Casinos are still popular all over the world meaning the openings of new places every year. It is the same in 2022 when we can visit some brand new casinos. Like the Emerald Bay Resort in the Philippines or the Sky River Casino in California. Let’s see the most exciting new casino openings in 2022.
The last two years haven’t been easy for casinos with people staying at home and choosing online gambling instead of in-person activities. Still, thanks to the less strict rules, people started to return to brick and mortar casinos. As they are still places of entertainment offering special experiences for all visitors. And of course, the chance of winning huge amounts of money as we mentioned. But people always looking for new places to visit which explains the openings of these brand new casinos. Some of them have been built in traditional gambling locations like Las Vegas and Atlantic City, but new areas also want to attract visitors with new casino sites. Like Puerto Rico, the Philippines, and Cyprus where the following new resorts will open this year.
The Philippines Leads in New Casino Openings in 2022 in Asia
Four new casinos will open in the Philippines this year, thanks to the growing popularity of gambling in the Southeastern Asian country. Which is now in competition with Macau and Singapore to become a gambling hub in the area, attracting mostly Asian visitors. The first new casino, the Emerald Bay Resort and Casino will open in March at an oceanfront location in Mactan, Cebu. The casino will feature 122 gaming tables and 600 gaming machines along with 5 restaurants and a pool. Players can also stay at the resort in one of the 830 rooms and do some shopping in the themed retail outlets.
NUSTAR Resort and Casino is also opening in Cebu, with an even bigger hotel and the second biggest gaming floor of the country. The casino will have 250 tables and 1500 machines, offering a wide choice of games. The second casino of the Filipino billionaire, Enrique Razon Jr, the Solaire in Quezon City is scheduled to open in August. It will be located in the business district of the city, offering slots, high stakes poker, a restaurant and a bar. There is one more casino from the country in the new casino openings in 2022. The Westside City Casino in Manila. This huge project will include four hotels and a grand Opera House besides the new casino at the Suncity Hotel. All of these casinos sound promising but they might be a bit too far for some of us.
New Casinos in Europe
In Europe, probably Monte Carlo and Malta will come into your mind first as a gambling destination. But we can also find a brand new casino from Finland in our list. It is called Casino Tampere, located next to the Nokia Arena in the centre of the city. The casino offers lots of table games, a poker room and progressive slots along with a restaurant and a bar. It’s great to visit the place if you’re watching an ice hockey game in the nearby arena. Travelling to south, we can also find new casino openings, like the City of Dreams Mediterranean in Cyprus. The resort is located in Western Limassol, and will open this March.
A temporary casino has been actually working since 2018 but it will be moved to the resort once it’s opened. It will have 7,500m2 gaming area with over 100 tables and 1,000 state-of-the-art slot machines. No wonder that the casino owned by Melco has already joined the European Casino Association as its 29th member. The ministate of Andorra will have its own casino as well this year if everything goes according to plan. The casino will be located in the capital, Andorra la Vella. And it will organize poker tournaments and shows besides the general gambling facilities. As it was reported by online gambling sites in Spain.
Brand New Openings In the US
Of course, the land of casinos are still the US, where new casinos are also built continuously. In New York State the Resorts World Hudson Valley is scheduled to open in March. The 8300m2 electronic gaming casino will be located in the Newburgh Mall, just 70km from its sister property, the Resorts World Catskills in Sullivan. A Hard Rock Casino has already opened in Rockford, Illinois last November along with the Hollywood Casino in Morgantown, Pennsylvania. Casinos are still popular in traditional spots as well like Nevada where the Legends Bay Casino suppose to open this summer.
The new casino will be located next to the Hampton Inn and Suites hotel in Sparks across 7400m2. It will offer everything that a casino has to from slot machines to dining options. While the residents of Elk Grove and nearby Sacramento can visit the new new Sky River Casino in the second half of the year. It will cover a huge gaming floor with 2000 slot machines, more than 80 table games and a 12-table poker room. We also have to mention Puerto Rico where three new casinos are planned to open this year. Offering a new destination for all gamblers. But don’t worry if you can’t visit these places. As you can also enjoy gambling from the comfort of your home on online casino sites in Spain.