On Saturday the Solitaire casino and resort will open in Manila in the Philippines â€“ which cost $1 billion.
This is the first of four developments to go up in Manila Bay in order to transform Singapore into a global gambling hot spot. Altogether, the venture is cost roughly $4 billion.
The amount is staggering, especially considering the fact that this is more than half the amount generated by casinos in Singapore annually.
However, the new marvelâ€™s creators are unworried, stating that Solitaireâ€™s projecting revenues would bring the countryâ€™s gambling revenues up to over $6 billion in just 5 years â€“ more than triple its current revenues.
The Solitaire is to be an extravagant and well-stocked casino, with rumours of staggering arrays for gamblers to choose from, including more than 1 000 slot machines and 300 gambling tables.