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City Slams Enviros’ Bid To Stop Ex-Casino Site Development  Law360

A California city has urged a federal court to toss an attempt by environmental groups and residents to halt development on land once intended for a casino ...

Rochester developer Wilmorite selling its stake in del Lago casino  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

ALBANY – The Wilmot family is selling its stake in the del Lago Resort & Casino, the $440 million Seneca County gambling facility that has struggled to meet its ...

New York State’s del Lago Resort & Casino to open DraftKings’ sportsbook Friday  Yogonet International

egal sports betting is coming to the Finger Lakes with the opening of a sportsbook Friday, Aug. 23 at del Lago Resort & Casino near Waterloo in Seneca County.

Del Lago casino sets date to open sports betting  syracuse.com

This rendering shows the sportsbook, or betting lounge, that will open Friday, Aug. 23, at del Lago Resort & Casino near Waterloo in Seneca County. It will be ...

Resorts World Catskills is Getting New Owners  BestUSCasinos.org

The biggest casino in upstate New York is officially getting new owners. Empire Resorts, which runs Resorts World Catskills, has confirmed that the casino is ...

Former officials of tribe that runs California casino plead guilty in embezzlement case  Yogonet International

The three former officials pleaded guilty to having stolen money over five years from the Paskenta Tribe of Nomlaki Indians, prosecutors said.

Barstow Casino Seen Moving Forward, Chemehuevi Tribe Says 80 Percent Chance it Happens in Three to Five...  Casino.Org News

A Barstow, California tribal casino could become a reality after years of attempting to get the project moving, but two tribes are competing for the rights.

Playing The Slots To Raise Money for ALS, Lou Gehrigs Disease  Patch.com

Playing The Slots To Raise Money for ALS, Lou... - La Mesa-Mount Helix, CA - ALS Association to benefit from `Challenge Me Slot Tournament' at Valley View ...

Longtime Baja ecotourism operator and conservationist dies at 75  Mexico News Daily

Tim Means, a pioneer ecotourism operator and conservationist in the Gulf of California and on the Baja peninsula died of complications with diabetes.

Hard Rock Sacramento Acceps Reservations Ahead of Fall 2019 Launch  Casino News Daily

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain is set to begin booking room reservations for the hotel portion of the resort from today.

OUR VIEW: Hard Rock Hotel Casino could benefit tribe, Kern  The Bakersfield Californian

The Tejon Indian Tribe has cleared a major hurdle in its effort to build a massive hotel and casino complex at the foot of the Grapevine in Kern County.

China is refusing most U.S. recyclables. That may mean higher trash bills in the Coachella Valley  The Desert Sun

Palm Springs and Burrtec are working to educate locals and improve community recycling as China and other countries restrict contaminated recyclables.

International Speedway Corporation Announces Officer Resignation  Nasdaq

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 22, 2019-- International Speedway Corporation today announced Joie Chitwood III has resigned his position as Executive VP.

Reno casino operators: Market 'transformed' and 'more stable' as new competition springs up in Northern California  The Nevada Independent

Potential competition coming from more than $1 billion of Indian casino development in Northern California isn't causing Reno gaming operator David Farahi to ...

Questions Swirl Ahead;of Trinidad Hotel Hearing | News  North Coast Journal

A potential well site and an ethics complaint bubble up on eve of coastal commission hearing.

How Southern California casinos continue to up the stakes in the resort game  Press-Enterprise

Many Southern California casinos are becoming full-blown resorts similar to those in Las Vegas with restaurants, buffets, spas, hotels, golf courses and more.

3 former tribal officials plead guilty in embezzlement case  Milford Mirror

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three former officials of an American Indian tribe that runs a Northern California casino pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to ...

Daily Business Report-Aug. 22, 2019  San Diego Metropolitan

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CITY OF WAUKEGAN: Request for Qualifications and Proposals - Casino Development & Operator  Lake County Gazette

The City of Waukegan invites qualified Project Teams to submit proposals through the issuance of this Request for Qualifications and Proposals for the ...

Hard Rock International signs on to develop Tejon Indian Tribe's casino project in Mettler  The Bakersfield Californian

Hard Rock International, the global hospitality company known for its rock 'n' roll-themed restaurants, has agreed to develop and manage a $600 million hotel ...

