Resorts World Genting Casino – The 2023 Experience


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Genting Casino in Malaysia is the only legal land-based casino in the entire country. Located in an integrated resort property on the peak of Mount Ulu Kali in Pahang, visitors can easily escape the heat and bustle of the city in the Titiwangsa Mountains at 1,800 meters elevation. Established by the late Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong in 1965, the primary attractions include the casino and theme parks.

Since its debut, Genting Highlands Resort has since been renamed and upgraded to keep up with the company’s expansion even outside the country. This article takes a closer look at the casino today and the gambling experience it offers. 

Sky Casino Gaming Experience

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Sky Casino is a sleek and modern gaming space that has more than 200,000 square feet of gaming space spread over two floors. With a spacious design inspired by the theme of an enchanted forest, you can enjoy the ambience of lush greenery indoors. It features one of the most extensive game selections in Asia with more than 3,000 gaming machines and 400 gaming tables. 

With a wide range of both Asian and Western games, gamblers will find it hard to run out of options. As the gambling industry advanced, players can also find the addition of electronic table games that offer the same thrill despite the privacy and lower betting minimums. 

GamesBlackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Slot, Mini Baccarat, Pontoon, Three Pictures, Mini Dice, Progressive Texas Hold’em, Commission Free Baccarat, Zodiac Wheel, Electronic table games, Slot machines, and more
Minimum Bets
  • The minimum bet for slot machines range from 2 to 10 cents
  • The minimum bet for table games range from RM 10 to 100 depending on the table and game.

Genting Casino

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Genting Casino is the first gaming space to have opened at the resort. Due to the many upgrades over the years, it remains a hot favorite among visitors today and is still considered one of the region’s premier casinos. 

Located at Genting Grand Hotel, gamblers can explore a variety of classic games, slot machines, and electronic table games. 

Sky Casino Premium Gaming Spaces

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Besides Sky Casino, high rollers and VIP can also gain access to several exclusive gaming spaces:

Crockfords Platinum Club & Crockfords Private Gaming AreasLocated on level 3 Sky Avenue with 6 themed rooms: Sapphire, Blue Topaz, Citrine, Ruby, Amethyst, Emerald
* Emerald Entry is exclusive to Platinum members only. 
Sky Casino Gold Club
  • Located at level 3 Sky Avenue
  • Excellent dining options
  • 24/7 personal hosts
  • Entry limited to Genting Rewards Gold members and above only
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Sky Casino Genting Requirements

Sky Casino at Resorts World Genting is open 24/7 and has some requirements of their guests, just like any other luxury casino in the world. Here is what you should expect if you plan on visiting:

Minimum Age

Sky Casino guests must be at least 21 years of age or older. Upon entry, proof of identification will be required. Malaysian Muslims are also prohibited from entering the premises.

Dress Code

Visitors to the casino have to adhere to a smart casual dress code. Tee shirts with commercial advertisements and offensive or political slogans are not permitted entry. Guests with hats, sunglasses, slippers, sandals, shorts, and sportswear are also not allowed entry. 
For entry into VIP gaming areas, collared tee shirts are required to be tucked in. Other prohibited items include knives, luggages, and electronic gadgets or devices.

New Additional Guidelines

Due to the covid-19 pandemic, there are some additional requirements and guidelines for guests to the Sky Casino. They include:

  • Thermal Scanning
  • All guests will have their temperature checked upon entry. 

  • Safe Distancing
  • The number of guests in the casino is monitored to prevent overcrowding. A limited number of players are allowed at each table game. With gaming machines, seating is alternate and guests are asked to keep the seat adjacent empty.

  • Contact Tracing
  • Guests are required to scan the QR code from the MySejahtera app upon entry and exit.

  • Sanitization
  • The casino’s air and surfaces are sanitized continuously by Medklinn CerafusionTM Sterilization Technology. It has been tested and proven to eliminate 99% of viruses and bacteria to better protect guests. Gaming equipment, chips, and cash are also disinfected.

  • Hand Sanitizers
  • Automated hand sanitizers are available throughout the casino. Players are encouraged to sanitize their hands regularly and to wear masks.

  • E-CASH
  • Players are required to load a cash amount into their Genting Rewards card to use for all gaming transactions. This can be done at any gaming machine, cash deposit machine, or at the cashier counter.

  • Service Ambassadors
  • Service ambassadors are present to help with safe distancing, random temperature scanning, and general assistance.

