PRESSURE is mounting for the Queensland Government to green light a bid to build a multi-billion dollar casino and resort on the Gold Coast after a global gambling and entertainment company reportedly joined the fight.
According to the Weekend Australian, Las Vegas-based company Ceasars Entertainment has signed an agreement with Chinese-backed developer ASF Consortium to become the operator of the venue, slated for The Spit.
It’s understood Ceasars – the US’s biggest casino owner – visited the Gold Coast earlier this month and completed an assessment on the city’s market opportunities, The Australian reported on Saturday.
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Plans for the multi-billion dollar integrated resort at The Spit, however, remain on hold, awaiting State Government approval as locals continue to protest against developing on crown land.