Apart from indulging in world-class culinary delights, access to a wide selection of luxury rooms from which to choose, and fully-equipped business centre to handle your everyday office requirements, the casino is another reason to visit Federal Place Hotel and Casino, Lagos.
The world-class casino is also the reason the hotel stood tall above others at the recently concluded Travellers Awards at the 2013 edition of Abuja Bantaba where it bagged the Best Casino in Nigeria award.
Already, this summer, casino lovers are having the best of fun, betting, gaming and winning fortunes as well. The casino comes with lots of new experiences at the hotel managed by Sun International, a South African-based hotel group. The lots area in the casino boasts of 195 state-of-the-art slot machines, with denominations ranging from $0.01 to $2. The array of games on offer rivals that of US casinos and has the very best in terms of audio and visual display, together with exciting features to keep guests enthralled. Besides, an intimate bar and lounge area is there to suit those who are on a wining streak or are just famished after a busy day.
If you still have not seen any reason from the foregoing to visit the casino, there is good news for you. The casino gives all players the opportunity of playing modern casino games in an extremely comfortable and secure environment; and for trying their hands or rather luck on the casino, many guests have been fantastically rewarded, especially in the promo draws.
While the casino houses both slots and tables games operated in US$, naira can be exchanged for dollar at the casino cash desk. There is also a ‘Private’ section of the casino which is exclusive to platinum guests and celebrities.
Even while receiving the ‘Best Casino in Nigeria’ award from organisers of Travellers Awards, Uche Ogbu, marketing manager, Federal Palace Hotel & Casino, noted that the award was in recognition of the quality casino game and leisure offering the hotel has sustained over the years.
The casino, according to him, is one of the products the management of the hotel is using to sell the already running 146 tastefully furnished rooms, and also to ensure an all-round unique entertainment experience for guests at the hotel.
The elated manager, who also won a Mouka Foam in a raffle draw at the Abuja Bantaba, further explained to the audience why the hotel is Nigeria’s choice casino destination, reiterating Sun International’s “a million thrill, one destination” mandate even in Nigeria.
To experience the casino excitement, Ogbu enjoined leisure and casino lovers to join the membership of the Sun International “Most Valued Guest Programme” and stand to be rewarded for their play, besides significantly-reduced accommodation rates, slots and tables playback points, discounts at the restaurant, and invitations to special events.
He assured that with Sun International gaming technology in place, the casino situated off the lobby area in the old Independence Hall of the hotel offers hours of exciting entertainment and winning opportunities for guests.
So, visit the hotel anytime you are in Lagos to join the hotel’s MVG for a night of thrilling gaming and opportunity to participate in the fantastic game promos that have already spilled fortune for many. The marketing manager assures that you will be glad you did, especially this summer.
By: OBINNA EMELIKE