Deal-making awaits as Tejon tribe plans casino project  The Bakersfield Californian

Word last week that Hard Rock International will develop and manage the Tejon Indian Tribe's proposed $600 million hotel and casino in Mettler is the latest in a ...

Soboba Casino Resort is about to open, here’s how it’s honoring the past and looking ahead  Press-Enterprise

A large, burgundy-colored Soboba Casino sign surrounded by light bulbs will greet visitors as they make their way to the luxe, new Soboba Casino Resort in ...

Tejon Indian casino proposed for south of Bakersfield moves forward after years of work  The Bakersfield Californian

A casino project proposed by the Tejon Indian Tribe for a 306-acre area south of Bakersfield has taken an important step forward after years of work by U.S. ...

California card club owners fear new gambling regulations could force them to fold on blackjack-type games  Los Angeles Times

The Bureau of Gambling Control is hearing testimony before considering adopting new rules for third-party dealers at card clubs. Such regulations could put an ...

Lorber dismisses recession fears, Birdman’s Miami Beach home gets another price chop: Daily digest  The Real Deal

Trader Joe's will open its doors next week in Miami Beach. Alex Sapir is being accused of mismanaging his family's fortune.

Tear-down of Elk Grove ‘ghost mall’ begins, paving way for new casino  Sacramento Bee

Elk Grove's “ghost mall” — the languishing eyesore along Highway 99 — will soon be no more. Tearing down large sections of concrete and steel beams, ...

Backers of Indian casino look to build public support in advance of government approvals  The Bakersfield Californian

A campaign has been launched to build public support for the Tejon Indian Tribe's proposed $600 million hotel and casino half an hour south of Bakersfield, and ...

After a casino boom, a Mississippi county deals with a reversal of fortune  Los Angeles Times

Growing up in Tunica at the height of its casino boom, Roosevelt Hall felt his community had been dealt a winning hand. Lavish monuments to gaming — a ...

Progress on central California tribal casino resort plan  World Casino Directory

In central California, the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs has reportedly completed a 'scoping report' on a plan that could eventually lead to the Tejon ...

Hard Rock Hotel, Casino Coming To Bakersfield  CBS Los Angeles

The new development will include an RV park, 400 hotel rooms, a rock spa and fitness center, a resort pool and a convention center. DeMarco Morgan reports.

Land near Las Vegas Strip once planned for casino has new owners  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The names were big and their plans even bigger, but the property near the Las Vegas Strip has nothing to show for it. Now new owners are taking a chance on ...

EG casino on track for 2020 opening, says tribe's chair  Elk Grove Citizen

Wilton Rancheria Chairman Raymond “Chuckie” Hitchcock this week told the Citizen that the tribe continues their drive to open their $500 million casino-resort in ...

Development Threatens Critical San Francisco Bay Habitat  Bay Nature

This is an op-ed by David Helvarg, the co-chair of the Point Molate Alliance, which opposes the housing plan. On March 19, in a closed to the public session, the ...

Richmond picks So-Cal developer for Point Molate development  The Mercury News

RICHMOND — After narrowing down the list of developers who bid on Richmond's plan to build at least 670 housing units on a 270-acre site in Point Molate with ...

How one of America’s smallest Indian tribes bounced back from the brink of dying out  The Desert Sun

Amanda Vance, the 32-year-old tribal chair of the Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians, on a recent weekday settled in for a long afternoon of meetings in the ...

California Seeing An Influx Of Hotel Developments Midway Through The Year  Bisnow

Midway through the year, California is experiencing a boom of hotel developments.

Agua Caliente tribe announces new arena for Palm Springs  Press-Enterprise

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians plans to build a 10,000-seat arena in the heart of Palm Springs for ice hockey and live entertainment. The new ...

Gamblers, curious visitors swamp opening of new Harrah's casino in Ione  Calaveras Enterprise

Hundreds of cars idled in a line near Ione Monday afternoon, each hoping to score a parking spot close to the new Harrah's Northern California Casino to catch ...

Harrah's Northern California announces opening weekend  Casino City Times

2 April 2019. (PRESS RELEASE) -- There will soon be a new place to play in Amador County when Harrah's Northern California opens later this spring.

Wednesday opening for Soboba Casino Resort  World Casino Directory

California facility from the federally-recognized Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians is to feature a casino offering around 2000 slots and some 32 gaming tables.