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      Genting Rewards Program

      Resorts World Genting has two types of cards available: The Genting Rewards Card and Sky Cards. Sky Cards are part of the new Genting Rewards Program that cater to members under the age of 21 years old or Malaysian Muslims since they do not participate in gambling activities. Here is a look at the Genting Rewards membership program:

      Classic

      For the classic tier, anyone can join regardless of the tier points required. At this tier, the member qualifies for the following perks: 

      • Stay
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) for room night(s)
        • Exclusive members’ preferred room rates*  
        • 24-hour concierge services*
        • Free Wi-Fi at Highlands Hotel, Genting Grand and Crockfords 
        • Members-exclusive reservation line: +603 7650 2288
      • Play
        • Earn Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets 
        • Redeem Genting Sky Worlds Theme Parkand Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park tickets with Genting Points (GP)
        • Invitation to membership programs, parties & events*
        • Complimentary entry to various Resort attractions*
      • Shop
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets 
        • Members Day double point shopping* 
      • Dine
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets
        • Exclusive member-only promotion OR discounts at participating outlets
        • Birthday privilege treats
      • Member Benefits
        • 24-Hour immediate card replacement* / dedicated membership hotline
        • Supplementary card with joint points usage
        • Earn 5x Tier Points from spending during campaign period*
        • Complimentary SkyWay tickets*

      Silver

      To join the silver tier, members will need to obtain a minimum of 100 points. Here are the benefits of being a silver tier member. 

      • Stay
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) for room night(s)
        • Exclusive members’ preferred room rates*  
        • 24-hour concierge services*
        • Free Wi-Fi at Highlands Hotel, Genting Grand and Crockfords 
        • Members-exclusive reservation line: +603 7650 2288
      • Play
        • Earn Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets 
        • Redeem Genting Sky Worlds Theme Parkand Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park tickets with Genting Points (GP)
        • Invitation to membership programs, parties & events*
        • Complimentary entry to various Resort attractions*
      • Shop
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets 
        • Members Day double point shopping* 
      • Dine
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets
        • Exclusive member-only promotion OR discounts at participating outlets
        • Birthday privilege treats
      • Member Benefits
        • 24-Hour immediate card replacement* / dedicated membership hotline
        • Supplementary card with joint points usage
        • Earn 5x Tier Points from spending during campaign period*
        • Complimentary SkyWay tickets*
        • Priority lane access & sponsorship for Sky Way* 

      Gold

      To be a Gold tier member, one must have accumulated 300 tier points. The perks of being a Gold member includes the following:

      • Stay
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) for room night(s)
        • Exclusive members’ preferred room rates*  
        • 24-hour concierge services*
        • Free Wi-Fi at Highlands Hotel, Genting Grand and Crockfords 
        • Members-exclusive reservation line: +603 7650 2288
        • Complimentary all-day parking
        • Priority hotel check in and late check out at Genting Grand and Crockfords
        • Room reservation via host
      • Play
        • Earn Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets 
        • Redeem Genting Sky Worlds Theme Parkand Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park tickets with Genting Points (GP)
        • Invitation to membership programs, parties & events*
        • Complimentary entry to various Resort attractions*
        • Saving on World-class attractions* 
        • Priority booking for selected events OR shows
        • Access to premium gaming area for Gold card members
      • Shop
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets 
        • Members Day double point shopping* 
      • Dine
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets
        • Exclusive member-only promotion OR discounts at participating outlets
        • Birthday privilege treats
        • Priority reservations for premium view OR special menus*
        • Priority lane*
        • Access to private dining rooms*
        • Exclusive Chef’s table seating*
        • Exclusive invitation to private dining events & new outlet openings*
      • Member Benefits
        • 24-Hour immediate card replacement* / dedicated membership hotline
        • Supplementary card with joint points usage
        • Earn 5x Tier Points from spending during campaign period*
        • Complimentary SkyWay tickets*
        • Priority lane access & sponsorship for Sky Way*
        • Private gondola for SkyWay* 
        • Personal host* 

      Platinum

      Platinum members are by invitation only and must have accrued a minimum of 10,000 points. The highest tier in the Genting Rewards membership, platinum members can expect the following:

