Twin River Breaks Ground on New Hotel

Twin River Breaks Ground on New Hotel


(HE)
CONSTRUCTION IS
OFFICIALLY UNDERWAY
TONIGHT ON A MAJOR
ADDITION TO TWIN RIVER
CASINO IN LINCOLN.
(MM)
EYEWITNESS NEWS
REPORTER ABBIE BURKE
IS LIVE IN STUDIO WITH —
THE LATEST
DEVELOPMENTS TONIGHT
—ABBIE…
(AB)
IT’S TAKEN YEARS OF
NEGOTIATION, AND
LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL AT
THE STATE LEVEL — BUT
THE HOTEL AT TWIN RIVER
IN LINCOLN IS NOW ON ITS
WAY TO BECOMING A
REALITY BY NEXT YEAR.
(AB)
THIS MORNING, SENATE
MAJORITY LEADER
DOMINICK RUGGERIO
AND OTHER OFFICIALS
BROKE GROUND ON THE
25 MILLION DOLLAR HOTEL
PROJECT.
TWIN RIVER SAYS THE 1-
HUNDRED-35 ROOM
HOTEL WILL CREATE 70
CONSTRUCTION JOBS,
AND 30 PERMANENT JOBS
ONCE IT’S FINISHED.
TWIN RIVER CHAIRMAN
JOHN TAYLOR SAYS THEY
HOPE TO OPEN THE HOTEL
IN JUNE OF NEXT YEAR.
THE CASINO FIRST
PROPOSED THE HOTEL IN
EARLY 2015 — BUT FIRST
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
AND THE GOVERNOR HAD
TO CHANGE THE LAW,
SINCE TWIN RIVER WAS
ORIGINALLY PROHIBITED
FROM BUILDING A HOTEL.
TWIN RIVER ALSO, OF
COURSE, HAD TO GET THE
O-K FROM THE TOWN OF
LINCOLN TOO
[“The town has been great, we’ve
had a good working relationship
with
the town, it comes with a lot of
work
on both sides and a lot of
communication, and if there are
issues we’re able to deal with
them.
“]
(AB)
IN ADDITION TO THE
HOTEL, TWIN RIVER IS
ALSO GETTING READY TO
BEGIN CONSTRUCTION ON
ITS 75-MILLION DOLLAR
CASINO IN TIVERTON.
THE MANAGEMENT
GROUP IS STILL WAITING
ON FINAL APPROVAL FOR A
NUMBER OF PERMITS ON
THAT PROJECT — TWIN
RIVER HOPES TO HAVE
THE TIVERTON CASINO
COMPLETED BY JULY OF
NEXT YEAR.
ABBIE BURKE,

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