No more Majestic Star Casino

18 July, 2008 (12:36) | Pittsburgh

Surprise, Surprise, Don Barden doesn’t have the money to finish the casino as planned, so he’s sold off 75% ownership to some dude in Chicago.  That means that the Majestic Star will most likely be called something else.  There’s all kind of hooting and hollering going on, some saying that it’s a bait and switch, others saying that the casino license should go up to another vote, and I’m not in either of those mindsets.  Neil Bluhm and the investors from Chicago have promised to deliver what was originally promised, and by June 2009, so let’s go for it.  I’m not a fan of beaurocratic red tape and legal delays and blah blah blah.  Let’s just find someone that can get the job done right instead of letting costs increase and have steel structure blotter on the river front.

read more at the post gazette: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08197/897080-53.stm



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