Hooray for Hollywood! Old Style Glamour for New San Diego Penn National Casino
Right Back into the time, Hollywood’s biggest movie stars would get away to Vegas for a weekend, and therefore was born the initial interweaving of show business with gambling business. Now Penn National Gaming, an industry that is pennsylvania-based (they own the upscale M Resort on Las Vegas’ Southern Strip in addition to 21 other casinos across the U.S and Canada), will be bringing some of the ol’ show biz magic right back with a brand new $360-million project slated for the Jamul Indian Village, a development about 20 miles east of San Diego’s downtown area. The task is expected to split ground later on this year.
Working with Jamul Tribe
The casino (try we could not find a designated name for this ode to old Hollywood) will be a joint effort with the Jamul tribe, who are naturally quite delighted for the obvious reason that casinos are Native American cash cows anymore though we did.
‘Location, location, location,’ said Robert Mesa, executive councilman for the Jamul Indian Village. ‘ We apparently have the location that is best whenever we could get something built.’
Not everybody is Happy
‘It’s likely to destroy the view and environment here; we do not here need that,’ said Gilbert Morales, a resident.
‘It’s huge and that is what we’re concerned about,’ said Marcia Spurgeon.
Morales and Spurgeon are element of the group Jamulians Against the Casino.
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