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Greece Awards Hellinikon Project Casino License to Mohegan

The Hellenic Gaming Commission awarded the casino operating license at Hellinikon, south of Athens, to the consortium Mohegan Gaming Advisors - GEK Terna SA on Monday. Hard Rock International, the other candidate in the bidding process, has a 10-day deadline to...

"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...

The Hellinikon Project: Greece's Modern Tale of Agony and Ambition

The Hellinikon project has become synonymous with everything that Greece desires to achieve; however, at the same time, it perfectly highlights modern Greece's deep-rooted problems which prevent the country from beginning a new chapter in its long history. One of...

Six Skyscrapers to be Raised at Athens Former Hellinikon Airport

Development and Investment Minister, Adonis Georgiadis, said on Monday that six skyscrapers will be build at Hellinikon, where a long-delayed gigantic development project is slated to begin. In an interview with SKAI television, Georgiadis added that the plans for the...

Greece to Open International Bidding for Hellinikon Casino in October

The Greek government announced on Thursday that the long-delayed opening of the bidding process for the lone casino license of the €8 billion Hellinikon resort project will be take place on October 4. Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis said...

Kick-Starting Stalled Investments Will Give Much-Needed Boost to Greek Economy

Greece’s financial crisis is still affecting the hopes and dreams of the people that live in the country, as it has been in economic turmoil for most of the last decade. Greece’s GDP shrunk 26% in the span of eight...

Greek Government Vows to Speed Up Hellinikon Project

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a meeting concerning the development of the former Hellinikon airport on Thursday with representatives of Lamda Development, the firm in charge of the stalled project. The aim of the government, according to Development Minister Adonis...

Greece's Highest Court Lifts Obstacles to Hellinikon Development

Greece's highest administrative court, the Council of State, on Tuesday issued a series of rulings which remove obstacles to the multi-million-euro development of the former Athens airport plot at Hellinikon. The development at Hellinikon, regarded as the largest urban regeneration...

Archaeological Council Approves Environmental Study for ''The Hellinikon Project''

The Central Archaeological Council of Greece (KAS) gave a green light on Wednesday to the environmental study for the project formally called the "Implementation of the Integrated Development Plan of the Metropolitan Pole of Elliniko - Agios Kosmas." The plan,...

Eldorado Gold Chief Says Elections a Catalyst for Investment in Greece

Eldorado Gold President and CEO George Burns said this week that the upcoming general elections in Greece will be the catalyst for the mining company's investment in the country. The statement was made during a teleconference with analysts in regard...