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Construction of Hard Rock Casino at Hellinikon in Athens Set to Begin

Hard Rock International and GEK TERNA Group announced their partnership for the construction and operation of an integrated resort and casino at Hellinikon, the former Athens airport, on Wednesday. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Athens, which is set to open...

Mohegan Officially Withdraws from Hellinikon Casino Project

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), an American master developer and operator of premier global integrated entertainment resorts, announced on Friday that it has withdrawn from plans for the creation of a casino in Greece, slated for the former airport...

Greece's Highest Court Confirms Mohegan as Sole Bidder for Athens Casino

Greece’s highest administrative court, the Council of State, on Thursday rejected an appeal by Hard Rock International against its exclusion from the bidding process for the Elliniko casino permit. The decision means that the consortium of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment...

"Inspire Athens": Mohegan's Plans for New Ellinikon Casino Revealed (video)

The American gaming giant Mohegan revealed its design on Tuesday for an Athens casino to be built at the former Hellenikon Airport south of the Greek capital. The casino, which is quite futuristic in appearance, will be named "Inspire Athens" and will...

Greek Metal Band Arrested in Georgia on Suspicion of ‘Satanism’

Two brothers, members of a Greek death-metal band, spent 12 hours in a Georgian jail after they were arrested on suspicion of 'Satanism'. Frontman of Rotting Christ, Sakis Tolis, says that he and his brother Themis were locked into "a...