Monte Carlo Casino to close poker room

The casino from Las Vegas announced that it will close its poker room in April.

US.- Monte Carlo Casino of Las Vegas announced that its poker room will be officially closed to the public on April 25. MGM Resorts International, the owner of the facility, said that they’re planning to change the venue into two hotels.

The company confirmed that once they shutter the current venue, the new property would include two facilities. The closing of the poker room is part of a series of measures to set the new hotels: back in October the company closet the swimming pool along with a few shopping outlets. Even though the poker room is a small facility, they expect to carry their plans with no issues.

Scott Ghertner, Executive Director of Public Relations of MGM Resorts International, said that the remodeling will help the company position itself as a premier destination in the Las Vegas Strip. In approximately 15 years, Las Vegas experienced the closing of seven poker rooms. With the poker room of Monte Carlo Casino being closed, the number will go down from 26 in the 00’s to 19 in 2017.