ROCKFORD, Unwell. (WIFR) – 815 Leisure is ready to purchase out the Castrogiovanni household and take over their constructing after the Illinois Gaming Board denied them a Onerous Rock On line casino provider’s license. State representatives say this comes as a shock because the household has strongly supported the on line casino coming to Rockford.
The household was included within the listing of traders for the on line casino proposal, nonetheless they’re now not listed after the license was denied. This choice triggers a clause in agreements, permitting 815 Leisure to accumulate the Giovanni’s constructing, and the household’s share within the firm. Gaming board administrator Marcus Fruchter spoke with the Rockford Register Star. He says the suggestion to reject the license relies on conduct, and circumstances which may jeopardize the integrity of gaming. Joe Castrogiovanni launched the next assertion.
“I’ve determined to take away myself and my spouse from the IGB licensing course of and work with the Onerous Rock people to facilitate their realization of the undertaking, figuring out they’ll put forth a beautiful product for future workers and prospects. Town of Rockford deserves nothing however one of the best, and we are going to proceed to proudly help this undertaking and all that it’ll carry to our area.”
“I really feel unhealthy for his or her household as a result of they’ve completed a lot and given a lot to the neighborhood,” mentioned Sen. Dave Syverson, “nevertheless it seems like there’s nonetheless a win-win on this case that they’re capable of promote the constructing and transfer ahead with the undertaking.”
Sen. Steve Stadleman can be hoping to look in the direction of the long run, saying, “All of the constructing would home a short lived on line casino and I feel that the plan’s nonetheless going ahead. I imply there’s fairly a renovation plan for that facility. I feel $8 million value of enhancements will probably be happening at the previous restaurant.”
23 Information reached out to Illinois Gaming Board and attorneys protecting the case, and have but to listen to again with extra info.
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