In the United Kingdom and the local Genting Casinos UK Limited arm of Asian casino giant Genting Malaysia Berhad has announced the completion of its deal to purchase smaller counterpart Casino 36 UK Limited for an undisclosed amount.
The Birmingham-headquartered subordinate used an official Monday press release to detail that it was already responsible for 32 casinos spread across Great Britain including the giant Resorts World Birmingham property but has now acquired Casino 36 UK Limited to add a trio of Casino 36-branded properties to this burgeoning portfolio. The operator also explained that these venues are situated in the English communities Wolverhampton, Stockport and Dudley and will be re-named over the course of the next few months to better signify their new ownership.
Paul Willcock serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer for Genting Casinos UK Limited and he used the press release to proclaim that his company has been running casinos in the United Kingdom since 2004 and has since ‘bought, refurbished and built brand-new premises’ so as to offer afficionados ‘the very best in gaming and entertainment’. The experienced executive moreover described his firm ‘as one of the country’s largest casino businesses’ with its acquisition of the three Casino 36 UK Limited properties sitting ‘firmly within that existing strategy’ and sharing a ‘market-leading approach to safer gambling.’
Read a statement from Willcock…
“We are delighted to announce that Genting Casinos UK Limited has acquired the Casino 36 UK Limited casinos in Wolverhampton, Dudley and Stockport. We’re confident that this acquisition will strengthen our current portfolio and enhance our existing reputation as a leading casino operator in the United Kingdom.”
Genting Casinos UK Limited stated that it was the first casino operator in the United Kingdom ‘to have achieved the top level of the Safer Gambling Standard practice’, which it depicted an independently-assessed series of guidelines that measure programs put in place ‘to protect people from experiencing gambling-related harm’. The operator finished by pronouncing that existing members of the loyalty scheme run by Casino 36 UK Limited are to have their information as well as any funds immediately transferred to its analogous My Genting attraction.
A Monday statement from Casino 36 UK Limited read…
“Genting Casinos UK Limited’s focus will be to deliver an even better gambling experience with superior customer service. Genting Casinos UK Limited prides itself on having the best casino gaming in the United Kingdom from renowned croupier tables to the latest slots and live e-tables and it will now be no different for Casino 36 UK Limited clubs. You will see cosmetic updates too with each club to be re-branded as Genting Casinos later this year.”