Opening Date of Nemacolin Casino Announced
Lady Luck Casino to Open July 1
FAYETTE COUNTY, PA., May 23, 2013 – Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE) and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort announced today Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin will open at noon on July 1 pending the receipt of all required regulatory approvals. The approximately $60 million Category 3 resort casino includes 600 slot machines, 28 table games, a casual dining restaurant and a lounge.
“We are excited to announce the opening date of Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin. It has been several years since this project was originally announced and we are thrilled that the casino will soon be a reality,” said Virginia McDowell, Isle’s president and chief executive officer. “We have designed and built a casino that will boost tourism, create jobs and contribute to state revenues while adding an exciting new amenity to this premier resort. We all look forward to welcoming guests on July 1.”
Maggie Hardy Magerko, president and owner of Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, commented, “The addition of Lady Luck Casino gives our guests an important new amenity that allows us to attract new guests to Pennsylvania from all over the country and world. We look forward to sharing this new amenity with our guests and cannot wait to share the facility with the community as well.”
Located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, Nemacolin Woodlands is one of North America's premier resort destinations, earning a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star rating and a AAA Four Diamond Rating. Nemacolin Woodlands has also been honored as one of Travel + Leisure magazine’s 500 Best Hotels in the World. Situated on over 2,000 acres, the resort features 335 luxurious guestrooms, suites, townhouses, and private luxury homes, including the Forbes Travel Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond Falling Rock boutique hotel and clubhouse. In addition to the internationally acclaimed Woodlands Spa, the resort features the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Lautrec Restaurant and offers 36 holes of golf on two championship courses.
For more information about the project, visit www.ladylucknemacolin.com.
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About Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., founded in 1992, is dedicated to providing its customers with an exceptional gaming and entertainment experience at each of its 15 casino properties. The Company owns and operates casinos domestically in Lula, Natchez and Vicksburg, Mississippi; Lake Charles, Louisiana; Bettendorf, Davenport, Marquette and Waterloo, Iowa; Boonville, Cape Girardeau, Caruthersville and Kansas City, Missouri; two casinos in Black Hawk, Colorado; and a casino and harness track in Pompano Beach, Florida. More information is available at the Company’s website, www.islecorp.com.
This press release may be deemed to contain forward-looking statements, which are subject to change. These forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted, either positively or negatively by various factors, including without limitation, licensing, and other regulatory approvals, financing sources, development and construction activities, costs and delays, weather, permits, competition and business conditions in the gaming industry. The forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by the statements herein.
Additional information concerning potential factors that could affect the Company's financial condition, results of operations and expansion projects, is included in the filings of the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, its Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.
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