OYO opens a 35,000 sft casino in Las Vegas by rebranding a Hooters hotel

An OYO Hotel in the USA
  • OYO Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas will have 657 rooms.
  • The property was earlier a Hooters Casino Hotel.
  • Earlier in June, OYO has announced its decision to invest $300 million in the US.
Indian hospitality unicorn OYO has opened a 35,000 square-foot casino in Las Vegas. Called OYO Hotel & Casino, the property will have 657 rooms across nineteen floors.

Interestingly, the hotel was earlier the Hooters Casino Hotel.

“Earlier in June, we announced our plan to invest $300 million in the US. With our newest hotel in Las Vegas, we are excited to cater to a completely different audience segment and are certain that this will be the perfect start to OYO’s journey in Las Vegas,” said Ritesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, OYO Hotels & Homes.


OYO partnered with Highgate which will take over the management of the hotel. Highgate is a premier hospitality investment and management company. Meanwhile, the casino will be managed by Paragon Gaming.

The $5 billion company is already the largest network of hotels and rooms in South Asia, and is the second largest in China.

Now, it is looking to enter big markets like New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. It already has 50 hotels across 15 states in the US, with 350 employees. It is currently present in cities like Dallas, Houston, Augusta, Atlanta and Miami.