Category Archives: Casino expansion projects

Hotel plans for Indiana’s Four Winds Casino Resort South Bend

Hotel plans for Indiana’s Four Winds Casino Resort South Bend In Indiana and the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians has reportedly announced that it will be adding a 317-room hotel complete with convention facilities and a spa to its Four Winds Casino Resort South Bend. According to a Thursday report from the South Bend Tribune newspaper, the federally-recognized tribe opened the Indiana casino in January […]

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Rivers Casino and Resort Schenectady sportsbook benefits from NFL action

Rivers Casino and Resort Schenectady sportsbook benefits from NFL action In New York and the recently-launched sportsbook inside Rivers Casino and Resort Schenectady reportedly experienced an influx of punters last week thanks to the start of this year’s edition of the National Football League (NFL). According to a Sunday report from the Times Union newspaper, the property owned by Rush Street Gaming opened the state’s […]

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Meruelo Group’s SLS officially re-branded “Sahara Las Vegas”

Meruelo Group’s SLS officially re-branded “Sahara Las Vegas” As part of a $150 million rebranding effort that will reportedly run through next year, at 12:01 am on Thursday, August 29, 2019, SLS Las Vegas officially returned to a version of the property’s original name, Sahara Las Vegas. Fifty-five-year-old Cuban-American billionaire Alex Meruelo’s, The Meruelo Group, purchased the 67-year-old property for an undisclosed price […]

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Sportsbooks coming to North Carolina’s pair of tribal casinos

Sportsbooks coming to North Carolina’s pair of tribal casinos Only three days after North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper, signed legislation that legalized sportsbetting and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has reportedly announced plans to premiere sportsbooks at both of the southern state’s casinos. Double delight: According to a Monday report from The Cherokee One Feather newspaper, the federally-recognized tribe owns the Harrah’s Cherokee […]

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LRWC secures more cash for planned Philippines expansion

LRWC secures more cash for planned Philippines expansion In the Philippines and local gaming operator, Leisure and Resorts World Corporation (LRWC), has reportedly announced that it has raised over $86.23 million that it now intends to utilize in order to significantly expand its business. Share placement: According to a report from The Philippine Star newspaper, the Manila-listed firm revealed that it harvested the […]

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Genting Malaysia Berhad resolves lawsuit against The Walt Disney Company

Genting Malaysia Berhad resolves lawsuit against The Walt Disney Company Asian casino operator Genting Malaysia Berhad has reportedly announced that it has reached a settlement that has ‘fully resolved’ the $1 billion lawsuit it filed against The Walt Disney Company late last year. Park progress: According to a Friday report from GGRAsia, the Kuala Lumpur-listed firm used an official filing to detail that the resolution means […]

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NagaCorp Limited looking to Japan as its business in Cambodia booms

NagaCorp Limited looking to Japan as its business in Cambodia booms A senior executive for Asian casino operator, NagaCorp Limited, has reportedly declared that his firm is now ‘in a position to take a look at fresh opportunities’ including the possibility of entering the nascent Japanese market. Existing obligations: According to a report, Tim McNally (pictured) serves as Chairman for the Hong Kong-listed firm and used […]

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Wynn Resorts Limited unveils Crystal Pavilion expansion for Wynn Macau

Wynn Resorts Limited unveils Crystal Pavilion expansion for Wynn Macau A little over eight months after announcing that it would be adding a further 1,371 rooms to its Wynn Palace Cotai venue and casino operator Wynn Resorts Limited has now reportedly unveiled a similar expansion plan for its nearby Wynn Macau facility. Hotel hubbub: According to a Wednesday report from the Bloomberg news service, the […]

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MGM Springfield closes Starbucks outlet to make way for future VIP gambling lounge

MGM Springfield closes Starbucks outlet to make way for future VIP gambling lounge In Massachusetts and the MGM Springfield property has reportedly announced that it has closed the Starbucks franchise that had been situated in its hotel lobby and soon hopes to replace the high-end coffee outlet with a new VIP gambling lounge. Disappointing direction: According to a Thursday report from The Republican newspaper, the $960 million MGM […]

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Marina Bay Sands expansion to help Singapore ‘mimic’ Macau success

A senior executive for Las Vegas Sands Corporation has reportedly stated his firm is planning to enlarge its Marina Bay Sands integrated casino resort in Singapore so as to be able to attract even more premium mass-segment players and help the city to ‘mimic’ the growth seen in Macau. Insightful disclosure: According to an official […] May 30, 2019

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