Melco Crown rebrands “City of Dreams Manila,” ups capacity


Melco Crown Resorts, a unit of Melco Crown Entertainment, has branded its new Philippine project “City of Dreams Manila” and increased the planned number of slots following recent regulatory changes. 

City of Dreams Manila will now operate 365 gaming tables, 1,680 slot machines and 1,680 electronic table games upon opening in mid-2014, compared with prior plans for 242 gaming tables and 1,450 electronic gaming machines (including both slot machines and electronic table games.) The budget for the project has been upped 30 percent to about US $680 million from US $620 million.