The American casino operator Las Vegas is considering the possibility of entering the Georgian market. The casino is planned to be opened in a five-star hotel in the city of Kobuleti, the construction of which begins in a few days.
The company “Crystal Building” is working on the project. The hotel project for 220 rooms will be the largest in Kobuleti. The height of the building will be 32 floors, and the total area is planned to be 40 000 square meters. Investments in construction reached 200 million lari. The project should be completed by 2021.
Vano Lomidze, the company’s executive director, said that initially the brand was considering possible cooperation with Radisson and Hilton hotels, but in the end it was decided to consider the prospect of cooperation with a new hotel in Kobuleti.
In addition to casino, the hotel complex will host a conference room, swimming pools, a spa, and the French cabaret “Lido”.
It is worth mentioning that another Georgian casino will be closed soon. Leogrand Hotel & Casino Batumi, located in Batumi, Georgia, will be closed for non-compliance with fire safety requirements. The reason for the closure was non-compliance with fire safety standards, despite the incident that occurred on November 24, 2017. Then, as a result of the fire, 11 people died, 21 more were hospitalized.