million facility is set on the shores of the Darling Harbour and will be able to host up to 2,500 employees and a workforce of 5,200.
The project will have a total of 513 rooms and 5,800 employees, with more rooms to come, with an additional 50,000 square metres to be built.
“I think it’s an important piece of the puzzle for us,” Mr Macfadin said.
Key highlights:The $5.8 billion facility will feature a five-star hotel and casino on top of a six-star resort and casino, with 1,000 rooms, restaurants and cafes.
The resort’s staff will work in a casino and lounge, as well as a full service bar, spa and retail centre.
“The new Paragon casino is the biggest casino in the state of Queensland and it’s a real gem,” Mr McFarlane said of the $500m development.
“It’s going to be a spectacular building, with the right mix of technology, hospitality, entertainment and business, and we’re very excited to be able get our foot in the door.”
The hotel will be built on the Darling River.
“What’s been going on at Paragon has been amazing,” Mr Mafarlane said, of the casino’s success.
“With more than 5,700 staff and over 2,600 casino rooms, the casino will offer a unique, vibrant experience for visitors from all over Queensland.”
And what’s really exciting is that this project is going to bring us the world’s most modern, state-of-the-art gaming experience to the Goldfields and Darling Harbour.
“Paragon will be a premier Gold Coast resort and one that will create a significant economic boost for the region.”
Mr Macfiddens casino expansion will include the construction of a new casino on the north shore of the island of Nui.
“As we’ve been building the Paragon project, we’ve also been working on expanding our casino to include an additional 10,000-plus room facility on the North Shore,” Mr MacDonald said.
He said it would be an “important piece of infrastructure for the Queensland economy”.
“This will give us the opportunity to showcase Queensland as a global destination for casino gambling,” Mr McDonald said.
The $7 billion facility, also known as the Paragons Casino, will have two casino rooms and a restaurant.
“Parks and recreation has been one of our biggest priorities in the last three years, and now we have a new destination with the Paraguay Resort and Casino,” Mr MACFIDEN said.
“We’re thrilled to partner with the local community to create an outstanding gaming destination in the Darling Harbor.”
The facility’s opening date has yet to be announced.
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