Sochi Casino and Resort, the first casino of the Sochi gambling zone Krasnaya Polyana, generates 1154 jobs. The grand opening ceremony of the casino took place on January 5, 2017.
According to Stuart McLaughlin, General Manager for the Sochi Casino And Resort, approximately 7 per cent of casino employees are foreign specialists who have worked for gambling resorts in Las Vegas and Monte Carlo. Sochi residents constitute 30 per cent of the casino staff, the rest of the Sochi Casino & Resort personnel are from different regions of Russia.
Sochi Casino and Resort is a project with a unique concept for Russia in the spirit of the best casinos of Las Vegas. Situated in the existing mountain cluster of Gorki Gorod resort, the 5-star complex is owned by Domain LLC, the operator of the fifth active gambling zone in Russia.
According to Evgeniy Kudelya, adviser to the head of Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency, Sochi Casino & Resort’s opening will stimulate tourism activity in region during off-season and will boost the quality of the tourist services in the entire region.