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Ottawa Announces Hard Rock International Wins Bid to Build $350 Million Casino

Written by Gordon Jinn
Ottawa Announces Hard Rock International Wins Bid to Build 350 Million Casino

Hard Rock International owned by Florida’s Seminole Tribe, have won the bid to build a casino in southern Ottawa.  The licensing deal approved by Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. will involve redevelopment of Rideau-Carleton Raceway.

Hard Rock will control the currently gaming facilities at this site this fall and will then commence development in 2019. The project will a joint investment between the owner of Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings and Hard Rock International.

The development of this site, which will be a multiphase project, will involve a total remodel, expansion and a rebranding. It is expected that the subsequent economic development could potentially create 1 900 new construction jobs along with another 2 000 related jobs resulting in a boon for southern Ottawa.

Hard Rock International is still pursuing the building of a $1 billion casino in New Jersey if voters change the permission law.

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