New York’s Turning Stone Resort Casino plans major expansion

The Turning Stone Resort Casino in upstate New York plans to add a hotel and space for conventions and conferences as well as amenities in its largest expansion to date. Construction is expected to begin next year and extend over several years. The Post-Standard

Construction set to begin on $650M casino resort in Virginia

Construction is scheduled to kick off this week on a $650 million casino-entertainment center in Danville, Virginia. The project, a joint production of Caesars Entertainment and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will include 500 hotel rooms, a gaming floor, restaurants and a live-entertainment theater when finished. WSLS-TV

Choctaw Nation breaks ground on Oklahoma casino

Construction is set to begin on Choctaw Landing in Hochatown, Oklahoma, the Choctaw Nation’s new $165 million casino complex. The four-story venue, which is expected to open in late 2023, will feature 600 slot machines, eight table games, a 100-room hotel, a pool and a variety of dining options. Texarkana Gazette

15-story hotel featured in $300M Mich. casino expansion

A 15-story hotel and a 32,000-square-foot domed aquatic facility with three pools highlight a $300 million expansion of the Gun Lake Casino in Grand Rapids, Mich., scheduled for completion in 2025. A spokesperson said the 252-room hotel will fulfill a long-held ambition of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi, who opened the casino in 2011. MLive

$100M project at Wisconsin casino to add gaming, dining options

An extensive renovation project at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee will feature an exclusive high-limit room, 1,800 slot machines, multiple 4K televisions and a Rock & Brews restaurant that will include a stage for live performances. The 120,000-square-foot project will cost $100 million and is slated for completion next spring. BizTimes Milwaukee

States ante up for jackpots via casino resorts

States throughout the US are considering and pursuing the addition and expansion of casino resorts in light of the gaming industry’s record-breaking growth. Virginia, Indiana and Illinois, most prominently Chicago, are among those cashing in on a trade that reportedly is on track to surpass its all-time annual high of $43.65 billion this year. Las […]