Saturday, February 24, 2024

Tag: Santo Domingo

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...

Court rejects request to halt Hard Rock’s Santo Domingo development

Casino Review - Hard Rock Santo Domingo
The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Santo Domingo is still on schedule to open this year following the rejection of an injunction by court.   The Dominican Republic’s Supreme Administrative Court has rejected a request for an injunction against the provisional construction permits for the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Santo Domingo. The legal challenge was filed by residents of Piantini...

New Dominican Hard Rock comes under fire

Dominican Hard Rock
In the Dominican Republic, local residents have outlined their opposition to a casino currently under construction in the capital Santo Domingo. A new 38-storey tower will house a 23,000sq.ft gaming extension to the Hard Rock Hotel, offering 400 slot machines, 40 table games, a high-rolling VIP room and two separate bars. But in a public hearing held last month, objections were...