8 June in Limassol will be the solemn ceremony of laying the first stone of the largest in Europe and the first in Cyprus new casino resort City of Dreams Mediterranean.
Recall that the tender for its construction was won by Melco Group. Executive director of Melco Resorts and Entertainment Lawrence Ho (Lawrence Ho) at a meeting with reporters told about the opening of a new casino, built by his company in the Chinese province of Macau. "A week before the opening of the Morpheus casino, the ceremony of laying the first stone in Cyprus will take place, and in summer we must open a temporary casino in Cyprus," he said.
The main casino on the island will be built in Limassol and will begin its work in 2021 year. And before this will operate a temporary casino-resort.
According to the expert, the casino, according to estimates, will attract an additional 300 000 tourists per year and bring to the treasury the income of 4 percent of GDP.
"We are very happy that we won a tender for a license in Cyprus," said Lawrence Ho.
It is expected that in the framework of the project 550 million Euro will be opened more than 4500 jobs per year during the entire construction period. After its completion for the functioning of the casino, there are jobs for 6500 people occupying various positions in the casino-resort.
The complex will include: a games room on 136 tables and 1 200 slot machines, a five-star hotel on 500 rooms, dozens of restaurants and cafes, a sports and fitness complex, swimming pools, and a conference center with a total area of 9 600 sq. M. m.