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It’s the two year implosion anniversary of Monarch Casino Resort Spa’s old parking garage

It’s the two year implosion anniversary of Monarch Casino Resort Spa’s old parking garage

The countdown is on ‘til the opening of the luxurious new 23-story resort and spa

A lot has happened in the two years since Monarch Casino imploded its old parking garage on December 21, 2016 to make way for a luxurious world-class resort set to open mid-2019!

(Take another look at drone footage of the implosion!)

  • Monarch Casino Resort Spa celebrated a major construction milestone in November as the new building reached its final height of 23 stories. A traditional topping off ceremony commemorated the achievement with Monarch leadership, team members and invited dignitaries signing a ceremonial beam flown into place on the top of the building. This holiday season, Black Hawk visitors are greeted by a lighted Christmas tree on the top of the new Monarch resort building.

 

  • Monarch Casino Resort Spa also includes number of environmentally friendly features, including high-efficiency heating and cooling systems, efficient hot water heaters and plumbing fixtures, LED lighting systems and occupancy sensors that turn lights off when no one is in the room. The new Monarch garage features charging stations for electric vehicles: 5 Tesla charging stations and 2 universal charging stations that work with everything from Nissan to BMW. At the bar and buffet, Monarch Casino has switched to straws-on-request, saving more than 180,000 single-use plastic straws per month.
Tesla charging station in the new Monarch Casino Resort Spa parking garage
Tesla charging station in the new Monarch Casino Resort Spa parking garage

 

  • Monarch Casino has also been busy filling out its staff with team members who can’t wait to provide an unbelievable experience to Monarch Casino Spa Resort guests. Monarch Casino Resort Spa will be filling 1,000 jobs in the spa, food and beverage services in additional to positions in finance, engineering, and management. The new team will be needed throughout several new restaurants, bars, and an upscale spa like you’ve never seen before.   
Rendering of the new roof top pool and spa on the 23rd story of the new Monarch Casino Resort Spa
Rendering of the new roof top pool and spa on the 23rd story of the new Monarch Casino Resort Spa

 

The new, $400 million Monarch Casino Resort Spa will open in spring/summer 2019. To date, crews have already put in more than 756,000 work hours on the 23-story building that will feature more than 500 mountain modern rooms, suites, and meeting space, in addition to new restaurants, bars and the luxurious, full-service spa.

Diane Mulligan PR Contact, M&C Communications | on behalf of Monarch Casino Resort Spa

 

About Monarch Casino Resort Spa

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. acquired the Monarch Casino Black Hawk, the first casino encountered by visitors arriving from Denver on Highway 119, in April 2012. The first phase of the property’s expansion occurred in November 2020, including the opening of the first 8 floors of a brand new 23-story hotel tower, featuring 200 hotel rooms. The expansion now pushes Monarch’s casino space over 60,000 square feet, featuring over 900 slot machines, table games (temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions), a 350 seat buffet-style restaurant, a 24-hour restaurant, grab and go coffee stand, 5,000 square feet of conference space and a parking structure with approximately 1,350 parking spaces. Once completed, the Monarch Casino Resort Spa expansion will include a 23-story hotel tower with 516 guest rooms and suites, an upscale spa and pool facility, five total restaurants, additional bars and associated support facilities.

About Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc.

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRI), was incorporated in 1993 and through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, owns and operates the four diamond Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, and the Monarch Casino Black Hawk (formerly the Riviera Black Hawk Casino) in Black Hawk, Colorado, approximately 40 miles west of Denver. For additional information, visit MonarchCasino.com.

Monarch Casino Resort Spa
488 Main Street
Black Hawk, CO 80422