Cyprus Casino Attracts Major Firms

Up to 15 gaming companies may be preparing to bid on a license to operate a casino in Cyprus, according to news reports. Interested parties are said to include international operators including MGM, Caesars and Genting.

A number of global gaming companies are said to be interested in bidding for a casino license in Cyprus. According to the World Casino News, the suitors include MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment, Genting Malaysia and Kerzner International.

The publication reports that representatives of those companies have met with landowners and officials in hopes of expanding into Cyprus, which is expected to be ready to issue a license by the end of 2015.

Some 15 companies are said to be looking at the potential jurisdiction. Limassol and Larnaca have been suggested as potential destinations if the project gets the go-ahead.