London Clubs International (LCI) PLC
London Clubs International (LCI) is a casino operator owning who have been in existence for over 40 years and have been publicly quoted on the London Stock Exchange for 13 years.
Holding 5 of the 27 licences which are currently in the city of London, LCI casinos appeal to all levels of play and tastes. Their casinos include The Rendezvous Casino, Fifty, The Sportsman Casino, Alea, The Golden Nugget Casino and the stylish new Casino at the Empire.
LCI took part in a joint venture with Robert Earl's Celebrity Gaming to redevelop 50 St James Casino. This new club, Fifty, is the first casino of its kind in the UK. The unique club incorporates a casino, 2 restaurants, 2 bars and a members' lounge.
LCI controls casinos in London, South Africa and Egypt. Their casinois in United Kingdom are wholly owned, whilst the overseas projects are joint ventures and management contracts.
LCI also controls several regional Casinos including in Leeds, Southend, Manchester, Blackpool, Nottingham, Glasgow and Brighton. Based in The Kursaal, Southend, The Rendezvous Casino opened in April 2001 whilst at the Marina, Brighton, The Rendezvous Casino opened in February 2002. LCI plan to expand their provincial operations in the near future.
Although LCI operate casinos at all levels of the market, the company's expertise in premium player relations has earned them an impressive international reputation for attracting the 'high rollers'. Particularly in the Far East and Middle East markets, the Group's knowledge of premium players is second to none.
LCI continue to control some of the world's finest destination restaurants within their casinos in London and the rest of the world and offer a superb range of authentic ethnic cuisine. London Clubs International prides themselves on their high standards of catering and providing quality cuisine at all of their casinos.
The group is experienced in working in an environment such as the UK and Nevada, USA which are highly. Naturally, LCI place great emphasis on strict compliance with all legislative requirements and fair gaming procedures. The Group has thus acquired a longstanding reputation for the highest degree of security, probity and integrity in all of the jurisdictions in which it operates.
On June 26 2006 the Group announced that it had been in discussions with Stanley Leisure PLC regarding the possibility of a nil premium merger between the two groups. Such a merger would result in the largest casino group in the UK.