Singapore Marina Bay Sands was inaugurated in 2010 which is a part of the mega $5.5 billion resort project, Marina Bay Sands Hotel. This casino is much more than just a hotel and casino. It is equipped with all sorts of amenities and facilities to become Southeast Asia’s top entertainment destination. You can place your bet and hope to become lucky. Just less than a month after its opening, a few Lotus Evora cars from the casino’s ‘Mystery Car Jackpot’ got new owners. If you lost the lucky streak, then head up to the Sands Skypark for jaw-dropping city sceneries and a fun-filled night at the multiple rooftop clubs, like the uber-chic KU DÉ TA. Even if you are not so lucky, you will never run out of fun and entertainment options out there.
The casino is spread across a lavish 15,000-square-metre, which features nearly 500 gaming tables, 1,600 slot machines, which are also known as ‘jackpot machines’ by the locals, along with more than 30 private gaming rooms. Marina Bay Sands offers a great assortment of the newest and most popular electronic gaming machines across the globe. Their range of machines features more than 250 games and theme titles to choose from. You will instantly notice the spectacular chandelier the moment you will enter the main gaming floor of this casino. It’s the world’s largest chandelier and is made up of more than 130,000 Swarovski crystals that weigh around seven tons! This is not all, there are many more surprises and classic interior to keep you amazed the whole day. There is much more to see and do here and it also welcomes the non-smoking gamers.
Infrastructure and other Facilities
This remarkable resort complex is spread in three 55-storey towers, all connected to the 200-meter-high Sands SkyPark that gives 360-degree views of Singapore. This casino also features restaurants, tropical gardens, nightclubs, and a 150-meter outdoor infinity pool. This casino has a total of 2,560 rooms and huge shopping facilities with endless luxury stores including Gucci, Chanel, Cartier, Prada and Patek Philippe. The resort is also coupled with a huge convention hall, ready for seminars, events and any kind of activities including wedding parties.
Its roof is retractable, with a waterfall through the roof of collected rainwater which is closed in the day and at night it hosts laser shows. The SkyPark has the world’s longest elevated swimming pool, which has 479 ft vanishing edge built 627 ft above ground. These pools are made up of 191,000 kg of stainless steel and can retain 1,425 cubic meters of water in its lap. The SkyPark also features rooftop nightclubs like Lavo (New York, Vegas) and Cé La Vi, gardens, along with several trees and plants, and a public observatory deck on the cantilever that offers 360-degree views of the Singapore skyline. It is accessible only to hotel guests for security reasons.
The shops at Marina Bay Sands are spread across 1,000,000 sq ft of retail space with nearly 300 stores and F&B outlets, consisting boutiques like Luren, Chanel, Gucci, Emporio, Ralph Lauren etc. A canal runs through the Shoppes, in the same pattern as the Venetian as Las Vegas and rides on the canal are available for guests and shoppers at the shopping mall, just like the gondola rides in the Venetian.
The Sands Theatre and Grand Theatre have the accommodation capacity of 1,680 people and 2,155 people, respectively. Adjacent to the theatres is a skating rink with synthetic ice spread across 6,500 sq ft. Dragonfire boxing is yet another regular event that you can witness here.
This casino is one of the most amazing and largest casinos across the world with an amazing and jaw-dropping panorama of entire Singapore! It is worth visiting if you ever plan to visit Singapore!