      • Stay
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) for room night(s)
        • Exclusive members’ preferred room rates*  
        • 24-hour concierge services*
        • Free Wi-Fi at Highlands Hotel, Genting Grand and Crockfords 
        • Members-exclusive reservation line: +603 7650 2288
        • Complimentary all-day parking
        • Priority hotel check in and late check out at Genting Grand and Crockfords
        • Room reservation via host
        • Complimentary room upgrade*
      • Play
        • Earn Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets 
        • Redeem Genting Sky Worlds Theme Parkand Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park tickets with Genting Points (GP)
        • Invitation to membership programs, parties & events*
        • Complimentary entry to various Resort attractions*
        • Saving on World-class attractions* 
        • Priority booking for selected events OR shows
        • Access to premium gaming area for Platinum card members
        • Exclusive access to VIP lounge
      • Shop
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets 
        • Members Day double point shopping* 
        • Exclusive invitation to pre-sales
        • Personal shopper*
      • Dine
        • Earn & redeem Genting Points (GP) at participating outlets
        • Exclusive member-only promotion OR discounts at participating outlets
        • Birthday privilege treats
        • Priority reservations for premium view OR special menus*
        • Priority lane*
        • Access to private dining rooms*
        • Exclusive Chef’s table seating*
        • Exclusive invitation to private dining events & new outlet openings*
      • Member Benefits
        • 24-Hour immediate card replacement* / dedicated membership hotline
        • Supplementary card with joint points usage
        • Earn 5x Tier Points from spending during campaign period*
        • Complimentary SkyWay tickets*
        • Priority lane access & sponsorship for Sky Way*
        • Private gondola for SkyWay* 
        • Personal host* 
        • Priority lanes at services counter
        • Exclusive members birthday celebration

      *Benefits & Privileges are subject to availability. Terms & conditions apply.

      Resorts World Genting 

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      Today, Resorts World Genting is owned by Genting Group through their subsidiary Genting Malaysia Bhd. It consists of seven hotels, shopping malls, theme parks, casinos, and more. With more than 10,000 rooms, there are plenty of accommodation options for any gambler. 

      Due to its location, the daily temperatures fall between 10°C to 25°C. Since the busiest months for Genting tourism usually fall between June to August, it would be best to visit any other time besides these three months. 

      For gamblers who would love the enjoy not only the casino but also the other attractions available, here is a brief overview of what you can expect:

      Accommodations near Genting Casino

      Some of the available accommodations that you can find near the casino include Genting SkyWorlds Hotel, Genting Grand Hotel, Awana Hotel, Resort Hotel, Highlands Hotel, First World Hotel, and Crockfords Hotel.

      Theme Parks

      There are several theme parks on the property including:

      • Genting Sky Worlds

      With a total of nine themed worlds, guests can visit the Andromeda Base, Central Park, Eagle Mountain, Epic, Ice Age, Liberty Lane, Rio, Robots Rivet Town, and Studio Plaza.

      • Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park

      This theme park is more than 400,000 square feet and features more than 20 rides, suitable for most visitors as long as they meet the height and age requirements for safety reasons. 

      • Big Top Video Games Park

      More an arcade than a theme park, the Big Top Video Games Park is suitable for both younger and older kids. Here, you can experience the excitement of carnival-style and old school arcade games. 

      • Vision City Video Games Park

      Located at the lower lobby of Genting Grand, this retro-style arcade contains old-school games such as Street Fighter and Pac-Man. You can also find immersive first person shooting games such as Time Crisis 5.

      • Sky VR

      One of the newer theme parks at Genting Highlands, guests to this park can enjoy the XD Theater, VirtuGlobe, RoboCoaster, Vortex, and Sky Glider VR. 

      Shopping Malls

      Avid shoppers will not be disappointed by the shopping options at Genting Highlands. Be sure to pay a visit to the Awana Sky Central, First World Plaza, Genting Highlands Premium Outlets, Sky Avenue, and Genting Grand Complex for a premium shopping experience. 

      Performance and Shows

      For fans of musicals, performances, and shows, Genting Highlands has several venues including the Arena of Stars, Genting International Showroom, and Bona Cinemas.

      Other Attractions

      Visitors who would like to visit surrounding attractions suitable for all ages can check out Chin Swee Caves Temple, Mohamed Noah Foundation Mosque, Gohtong Memorial Park, Mini Cameron Highlands, Genting Strawberry Leisure Farms, Happy Bee Farm, Insect World, and Butterfly Wonderland.

      Getting to Resorts World Genting

      Located at 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, there are many ways for you to get there. You can reach Genting Highlands by car, express bus, train, Kuala Lumpur International airport transport, limousine, or the Awana SkyWay. 

      Getting there is really easy. For example, the nearest cable car station to Genting Casino is only a 3 minute walk away. To get in touch with Resorts World Genting for reservations or enquiries, call tel: +603 2718 1118 or +603 6101 1118 . A chat bot is also available online. 

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      Conclusion

      Resorts World Genting offers a fun-filled experience for visitors of all ages. Avid gamblers who want to bring their family or friends on vacation will not be disappointed as Genting Casino provides one of the best gambling experiences in the region.