Trutnev: the price “the entrance ticket” for investors in the Primorye gambling zone will increase

VLADIVOSTOK, October 22. /Corr. Natalia Nikulina, Marina Shatilova/. The price “the entrance ticket” for investors wishing to open a casino in an integrated entertainment zone “Primorye” will increase. Free sites will get those who will offer the best conditions. This was reported in Vladivostok, Russian Deputy Prime Minister – presidential Plenipotentiary envoy to the far Eastern Federal district Yuri Trutnev, visited on Thursday opened here October 8, the first casino “Tigre de Cristal”.

“The ticket price increases. If the first investors here by the fact of Declaration of investments, over here no one will come, they will pay a certain price for the entrance ticket, and to pay at market competitive conditions, who will pay more, he will get a free site”, – said Deputy Prime Minister.

Trutnev noted that many of the investors are “pulling” with the beginning of construction. “Investors have pulled with the works, some, for objective reasons: they were confronted with archaeological excavations, by law they are required to complete them. Other investors have delayed the beginning of work, we were warned that we redo the investment agreement, set stricter time frames from the point of view the start of work. They should ensure commencement of works, Foundation works, in the first quarter of next 2016, otherwise, the investment agreement will be terminated and these sites will offer to other investors”,- said Deputy Prime Minister.

As noted by the Governor of Primorye Vladimir Miklushevsky, in the next 2-3 weeks, the administration will “announce a competition for available sites, but on more severe conditions for investors”. “These conditions will include payment for the construction of infrastructure”, – said the Governor.

The gambling zone “Primorye”

The gambling zone “Primorye” will be located in muravyinaya Bay near Vladivostok on the area of 620 hectares, where in addition to entertainment centers and casinos planned to build four five-star hotels, seven four – star and four – star. On the campus there will be 12 guest villas, yacht club, a multipurpose trade and exhibition complex, several cinemas, promenade and other tourist facilities.

Infrastructure entertainment zone is created at the expense of the regional budget. It is expected that the project will proceed in three phases, the last completed in 2022. Four have already signed an investment agreement on construction of hotels and casino totaling $ 108 billion rubles.

By the time of the zone the project capacity will be created 15 thousand new jobs only in the direction of direct employment and in related industries – up to 30 thousand

The first casino “Tigre de Cristal” was opened on 8 October. While it works in test mode since November, will start receiving guests.

It is expected that through the implementation of the project only from gambling activities, the region will receive at least 1 billion rubles in taxes.