Hard Rock International Works with NYS Funding on Potential Resort Casino
Friday June 20th, 2014 - 11:34AM B
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ORLANDO—Hard Rock International revealed that it is working with NYS Funding LLC for the potential development of a Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Rensselaer, NY.
The proposed entertainment destination would be located at the DeLaet’s Landing site along the Hudson River in Rensselaer, NY, and would feature a mix of gaming and non-gaming amenities, including casino table games, slots, hotel rooms, and world-class food and beverage options.
“Hard Rock International is thrilled to collaborate with NYS Funding LLC to potentially create a world-class facility in Rensselaer within the Capital Region, as it would become an important economic engine for the community,” stated Jim Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International. “We look forward to lending our global recognition, strong legacy of philanthropy and entertainment, and proven experience to this project. We are confident that this Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will positively impact the community’s economy.”
More details about the proposed casino project will be released in the Request for Application submitted by NYS Funding LLC by the June 30 deadline.
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