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South Korea’s Kangwon Land Casino hit hard by COVID-19-related closures; reports US250 million loss in 2020

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Feeling the sting from the impact of multiple COVID-19 related closures, Kangwon Land, South Korea’s only casino where locals are permitted to gamble alongside foreign tourists, has reportedly recorded a KRW275.88 billion (US$249.7 million) loss in 2020. Repeat closures: According to the report from Inside Asia Gaming, FY20 financial results for the Seoul-listed firm, ...

Illinois Gaming Commission approves Hard Rock International to begin construction on Rockford casino

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This week, the Illinois Gaming Commission decided that Hard Rock International could begin construction of its Hard Rock Casino in Rockford. The property was found suitable for a license, which means construction can start on a temporary location. A license has yet to be fully approved for the facility. Moving Forward The vote by ...

LiveXLive Teams up with Seminole Hard Rock for PPV live stream concert during Super Bowl weekend

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On the eve of the Super Bowl, music fans will have the opportunity to watch an exclusive pay-per-view livestream featuring some of the best musicians in the entertainment industry. LiveXLive is a global platform that provides an outlet for content including music and comedy. The brand has teamed up with the Seminole Hard Hotel ...

Hard Rock International boosts brand offering in London: acquires casino premise license from The Ritz Club

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In a move that allows it to grow its existing London portfolio, American casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has secured the casino premise license from the now-shuttered The Ritz Club. The Florida-based company owned by HRI parent entity the Seminole Tribe of Florida stated in its Thursday press release that the transaction will allow ...

Hard Rock International announces launch of new Hard Rock Digital venture

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American casino operator Hard Rock International has announced the launch of its new Hard Rock Digital entity to serve as the sole instigator for all of its future global sportsbetting and iGaming endeavors. The firm owned by the federally-recognized Seminole Tribe of Florida used an official Monday press release to detail that the fresh ...

Scientific Games to lead Hard Rock International U.S. igaming and sports betting expansion

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Hard Rock International has chosen long-term partner Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) to deliver the Nevada-based company’s OpenSports and OpenGaming solutions across regulated markets in the U.S. The Seminole Tribe of Florida-owned firm recently mutually terminated an existing platform and sportsbook services collaboration with Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) after the two companies were unable to ...

GiG and Hard Rock agree to terminate platform services partnership

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After working together to break records this year, Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) (STO: GIGSEK) and Hard Rock International (HRI) have agreed to a “mutual termination” of their platform and sportsbook services arrangement. Both parties were in agreement that while the relationship was a “fruitful” one, culminating in an upswing in results during 2020, ...

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino of Hollywood extends furloughs of over 1,500 employees due to business uncertainties

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A total of 1,527 employees who have been furloughed from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida are subject to an extension due to issues regarding business uncertainties during the Covid-19 pandemic. The large entertainment complex has been forced to add to furlough times as the virus continues to see venues ...

Bristol, Virginia’s city council unanimously approves Hard Rock International as preferred casino operator

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Hard Rock International, along with The United Company and Par Ventures, has been endorsed by the Bristol, Virginia City Council as the preferred operator of a proposed casino at the site of a former shopping mall. In November 2019, the globally recognized brand, which is an enterprise of the federally-recognized Seminole Tribe of Florida, was ...