Hooray for Hollywood! Old Style Glamour for New San Diego Penn National Casino
Straight Back in the day, Hollywood’s biggest stars would get away to Vegas for a weekend, and therefore was created the interweaving that is original of business with gambling business. Now Penn National Gaming, A pennsylvania-based industry giant (they own the upscale M Resort on Las Vegas’ South Strip also 21 other casinos across the U.S and Canada), will be bringing some of that ol’ show biz magic right back with a new $360-million project slated for the Jamul Indian Village, a development about 20 miles east of San Diego’s downtown area. The project is expected to break ground later this year.
Working with Jamul Tribe
The casino (try though we did, we’re able to maybe not find a designated name for this ode to old Hollywood) will be a joint effort with the Jamul tribe, who are naturally quite delighted for the obvious reason that casinos are Native American cash cows anymore.
‘Location, location, location,’ said Robert Mesa, executive councilman for the Jamul Indian Village. ‘ We apparently have the best location if we could get something built.’
Not everybody is Happy
‘It’s likely to destroy the view and environment here; we don’t need that here,’ said Gilbert Morales, a resident.
‘It’s huge and that’s what we’re concerned about,’ said Marcia Spurgeon.
Morales and Spurgeon are element of the group Jamulians Against the Casino.
‘We actually took a survey with all registered voters in Jamul and