The Orihuela Costa now has a new leisure facility, the Mediterranean Casino, which opened it’s doors to the public in Zenia Boulevard shopping center last Wednesday
On a site of 1,200 m2 the casino will offer visitors an exciting leisure and entertainment complex, all the usual casino activities plus the very best poker tournaments, including the popular Monthly Tournament Poker League which regularly attracts over a hundred players and will start on 1 April.
The building consists of an open room that integrates all aspects of gambling. There are many other rooms and areas for general and private use. One new feature is the ‘Games Zone’ designed for maximum enjoyment of the public. It consists of multi betting terminals, numerous TV screens and a seating area to follow the events and even grab a snack.
In addition, the Casino Mediterráneo Orihuela – Costa offer a cultural centre with its ‘Multipurpose Hall’ which will be used periodically to exhibit the works of local and national artists. The first exhibition will feature 18 paintings by the cartoonist and painter Alfonso Ortuño.
The opening of this casino will not only offer a new cultural and entertainment facility for the area but also the promotion of employment amongst local personnel. Last September, the Mediterranean Casino signed a collaboration agreement with the city of Orihuela in which, the Local Employment Agency shortlisted 60 people, of which 15 were eventually selected to undertake instruction at the School of dealers prior to taking up employment at the Casino.
The expectations are very positive as the new location will allow the Casino to reach a more mainstream audience. According to official data released by the Orihuela Town Hall, the city has 92,144 inhabitants of which 32,958 live on the Orihuela Costa, an area that focuses largely on the leisure sector. There is also a large foreign population of which the British and Irish make up 51.09% , the German’s 8.96% while the Spanish contingent currently numbers 11.12%.
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