A group led by Japanese gaming tycoon Kazuo Okada has invested $2.4 billion to open before the year ends Okada Manila, the newest and biggest integrated resort in Pagcor Entertainment City, touted to be a ?game-changer? as the country builds its version of a Las Vegas strip along Manila Bay.
Okada Manila, which is targeted to have a soft opening by November, is seen to become the biggest casino resort in the country occupying a gaming space of 26,410.77 square meters (sqm) and housing more than 500 table games and 3,000 electronic gaming machines.
The third integrated resort to rise at the Entertainment City will also have a Y-shaped hotel designed with a gleaming gold exterior, envisioned to be an iconic structure on the Manila Bay horizon. It will have two wings comprising 15 floors each and housing a total of 993 deluxe rooms ranging from 60-sqm deluxe rooms to luxurious 1,400-sqm villas.