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article Greece names Mohegan-led consortium preferred bidder for casino resort
(10/17/2020)
(Greece) -- Greece has picked a consortium led by US casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment as its preferred bidder to build and operate a luxury casino...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Gaming awarded casino license for Athens resort
(10/15/2020)
(Greece) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has been awarded a license to operate the first luxury casino resort in Greece. The Greek government's Hellenic Gaming...
article Greece names Mohegan-led consortium preferred bidder for casino resort
(10/14/2020)
(Greece) -- Greece has picked a consortium led by US casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment as its preferred bidder to build and operate a luxury casino...
article Mitsotakis Meets With GEK Terna, Mohegan CEOs on Casino at Hellenikon
(10/14/2020)
(Greece) -- The state has done what it can to promote the investment of the casino construction in the Hellenikon project, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said...
article Mitsotakis Meets With GEK Terna, Mohegan CEOs on Casino at Hellenikon
(10/14/2020)
(Greece) -- The state has done what it can to promote the investment of the casino construction in the Hellenikon project, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said...
article Mohegan secures licence for Greece’s first integrated resort
(10/13/2020)
(Greece) -- Tribal operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has been granted permission by Greek gambling regulator the Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) to...
article Pharaonic plan starts in 2021
(10/11/2020)
(Greece) -- The countdown for an investment with a net worth of 1.1 billion euros started last Wednesday with the Hellenic Gaming Commission’s opening of the...
article Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment lodges official Inspire Athens bid
(10/9/2020)
(Greece) -- A consortium being led by Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment has reportedly lodged an official bid worth €150 million ($177 million) for the license to...
article Mohegan Makes Surprise Offer for Athens Casino
(10/8/2020)
(Greece) -- US gaming giant Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) offered to pay 150 million euros for the 30-year right to operate the first integrated resort and...
article Mohegan-led consortium offers 150 million euros for Greek casino licence
(10/8/2020)
(Greece) -- A consortium led by U.S. casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment [MOTGA.UL] has offered 150 million euros ($176 million) for a licence to build...
article Mohegan-GEK Terna consortium table large bid for casino license
(10/7/2020)
(Greece) -- The consortium of Mohegan and GEK Terna submitted a financial offer of 150 million euros for the casino license at the integrated tourism and entertainment...
article Financial bid for Elliniko casino due on Wednesday
(10/6/2020)
(Greece) -- The Hellenic Gaming Commission will on Wednesday unseal the financial offer by the consortium of Mohegan and GEK Terna for the casino license at the...
article Athens Area Poised to Get First Skyscrapers at Hellinikon
(7/6/2020)
(Greece) -- After breaking ground Friday, signaling the beginning of work for the Hellinikon Project – the largest development and investment project in Greek...
article Construction of Hellinikon Resort Casino by Mohegan Gaming Set to Begin
(6/25/2020)
(Greece) -- Once the company is given final approval, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment plans to begin construction immediately on its 8.9-million-euro ($1 billion)...
article Mohegan Gaming Ready to Break Ground on $1B Greece Integrated Resort Casino
(6/18/2020)
(Greece) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) says it’s ready to break ground once given the green light on its more than $1 billion integrated resort...
article Elliniko casino, two hotels ready by 2024, says minister
(6/15/2020)
(Greece) -- A casino and two hotels being planned for the landmark plot of Athens’ former international airport on the southern coast at Elliniko will be ready for...
article Casino developers for old Athens airport seek $100 million loan to keep projects viable
(5/24/2020)
(Greece) -- The successful bidder for the casino complex that is planned to be part of the $8billion development of the old Hellenikon International Airport site near...
article Hellenikon Casino Bidder Mohegan Seeking $100 Million Loan
(5/21/2020)
(Greece) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MG&E), the only bidder left for a casino for the long-stalled 8-billion euro ($8.78 billion) development of the...
