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Resorts World Catskills Cuts Ribbon on NY Largest Poker Space

New York State is in a period of rapid changes that are all projected to bring positive changes to the gaming field and make it an even more appealing location for casino patrons. The newest casino resort in the state, Resorts World Catskills recently announced the official launch of its brand new poker room elevating the player experience to a whole new level.

Expectations are that with sports wagering launching soon, the casino resort would witness a revenue surge. Casino resorts are always on the pursuit of improving their offerings and making sure that they are as diverse as possible.

Gaming, family-friendly, and accommodation offerings should coexist in a symbiosis that aims to bring a well-rounded experience. Resorts World Catskills is ready to meet its players’ expectations and even surpass them with the brand new poker room transforming some 7,000 square feet of space.

Poker Room Brings the Action

Poker is known to attract people ready to put themselves to the test and see how far they can come. The Monticello casino resort wants to offer the most advanced experience with the largest poker room built in a New York State commercial casino venue.

The special area is located at the casino floor available on site, where millions of individuals have played since the launch of the casino resort at the beginning of 2018. Everyone interested in giving it a try would enjoy service around the clock that would change the way they perceive poker as a pastime activity.

The poker room comes with 20 tables and as many as 180 seats, guaranteeing enough space for everyone interested in playing. Among the special features that make this poker heaven stand out are the in-room cashier, complimentary beverage service, and USB charging ports for everyone.

In addition to that, the new poker room also comes with its very own outside smoking deck, as well as and twenty-seven 55-inch TVs. In order to guarantee diverse activities for every taste, the casino resort would offer Texas Holdโ€™em (limit and no-limit), Omaha (Hi-Lo and Pot-Limit), and 7 Card Stud.

Sports Betting Starts Soon

Resort World Catskills is currently preparing for the official launch of sports wagering on site of its casino venue, as it is among the four commercial casinos to host such. It is going to join seven tribal gaming locations as well, some of which have already greenlighted legal sports wagering operation. The casino location is about to team up with international giant bet365.

This was possible via through its New York affiliate Hillside LLC, pouring some $34 million into the arrangement. The Monticello gaming resort failed to reach the initial expectations issued prior to its official opening. The casino developer overseeing operation on site, Empire Resorts, witnessed considerable losses over the first 14 months of operation.

On a monthly basis, this amount managed to reach US$12.58. Actions towards improving the situation have been taken over the past few months, with the poker room being the latest one. Empire Resorts is ready to build a new US$100-million gaming hall in Orange County bringing 1,100 video lottery terminals to Woodbury after 2023.