New York’s newest and closest integrated casino resort ranks in the top 10 of the 2019 USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards for “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas” and “Best Casino Restaurant”

MONTICELLO, N.Y. (September 29, 2019) – USA Today’s 10Best series ranked Resorts World Catskills Casino Resort, New York’s newest and closest integrated casino resort to Manhattan, as the 7th best casino outside of Las Vegas and its flagship restaurant, Cellaio, was selected as the 5th best casino restaurant in the country.

10Best editors and travel experts selected the initial 20 nominees in contests covering restaurants, lodging, destinations, travel gear, and things to do. Throughout a two week voting process, the 10Best editors left it up to the public with the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

“We are truly grateful that travel experts and guests alike agree that Resorts World Catskills is the best of the best when it comes to our gaming, entertainment, dining, and luxurious amenities,” said Ryan Eller, President and CEO of Resorts World Catskills. “It’s an honor to be recognized by USA Today less than two years after opening our doors and, with our dedicated team delivering exceptional service every day, we have  look forward to being a fixture on the 10Best list for years to come.”

Cellaio, an Italian inspired steakhouse, features a menu curated by the acclaimed chef Scott Conant. The restaurant serves the finest USDA 100% Certified Black Angus beef, dry aged on-site for 21-28 days with a bountiful raw bar selection. It is also well-known for its antipasti, market salads and fresh handmade pastas made in-house daily, as well as its expansive wine list of over 500 varieties. Vibrant with a relaxed atmosphere, Cellaio provides guests with an unmatched dining experience through warmth and generous hospitality.

Conant added, “We’re thrilled and very humbled to be recognized by USA Today’s readers. All of the credit goes to our incredible team at Cellaio Steak. From the kitchen to the front-of-house, they give 100 percent of themselves every day, and they do it all for our guests. Thank you to the management and ownership of Resorts World Catskills for supporting our vision and continued partnership.”

About Resorts World Catskills
Located in the heart of New York’s Catskill region, 
Resorts World Catskills Casino Resort offers guests unmatched experiences in excitement, entertainment, and luxury. The integrated casino resort includes an 18-story all-suite hotel, and a casino featuring 100,000 square feet of gaming action including 150 live Las-Vegas style table games, 1,600 state-of-the art slot machines, a poker room, private gaming salons and a 100 seat sportsbook lounge. The casino resort also offers more than 10 varied bar and restaurant experiences, which includes an Italian steakhouse created by celebrity chef Scott Conant, and year-round live entertainment at the 2,500-seat RW Epicenter, casino bars and lounges. The luxurious hotel located within Resorts World Catskills is comprised of 332 suites, the Crystal Life Spa, two indoor pools, and two fitness centers. The integrated casino resort also includes additional stay and play destinations on its campus, including The Alder, an adjacent 101-room lifestyle hotel featuring the first Topgolf Swing Suites in New York State, and Dos Gatos, a cantina-style Mexican eatery and the recently opened Kartrite Resort and Indoor Waterpark, and will be expanded to include a Rees Jones redesigned golf course. 


Resorts World Catskills Casino Resort

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