Residents of Dudley, a town in the West Midlands region of England, are celebrating the grand opening of a new Shaftesbury Casino, marking a significant enhancement to the town’s entertainment offerings. Situated on Castle Hill, directly across from Dudley Zoo and Castle, the freshly renovated venue welcomed the public on Saturday May 18, 2024 with a night of excitement featuring live entertainment and a variety of gaming experiences.

The Shaftesbury Casino Dudley, which was acquired from Genting earlier this year, has undergone substantial renovations to transform it into a premier destination for both Dudley and the broader West Midlands region. The comprehensive refurbishment included the introduction of live poker tables, as well as live roulette and blackjack games, according to Express & Star.

In addition to the extensive interior upgrades, the exterior of the building has been modernized, and a year-long schedule of entertainment, hospitality, and gaming events is planned to keep the venue vibrant and engaging.

Unmatched Entertainment

Charles Griffin, the general manager at Shaftesbury Casino Dudley, expressed his enthusiasm about the opening: “Our primary goal at Shaftesbury Casino is to provide unmatched entertainment throughout the West Midlands. The successful launch of the Dudley Casino allows us to continue delivering top-tier entertainment to our customers in the region. We are committed to creating an exceptional experience for all our guests.

“We aim to be the leading location for live entertainment, excellent performances, and major sporting events, complemented by superb food and beverages, all within a safe and responsible gambling environment. Whether you’re passing by, seeking entertainment, or looking for a remarkable night out close to Dudley High Street, we invite you to visit us – our team would be thrilled to welcome you.”

The launch event featured a performance by a renowned Freddie Mercury tribute artist, who captivated the audience with the iconic energy and charisma of the legendary Queen frontman. This nostalgic performance set the tone for an evening of high spirits and enjoyment, resonating deeply with the guests.

Free Bet Up For Grabs

In celebration of the opening, each attendee received a complimentary £10 free bet, allowing them to experience the range of classic table games available at the casino. This exclusive offer was warmly received, providing many guests with their first taste of the gaming excitement that Shaftesbury Casino promises.

The event was deemed a great success, with attendees praising the vibrant atmosphere and the high-quality entertainment in a secure and responsible setting. Charles Griffin noted the positive feedback from visitors, emphasizing the casino’s commitment to providing an exceptional entertainment experience.

A spokesperson for Shaftesbury Casino highlighted the venue’s potential to become Dudley’s premier entertainment hub. “Shaftesbury Casino aims to offer not only a wide variety of gaming options but also regular live performances, local dining, and special events. With state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding customer service, we are dedicated to ensuring an unforgettable experience for all visitors.”

The opening of Shaftesbury Casino marks an exciting chapter for Dudley, promising to bring a new level of entertainment and hospitality to the community and the wider region.

Owner operator, Shaftesbury Casino Limited was already responsible for the Shaftesbury Casino located in the nearby community of West Bromwich, which is located approximately six miles from Dudley and also serves as the company’s headquarters.