article Greece’s Highest Court Confirms Mohegan as Sole Bidder for Athens Casino
(5/7/2020)
(Greece) -- Greece’s highest administrative court, the Council of State, on Thursday rejected an appeal by Hard Rock International against its exclusion from the...
article Mohegan Gaming committed to Hellinikon Casino Resort in Greece
(5/6/2020)
(Greece) -- US casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) announced it remains fully committed to opening a luxury casino resort within the former...
article Mohegan Gaming Moving Forward with Nearly $9B Greece Integrated Casino Resort
(5/5/2020)
(Greece) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), the casino company owned by the Mohegan Tribe in Connecticut, says the coronavirus pandemic will not delay its...
article Mohegan Says Covid-19 Won’t Stop Hellinikon Casino Project in Greece
(5/5/2020)
(Greece) -- American gaming and entertainment giant Mohegan said this week that its investment plan to create the first Integrated Resort and Casino (IRC) in Greece at...
article Mohegan remains committed to Greek casino plan despite pandemic
(5/4/2020)
(Greece) -- U.S. casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment said on Monday it remains fully committed to opening a luxury casino resort in Athens as part of an 8...
article Greek State Will Take Control of Hellenikon When Licenses Expire
(2/12/2020)
(Greece) -- Construction on the long-delayed 8-billion euro ($8.74 billion) development of the abandoned Hellenikon International Airport on the Greek capital’s coast...
article Greece suspends two casino licenses for unpaid social security
(1/31/2020)
(Greece) -- Two Greek casinos have been ordered to close for two months due to their failure to remit their required social security payments to the government.
article Hellenikon Casino in Limbo, Two Others Suspended Over Social Security Debts
(1/31/2020)
(Greece) -- With a dispute brewing over awarding of a casino license for the long-stalled 8-billion-euro ($8.83 billion) abandoned Hellenikon International Airport, The...
article Greek gaming authority chooses Mohegan to operate Athens casino
(1/22/2020)
(Greece) -- The Hellenic Gaming Commission announced late Monday that it has selected Inspire Athens —a consortium comprising Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment, GEK...
article Mohegan Gaming wins bid to build Casino Resort in Athens
(1/21/2020)
(Greece) -- Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment have won the initial rights to build an integrated resort and casino development for Greece’s Hellinikon Project....
article Mohegan-led consortium wins casino licence for Hellinikon project
(1/21/2020)
(Greece) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, based in Connecticut in the United States and Greek construction company GEK TERNA have been been granted the initial...
article Greece rejects Hard Rock Int'l casino license bid
(1/14/2020)
(Greece) -- US casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has been ruled ineligible to participate in the tender for Greece’s Hellinikon integrated resort...
article Mohegan advances in Greek casino resort tender, Hard Rock rejected
(1/14/2020)
(Greece) -- Greece has put Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment into the next phase of a long-delayed tender process to build and operate a luxury casino resort in Athens...
30 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Hard Rock’s Greece casino appeal rejected; Spain project under fire
(9/18/2020)
(Greece) -- US casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has once again failed to overturn the Greek government’s awarding of an integrated resort license to...
article CoS to reject Hard Rock’s case
(9/16/2020)
(Greece) -- The Council of State is on Friday expected to pave the way for the opening of the sole financial offer in the tender for the development of a casino complex...
article Hard Rock's appeal over Athens casino tender rejected by top Greek court
(5/11/2020)
(Greece) -- Greece’s top administrative court rejected on Thursday an injunction filed by Hard Rock International to stop a tender for the construction and...
article Greek court rejects Hard Rock's injunction over Athens casino tender
(5/7/2020)
(Greece) -- Greece’s top administrative court rejected on Thursday an injunction filed by U.S. group Hard Rock International to stop a tender for the construction...
article Hard Rock Int’l loses appeal of Hellinikon casino license tender
(5/7/2020)
(Greece) -- US casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has lost its latest bid to challenge the awarding of a Greek casino license to rival Mohegan Gaming &...
