Genting Casinos is an international company that not only operate numerous land based resorts and casinos in the United Kingdom, Australia, the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore, but they also own and control numerous well known and patronised online casinos.
Genting Group originated and was incorporated under the Companies act of 1965. The late Tan Sri(DR.) Lim Goh Ton started Genting Group and his initial project was to build a 20km private access road through some very treacherous terrain. Since that time, the Genting Group have been involved in various business ventures, but to date, the most exciting was in 1970 when the Genting Group changed their name to the Genting Highlands Hotel Sdn Bhd which operated out of Malaysia. Under this new name they were granted a gaming license to operate a hotel and casino. In 1978 however, they officially reverted back to their original name of Genting Berhad. Since then numerous resorts, land based casinos and hotels have been opened and in 2009 Genting launched online casino and bingo sites and formed Genting Alderney to control this sector.
Genting Berhad is a public company and is listed on the Malaysian Stock Exchange.
Employ over 27,000 employees with the principal executive officers as follows:
Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay Chairman and Chief Executive
Tun Mohammed Hanif Bin Omar Deputy Chairman
Tan Sri Mohd Amin Bin Osman Executive Director
Mr Tan Kong Han President and Chife Operating Officer.
Mr Chong Kin Leong Executive Vice President Finance
Dato Justin Leong Ming Loong Head of strategic Investments and Corporate Affairs
Mr Ong Tiong Soon Chief Executive Officer Genting Sanyen Group
Ms Goh Lee Sian Senior Vice President Legal
Encik Azmi Bin Abdullah Group Treasurer.
Genting Berhad is an investment and management company, with approximately 45 years experience that manage the Genting Group which consist of:
Genting Alderney (a subsidiary of Genting Singapore)
Founded in 2009, this online casino and poker site attracts international clientele. They trade under the Circus and Genting brands and offer over 100 casino games.
Genting UK (a subsidiary of Genting Singapore)
Founded 1984 this is a land based casino operating in the United Kingdom. There are 43 land based casinos that trade under the Mint, Maxims, Circus, Crockfords, Colony Club and Palm Beach. Genting UK is not only known in the UK as one of the largest land based casino operators, but they are also renowned as having one of the oldest private clubs in the world. Crockfords, running under Genting UK, which is a subsidiary of Genting Singapore, was founded in 1828 by William Crockford and was sponsored by the Duke of Wellington
Founded in 1984, this public company owns 6 hotels, including The First World which is the largest hotel in the world with its 6,118 rooms, 50 fun rides, 170 dining and shopping outlets and caters to over 20 million visitors per annum. In 1998 Genting Malaysia branched out and bought shares in Star Cruises, who are the leading cruise operators in the Asia Pacific. Today Genting Malaysia owns 19.3% of Star Cruises.
Founded in 1984, this public company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, and own resorts and land based casinos in Australia, the Americas; Malaysia, the Philippines and the United Kingdom.
The Genting Berhad (Genting BHD) group was listed on the Malaysian stock exchange on the 24 July 1970 when they converted to a public company with Capitalisation of $22.5 bn.
Genting Malaysia (Genting Malaysia Bhd) is listed on the Malaysian Stock exchange with Capitalisation of US $4.7bn
Genting Singapore (Genting SP) is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange with Capitalisation of US $9.2bn
Address: Genting Berhad's registered office is located at 24th Floor, Wisma Genting, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Telephone: +6032178 2288/2333 2288
Fax: +603 2161 5304 and
Genting Berhad is a well run and progressive company and wins numerous awards yearly for their outstanding performance, destination and gaming venues. The latest award that they have received is the Putra Brand Award where Genting Berhad was nominated as the Bronze winner in Transportation, Travel and Tourism Category.
First World Hotel - It has been recorded by the Guinness book or records and Ripleys Believe it or Not as the largest hotel in the world with its staggering 6,118 rooms.
Genting Berhad believe that they need to support the betterment of any society in which they operate and do so by supporting underprivileged or disability groups and many charities or organizations that promote Culture and Arts, Youth development, Education and Sport.
Casinos owned by the group
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Circus Casino Birmingham Star City offers players virtual sports betting on dog races, football, horseracing, and speedway events. Texas Hold`em and 5 other casino games are also available for play making this a complete gaming facility.
The initial attraction to Circus Casino Blackpool is how it is built to look like a castle. Beyond the appearance, Circus Blackpool has a great poker league along with several casino games that people can play.
Blackjack, Caribbean stud poker, American roulette, progressive poker, 3 card poker, jackpot slots and electronic roulette are all offered on the gaming floor at Circus Casino Edinburgh. Complimentary drinks and sandwiches are also provided.
The Colony Club is a full entertainment casino with an extravagant bar, Japanese-style cuisine, and 22 tables games on the floor. Poker, baccarat, blackjack, and roulette are some of the games you can play here.
Crockfords Club is one of the great casinos in the United Kingdom, and the name is synonymous with high-stakes gambling especially in their private rooms.
Electric Casino Leicester isn`t really a full-entertainment venue, but they do have plenty of electronic gaming. Both slots and roulette are offered on the floor and this casino opens at 10 am.
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Mint Casino Leicester offers players the opportunity to play blackjack, slots, 3 card poker, and roulette. Mint Casino visitors can also take advantage of the Slots Club and/or Complimentary Curry nights. Those looking to relax should visit the bar area.
Mint Casino Southend offers one of the best view of any UK casino since it`s located right on the waterfront. Inside the casino, players will earn points on casino and poker games with the Loyalty Card.
Mint Casino Torquay visitors will be able to experience fine dining, a wide range of casino games, and a poker room. In addition to this, players can also sit back and watch sports in the bar too.
Party Nights, a complimentary Chinese buffet, and a rewards card are just some of the great promotions at Stanley Casino Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The rewards card earns points on roulette, punto banko, three card poker, Big Six, and poker.
Daily poker tournaments are held in the poker room at Stanley Casino Plymouth while roulette and slots are also big games here. The alcoholic drinks are very inexpensive here as well.