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Crown Resorts tries again to set up presence on Strip

By Anthony Curtis

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 24, 2014

~~<p>James Packer's Crown Resorts Ltd. has announced plans to build a megaresort located center-Strip on the site of the former New Frontier. It's at least the third attempt by Crown to set up shop in Las Vegas, with prior failed attempts involving a buyout of the Cannery casinos, a 20 percent stake in the Fontainebleau, and plans for another north-Strip casino on the old Wet'n'Wild site.</p>
<p>Details about the as-yet-unnamed resort have not been released, but construction is expected to begin in 2015, with a hoped-for completion date in 2018.</p>
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James Packer's Crown Resorts Ltd. has announced plans to build a megaresort located center-Strip on the site of the former New Frontier. It's at least the third attempt by Crown to set up shop in Las Vegas, with prior failed attempts involving a buyout of the Cannery casinos, a 20 percent stake in the Fontainebleau, and plans for another north-Strip casino on the old Wet'n'Wild site.

Details about the as-yet-unnamed resort have not been released, but construction is expected to begin in 2015, with a hoped-for completion date in 2018. Login for more...



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