Las Vegas’ latest building boom: NFL stadium and new resorts  Los Angeles Times

Las Vegas cityscape is changing with the addition of more hotels and a stadium for the newly minted football team slated to relocate from Oakland for the ...

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain Holds Topping Off Ceremony  Hotel News Resource

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain held a topping off ceremony on Feb. 13, 2019, to celebrate reaching this major construction milestone in ...

One of California's last black enclaves threatened by Inglewood's stadium deal  Los Angeles Times

Inglewood's rising rents and home prices, triggered by the Rams-Chargers stadium and entertainment complex, are squeezing out some residents of color.

Southern California Casinos Up Resort Game Stakes | Entertainment  Gazette Newspapers

If you were to enter a casino in Southern California 20 years ago, you likely experienced a smoke-filled tent, not a luxury resort. Now, many Southern California ...

Elk Grove’s ‘ghost mall’ to be demolished by developer, city announces  Sacramento Bee

In a media release sent out Tuesday evening, the City of Elk Grove said the Howard Hughes Corp. has notified the city that it “intends to abandon plans” to build ...

New Gary casino to carry 'Hard Rock' brand, theme  nwitimes.com

GARY — The new land-based casino in Gary is going to rock.

Tejon Tribe and Hard Rock Join Forces for Kern County Casino  Casino News Daily

The Tejon Indian Tribe has partnered Hard Rock International to develop and operate a $600 million casino resort in Kern County, California, it was announced ...

Inside Tijuana's Xolos, the unique club bridging the US-Mexico divide and bringing hope to a troubled city  These Football Times

Superstitious, wealthy and ambitious: Jorge Hank Rhon, the owner of Liga MX's Xolos, is on a mission to change the face of his city and football team.

High (casino relocation) hopes for the Redding Rancheria  World Casino Directory

The Redding Rancheria in northern California is still reportedly optimistic that it will be given official permission to transfer the casino license for its Win-River ...

Redding council rundown: Casinos, cannabis, construction and snow-mageddon  Redding Record Searchlight

The Redding City Council agreed to submit their response to the report about the environmental impact of Redding Rancheria's proposed casino.

Developers present plans for Point Molate to Richmond City Council  Richmond Confidential

Edward Booth on February 14, 2019. On Tuesday, the Richmond City Council received pitches from four developers to build waterfront housing on the pristine ...

How Many Casinos Could The Southern Wisconsin & Northern Illinois Market Support?  WUWM

There could be a casino coming to Beloit. The Ho-Chunk Nation is seeking federal approval for the plan, but the final decision would be up to Democratic.

San Manuel Casino names new general manager  San Bernardino County Sun

San Manuel Casino has a new general manager in former Chief Operating Officer Peter Arceo, officials announced Friday, March 29. Arceo will be in charge of ...

Elk Grove ‘Ghost Mall’: Four things to know after the City announces demolition  ABC10.com KXTV

ELK GROVE, Calif. — What do you call a 'Ghost Mall' after it is officially dead? More than 10 years after construction stopped on the site near Kammerer Road ...

As development transforms Inglewood, the city wants to share the wealth with residents  Los Angeles Times

Inglewood's mayor James Butts says his city is trying to ensure residents benefit economically from major development — and protect them from rising rents.

5 years later: How has Graton casino changed Sonoma County?  Petaluma Argus Courier

In 2013, the largest casino in the Bay Area threw open its doors amid much fear — and hope — about the ways it would change Sonoma County. The true ...

New Jersey Regulator Seizes $90,000 After Player Gambled Online from...  Casino.Org News

New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has ordered forfeiture of more than $90000 from man who beat geolocation and gambled online in New Jersey ...

Wilton Rancheria wins lawsuit over Elk Grove casino - Sacramento  Sacramento Business Journal

A federal judge has denied a suit aimed at stopping development of Wilton Rancheria's planned $500 million casino resort in Elk Grove.

Caesars continues Harrah's Northern California prep  CasinoBeats

Harrah's Northern California, the 71000 square foot entertainment destination, remains on track to host its grand opening this spring.

Lawsuit against Wilton Rancheria dismissed as casino plans 2019 start to construction  Sacramento Bee

A federal judge last week tossed a lawsuit by an activist group that sought to halt development of the planned Wilton Rancheria casino resort in Elk Grove.

