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Resorts World Bimini Bahamas Unveils Renderings for New Boutique Casino at Bimini Bay
By Genesis Gonzalez
Oct 10, 2012 - 10:30:18 AM

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North Bimini Island, The Bahamas - Resorts World Bimini Bahamas, the multi-million dollar, luxury gaming facility set to open in North Bimini in the first quarter of 2013, unveils stunning renderings showcasing the highly anticipated venue. The casino is being launched by a partnership between RAV Bahamas LTD., developer of Bimini Bay Resort & Marina and Rockwell Island Beach Estates and Genting Malaysia Berhad (“Genting Malaysia”).

The 10,000 square foot world-class casino located within Bimini Bay Resort will introduce an entirely new concept to the destination and feature state-of-the-art gaming including popular table games, slots and a sports book within a modern  South Beach décor, a sleek entertainment bar and a restaurant lounge.

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“With interiors showcasing a unique, chic, and modern design, the casino is ideally positioned within the resort enjoying serene vistas of the turquoise waters and the resorts mega yacht marina,” says Dana Leibovitz, President of Resorts World Bimini  Bahamas. “We are also already considering additional entertainment amenities for phase two of the casino that will further make Bimini Bay a distinctive destination.”

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The addition of the new casino will positively impact and enhance the tourism economy of Bimini by creating new employment for 130 Bahamian residents, this does not account for the many additional jobs that will be created in the resort and other indirect employment opportunities made available throughout the island.

“This new casino is the first step in our plans to develop and showcase Bimini as a world class leisure destination. The benefits to the local economy will be vast as we continue to expand our business with Resorts World Bimini,” states Leslie Bethel, Chief Operating Officer of RAV Bahamas.

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Additional developments for the destination conveniently located 48 miles just off South Florida’s coast include a new high-speed ferry service offered by Balearia’s Bahamas Express, which will launch in mid-November 2012. Resort World Bimini and Bimini Bay Resort & Marina are also actively working on attracting additional airlift and convenient transportation to the island.

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About Genting Malaysia

Genting (www.gentingmalaysia.com) is a member of The Genting Group (www.genting.com), the world’s largest Destination Resort operator with Resorts World-branded properties in Malaysia, Singapore, Manila and New York City. In addition to Destination Resorts, the Genting Group has global investments in plantations, power generation, oil and gas, real estate, cruise, leisure and other industries. The Genting Group has five public companies listed on the stock exchanges of Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong, with a combined market capitalization of $45 billion and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide.

About Bimini Bay Resort & Marina

Bimini Bay Resort and Marina is nestled along the turquoise waters and beaches of North Bimini in The Bahamas. The resort is a master-planned oceanfront community featuring over 480 luxury homes and villas suites, the largest yacht marina complex in the Bahamas, four restaurants, two pools, an open-air shopping village, tennis, children’s play center and a newly opened Beach Club. www.biminibayresort.com

About Rockwell Island Estates & Resort

Rockwell Island Beach Estates & Resort, the only resort community in the Caribbean featuring beachfront homes with an adjacent protected bay lot/slip combination. Rockwell Island privileges to spoil residents further with extravagant amenities such as a state-of-the- art wellness center complete with meditation garden, spa, swimming pool andsports facilities. Conveniently situated adjacent to Bimini Bay, just 50 miles from Miami, Florida, Rockwell Island Beach Estates features private marinas and is accessible via boat or private aircraft. www.rockwellisland.com

About RAV Bahamas

RAV Bahamas is a real estate development and construction company, widely acknowledged as a leading expert within The Bahamas, specializes in hotel, residential, retail, commercial, marine and infrastructure projects throughout the Caribbean. For more information on RAV Bahamas, call 1 (866) 990-3371 or visit www.ravbahamas.com.

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