On January 5, 2017 the official opening ceremony of a five-star entertainment complex "Sochi Casino and Resort" took place on the territory of the year-round and mountain resort "Gorki Gorod" located in the settlement Krasnaya Polyana of the municipal formation of the resort city Sochi.
According to LLC "Domain", the official operator of the gambling zone "Krasnaya Polyana", the volume of investments into the project on the construction of an entertainment complex "Sochi Casino and Resort" is estimated at more than 4 billion rubles.
The complex includes, apart from the casino, two restaurants of high and author’s cuisine ("Brunello", "BAFFET"), trendy bar "ROYALE", VIP-rooms with separate entrances, concert hall, theatre-cabaret and conference-hall. A Concierge Service and a special program for casino guests are also in place.
Within the framework of implementing the project, the investor of which was LLC "Royale", the reconstruction and re-equipment of the building of one of the largest multi-functional congress centers in the region (former Olympic Media Center "Gorki") near the hotel Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana 5* was performed. The company Steelman Partners, one of the top American architectural & design bureaus, was engaged into the development of the redesign concept. In particular, it also designed facilities on the most popular gambling territories of the world – Las-Vegas and Macao.
The target audience of the casino are the Russian and foreign tourists. According to the company representatives, the choice of the place to accommodate the complex is conditioned by the fact that the resort city Sochi is a unique year-round and resort-recreational territory with a highly developed infrastructure.
The casino area makes around 32 thousand sq.m., of which the gambling zone occupies around 4-5 thousand sq.m. "Sochi Casino and Resort" is capable of accommodating up to 2 thousand visitors simultaneously. It is expected that more than 43 thousand people will attend it on a monthly basis. In total, in 2017 the gambling zone intends to service around 440 thousand customers.
According to the assessment of a number of experts, "Sochi Casino and Resort" is considered to be one of the large elite casinos in Eastern Europe.
The gambling zone "Krasnaya Polyana" was established by the Decree No.1697-r of the Government of the Russian Federation as of August 19, 2016.
Its combined area is more than 165 thousand sq.m.
The gambling zone is determined within the boundaries of the land plots granted for accommodation of the Olympic Venues of federal significance, which financing and construction were not performed via budgetary allocations or funds of the State corporation on the construction of the Olympic Venues and development of Sochi as a mountain resort (Group of companies "Olympstroy").
Source - Investment portal of Krasnodar region