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Foxwoods casino seeks approvals to build high-end RV park

Oct. 15, 2021 15:01 PM EDT

PRESTON, Conn. (AP) — The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, owners and operators of Foxwoods Resort Casino, is seeking to develop a luxury RV resort on land the tribal nation has owned since 1994. The tribe and Blue Water Development Corp., of Ocean City, Maryland, recently...

Developer aims to bring 4th hotel to Honolulu suburb

Oct. 14, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A developer aims to bring a fourth hotel to the Honolulu suburb of Kapolei amid demand from local residents and business travelers for less expensive hotel rooms outside of resort districts. A Utah-based partnership is seeking a city permit to build a...

Sale of half Ocean casino to Detroit Ilitch group approved

Oct. 14, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators on Thursday approved the sale of half of Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort to the Ilitch organization, which owns professional sports teams, a nationwide pizza chain and a casino in Detroit. The New Jersey...

Latin casino operator buys Vegas Strip parcel for $120M

Oct. 13, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Chilean businessman and co-founder of the largest casino resort operator in Latin America has reached an agreement to buy 10 acres (4 hectares) of Strip-front land that formerly housed the Riviera from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority for $120 million. ...

Glebocki resigns as CEO of Atlantic City’s Ocean casino

Oct. 11, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The CEO of Ocean Casino Resort has resigned after turning around the finances of one of Atlantic City's larger casinos during her two-year tenure. Terry Glebocki's exit reduces the number of female casino bosses in the city after an...

Traverse City tourism strong during 2021 vacation season

Oct. 09, 2021 07:25 AM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Tourists flowed through Traverse City at a strong pace during vacation season 2021. But the hospitality industry still had to deal with a bumpy road as the COVID-19 pandemic lingered. “Toward the end of summer, we were starting to see...

Biden nominates fundraiser Tsunis for Greece ambassadorship

Oct. 08, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced plans Friday to nominate George Tsunis, an influential Democratic fundraiser and hotelier, to be his envoy to Greece. Tsunis had a previous ambassadorial nomination fall apart. Former President Barack Obama picked Tsunis...

Trump hotel lost $70M despite millions in foreign business

Oct. 08, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's company lost more than $70 million on his Washington, D.C., hotel during his four years in office despite taking in millions from foreign governments, according to documents released Friday by a congressional committee investigating his...

Louisiana sports betting begins; 1st bets at tribal casino

Oct. 07, 2021 12:20 PM EDT

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — Legalized sports betting has started in Louisiana with the first wagering parlor opened at a tribal casino, as the state readies for its largest gambling expansion in decades. The Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville partnered with Betfred Sports...

Company gets OK to build new southwest Vegas hotel-casino

Oct. 06, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A casino company with six properties currently open in and around Las Vegas got the go-ahead Wednesday from county lawmakers to build a new hotel-casino in a neighborhood southwest of the Strip. Clark County Commission approval means construction could...