article Top court rejects second appeal by Hard Rock over casino license
(5/7/2020)
(Greece) -- Greece’s top administrative court, the Council of State, rejected for the second time an appeal by Hard Rock International against its exclusion from...
article Hard Rock confident of overturning Hellenikon licence award
(4/28/2020)
(Greece) -- Hard Rock International (HRI) has said it is still confident a court challenge will see the company become the license holder for the casino to be built at...
article Hard Rock expects it will win Hellenikon Casino bid appeal in Greece
(4/27/2020)
(Greece) -- Hard Rock International (HRI) expects a court challenge will bring the company the license for a casino when the abandoned Hellenikon International Airport...
article Hard Rock Confident It’ll Avoid Greek Tragedy With Favorable Hellenikon Casino Ruling
(4/26/2020)
(Greece) -- MGE, the gaming unit of Connecticut’s Mohegan Tribe, won the Hellenikon license in January after a lengthy competition that ultimately came down to it...
article Hard Rock Files Appeal, Blocks Hellenikon Casino Tender Process
(2/11/2020)
(Greece) -- A preliminary inquiry is said to have suspended the process of the Hellenic Gaming Commission’s (EEEP) international tender for a casino permit at...
article Hard Rock Hellenikon Casino License Appeal Holds Up Hellenikon -
(2/11/2020)
(Greece) -- After its complaints about a conflict of interest from its rival, which won a license to build a a casino at the 8-billion euro ($8.74 billion) long-stalled...
article Hard Rock heads to courts to reverse old Athens airport casino decision
(2/4/2020)
(Greece) -- Hard Rock International has filed a pre-trial appeal in Greece against the decision by the Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) to grant the initial rights to...
article Hard Rock Submits Appeal against Gaming Commission’s Casino Decision
(2/4/2020)
(Greece) -- Hard Rock International on Monday announced that it has submitted an appeal in Greece concerning the recent Hellinikon Casino tender decision by the Hellenic...
article Hard Rock offers to build 1 billion euro complex at old Athens airport
(2/3/2020)
(Greece) -- Hard Rock International has promised to invest one billion euros for an integrated casino resort (IRC) at the Hellenikon International Airport site near...
article Greece Casino: Hard Rock Not Going Down without a Fight
(1/26/2020)
(Greece) -- The battle between Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment and Hard Rock International for the license to manage an integrated casino resort at Hellinikon in...
article Hard Rock International Responds to Hellenikon Project Disqualification
(1/26/2020)
(Greece) -- Hard Rock International released the following statement on January 23, following the Hellenikon project news.
article Rejected Hard Rock Won’t Give Up Fight for Hellenikon Casino
(1/16/2020)
(Greece) -- Hard Rock said it won’t accept a decision to reject its bid for a casino license at the long-stalled 8-billion-euro ($8.92 billion) development of the...
17 Total Articles on this Issue

Mohegan Tribe

article Mohegan Ready to Break Ground on $1B Casino Project in Athens
(6/23/2020)
(Greece) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment’s Chief Executive Officer, Marios Kontomerkos, has said that his company is ready to break ground once given the...
article Hard-Hit Mohegan Still Sticking to Hellenikon Casino Build
(5/4/2020)
(Greece) -- Despite facing risk of default with gambling businesses shut down for a time to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus in the United States, Mohegan...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Greek regulator starts licensing process for online gambling
(10/10/2020)
(Greece) -- The Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) revealed that it has begun the process to register key personnel, suppliers and services for its licensing procedure,...
article HGC requires disclosure for key services and personnel
(10/8/2020)
(Greece) -- The Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) has announced to all legal entities and interested parties that it has begun to accept submissions to register key...
article Permanent licenses for online gambling seen soon
(8/31/2020)
(Greece) -- The granting of permanent licenses for online gambling is expected soon. The Hellenic Gaming Commission published Friday a document specifying the submission...
