Wednesday, 6 February 2013
Building work has started at Resorts World Birmingham after Genting UK received ‘a significant funding package’ from The Royal Bank of Scotland.
The new leisure resort and super casino at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) will create nearly 1,000 permanent jobs once it is completed in 2015.“The bank developed a bespoke package to assist with our project and has been instrumental in helping this project become a reality,” said Richard Salmond from Genting UK. “We’re confident that this project for Birmingham will boost the local economy and become a core asset for the company in the UK.”Genting stated that the money was made available via the government’s Funding For Lending Scheme in partnership with The Royal Bank of Scotland’s Corporate and Institutional Banking division.In addition to a casino, the Vegas-style complex will also feature a luxury hotel, cinema, retail factory outlet as well as bars and restaurants. Genting is the UK's largest casino operator with over 40 properties located across the UK and including its flagship Crockford’s venue in London.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will hold their special May Day online poker tournament with a guaranteed $2,000 in the prize pool on May 1 and players are being offered the chance to qualify from Monday to April 30 via a series of satellites.
The Easter holidays are now upon us and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are celebrating by holding a pair of special online poker tournaments.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will be launching their three-stage Vegas Milli Maker tournament series from tomorrow offering players the chance to win a prize package to compete in the upcoming Millionaire Maker event at the 48th annual edition of the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are about to kick off three-stage online satellite tournament series that are promising to award winners with prize packages to compete in the upcoming European Poker Championship in Velden, Austria.
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