Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), a pioneer developer and operator of premier global integrated entertainment resorts and Hard Rock International (HRI), one of the most globally recognized companies which is very well known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise have been shortlisted as the two parties striving for a license to operate a casino on the Hellinikon premises, Greek media report.
In accordance to news reports, evocative from the companies met with Development & Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis in Athens, considering their intention to bid in the ongoing tender which ends on September 30.
MGE has been in cahoots with local construction colossal GEK Terna and Hard Rock Casino with Intrakat.
Georgiadis, who is overlooking the coordination and performance of the Hellinikon investment along the Athenian Riviera, has time and again expressed his objective to set the stalled 8-billion-euro project into motion as well as take all the mandatory steps for the vitalization of the pending casino license.
In the meanwhile, the ministry is acknowledging a sequence of joint ministerial decisions concentrating on the dimensional requirements for the integrated casino resort, changes to a former government verdict concerning the metropolitan park, as well as on development zones and spatial planning requirements.
Georgiadis of the project said
“We are on the timetable,” which cannot go along without the issue of the final casino license.
“September 30 is the closing date of the competition, which should not be extended.”