Nestled in the hills of San Diego County, the now under-construction Hollywood Casino Jamul is managed by regional operator Penn National (Image: artist’s rendering)
Penn National Gaming is getting into the California market with a brand new casino project in partnership with Jamul Indian Village, about 20 miles east of north park. The $360 million development still requires the blessing associated with National Indian Gaming Commission for Penn to be approved as its management company, but that’s mostly seen as a formality at this true point, and construction has already been underway.
Penn National operates the chi-chi M Resort on the far south end associated with the vegas Strip; the very final casino, in fact, before you head off to Southern California.
Native Compact Place to utilize
To be called the Hollywood Casino Jamul, the new task could make utilization of the Native American tribe’s California gaming compact, held since 1999. The construction that is new be three stories and a total of 200,000 square feet once completed. It’s expected to open towards the end of next year.
Penn National Chief Operating Officer Jay Snowden says the brand new casino will ‘bring to fruition [the Jamul's] eyesight to revitalize their booking and start to become self-sufficient, while simultaneously sharing video gaming revenue with local governments and charities.’
Rising off of San Diego’s State Route 94, one concer (more…)