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Poarch Creek

article With looming Wind Creek expansion, Hotel Bethlehem gets 2 more years to grow (1/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- When Hotel Bethlehem first pitched an expansion in 2016, Las Vegas Sands still owned Bethlehem’s gaming hall and the casino owners weren’t...
article ‘This is a timing issue,’ Hotel Bethlehem partner says about expansion (1/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Hotel Bethlehem has up to four more years to tap a special tax incentive to help fund a $40 million expansion that would double the size of the...
article Wind Creek Hospitality submits plan for $90 million hotel expansion of newly-acquired Bethlehem casino property (12/5/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- After finalizing the $1.3 billion purchase on May 31 and celebrating a $15 million rebrand just five months later, Wind Creek Hospitality, the gaming...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article TMZ: O.J. Simpson Is a Defamation-Proof Criminal Scumbag, Casino Claims (1/15/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- O.J. Simpson's reputation as a violent convicted criminal is already SO HORRIBLE, it's basically impossible to inflict even more damage to it ......
article New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas means hefty room rate markups (12/27/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Staying on the Strip for New Year’s Eve will cost top dollar, even more than it will for CES just one week later. The usual high-end names have the...
article New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas means hefty room rate markups (12/27/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Staying on the Strip for New Year’s Eve will cost top dollar, even more than it will for CES just one week later. The usual high-end names have the...
article Flamingo Las Vegas to launch new steakhouse that channels its gangster past (12/20/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Donny and Marie Osmond recently closed their 11-year run at the Flamingo Las Vegas. The hotel-casino’s steakhouse shut down too. Now, the resort...
article Treasure Island Hotel & Casino marks Radisson debut on Las Vegas Strip (12/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Radisson announced Tuesday the debut of Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino, a Radisson Hotel at 3300 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas. The award-...
article Treasure Island in Las Vegas joins Radisson brand (12/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Radisson Rewards members can now redeem points when booking stays at TI, according to a Tuesday press release. The addition of TI marks the first Strip...
article PHOTOS: NoMad Las Vegas Joins World of Hyatt (12/9/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Hyatt’s team reached out on Friday to let me know that they’ve added a new Las Vegas hotel to their ongoing partnership with MGM Resorts in...
article Vans, Artist Damien Hirst and Palms Casino Resort Join Forces For Limited Edition Sneakers (11/26/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- After debuting the world's most expensive hotel room with a $100,000-per-night rate earlier this year, The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and famed...
article All-New Excitement in Las Vegas (11/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It's already a meetings Mecca, but Las Vegas isn't a town to rest on its laurels. New developments -- and new meeting spaces -- abound in a city...
article BLOG: Best Renovation/Restoration: Palms Casino (11/5/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Renovations at the Palms Casino Resort wrapped up in March and covered nearly every area of the resort. A phased work schedule allowed the facility to...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Saginaw Chippewa

article As Soaring Eagle clears rooms, future sale details are in flux (1/13/2020)
(Michigan) -- Future furniture and fixture sales to prepare the Soaring Eagle Resort's hotel for major upgrades are planned, but just how and when they will be...
article Major renovation begins for Soaring Eagle hotel (1/7/2020)
(Michigan) -- Just a day after selling hotel fixtures to members and employees, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe on Tuesday announced major renovations to its Soaring...
article That Was Quick! Soaring Eagle Sells Out At Liquidation (1/7/2020)
(Michigan) -- What was scheduled to be a multi-day sale of old hotel furnishings turned out to last just a few hours. Soaring Eagle Casino in Mount Pleasant is updating...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Trump Adminstration

