Mohegan plans to operate casino at Virgin Las Vegas

Mohegan Gaming has partnered with Virgin Hotels Las Vegas to operate the casino, which will open in 2020.

US.- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment is looking to expand its operations in the US, this time by partnering with JC Hospitality operate the gaming space at the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The facility is scheduled to open in 2020 and will be operated by Mohegan if the Nevada Gaming Commission approves the company’s request.

The multi-year agreement with JC Hospitality allows Mohegan to operate the 60,000 square foot gaming space at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The facility is part of Curio Collection by Hilton, which is under construction.

Mario Kontomerkos, CEO of Mohegan Gaming, said that aligning the brand with Virgin Hotels Las Vegas extends the reach of the company into another legendary global entertainment capital. “Together with Virgin Hotels, experience seekers all over the world will have the opportunity to partake in an extraordinary guest journey that only our strategic alliance can deliver,” he said.

“Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, as an extension of the Mohegan Tribe, pride themselves on traditional principles, in sync with modern values. We are excited that Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will be their first entry in the Las Vegas market,” said Richard “Boz” Bosworth, president and chief executive officer of JC Hospitality LLC, owner of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. “MGE further expands on our commitment to partner with best-in-class operators for the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas transformation.”

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