Olympic Casino invested 11 million kroons in its’ second casino in Narva
Posted on 03.07.2006On Saturday, 1 July, Olympic Entertainment Group, the leading Baltic casino operator, opened its’ second slot casino in Astri shopping and entertainment centre in Narva, thus investing over 11 million kroons in it.
Astri Olympic Casino
The round-the-clock open Astri Olympic Casino is located on the ground floor of an extension to Astri centre, which was completed this spring. On the same premises are operating Konsum supermarket, Forum Cinemas Astri cinema, a bowling hall and several commercial enterprises.
According to Tarmo Kase, Olympic Casino Managing Director, the opened entertainment facility will diversify the opportunities of residents of Virumaa region to spend their free time, but due to its location, Narva is also attractive with regard to foreign visitors. “In addition to 40 up-to-date slot machines, we also offer entertaining performances in our 260 m² surface area, for example, at the opening party, on the 21th of July, there performs the always starring Anne Veski,“ said Mr Kase. The casino, which began operation on Saturday, is the twentieth Olympic Casino in Estonia – the company has been represented by 15 casinos in Tallinn, 2 casinos in Tartu, 2 casinos in Narva and 1 casino in Jõhvi.
Astri Olympic Casino has been decorated in a tropical theme, it was designed by Annes Arro. Besides 40 slot machines, which also include novel Atronic Harmony machines and the best IGT games, the casino provides an imposing bar. The other Olympic Casino in Narva is located in Puškin Street, all in all the company provides jobs for 26 people in this city.
Besides offering daily gaming fun, the casinos of Narva have been linked to the mystery jackpot and car jackpot systems connecting all Olympic Casinos, which means that the gamers of Narva will enjoy the largest additional winning opportunities in Estonia.
The mystery jackpot linking all slot machines has grown to over more than 295,000 Estonian kroons as of this morning and it can be triggered at any moment in any Olympic Casino with just the minimum bet of 10 cents. As a car jackpot linking all casinos, a stylish city car Citroën C3 is expected to be won.
In addition to these two winning opportunities, each passing day witnesses increasing of a poker jackpot, which amounts to all-time record of 3 million kroons as of this morning and may be triggered at any moment in Reval Park Hotel&Casino in Tallinn.
Olympic Entertainment Group is the largest organiser of gambling games in the Baltic countries, owning at present 20 casinos in Estonia, 39 in Latvia, 8 in Lithuania and 6 in the Ukraine. There are almost 500 people working in Olympic Casino Eesti AS. In 2005 the company paid 52 million kroons in gambling taxes.
The company’s job management complies with the requirements of the international quality management standard ISO 9001. Olympic Casino is a full member of the European Casino Association (ECA) and a major sponsor of the Estonian Olympic Committee (EOK).