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- Vancouver’s newest and biggest casino gets opening date
September 11, 2017
The city of Vancouver’s newest and largest casino finally gets an opening date after lengthy delays and much controversy. This month will witness the grand opening of the new Parq Vancouver casino hotel, the $700m project by Nevada-based Paragon Gaming. The Parq, which originally targeted a 2016 opening, will hold...
- Graydon misses BCLC repayment deadline; Vancouver ties Paragon’s hands
July 25, 2014
Former British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) president Michael Graydon (pictured) has missed the deadline for paying back a disputed portion of his infamous golden handshake. Graydon abruptly resigned his BCLC post in January only to announce one week later that he’d taken a position with PV Hospitality, a subsidiary of...
- Michael Graydon appointed president of Paragon’s Vancouver casino biz
February 7, 2014
Former British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) CEO Michael Graydon has been appointed president of PV Hospitality ULC, the company seeking to build a $535m casino in downtown Vancouver. The move is raising eyebrows because Graydon’s appointment was announced just one week after Graydon tendered his resignation as BCLC CEO. Graydon's...
- Paragon proposes urban resort in place of nixed casino plan in Vancouver
September 25, 2013
Paragon Development is determined to set up business in Vancouver even after its previous plan to expand the Edgewater casino in 2011 was ultimately rejected. This time around, the Las Vegas-based company has a new proposal, dubbed as an "urban resort" that will carry a cost of $535 million, that...
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Welcomes the Newest Addition to their Family, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver
July 4, 2013
LAS VEGAS (July 3, 2013) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is pleased to welcome Hard Rock Casino Vancouver to the Hard Rock Hotel and Hard Rock Casino (HRHH) family and looks forward to the unveiling later this year. Reputable for its unrivaled offerings influenced by the love...
- Massachusetts showing haste; Toledo looking at tax shortfall; Bellagio suing former NHL’er
January 20, 2012
Massachusetts won’t grant casino business licenses for at least another nine to 18 months. Gaming Commission chair Stephen P. Crosby told a gambling industry forum the casino licence lottery shouldn’t start before meticulous planning has been done and that members of the Commission should resist the temptation to “rush”. Estimates...
Genting Malaysia may lose $274M on Mass. casino bet
May 23, 2017
Vancouver’s newest and biggest casino gets opening date
September 11, 2017