The Louisiana House of Representatives rejected the latest Senate amendments to a casino bill that would extend the no-bid lease on Harrah’s New Orleans.In a unanimous vote Thursday evening, House members approved House Speaker Taylor Barras’ proposal to reject senators’ version of a major gambling legislation, House Bill 533.
The Louisiana Senate approved legislation on Wednesday that extends Caesars Entertainment’s contract for operating Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans.John Bel Edwards’ approval, the casino would have to pay the State of Louisiana at least $83.
Construction work on Europe’s first integrated casino resort in Cyprus will commence next month with a groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for June 8, Melco Resorts and Entertainment CEO Lawrence Ho announced Tuesday.In two and a half years, Cyprus will be home to its first casino resort and the largest resort of its kind in Europe.
(Image: Julie Jacobson/Chicago Tribune/AP)When the Japanese government first passed legislation that would allow two new casino complexes to be built, poker wasn’t going to be one of the permitted games.In changing the law and permitting casino resorts to be built in select locations, the government only sanctioned games with a high degree of chance.
The company planning to make Canberra Casino redevelopment – Aquis Entertainment – has received an extension to finalize its proposal about the project.Last month, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government provided the operator with one month to move on with its investment’s unsolicited bid.
Owners of more than 40 gambling facilities in Riga have started legal action against the Riga City Council following the latter’s decision to shut gambling halls in the city’s historical centre.According to media reports, the Council’s representative Aira Smelde have shared the information, saying that operators had turned to court to appeal the Riga City Council’s decision.
During an interview for Bloomberg TV from earlier today, Caesars President of International Development Steve Tight reiterated his company’s commitment to enter the nascent Japanese casino and integrated resort market.MGM Resorts International, another major gaming and hospitality company hailing from Las Vegas, has recently revealed a $9.
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Back in February, construction workers brought down Palms’ iconic marquee after a 17-year run as part of the property-wide renovation process to replace it with a modern, digital sign.The renovated Palms will feature art installations with works by widely recognized artists, including Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, and Dustin Yellin.
The company currently owns and operates Parx Casino in Bensalem.It has emerged as the winning bidder for a satellite casino within a 30-mile diameter spanning namely between Carlisle and Chambersburg.
Hong Kong-based developer Melco International Development announced Wednesday the appointment of casino industry veteran Craig Robertson Ballantyne as President of City of Dreams Mediterranean, the €550-million integrated resort currently under development in the Republic of Cyprus.Ballantyne started his career in the gambling industry in 1972 when he joined UK gambling operator Ladbrokes.
The New Jersey Casino Control Commission is set to rule later today on whether it would grant a casino license to the new Hard Rock hotel and casino complex, which is slated to open doors late next month.The property received site approval by the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority last month.
The former Trump Taj Mahal casino resort is currently being redeveloped into what would begin operating as a Hard Rock gaming and entertainment complex in less than two months now.Its former owner Carl Icahn sold it to Florida-based Hard Rock International in the spring of 2017.
It will primarily target premium mass market customers.It has been a popular practice for Macau’s casino resort operators to partner with junket companies that would refer players to their gaming floors.
A new casino complex with a 459-foot-tall hotel tower is set to replace the former Las Vegas Club in downtown Las Vegas, local news outlet Las Vegas Sun has reported citing documents submitted with city officials.The property will be located at the site of the former Las Vegas Club, Mermaids Casino, and the Girls of Glitter Gulch Topless Club.
Las Vegas casino giant MGM Resorts International is currently developing the complex in the city of Springfield.About 2,200 of the resort’s staff members will be employed full-time, with average salary ranging from $40,000-$55,000, including benefits costs.
Macau gaming and hospitality operator Galaxy Entertainment Group is still committed to building an eco-friendly $300-million to $500-million casino resort on the Philippine island of Boracay, the company itself said in its financial report for the first quarter of 2018.In its latest financial report, the company said that it supports Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan for the revitalization of Boracay.
It was also announced that Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will be the first casino resort to hire people participating in the Recovery Court program.The former Trump Taj Mahal casino resort is set to reopen its doors under the Hard Rock brand on June 28.
The bidding process for Japan’s first integrated resorts will likely begin late next year or even in 2020, Melco Resorts & Entertainment Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho said in an interview with business media outlet Bloomberg.Melco currently operates integrated resorts in Macau and the Philippines and is betting big on Japan as the next big integrated resort and casino gambling market.
Construction work on a $400-million hotel and casino resort in Costa Rica is expected to begin in early 2019, after the project has received the necessary approval from the host municipality and tourism regulators, local news outlet The Costa Rica Star reports.It will operate as Casino City Caribe.