Barcelona World Project Suffers New Delay

Hard Rock International’s Barcelona World casino project still seems far away from the day of the big inauguration. The project which is worth several billion was first supported by the Government of Catalonia a decade ago and has faced a series of bumps in the road that prevented it fromContinue Reading

Chicago creates special City Council committee to bring local community input on issues related to Bally’s casino project

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, with the support of casino operator Bally’s, on Thursday announced the creation of a special City Council committee, called Casino Community Advisory Council (CAC), that will serve as a “channel for community input” as the City moves forward with its first casino. The proposed Casino CACContinue Reading

Canada: Gateway reportedly ditching new M project in Ontario to invest at existing venue

According to local news, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd. is reportedly not going to move forward with its planned $75 million casino on Wonderland Road, in London, Ontario. Allegedly, the group will instead make a multimillion-dollar investment at Western Fair to expand its current operations. However, Walt Spivak, owner ofContinue Reading

Arkansas: Choctaw-backed ballot measure to halt Cherokee’s Pope County casino project rejected by election commissioners

The Arkansas Board of Election Commissioners will not certify the ballot title for a proposed constitutional amendment intended to remove Pope County as a state-license casino site. The decision was taken on Wednesday through a vote. The commissioners said the Choctaw Tribe-funded ballot title lacked a reference to the existingContinue Reading

Harrah’s Pompano Beach Project Raises Concerns Regarding Owls

Posted on: June 24, 2022, 07:11h.  Last updated on: June 24, 2022, 07:11h. Isle Casino Pompano’s multimillion-dollar expansion project and rebranding to Harrah’s Pompano Beach could threaten the livelihood of the South Florida property’s burrowing owl population, former racetrack workers contend. Caesars Entertainment officials hold a ceremonial groundbreaking in FebruaryContinue Reading

Las Vegas Union asks Macau Govt. for land transaction records involving Genting and Treasure Island failed casino project

The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 501 — which represents over 2,000 members working in Las Vegas casinos— submitted a public record request regarding the land transaction involving Genting Group and Ao Mio Leong to the Land and Urban Construction Bureau (DSSCU). According to corporate filings, Mio Leong is one ofContinue Reading