ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Florida’s Seminole Indians, the Hard Rock Hamlets, are renewing their torturous debate about entering Atlantic City’s gambling market.
To be (or not to be) here is a question with which the tribe has wrestled for years.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Could Produce Enough Snow To Crack City’s Top 20 Snow Days
The Casino Control Commission will hold a special meeting Thursday to consider preliminary approval for the company to own a casino in
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It proposed a small “boutique” casino-hotel with a rock ‘n’ roll theme in 2011, but scrapped the plan soon afterward. It also flirted with buying Revel before that casino shut down last year.
Hard Rock says the approval it seeks Thursday would enable it to act quickly if a suitable opportunity presents itself in Atlantic City.MORE NEWS: Schuylkill Expressway Back To Normal After Stalled Tractor-Trailer Blocks Westbound Lane
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