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2009-11-25 14:42:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Horseshoe Casino released the following statement on November 25, 2009. "2009 was a milestone year at the Horseshoe Casino," said Dan Nita, Senior Vice President and General Manager. "We were very excited to showcase our $500 million new casino and entertainment offering to the Chicagoland market. An opportunity arose to become part of the Wrigleyville experience, securing the famous rooftop in leftfield. In addition, we became a corporate sponsor of...

2009-11-12 16:19:00

TROY, Mich., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NEXTEP SYSTEMS (www.nextepsystems.com) announced today that Harrah's Entertainment, Inc., has extended NEXTEP's flagship Casino Express(TM) foodservice kiosk pilot into four additional casino locations. NEXTEP is a leading developer of intuitive self-service solutions including touch screen kiosks, digital menu boards and online ordering. Due to the promising results of NEXTEP's pilot Casino Express touch screen ordering solution installed at The Deli...

2009-10-15 06:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) has named Philip G. Satre as Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective December 1, 2009. In conjunction with this action, current Chairman T.J. Matthews, who formerly served as IGT's president and CEO, will step down as Chairman but will continue to serve on the board. "Phil Satre brings a tremendous wealth of gaming industry experience and, most importantly, a customer's perspective to his new...

2009-10-13 09:50:00

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marriott family of hotels in New Orleans have upped the ante and dealt out the ultimate casino getaway. As one of the choice hotels offering this exclusive New Orleans hotel deal, the Renaissance Arts Hotel is helping lucky travelers hit the jackpot as they give guests a voucher to Harrah's New Orleans Casino along with discounted parking and more. The New Orleans Casino Package includes: Deluxe New Orleans accommodations to include one...

2009-09-17 11:00:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With fall weather knocking on our doors, Harrah's Resort Atlantic City is where summer is celebrated year-round at The Pool, an indoor tropical oasis that boasts a climate of 82 degrees all year long. And on Tuesday, September 29th Harrah's Resort will help New Yorkers extend their summer by providing thousands of free guest rooms during its "Suits For Suites" promotion at South Street Seaport in Manhattan. Participants will receive an...

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2009-09-15 14:19:10

Las Vegas casino giant Harrah's Entertainment may be buying Planet Hollywood Resort debt to move in on an asset acquisition, market analysts said. Officials from both Harrah's and Planet Hollywood declined to comment on the reported deal making, but sources said Harrah's had purchased a portion of Planet Hollywood's $860 million debt that is leveraged against its Las Vegas property, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Tuesday. With covenant and debt defaults looming around for some of these...

2009-08-31 15:58:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment is providing an innovative and exciting reason to come "OUT" to Atlantic City. The Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender (LGBT) community is invited to a weekend of events during "OUT in Atlantic City" Friday September 25th through the 27th. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090831/NY68504 ) While Harrah's Entertainment and Atlantic City have always welcomed the LGBT community, "OUT in AC" is the first weekend...

2009-08-26 11:03:00

CHEROKEE, N.C., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel in Cherokee, NC, announces the September 1st Grand Opening of Sequoyah National Golf Club, an 18-hole, par 72 championship course. Designed by golf architect Robert Trent Jones II and Native American golf pro Notah Begay III, the casino golf course is owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and managed by Troon Golf, prominent developer, marketer and manager of upscale golf properties. (Photo:...

2009-08-24 14:47:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqueduct Gaming LLC announced today that Harrah's, one of the most respected names in the gaming world, has joined its team. Harrah's will be involved in the development of the multi-faceted plans to bring a world-class, neighborhood-friendly gaming and entertainment destination to Queens. With the agreement, Harrah's Total Rewards(R) player loyalty program will be available to customers of the planned Aqueduct casino. Harrah's Total Rewards is the...

2009-08-12 08:00:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlantic City Express Service (ACES) - the only direct train service between New York City and Atlantic City - will have a revised schedule this fall, coinciding with regularly-scheduled NJ Transit schedule alterations. ACES Train schedule enhancements include the addition of Sunday trains #7184, which departs Atlantic City at 2:08 p.m., and #7185, departing New York City at 8:04 p.m., replacing the late-night Sunday trains. On Saturdays...


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