SOURCE: Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa

January 11, 2008 10:05 ET

Caribbean Resort Casino Reopens After $5 Million Expansion

RIO GRANDE, PUERTO RICO--(Marketwire - January 11, 2008) - Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, a Wyndham Grand Caribbean Resort, has reopened its 7,000-square-foot casino after a $5 million expansion and remodeling project.

The work at this Caribbean resort included an addition of 180 slot machines, 12 gaming tables, a bar with five 50-inch plasma television screens and new carpeting, chairs and tables.

The casino offers Blackjack, Roulette, Three-Card Poker, Caribbean Stud and Texas Hold'Em Poker. Guests now may use the Club Bahia card, which allows repeat play and accrual of points that can be redeemed throughout the Caribbean resort.

"The long-awaited grand opening of the casino is here," Stevenson said. "This casino will enhance our overall guest experience by extending the resort's entertainment offerings."

This Caribbean resort has retained George Jacobs, former casino director for the Ponce Hilton in Puerto Rico, to lead its casino team.

"I am excited at the opportunity to lead the newest casino in Puerto Rico," Jacobs said. "With our commitment to provide a great entertainment experience to our guests, I am confident that we will bring a new level of excellence in the gaming experience to Puerto Rico and the resort."

Caribbean Resort Casino is the Most Advanced in Puerto Rico

The slot machines incorporate ticket-in, ticket-out technology, which is unique in Puerto Rico, according to Mark Stevenson, the managing director at this Caribbean resort casino. "Our casino now is the most technologically advanced in Puerto Rico," he said.

For more information about this Caribbean resort, please visit the Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa website or call (877) 636-0636.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information:
    Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa
    (877) 636-0636
    600 Rio Mar Boulevard
    Rio Grande, PR 00745