article Trump signs law to upgrade living conditions for tribes along Columbia River (12/28/2019)
(Oregon) -- Eighteen of the 31 tribal fishing sites along the Columbia River have an urgent need for upgrades. Some currently don’t have water safe enough for...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Unique guitar-shaped hotel opens at Florida Seminole casino (12/27/2019)
(Florida) -- It looks like a rock ‘n’ roll guitar that Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page would have played. But this one is 450 feet tall and is a light-beam...
article The world’s first ever guitar-shaped hotel (12/6/2019)
(Florida) -- In a project managed, directed, engineered and installed by DCL (Design Communications Ltd)., Float4, an award-winning creative agency based in Montreal...
article The Guitar Hotel: Florida’s Newest Attraction (11/29/2019)
(Florida) -- Even a brief stay at the Guitar Hotel at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL is the next best thing to a full-blown vacation. The newest...
article Guitar-shaped Hard Rock hotel opens in Hollywood, Florida (11/12/2019)
(Florida) -- The world’s first guitar-shaped hotel has officially opened for business. Standing 450 feet tall is the new face of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel...
article DeSimone engineers celebrate completion of guitar-shaped hotel (11/7/2019)
(Florida) -- DeSimone Consulting Engineers announced that construction is complete at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
press release Hard Rock Hotel Opens in the Maldives (10/31/2019)
(Thailand) -- Hard Rock International and S Hotels & Resorts introduced memorable music-­‐inspired stays to the Maldives for the first time on 1st September 2019...
press release How TCF Center, Caesars, LA Convention Center and More Are Getting Greener (10/30/2019)
(USA) -- Several hotel brands and convention centers are jumping on the green bandwagon to help the environment and people in need through an array of sustainability and...
article Seminole’s $ 1.5 billion Hard Rock Guitar Tower is ‘beyond mind-blowing’ (10/29/2019)
(Florida) -- One area of the Seminole Tribe’s swampland was dotted with trailers selling cigarettes and promotions for bingo. But that’s no more. Last week...
article Florida’s Guitar Hotel opens its doors (10/28/2019)
(Florida) -- The iconic Guitar Hotel has officially opened at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. A $1.5-billion expansion brings 638 new,...
article Hotel Shaped Like Guitar Opens In Florida (10/26/2019)
(Florida) -- The world’s first guitar-shaped hotel has opened in Florida, attracting Hollywood A-listers like Morgan Freeman to its red carpet event on Thursday...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article French Lick Casino Opens $17M Tower, Hopes to Lure More Golfers, Sports Bettors to Southern Indiana Resort (12/22/2019)
(Indiana) -- The French Lick Resort recently completed a $17 million addition that it hopes will attract sports fans and golfers to the historic Southern Indiana casino...
1 Article on this Issue

Pascua Yaqui

article Casino Del Sol opens Estrella hotel (12/5/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Pascua Yaqui Tribe, alongside Casino Del Sol, recently cut the ribbon on a new hotel—the Estrella at Casino del Sol. The grand opening signifies...
article Casino Del Sol’s new hotel is now open with a water slide, pool bar and arcade (11/14/2019)
(Arizona) -- Casino Del Sol and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s newest hotel, Estrella, is open for business. The six-story hotel has 151 rooms and sits on 2.2 acres next...
article New hotel opens at Casino Del Sol (11/14/2019)
(Arizona) -- A new hotel at Casino Del Sol is open to the public. The 151-room hotel, Estrella, broke ground 18 months ago. It sits on land adjacent to Casino Del Sol...
article Check out Casino Del Sol's newest hotel, Estrella (11/13/2019)
(Arizona) -- Casino Del Sol and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s newest hotel, Estrella, is open for business. The six-story hotel has 151 rooms and sits on 2.2 acres next...
article New hotel with 100-foot water slide opening at Casino del Sol (11/13/2019)
(Arizona) -- The new hotel, Estrella, is made up of six floors and 151 rooms. Estrella also includes an arcade, a 100-foot water slide, meeting rooms, and more. The...
article Grand opening ceremony for new hotel, Estrella at Casino Del Sol (11/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol are holding a grand opening event for a new hotel Wednesday. The event will start at 1 p.m. outside of the new...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Ocean Casino, Hyatt part ways (11/30/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The short-lived partnership between Ocean Casino Resort and Hyatt Hotels Corp. is over. According to a message on Hyatt’s website, Ocean will...
1 Article on this Issue

