An artist’s rendering for the proposed Hard Rock Casino Meadowlands, which would be built in East Rutherford, just throughout the river from lower Manhattan.
Hard Rock International plus the Meadowlands Racetrack have revealed their plan for the casino in north New Jersey.
The businesses are proposing a $1 billion casino project for the East Rutherford sports complex, right next to the newest York Jets and New York Giants’ stadium, should New Jersey opt to split the Atlantic City monopoly and authorize expansion that is gambling the north.
Situated throughout the Hudson from lower Manhattan and just 21 miles away from Newark International Airport, intense Rock CEO Jim Allen believes the casino will be uniquely positioned to reinvigorate New Jersey’s troubled casino industry, which has lost ground in recent years to neighboring states.
Allen said this week that the casino could be installed and operating within per year, should approval be gotten by the fall.
‘Now is the Time’
‘ The new casino would be made to attract visitors from not only the 14 million grownups in northern New Jersey and New York City, but additionally international travelers, which makes it a premiere entertainment destination,’ Allen said.
Lawmakers introduced a bill on Monday that would establish a general public referendum on whether New Jersey should to amend its constitution allowing casino gaming to the north.
Voters could decide whether or no
Brockton voters approved a proposed casino development, but only by a tremendously slim margin.
Casinos just desire a small edge over their players to be able to score a winnings into the run that is long. Backers of the proposed resort in Brockton, Massachusetts are hoping that the exact same could be said for casino referendums.
Voters in Brockton narrowly authorized a plan to bring a $650 million resort to the Brockton Fairgrounds, passing the measure in just what could be the closest referendum that is such the state so far.
According to reports after the initial counting of votes, ‘yes’ won by simply 143 votes out of more than 14,000 cast, or just over one percent.
That gap increased marginally after provisional and other ballots had been counted on Wednesday, giving supporters a margin that is 148-vote.
While the totals are maybe not yet formal, a recount is unlikely, and even less likely to want to change the outcome: while the raw figures are close, an one-percent shift because of a recount will be extraordinarily unusual, especially given the city’s utilization of electronic voting machines.
Last Casino License Up for Grabs
The triumph enables developers to compete for the casino that is final in Massachusetts, one reserved for the southeastern portion regarding the state.
But, with local help being among the factors being taken into consideration by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, opponents of the casino plan are h