Miss Genting

Miss Genting


26th January 2017


Genting Club Riverlights has announced the launch of its first Miss Genting Derby competition.  

The contest, which is being held at Genting Club Riverlights on 9 March, is to find a lucky lady to represent Derby in the Miss England competition, due to take place at The Vox Conference Centre, Resorts World Birmingham from 12– 14 July.

Already shortlisted is Abbie Flavell, 22 from Ripley, who placed first runner up in the Miss Derby 2015 competition.

Jackie Gomes, general manager at Genting Club Riverlights commented: “We are delighted to host the first ever Miss Genting Derby contest and look forward to welcoming lots of women from across the region to the casino in the hope of finding someone to represent our home city of Derby in the Miss England finals later this year.”

"We are not just looking for a pretty face", added organiser Angie Beasley. "We are looking for a talented and confident female with a great personality who would enjoy raising funds for charity to represent Genting Club Riverlights in our national finals.”



The contest, which will commence at the casino at 7.30pm on 9 March, is an open heat, meaning ladies can enter from anywhere in England. Organisers are looking for 10 competitors to take part in the event, which will include a catwalk style finale.

The reigning Miss England Psychology student Elizabeth Grant 20 (pictured) who has just returned from the Miss World final in Washington DC will be one of the judges for the event .

To enter, simply send a snapshot / selfie with contact details, occupation and an interesting fact toinfo@missengland.info or apply online at http://www.missengland.info/regionals/derby before 7th February 2017.

20-30 semi-finalists will be selected to appear in an online photo contest with the top 10 invited to attend the casino based finals, at which the casino will be fundraising for its nominated charity Treetops Hospice Care.



Entrants for the Genting heats need to be aged 18-26 and able to abide by the rules on the Miss England website. 

For further details about Genting Club Riverlights please contact the casino at Morledge, Derby, DE1 2AY call 01332 387 690 or visit https://www.gentingcasinos.co.uk/club/derby-riverlights/. Genting Club Riverlights is open daily from 12 noon to 6am.

For more details about Miss England please email press@missengland.info

Issued by Limegreen Communications Limited.

For further information contact

Sarah Perrins on 07774 925943 or sarah@limegreencommunications.com

Natalie Hodges 07870310482 or natalie@limegreencommunications.com


About Genting UK
Genting UK plc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genting Malaysia, trades in the UK as Genting Casinos. It boasts 40 casinos across England and Scotland. The casinos outside London operate under two brands: Genting Casinos and Genting Clubs. In London the group owns the oldest private members gaming club in the world, Crockfords, along with the Colony Club, Maxims, Palm Beach and Genting Casino Cromwell Mint and Genting Casino Chinatown London in close proximity.

In January 2015 Genting proudly took over as lead sponsor of the Genting Arena at the NEC, visit www.GentingArena.co.uk. In October 2015 Genting UK opened Resorts World Birmingham, Europe's first leisure and entertainment resort featuring 50 outlet stores, 14 stylish bars and restaurants an 11 screen cinema, the Genting Hotel and Spa and the exhilarating International Casino. Find out more at www.resortsworldbirmingham.co.uk.

About Genting Malaysia
Genting Malaysia is part of GentingBerhad which was founded in 1980 and is one of Malaysia's leading multinational corporations. The company has a market capitalisation of c£25 billion, with operations in the leisure & hospitality, power generation, oil palm plantation, property development, biotechnology and oil & gas sectors. The Genting Group has over 50 years of gaming experience running some of the most popular land-based casinos and resorts in Malaysia, Singapore, USA, the Bahamas, the Philippines and in the UK.