Casino Design and Development

WhiteSand Gaming has extensive experience assisting in the planning, design, staffing, organizing, opening and management of new casino resorts around the globe. This experience is a direct result of having led or participated in the successful opening of more than 30 different casino resorts. Our roles range from very specific and focused to very broad with complete project responsibility.


  • Key role in opening of Borgata and Valley Forge Casino from concept to successful opening
  • Experience working with architectural firms on over 20 casino resort designs
  • Participated in the openings of Valley Forge, Revel, Wynn Las Vegas, Borgata, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Osage Casinos, Cache Creek, Bellagio, Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino, Showboat, and many others


  • Ability to work with construction companies and architects to control change orders
  • Managed changes to ensure final construction meets operational needs
  • Developed all policies and procedures including regulatory requirements
  • Recruited and staffed casinos from zero to thousands of employees

Pre-Opening Activities

  • Feasibility and market demand studies
  • Financial projections and market research
  • IT application evaluation and selection
  • Project management
  • Resort design
  • Low-voltage wiring
  • Employment center
  • Staffing and salary levels
  • Amenity sizing and selection
  • Placement and branding
  • Service levels and standards
  • Customer acquisition
  • Marketing strategy
  • Security and surveillance
  • Casino floor layout
  • Slot machine acquisition and mix