Ocean Resort Casino

article Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino and Hyatt part ways (11/26/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City will no longer be operated as a Hyatt-affiliated hotel or within The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand. Hyatt...
1 Article on this Issue

Turning Stone

article Oneida Nation to add Hampton Inn to Turning Stone Resort (11/26/2019)
(New York) -- The Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York, is to begin construction on a new 109-room Hampton Inn by Hilton, set to open mid-2020.
1 Article on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article Australia's Star Casino proposed hotel tower gets rejected (11/20/2019)
(Australia) -- The Star Entertainment Group had big plans for its casino in Sydney. The Star Sydney would be outfitted with a massive hotel tower that would attract new...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Nevada Regulator’s Proposed Sexual Harassment Amendments Don’t Go Far Enough, Say Critics (11/20/2019)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) is set to vote Thursday on a new set of rules for the gaming industry that are designed to better protect casino workers...
article Nevada Casino Regulator Proposes New Sexual-Harassment Rules (reg req) (11/19/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada gambling regulators are set to vote this week on new rules that are intended to protect casino workers from sexual harassment, but some who have...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article “Falls at Gulfstream” Apartments, Hotel, Coming To Hallandale Beach (11/16/2019)
(Florida) -- The Taplin Development Corporation, led by noted Florida real estate developer, Jack Taplin, has received approval to construct a Class A mixed-use...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Wynn Macau hints at IR training center in Hengqin (11/12/2019)
(China) -- Wynn Macau appears to be working towards the establishment of a training center in Hengqin – the Chinese free trade zone located adjacent to Macau...
article Galaxy Macau to have Andaz branded hotel, to open 1H 2021 (11/5/2019)
(Macau) -- Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd plans to open in Macau in the first half of 2021 an Andaz hotel, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corp. It will be the first...
article Luxury lifestyle hotel Andaz Macau to form part of new Galaxy International Convention Center at Galaxy Macau (11/4/2019)
(Macau) -- Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) has announced that luxury lifestyle hotel brand Andaz will open its first Macau hotel, Andaz Macau, in 2021 as part of Galaxy...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Resorts World Catskills

article Resorts hotel set to open by summer (11/7/2019)
(New York) -- Construction of a new, gleaming hotel at Resort World Casino in South Ozone Park is racing along, ahead of schedule. The exterior of the $400 million hotel...
1 Article on this Issue

Ak-Chin Indian Community

article Award of Merit: Residential/Hospitality: Harrah's Ak-Chin Hotel and Casino Expansion (11/5/2019)
(Arizona) -- Completed in June 2018, the expansion of the Harrah’s Ak-Chin Hotel and Casino created the largest gaming destination in Arizona, located on 40 acres...
1 Article on this Issue

Ohio Gaming

article Miami Valley Gaming proposes $100 million expansion to include new hotel (11/5/2019)
(Ohio) -- Looking to attract business from beyond the surrounding cities, Miami Valley Gaming in Lebanon, Ohio is reportedly considering taking on a $100 million...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article FaZe Banks' Trashed Vegas Hotel Room Video Shows Utter Destruction (11/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Wanna see what $30,000 worth of damage in a fancy Vegas hotel looks like? Feast your eyes on this disaster!!! Here's the room Esports megastar FaZe...
1 Article on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article 16 of the most expensive hotel rooms in the US (10/30/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The wealthy like to travel in style, and that includes staying at some of the most expensive hotels in the country. At these hotels, they tend to stay in...
1 Article on this Issue

