Casino Insider

Jul 22, 2013 7:00 PM

Organizers behind a Hard Rock-themed casino in Sioux City, Iowa, say construction is on schedule and a groundbreaking ceremony is planned for mid-August.

Lakes Entertainment Inc. (LACO) announced it has arranged a termination agreement with the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians regarding a $57.1 million loan made to the tribe for the Red Hawk Casino. The agreement requires the tribe to pay off the loan by Dec. 31.

International Game Technology (IGT) says its DoubleDown fun-to-play social gaming app is now available on the websites of Century Casinos.

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board has unanimously approved the proposed acquisition of Ameristar Casinos Inc. (ASCA) by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK).

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