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NEWS 14 May 2018

Palms Casino Resort unveils $620m renovations

By Harrison Sayers

The Las Vegas Palms Casino Resort owned and operated by Station Casinos, will be reopening following its extensive $620m renovation works.

Renovation works began back in February 2018 to the casino which was first built in 2001. The Palms was acquired for $312.5m by Station Casinos, a subsidiary of Red Rock Resorts, in May 2016.

18 May marks the unveiling of the first round of the $620m renovations undertaken by Station Casinos. These renovations include the casinos new floor model along with the hotels amenities such as restaurants and a ‘property-wide contemporary art programme’.

The new casino floor remodel will see the introduction of 40 new table games and 1,100 video poker and slot machines. Importantly for the operators the remodel also includes a new High Limit Gaming Lounge allowing for them to compete for VIP customers in Las Vegas.

Another large draw for guests throughout the hotel and resort will be the new art installations from various renowned artist including Damien Hirst, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, and Dustin Yellin. The quality of art represents the resorts rebranding as a luxury orientated business focused on attracting wealthier clientele.

“The culmination of our many new venue openings will give our guests the first look at the new Palms in the making and the extraordinary vision we are bringing to life,” said Jon Gray, General Manager of Palms Casino Resort. “We’ve teamed with the very best partners, from our celebrity chefs, nightlife providers, artists, musicians and more, to provide our guests with an unparalleled entertainment experience.”

The new renovations should ensure that the Palms Casino Resort can compete with the other newer hotels in Las Vegas and take advantage of the growing gaming market. Currently state-wide gaming win has totalled over $1bn for three consecutive months.

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