California Gaming

article Hotels, modern restaurants and more gaming space: What’s new and what’s planned at Southern California casinos (10/28/2019)
(California) -- In the past year, the trend of Southern California casinos growing in size and adding more amenities has continued. Many of the casinos have wrapped up...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article BLOG: Renaissance Curacao resort completes redesign project (1/17/2020)
(Curacao) -- The Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino in Willemstad completed a $12 million redesign project that included its lobby, 223 of its 237 guest rooms, its...
article Las Vegas hotel refutes O.J. Simpson’s claim that his reputation was damaged by report about him getting kicked out of venue (1/14/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- A popular hotel in Las Vegas is refuting O.J. Simpson’s claim that his reputation took a hit following a media report about him getting kicked out...
article Hotel Expansion Fever Hits Pay Dirt In Cripple Creek (12/27/2019)
(Colorado) -- The hotel expansion drums are still beating away in Cripple Creek, even if physical progress isn’t proceeding as rapidly as some business leaders may...
article How popular booking sites such as Expedia handle controversial resort fees (12/17/2019)
(Internet) -- If you go through a third-party booking site to make hotel reservations, you'll see certain hotels pop up first over others. In the case of Expedia...
article Execs on the Move at Access Point Financial, MGM, Rocco Forte (12/16/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Hospitality companies are bolstering their leadership rosters. Here’s a look at recent personnel shifts at Access Point Financial, MGM Resorts...
article TribalNet: Hotel rooms to be like the casino floor sooner than you think, tech expert says (11/12/2019)
(Tennessee) -- There will be a “blurring of the lines” between the casino floor and hotel rooms in the near future, and it’s coming sooner than you think, according to a...
article TribalNet: Lessons learned: Tribal casinos adjust to having kids on resort properties (11/12/2019)
(Tennessee) -- The opening in March of the $260 million renovation and rebranding of San Diego’s Sycuan Casino to the Sycuan Casino Resort changed the demographics of...
article As Resort Fees Rise, ASTA Presses for Transparency (10/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. announced they are raising Las Vegas hotel resort fees, at a time when Congress and attorneys general are looking to use...
article Congress takes on 'hidden fees' at hotels and resorts. Here's what it could mean for travelers (10/8/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- If you find yourself scanning and clicking on hotel prices only to see a higher bill when it's time to pay, you're not alone. Resort fees...
article Titus: Congress bill on hotel resort fees faces uphill path (10/5/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal legislation requiring transparency in hotel room rate advertising faces an uphill battle in the current Congress, according to Nevada U.S....
article BLOG: A Trio of Hotel Sales (10/4/2019)
(USA) -- Recent hotel sales are happening in Dallas, Virginia and up north in New Jersey: Here’s the details on the deals.
article How a button became one of the greatest #MeToo victories (10/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Housekeeper Fatoumata Bah’s voice trembled as she described the fear she experiences every time she knocks on a guest’s door. “Sometimes...
article Feds are having to get involved to keep resorts honest (9/27/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Casinos, hotels and other similar properties are facing heat over outrageous resort fees that are sometimes hidden and which can often drive up...
article A peek inside Calistoga's new resort on Silverado Trail (9/26/2019)
(California) -- When will it be finished, and what is it called? Those two questions are at the forefront of the resort being built on the site of the former Silver Rose...
article Barron Hilton, Hotel Magnate and Founding A.F.L. Owner, Dies at 91 (9/20/2019)
(California) -- Barron Hilton, who oversaw the vast expansion of his father’s hotel empire and took part in changing the pro sports landscape as an original club...
article UNR police investigate swastika painted at new casino dorm (9/4/2019)
(Nevada) -- University of Nevada, Reno, police are investigating an act of vandalism in which a swastika was painted in the stairwell of the school’s new dorm at...
article Booking Holdings Makes Good on Resort-Fee Commission Charges (8/10/2019)
(Worldwide) -- That on-again, off-again Booking Holdings introduction of charging hotels commissions on their resort fees or other extra charges quietly is under way...
article UNR will house 1,300 students at hotel-casino after dorm explosion (8/1/2019)
(Nevada) -- UNR has sealed a deal with a downtown hotel-casino to house 1,300 students for the coming school year after a natural gas explosion forced the closure of two...
article Another Resort Fees Lawsuit Filed, Advertised Casino Room Rates Questioned (7/25/2019)
(Nebraska) -- Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson filed the lawsuit this week alleging that hotels and casinos regularly hide the true price of an occupancy from...
article Cipriani invests $450M in hotel and casino in Uruguay (6/10/2019)
(Uruguay) -- Famed hospitality group Cipriani is investing $450 million into an elegant “Golden Age” hotel and casino in the fashionable resort of Punta del...

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