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Representatives from Malaysia-based casino giant Genting met aided by the Las Vegas Gaming Control Board week that is last respond to questions about the suitability of the proposed $4 billion project for the Las Vegas Strip, Resorts World Las Vegas. That meeting resulted in the approval that is preliminary of video gaming license.
Genting acquired the abandoned Echelon project 14 months ago for $350 million, and is now one step closer to realizing its ambitious brand new mega-resort, the initial regarding the Strip for nearly a decade, to be constructed on the half-vacant pocket of land that was as soon as home to the legendary Stardust Casino. The suitability finding is the stage that is penultimate actual certification.
It’s grasped that the Gaming Control Board has spent the year that is past into Genting’s operations throughout Malaysia, Singapore, London and ny in a rigorous assessment of the company’s suitability, but Genting’s chances of approval were constantly rumored to be high.
As Howard Stutz, gaming reporter during the Las Vegas Review-Journal, wrote on the eve associated with the meeting: ‘Short of Genting’s whole board of directors being found to have ties to the Yakuza or Chinese organized crime triads, the company as well as its representatives more “Genting to Take Las Vegas Strip to Next Echelon with Resorts World”