KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): Genting Bhd's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Resorts World Las Vegas, has roped in Konami Gaming Inc as the exclusive gaming system management partner to run the proposed US$4.3 billion (RM18 billion) Resorts World Las Vegas casino resort in the US.
Konami Gaming is a Las Vegas-based subsidiary of Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed Konami Holdings Corp, which designs and manufactures slot machines and casino management systems for the global gaming market.
Resorts World Las Vegas and Konami Gaming said in a joint statement on Wednesday (Feb 19) that Konami's system SYNKROS will streamline, manage and optimise the 3,500-room casino resort's gaming operations by converting meaningful data into actionable information.
"Scheduled to open in Summer 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas will be the first resort on the Las Vegas Strip to integrate the full suite of tools available through SYNKROS’ comprehensive enterprise software licence throughout the 110,000 sq ft, next-generation casino floor.
"Through the partnership, Resorts World Las Vegas and Konami will collaborate to bring a complete array of marketing solutions, including first-to-market technology, to the property while simultaneously enhancing the players’ experience through key benefits, including cashless wagering, mobile account management, loyalty and bonus awards and more," the statement said.
According to the statement, Resorts World Las Vegas is being developed by Genting, which has been registered as a publicly traded corporation by the Nevada Gaming Commission.
The statement said construction for Resorts World Las Vegas, one of the largest hotel construction sites currently in the US, is steadily moving forward with about 2,200 construction workers on-site each day at the 35.2ha (88-acre) site.
At Bursa Malaysia today, Genting's share price fell four sen or 0.73% to RM5.47 for a market capitalisation of RM21.06 billion. The stock saw 4.46 million shares traded.