The country’s first as well as biggest integrated resort spread over 49 hectares of land, Resorts World Sentosa is a highly-sought-after tourist spot owned and operated by Genting Singapore Public Limited Company - a segment of Malaysia’s Genting Group. Along with its four world-class hotels, the Universal Studio that enthralls visitors with its movie-themed highlights and Marine Life Park – the world’s largest oceanarium, Resorts World Sentosa is equally commendable for its casino; the first of its kind in Singapore. Opened on 14 February 2010 on Chinese New Year, Resort World Casino is the best casino facility in Asia, offering a luxurious gaming area replete with an ensemble of table games, electronic games and slot machines.
Resorts World Sentosa Casino Highlights
Occupying an area of about 15,000sqm in the basement of the Crockfords Tower Hotel, World Resort Casino is one of the most sophisticated casino facilities in the world. Due to its collaboration with some of the world’s leading gaming equipment providers such as International Game Technology (IGT) group, the casino enables you to play some of the most advanced games like Star Wars, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones and Alien vs Predator. Its deal with IGT further allows players to gain access to such sophisticated gaming system as the RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Device) Chip Inventory System and EZ Pay.
In addition, many slot machines as well as jackpot games can also be played at the casino. Nevertheless, World Resort Casino’s attraction is not just confined to its extravagant gaming zone that consists of more than 500 gaming tables. It’s also noteworthy for its striking interiors complemented by non-stop entertainment and sumptuous dining choices including Casino Royal Bar – a great place for casino players to relish sumptuous Japanese specialties, Crockfords Club, designed for VIP casino players, Feng Shui Inn where you can sample fine Cantonese cuisine, Full House whose specialty is a buffet featuring the culinary delights of Thailand, China and Vietnam, Happy 9, one of the best places in Sentosa to savour Chinese cuisine, Prosperity Court – a place to taste scrumptious Southeast Asian specialties and Wing Choi offering mouth watering BBQ specialties.
Good to know about Resorts World Sentosa Casino
According to the law, Singaporeans and permanent residents require a Casino Entry Levy in order to gain admission to the casino. This includes a day levy and annual levy, of which the former can be obtained by paying S$100 and the latter by S$2,000. All levies collected are utilized for charity as well as public purposes.
Even though the admission to casino is free for foreigners, it’s mandatory for them to produce identification documents: a foreign passport with an immigration stamp; a long-term visit pass with a foreign passport, a long-term visit pass with photographic identification, a student pass with photographic identification, a work pass with identification, or an identity card issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Diplomats in Foreign Embassies and Professional Staff in International Organisations. Further, the entry to casino is restricted to patrons aged 21 or above. The casino’s dress etiquette is smart/casual, and visitors are not allowed to enter dressed in shorts, flip-flops and singlets.
Resort World Sentosa Casino
- Opening Hours: 24 hours
- Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
- Tel: +65 6577 8888
- How to get there: Located just 10 minutes from Singapore’s Central Business District, Resorts World Sentosa can be easily reached via the MRT, buses or cabs. Upon reaching the resort, visitors can take advantage of the resort’s shuttle buses to reach the casino.