Caesars updates guests ahead of Rio Las Vegas divestiture

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Caesars Entertainment is making its final preparations for the divestiture of the Rio Las Vegas casino property to Dreamscape by answering questions that guests have posited. 

The Rio Las Vegas website now redirects to a FAQ page, where the group explained that the Caesars Rewards program will come to an end at the property on October 2. 

Players will not be able to spend, accrue or check the status of their Caesars Rewards points once Dreamscape takes control of the Rio on Monday. 

A statement read: “Exciting times are on the horizon at the Rio, where the transition to new ownership is underway. Inside the resort, hundreds of hotel rooms have already received a stylish upgrade, the casino is buzzing with the daily arrival of new slot machines and we’re cooking up fresh restaurant and bar options. 

“Outside, we’re making waves with a complete remodel of the iconic Rio Pool, set to open for the 2024 season. To add to the excitement, we’re introducing the brand-new Rio Rewards program, where you can earn points while having a blast around the resort. On October 2, 2023, the Rio’s website will launch with more exciting details.”

Despite the end of the Caesars Reward program at Rio from Monday, existing customers will be eligible for new member benefits for the new Rio Rewards program that will be implemented. 

Rio Rewards points can be accrued from gaming and non-gaming spending across the property in several earning rate bands. Further details of Rio Rewards will be published at the weekend. 

Dreamscape has already revealed its plans to redesign and redevelop Rio in collaboration with several architectural firms. 

Architectural and design firms Fettle, Gianpiero Gaglione Interior Design, Lifescapes International, and Marnell Architecture have all been announced as carrying out the work. 

Dreamscape completed the acquisition of Rio from Caesars back in 2019 for a fee of around $516.3m, after which the operator continued to run the property at a $45m annual rental fee.