Gateway Casinos & Entertainment announces the official grand opening of Starlight Casino Edmonton
September 18, 2018
Spectacular Starlight Casino opens at West Edmonton Mall with a wide array of dining, entertainment and VIP gaming options; the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation named as charitable partner for grand opening
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment (Gateway) is excited to announce that the spectacular transformation and expansion of Palace Casino to Starlight Casino Edmonton is complete and will be officially unveiled on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018. Located in West Edmonton Mall, Gateway's latest development includes 120,000 square feet of entertainment space with 32 gaming tables, 8-table poker room, 768 slots, the addition of VIP gaming with private salons and six unique restaurants.
Starlight Casino Edmonton joins Grand Villa Edmonton as Edmonton's premier entertainment destinations featuring the most dynamic and exciting gaming and dining experiences in the province. Starlight Casino was a $57 million construction project which created over 300 new jobs. With the Grand Villa and Starlight projects, Gateway has invested almost $90 million in the Edmonton economy and created over 550 new jobs in the local job market.
"We are very excited to officially launch the new Starlight Casino Edmonton," said Tony Santo, Gateway CEO. "It represents Gateway's largest redevelopment investment in Western Canada with a $57 million capital investment and over 300 new jobs. I know that Starlight, along with our Grand Villa location at ICE District, will be a significant addition to the entertainment landscape in Edmonton."
The Starlight Casino brand will provide guests with the glitz, glamour and vintage feel of retro Vegas in a high energy atmosphere, centered around dining, gaming and entertainment experiences. Starlight Casino will feature many of Gateway's most successful signature restaurant brands like MATCH Eatery & Public House, ATLAS Steak + Fish, The Buffet, CHOW Lucky Noodle Bar and the debut of Gateway's latest brand creation, Halley's Club - a dining and entertainment club that will reinvent the classics.