Casino Insider

Jan 13, 2014 7:00 PM

The bankrupt Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City closed its doors Monday at 12:01 a.m.

Construction has begun on the Jamul Indian Village of California, a $360 million gaming project being undertaken for the tribe by Penn National Gaming Corp. (PENN). The property is located about 20 miles east of downtown San Diego, off State Route 94.

Also, Penn National announced it has promoted Jay Snowden to the position of chief operating officer. He succeeds Tim Wilmott who has become the company’s CEO.

The Clark County Commission has approved use permits granted to MGM Resorts International (MGM) for the planned 20,000-seat arena to be located behind the New York-New York and Monte Carlo casinos on the Las Vegas Strip.

Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CZR) will host a job fair between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Jan. 18 to fill 500 positions being created by the Linq development.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has fined Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack in Chester, for violating casino credit processes and underage gaming laws.

Maryland gaming officials reported the state’s four casinos generated more than $65 million during the month of December.

Ray Poirier is the longtime executive editor at GamingToday.

Contact Ray at [email protected].

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