California tribal casinos outpace nation - Sacramento  Sacramento Business Journal

California's tribal casino industry, which accounts for more than a quarter of the nation's tribal casino revenue, showed stronger revenue growth than the next 15 ...

Timbisha Tribe Receives Approval for Ridgecrest Casino After Suing DOI but Fight with City is...  Casino.Org News

Timbisha tribe gets go ahead for Ridgecrest casino from the Department of the Interior, but why a nine-month delay after it had been OK'd by the BIA?

Minor Injuries When Roof Collapses at California Casino  Insurance Journal

Eleven people suffered mostly minor injuries when a roof collapsed Monday at a Los Angeles area casino, raining debris into the lobby area, authorities.

Jamul Indian Village of California Recruits New Managers to Join World-Class Executive Team of Jamul Casino  PR Newswire

JAMUL, Calif., Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jamul Indian Village Development Corporation ("JIVDC"), an entity owned by Jamul Indian Village of California, ...

Lamont backs tribal casino in Bridgeport, sources say  New Haven Register

HARTFORD — As gambling negotiations with the Connecticut tribes enter their fifth month, Gov. Ned Lamont is privately inclined to back efforts to bring a tribal ...

Harrah's Northern California hosts soft opening  CasinoBeats

California has tentatively welcomed its latest tribal casino entrant this week, as Harrah's Northern California hosted a soft opening.

California Tribes Get Their Hands Dirty, File Lawsuit Against Card Clubs  OnlinePokerReport.com

The legality of "California" games could be settled once and for all now that two tribes have filed a lawsuit against the state's card clubs.

Hard Rock casino to open north of Sacramento  The Sacramento Bee

A Hard Rock casino-hotel is coming to the outskirts of greater Sacramento, upping the competitive ante in the region's increasingly crowded gambling market.

Kern proposes $218 million, 20-year deal to service Tejon Indians' hotel-casino south of Bakersfield  The Bakersfield Californian

Kern County has proposed a 20-year, $218 million deal with the Tejon Indians to provide fire, law enforcement and other services at the $600 million casino and ...

Big Brands Bring Two New Casinos to Northern California This Year  Casino News Daily

Northern California is gearing up for major expansion of gambling as two popular casino brands are set to launch properties in the region this year.

Pre-construction on new Cathedral City fire station starts Aug 1  KESQ

Pre-construction work on the new downtown Cathedral City fire station will start on August 1.

Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa has 2 new restaurants: Go inside the new gastropub and coffee shop  Press-Enterprise

There's a new spot to get a jolt of caffeine and a pastry in the morning at Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa in Cabazon, as well as a new restaurant and bar where ...

Hard Rock, Tejon Indians connect on new California casino project  CalvinAyre.com

Hard Rock International is hooking up with a native Indian tribe out of California to build a new casino resort. The $600-million venue is being put together by the ...

All new Valley View Casino & Hotel unveiled after $50M expansion, renovation  Valley Roadrunner

Valley View Casino & Hotel unveiled its $50 million, 43000 square foot expansion and renovation the day before Independence Day. Construction began April ...

Wells Fargo taking Chukchansi tribe to court in dispute over $250M loan  Fresno Bee

A legal fight between the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians in Coarsegold, California, and the Wells Fargo Bank has erupted in New York state court.

Seaport San Diego tower is like nothing else on California's coast. That's the problem  The San Diego Union-Tribune

A 500-foot observation tower and hotel is being heralded by developer 1HWY1 as the architectural focal point of the massive $2.4 billion Seaport San Diego ...

Top 10 casino openings and expansions  Casino City Times

Since our last edition two months ago, we have seen a variety of openings and expansions all over the world.

Harrah’s Northern California Casino To Welcome Guests From Today  Casino Buzz

Harrah's Northern California casino is all set to accept rollers from today. The casino is a partnership between Caesars Entertainment Corp and Buena Vista ...

CT tribes make counteroffer on Bridgeport casino  Middletown Press

HARTFORD — Connecticut's two Native American tribes made a counteroffer Sunday to Bridgeport's proposed $350 million resort casino development as talks ...

Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians being sued by lender  World Casino Directory

Wells Fargo and Company is reportedly taking the California casino-operating tribe to court over default allegations tied to a loan worth $250 million.

