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Developer drops big NW Indiana project with incentives nixed

Dec. 8, 2019 4:39 PM EST

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A hotel developer has dropped plans for a $356 million project near one of northwestern Indiana’s busiest highway interchanges after local officials balked at the company’s incentives request. Merrillville-based White Lodging pitched its plan last year for a complex...

Navajo Gaming purchases Flagstaff restaurant, nearby land

Dec. 7, 2019 4:35 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has purchased a $5.2 million plot of land in northern Arizona that could develop into a casino or gaming facility aimed at increasing business and drawing people to other Navajo property, officials said. The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise announced its 14-acre...

Caesars completes $516.3 million sale of Rio hotel in Vegas

Dec. 6, 2019 6:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment Corp. says it has completed the $516.3 million sale of its Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The company said Friday it will continue for at least two years to run the 2,500-room property and will pay an annual lease of $45 million to the new owner, newly...

Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino Resort names Glebocki as CEO

Dec. 3, 2019 7:06 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City has hired Terry Glebocki as its CEO after she served in the job in an interim capacity since August, officials announced Tuesday. Glebocki has more than 30 years of financial management experience and recently also served as the...

Northern Arapaho Tribe to open Wyoming child care center

Nov. 27, 2019 3:36 PM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming tribal leaders have announced plans to dedicate a new $4.5 million child care center to help address a shortage of affordable care options for tribal members. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the Northern Arapaho Tribe has plans to open the 24-hour center by its Wind River...

Downtown Clemson hotel to employ special needs students

Nov. 24, 2019 12:06 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — ClemsonLIFE sophomore David "Tanner" Smith currently works two on-campus jobs — one at Fike Recreation Center and the other in the Division of Undergraduate Studies — but he already has a new job lined up at the Shepherd Hotel, opening Summer 2021. The Shepherd Hotel will...

Resorts World updates plans for $4.3B Las Vegas Strip resort

Nov. 22, 2019 2:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A multibillion-dollar Las Vegas Strip megaresort has updated plans increasing its capacity and expanding its budget before its scheduled open in 2021, company officials said. The Malaysia-based parent company Genting Group announced Resorts World Las Vegas is expected to open its doors in...

Mini-casino in western Pennsylvania rejected by regulators

Nov. 21, 2019 2:00 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania gambling regulators are rejecting a proposed mini-casino near the state’s western border with Ohio after the winning bidder for the license acknowledged that it couldn’t finance the project. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday denied the...

Paris hoteliers angered by IOC sponsorship deal with Airbnb

Nov. 21, 2019 7:10 AM EST

The newest Olympic sponsor has sparked the ire of French hoteliers, who have suspended their collaboration with 2024 Paris Games organizers over fears the IOC’s agreement with home-sharing company Airbnb will create unfair competition. The nine-year, five-games sponsorship deal announced this week starts...

Bankrupt West Virginia ski resort sold at auction

Nov. 21, 2019 4:51 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A bankrupt West Virginia ski resort has been sold at auction. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Perfect North Slopes Inc. of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, plans to reopen Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Tucker County for the 2020-21 ski season. Perfect North Slopes was the...