article Greece online gambling revenue fell 40% in first five months of 2020
(7/27/2020)
(Greece) -- Greece’s online gambling market suffered a 40% revenue decline over the first five months of 2020 as sports halted due to COVID-19.
article Hellenikon Casino Bidder Mohegan Seeking $100 Million Loan
(5/21/2020)
(Greece) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MG&E), the only bidder left for a casino for the long-stalled 8-billion euro ($8.78 billion) development of the...
article Casino must pay instead of getting paid
(5/2/2020)
(Greece) -- Loutraki Casino is entering unchartered waters following the Council of State’s decision that 13 percent of revenues the company had claimed from the...
article Kokkalis ends INTRALOT CEO tenure transferring control to Christos Dimitriadis
(3/9/2020)
(Greece) -- Issuing a market filing, Athens-listed gambling and lottery systems supplier INTRALOT SPA has confirmed that Chairman Sokratis Kokkalis has ended his interim...
article New Europeans: Greece is handing citizenship to thousands of wealthy Chinese
(2/7/2020)
(Greece) -- In a downtown Athens building, a group of young Chinese women lounge on plush velvet couches, whispering in Mandarin while two young men at the bar sip...
article Former US base at Gournes on Crete set to host new casino
(1/15/2020)
(Greece) -- The government is moving ahead with the utilization of the plot that used to host the US military base at Gournes, near Iraklio on Crete, and is now...
article Hard Rock Challenge Delays Hellenikon Casino License Award
(12/24/2019)
(Greece) -- An expected legal challenge by Hard Rock International Gaming & Entertainment to get the license for a casino critical to development of long-stalled 8-...
article Casinos under threat over social security dues
(12/18/2019)
(Greece) -- The Single Social Security Entity (EFKA) is demanding that casinos pay off their dues to the social security funds. Its letters have reached the managers of...
article Greek gov’t seeks €100m in social security payments from casinos
(12/18/2019)
(Greece) -- Casinos in Greece are facing a potentially fatal shutdown threat after the government demanded nearly €100m in overdue social security payments.
article Lamda Development Raises 650 Million Euro Euros From Rights Issue
(12/17/2019)
(Greece) -- Greece's Lamda Development raised 650 million euros (558 million pounds) via a rights issue to help finance part of a landmark project at Athens'...
article Intralot pins hopes on US betting expansion as earnings tumble
(12/2/2019)
(Greece) -- Greek lottery and betting giant Intralot continued to bleed red ink in the third quarter and is pinning its hope of a rebound on securing more US sports...
article Greece casino license award to be delayed after casino screw-up
(11/27/2019)
(Greece) -- No one’s pointing any fingers, but it’s either Hard Rock International’s or Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment’s (MGE) fault. Someone...
article Hard Rock or Mohegan Gaming Committed Procedural Snafu That Will Delay Announcement of Greece Casino Winning Bidder
(11/26/2019)
(Greece) -- Hard Rock International and Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE), the casino operating unit of Connecticut’s Mohegan tribe, are the two operators...
article Parliament of Greece Passes Gambling Reforms
(10/30/2019)
(Greece) -- Greece’s parliament has authorized a package of constitution designed to escalate economic progress in the country, which includes a bill reforming the...
article Greece approves passage of new gambling bill modernising industry frameworks
(10/28/2019)
(Greece) -- The Greek government has settled on amendments to finally approve the passage of its revamped gambling bill, launching Hellas first regulated online gambling...
article Greek reforms permit RNG games
(10/16/2019)
(Greece) -- The Greek government has passed a series of reforms to gambling in the country, including continuing the permission of Random Number Generator (RNG) games...
article Greece to Raise Tax Rates on Online Gambling
(10/14/2019)
(Greece) -- The Ministry of Development in Greece has introduced a new proposal, which raises the costs for online gambling operations. Permits for iGaming operations...

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