Casino-operating tribes influence sports betting debate  KOMO News

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Native American tribes have emerged as key players in the legislative debates over whether states should legalize sports betting, with ...

Lack of Water Threatens Trinidad Rancheria Hotel Project  North Coast Journal

The planned 100-room Trinidad Rancheria hotel at Cher-Ae Heights Casino appears stalled at the state level because of an inability to come up with a...

John James named President and CEO at Foxwoods Resort Casino  Hospitality Net

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council announces tribal gaming executive John J. James has been named the new President and CEO of Foxwoods Resort ...

Citadel Outlets planning big expansion, adding monorail and Gold Line stops  KABC-TV

The Citadel Outlets are looking to add some 44 acres worth of new retail space and more, plus a monorail under a plan currently under review by the city of ...

Death Valley Tribe Sues DOI Over Stalled Casino Land Application, Alleging ‘Undue Political...  Casino.Org News

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe of Death Valley sues DOI over land application, alleging violation of the Administrative Procedure Act for undue political reasons.

POWAY SHOOTING: Teen suspect's 'anti-Semitic manifesto' — TRUMP: 'thoughts and prayers' — CA HOUSING BILL gets national attention — BETO in CA — LAKE ELSINORE casino under scrutiny  Politico

THE BUZZ: 'THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS' — In the hours after the tragic shooting at a synagogue in Poway this weekend — and just days after another apparent ...

Cripple Creek is poised for a casino building boom, but some worry that the town's history will be sacrificed  The Colorado Sun

The excitement about building plans they believe could jumpstart a stagnant economy in Cripple Creek and put the town on the map of “must-visit” destination is ...

Will Bridgeport casino plan finally come up a winner?  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — In a city starved for economic revival, lawmakers and residents say they hope plans for a resort-casino on the drawing board for years can be ...

As Nevada booms, Henderson and Reno grapple with growth limits  Curbed

In the boom-and-bust state of Nevada—which built its economy on mining, gambling, and tourism—ups and downs are a way of life. Henderson, the state's ...

Made to order: California company Plant Prefab installs duplex at Olympic Valley development in single afternoon  Sierra Sun

At a factory in Rialto, six rectangular modules weighing between 20000 and 40000 pounds each are loaded and secured to a trailer for a more than 450-mile ...

Uncertain times for California's Lake Elsinore Casino  World Casino Directory

Riverside County casino could reportedly be forced to close after California Bureau of Gambling Control files complaint against owners Ted and Joseph ...

Harrah's Northern California Celebrates Grand Opening Weekend  PRNewswire

IONE, Calif., May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A spectacular drone light show lit up the night sky in Amador County, Calif. this weekend as Harrah's Northern ...

Graton Rancheria Indians Not Liable for $43 Million in Dispute with Sonoma...  Casino.Org News

A four-year long legal dispute between the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria and Kenwood Investments, a real estate and development company in ...

'Hard Rock is focusing on expanding the regional and West Coast presence of the brand'  Yogonet International

Ahead of the upcoming opening of the chain's new property, the future president of Hard Rock Sacramento at Fire Mountain told Yogonet their main goal is to be ...

Inglewood votes to limit rent hikes and halt evictions spurred by development  Los Angeles Times

Inglewood officials adopted an emergency ordinance Tuesday to limit rent increases and halt evictions temporarily while the city tries to find a permanent ...

California Sports Betting On The Horizon? MGM, GVC Strike Deal With CA Tribe  Legal Sports Report

If and when California sports betting ever becomes legal, at least one casino property will have the infrastructure in place to offer the hot commodity. MGM GVC ...

Wilton Rancheria, federal government challenge lawsuit against EG casino-resort  Elk Grove Citizen

The Wilton Rancheria and the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs on July 3 filed requests for a federal judge to approve their motions for summary judgment in a ...

Best bet for beer? There’s a brewery at this Southern California casino  Press-Enterprise

You are likely to come across craft breweries tucked into industrial or urban areas of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside or San Bernardino counties, not ...

Casinos Create Urban Jobs, But at a Price  CityLab

Usually, the public benefits of gambling deteriorate over time. But many American cities still pin their economic hopes on casinos.

Lamont, tribes, talked about Bridgeport casino  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Gov. Ned Lamont has asked the chairmen for the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to consider some kind of development in ...