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June 22, 2021

The new resort would be 148,644 sqm

Plans submitted for casino in downtown Las Vegas

(US).- Plans have been filed for the first new casino in downtown Las Vegas since 1979. The developer, Forest City, is hoping to build the new property on a 6.4-acre site in the Union Park development west of downtown.

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n exchange for the land, Forest City has agreed to first build a new city hall funded by between us$ 150 million and us$ 267 million in bonds. The deal has been targeted by the powerful Culinary Union and some city council candidates who say the city hall is unnecessary and too risky in a recession.

The union has backed two ballot initiatives that could block the project. The new resort would be 148,644 sqm, with 11,148 sqm of casino space and 1,000 hotel rooms.

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