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US – Penn National Gaming to close Resorts Casino Tunica

Penn National Gaming has confirmed it will close the Resorts Casino in Tunica, Mississippi effective June 30, 2019, due to ‘increased competition’ in the region. Penn National acquired the operations of Resorts Casino Tunica, along with Bally’s Casino Tunica (subsequently renamed “1st Jackpot”), in March 2017. Penn National leases the underlying real property associated with…

US – Penn National to buy two Tunica casinos

Penn National Gaming is to buy Bally’s Casino Tunica and Resorts Casino Tunica, for $44m cash. The deal will see Penn National operate both Tunica properties and lease the underlying real property associated with these two businesses from Gaming and Leisure Properties, with annual rent of $9m. Timothy Wilmott, Penn National’s President and Chief Executive…