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Cyprus Casinos Nicosia“C2 Nicosia” Opens Its Doors to the Public

11/12/2018 09:53

Demonstrates Melco’s Commitment on High Standards of Quality and Responsible Gaming

Cyprus Casinos Nicosia (“C2 Nicosia”) has opened its doors to the public. Cyprus Casinos “C2” is the first and only authorized casinosin the Republic of Cyprus, and the C2 Nicosia is the first satellite casino following the successful launch of the first temporary casino - Cyprus Casinos Limassol (“C2 Limassol”) last June.

Mr. Craig Ballantyne, Property President of City of Dreams Mediterranean and Cyprus Casinos, said he was pleased to see the new addition to the C2 portfolio. He added, “C2 will significantly contribute to the efforts of the Cypriot government to combat illegal gaming.” He further stressed that C2 operates in accordance with the Cypriot law and relevant regulations, demonstrating Melco’s commitment to the highest standards of service, quality and responsible gaming. Mr. Ballantyne noted that “100 people have been employed at the location in Nicosia, bringing the total number of Melco staff in Cyprus to over 700 individuals, the vast majority being Cypriot citizens.”

C2 Nicosia is located on Neas Engomis Street No35, with a total area of 970 m2 and features five live tables and 50 slot machines. It is also home to another Columbia Bistro restaurant and bar. It boasts a similar interior design and identity as C2 Limassol, offering the same high-quality experience and service visitors to the temporary C2 Limassol casino have come to know and enjoy.

C2 Nicosia is open Monday to Friday from 3p.m. until 6a.m.and 24-hourson weekends, public holidays and holiday seasons. Visitors must be 21 years of age and above to enter and observe the responsible gaming policies of C2 as posted at all our locations and online.

Cyprus Casinos Larnaca (“C2 Larnaca”), the second satellite casino,is also scheduled to open at Larnaca International Airport – Glafcos Clerides later in December 2018.

More information about C2 is available on the website

About Melco

Founded in 1910 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 1927, Melco International Development Limited (“Melco Group”, HKEx Code: 200) was among the first one hundred companies established in Hong Kong. Today, under the leadership of its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Lawrence Ho, Melco Group has become a world leader in the leisure and entertainment sector with operations in China, Philippines and Russia. Its promising performance and distinctive leadership in the industry are also well recognized worldwide. Melco Group holds a majority stake in Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (NASDAQ ticker symbol “MLCO”), a leading developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment casino resort facilities in Asia. The recent acquisition further bolsters the Group’s financial position and enables its growth opportunities in Macau, Asia and around the world. The Group has also secured the first casino resort licence in Cyprus. For more information about Melco, please visit

About The Cyprus Phassouri (Zakaki) Limited

The Cyprus Phassouri (Zakaki) Limited is a member of the CNS Group which, amongst others, conducts different businesses including real estate, telecommunications, dairy, large scale farming and export and mining in Cyprus. For more information about the Group, please visit


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