Melco Cyprus plans to open casino dealer school in Limassol this summer

Melco Cyprus, the operator of Cyprus Casinos complex, is planing to launch a casino dealer school.

The casino dealer school was due to be launched by summer.

The casino dealer school was due to be launched by summer.

The is a venture between Melco Resorts and Entertainment Ltd and Cyprus-based conglomerate Cyprus Phassouri Zakaki Ltd. 

The partnership has a 30 year exclusive license for the jurisdiction. Melco Resorts also operates casino properties in Macau and in the Philippines.

The new casino dealer school was due to be “launched this summer” in the city of Limassol, stated in a press release issued on Wednesday.

According to the firm, the new school would “provide successful dealer-position candidates with the opportunity to receive first-class paid training to develop the required skills for success.”

Melco Cyprus runs a temporary casino in Limassol and satellite casinos in Nicosia, Ayia Napa and Paphos.

The company is also developing an integrated resort in the country, a venue to be named City of Dreams Mediterranean. It is scheduled to open in Limassol in the summer of 2022.

According to the latest release, Melco Cyprus “currently employs around 700 people, the number is expected to reach 1500 in the upcoming months, while during the construction phase, is estimated to create an estimated 4000 local job opportunities, and approximately 2500 permanent jobs once it opens.”

Cyprus Casinos had temporarily suspended operations in December last year in line with a Cyprus government directive related to Covid-19. The properties were allowed to reopen on May 17 with capacity restrictions.


Editing by Rachel Hu