The View Royal Casino to double in size

The View Royal casino expansion will begin next year with a major upgrade.

A 600-seat entertainment venue and 350 more slot machines and electronic games, are part of the View Royal casino expansion.

Canada.- The View Royal casino will more than double in size with a major upgrade that includes a 600-seat entertainment venue and 350 more slot machines and electronic games. In addition there will be added 12 new table games with live dealers to the current 15 and new dining venues such as a buffet, casual lounge and bar.

The expansion project, which will add 42,000 square feet to the complex, is expected to begin in 2017 and it will be completed in the first half 0f 2018.

The View Royal casino has been operating since 2001. It generated CAD71.8 million (US$54.38 million) in revenue in 2015-16, with CAD4.1 million (US$3.1 million) going to West Shore municipalities.

A second CAD20 million (US$15.15 million) casino is planned for Victoria, which beat out other local jurisdictions in a selection process overseen by the B.C. Lottery Corp.