Lottery company launches $84M “BLAST” gaming centre
The doors of the $84 million “Blast” gaming centre on Mandela Avenue, East Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was officially opened on Friday.
The ribbon signifying the official opening was cut by local footballer Gregory “Jackie Chan” Richardson, alongside the company’s General Manager, Tracey Lewis.
Lewis noted that the facility hosts a total of 35 Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) machines with 14 on the ground floor and 21 on the first floor.
She explained that the gaming centre is a one-stop-shop facility where even daily lottery tickets can be purchased.
Following Lewis’s address, Richardson initialled his very own life-size image which is housed in the centre’s “Lets Bet” room alongside Steven Jacobs’s portrait.
The tour of the centre was facilitated by the company’s brand manager, who explained that the centre has many features all aimed at giving players the best gaming experience.
He explained that every machine has a total of eight games and all are interactive and easy to use. Giving a detailed tutorial of the consoles, he highlighted that the machines allow every player to adjust their volume, and features touch screen and button control options.
Additionally, Lewis noted that all COVID-19 protocols are in place at the facility, which in its present state can host approximately 60 persons maximum. (G15)