Crete Getting First Casino

Greece's island of Crete appears to be getting close to launching its first-evert land casino, as REDS SA has purchased a piece of property for €42.2 million.

The property is located on a former US military base and is 345,567 square meters. It is currently being used for marine research and hosts an aquarium as well as the International Exhibition Center of Crete. The proposed casino would have a full gaming floor, a hotel, shopping area, conference facilities, and more.

REDS SA is a subsidiary of Elkator Group, and the company plans to build the site within the next five years.

Plans will have to be submitted to the Hellenic Gaming Commission for approval, which will take some time.

Casino Listings News will update readers as we learn more.

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Therese Williams // UK Correspondent
Therese Williams
Therese is a fervent fan of slot machines and pub fruities, often trying her luck at some of the top online casinos. She covers news for Casino Listings with a focus on the UK and Europe. Therese studied arts and creative writing at university and has written for newspapers in the UK.

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