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Coordinates: 43°04′58″N 79°04′51″W / 43.082806°N 79.080845°W / 43.082806; -79.080845

Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort
Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort logo.jpg
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Fallsview Casino as seen from above
Address 6380 Fallsview Boulevard
Niagara Falls, Ontario
L2G 7X5
Opening dateJune 10, 2004
Themebelle époque
No. of rooms374
Total gaming space200,000 sq ft (19,000 m2)
Permanent showsNone
Signature attractionsNone
Notable restaurants21 Club
Ponte Vechio
R5
Golden Lotus
Casino typeLand-Based
OwnerOntario Lottery and Gaming Corporation
Previous namesNone
Websitehttp://www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com

The Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort (commonly known as Fallsview Casino) is a resort casino in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. It opened publicly on June 10, 2004. The $1 billion complex overlooks the Horseshoe Falls and is one of the most prominent features of the Niagara skyline. The site was once the transformer station building for the Ontario Power Company at the foot of Horseshoe Falls. It was also occupied by the Canadian Pacific Railway Montrose Subdivision. The complex is owned by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. As of June 2019, the casino's day-to-day operations are managed by Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment.[1]

Main Entry & Fountain

History[edit]

Planning began in February 1998 – Falls Management Group L.C. selected to develop new casino resort.

Construction began in 2001 and the resort opened on June 10, 2004.

Building[edit]

The east facade of the complex retains the walls of the terrace and front entrance of the transformer station built in 1904. The area where the transformers resided is now the Grand Hall convention halls.

At the main entrance is a water feature called 'The Teslatron'. During its first few years of functioning it featured nightly displays with added audio and lighting but over the past few years this has ceased. At street level there is a fountain that varies its height with the wind so as not to wet pedestrians and passing cars.

Ticketing[edit]

When players need to cash out their money from the Ticket-In, Ticket-Out slot machines, the player is given a bar-coded paper ticket. Tickets are referred to as TITO(s). Tickets are void after 90 days.

Facts and figures[edit]

  • Entire complex area: 2,500,000 sq ft (230,000 m2)
  • Casino floor area: 200,000 sq ft (19,000 m2)
  • Gaming tables: over 100; includes poker tables
  • Slot machines: over 3000
  • Concert Showroom (The Avalon Ballroom Theatre) with 1500 seats: 1
  • Minimum age for gambling: 19
  • Hotel rooms/suites: 374
  • Heath/fitness spa area: 15,000 sq ft (1,400 m2)
  • Restaurants: 18
  • Nightclubs: 1
  • Galleria Shopping Centre: over 30 shops
  • Parking Spots in parking garage: 3,000

The casino has a 35-floor 374-room CAA/AAA Four Diamond hotel rising from above the casino complex.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spiteri, Ray (2019-05-24). "New Falls casino operators June 11". The Niagara Falls Review. Retrieved 2019-06-04.

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