Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Tag: Hard Rock International

Bidders ready to present plans for Chicago casino to Windy City public

Bidders ready to present plans Chicago Casino
With industry commentators raising concerns about the high bar represented by the $1bn potential investment combined with the city’s tax rate, MGM and Wynn Resorts have already opted to pass on Chicago’s request for proposals process.

Hard Rock International: “We look forward to the opportunity of enhancing our presence in Las Vegas”

Hard Rock trademarks purchased
Hard Rock International has purchased all rights to the Hard Rock brand and related trademarks in Las Vegas from Juniper Capital.

Scientific Games supplies systems and games for newest Hard Rock casino

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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain has opened with a complete SG systems solution, along with player-favourite slot and table games.

Hard Rock International appeals MGE’s licence for Inspire Athens

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Hard Rock International has appealed the Hellenic Gaming Commission’s decision to award Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment a casino concession which..

Will a second European IR be on the cards for Hard Rock?

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With a EUR2bn IR scheduled to commence construction in Spain during 2020, Hard Rock International is awaiting the outcome of its bid for a casino..

Jim Allen: “We are now on the final stretch”

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Hard Rock International has thrown its hat into the ring and is participating in the RFP process for a casino licence which will form part of the overall..

Hard Rock tunes up for Gold Coast entry

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Hard Rock International has expressed interest in developing an integrated resort on Australia’s Gold Coast. The Florida-based entertainment and casino operator has proposed the development as part of Queensland government’s 2017 Global Tourism Hubs programme. “What intrigues us is the holistic model presented by the Queensland Government for the IRD plans,” said a letter presented by Hard Rock to both council...

Hard Rock completes payment bond for Catalonia IR

Hard Rock International has completed payment of a deposit to the Government of Catalonia, enabling to company to move forward with the development of its Hard Rock Entertainment World integrated resort project in Tarragona province. Damia Calvet, head of the Department of Territory and Sustainability, said that Hard Rock made its payment bond on 8 June, within the established deadline. “We...

Catalan government signs-off on Hard Rock Entertainment World project

Hard Rock International has been given the go ahead to move forward with its E2bn integrated resort project in Tarragona province. Catalonia’s government has given Hard Rock International the green light to proceed with its integrated resort project in the autonomous community. In late May, the official gazette of the Catalan Ministry of Economy and Finance announced that it had granted...

Hard Rock Entertainment World in irons amid Catalan political deadlock

While the unstable political situation in Catalonia is causing headaches for investors in the region, Hard Rock International remains committed to developing its €2bn integrated resort project. The lack of political certainty in Catalonia has cast doubt on the prospects for Hard Rock International’s €2bn integrated resort project in Tarragona province. The autonomous community’s ex-president Carles Puigdemont and several of his...

Greentube signs deal with Hard Rock and Seminole casinos

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  Greentube, the NOVOMATIC Interactive division, has launched a project with Seminole Gaming and Hard Rock International whereby Greentube Pro, Greentube’s private-label social casino marketing platform, will power the Seminole Gaming and Hard Rock properties’ social casinos in North America.   The large-scale project covers Seminole and Hard Rock Casino properties in the US and internationally. Each property’s social platform will be...

Melco becomes leading stakeholder in Cyprus casino project

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Casino operator Hard Rock International has sold off its stake in its Cyprus integrated resort joint venture - with Melco International Development becoming the majority stakeholder in the project.   On 26 June, the Republic of Cyprus government officially signed its contract with a consortium consisting of Hard Rock, Melco and Cyprus Phasouri (Zakaki) Limited to build Europe’s first integrated resort...

Hard Rock pulls the plug on Santo Domingo project

Casino Review - Hard Rock Santo Domingo
Hard Rock International has announced that it will pull out of a project to build a large scale casino in Santo Domingo, in the face of continuing opposition from local groups in the largely residential neighbourhood of Piantini, where the venue was to be situated.   The president of the National Association of Hotels and Restaurants, Joel Santos, lamented the decision...

Catalonia’s casino and cultural centre tender suffers setback

Delays in the tender submission for Catalonia's new casino and leisure complex could see the decision pushed back to H2 of this year.   The construction of the E2.5bn casino and leisure complex Center Recreatiu i Turístic (CRT) - formerly known as BCN World - has suffered a further delay. At present there are four casinos in Catalonia's territory and one or...

Residents group tries to 
halt Hard Rock Santo Domingo construction

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Making the headlines this month: litigation continues over the development of Hard Rock International’s new casino in the Dominican Republic while Montana’s Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe have celebrated the opening of their newest venue.   In the Dominican Republic, a federal judge has rescheduled a hearing for an injunction against Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe Of Florida,...

Seminole Tribe gains full control of Hard Rock brand

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Hard Rock International has completed the acquisition of casino and hotel-casino rights in the western US, as well as in several key international markets, from affiliates of BREF HR, which own the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.   Originally separated from the Hard Rock International’s portfolio more than three decades ago, the rights acquired in the deal reunite...