Casinos


After Seven Years of Building, Resorts World to Open in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) One of the biggest casino projects ever on the Las Vegas Strip has set a date to open, after more than seven years of planning and building. Resorts World Las Vegas announced that it will open to the public June 24 and began taking reservations for more than 3,500 rooms at its three Hilton-branded hotels....


Catawbas to 'Fast-Track' Opening a Part of Planned North Carolina Casino

The Catawba Indian Nation on March 26 said it will "fast-track" the opening of a portion of its $273 million North Carolina casino. Tribal leaders said a "pre-launch" facility for their Two Kings Casino Resort in Kings Mountain will open this summer with 500 slot machines....


Bally's to Build $120M Casino Near Penn State University

Bally's Corporation plans to build a $120 million casino, which will include sports-betting facilities, near Penn State University in State College, partnering on the project with former university trustee Ira Lubert....


Construction Started on $273M Catawba Nation Casino in North Carolina

Casino lovers can begin counting down for the opening of the planned Catawba Indian Nation resort in North Carolina. Tribal Administrator Elizabeth Harris said earlier in December that the Catawba Nation intends to open the first part of its new $273 million Two Kings Casino Resort in Kings Mountain by next fall....


Doka Crews Expect to Complete Circa Resort & Casino in Vegas By December

When complete, the Circa Resort & Casino will be the newest player in downtown Las Vegas on the Fremont Street Experience. Slated to debut in December of 2020, the new luxurious resort will have 777 rooms and suites to fill the 1.25 million-sq.-ft....


Casino Proposes $100M Expansion

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) A harness racing track and casino in Ohio has proposed a $100 million expansion project. Miami Valley Gaming and Racing in southwestern Ohio's Warren County is considering adding a hotel, restaurant, parking garage and additional gambling machines....


Tohono O'odham's $400M Casino Takes Shape in Glendale

A new casino is rising from the desert in Glendale, Ariz. The new $400M Desert Diamond West Valley casino is more than twice the size of the original one built at the site, which also includes a resort....


Rivers Casino Pittsburgh Greenlights $60M Hotel Project

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh announced June 18 that it will break ground on a $60 million North Shore hotel later this summer. The seven-story, four-star property will be called The Landing Hotel Pittsburgh and will include 219 guest rooms....


Martha's Vineyard Gambling Hall Construction to Begin

AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) A Massachusetts tribe said construction is expected to begin for a gambling hall on the resort island of Martha's Vineyard. The Aquinnah Wampanoags tribe said Williams Building Company of Hyannis has been chosen as general contractor for the project....


Wynn Completes $68M Pollution Cleanup at Casino Site

EVERETT, Mass. (AP) Wynn Resorts has removed nearly 1 million tons of contaminated sediment from the former chemical plant site where it's building a $2.5 billion Boston-area casino. The final price tag was about $68 million, or more than double the $30 million previously estimated by the Las Vegas company....






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