Yearly Archives: 2011

Spotlight on 2012 and beyond

HBG’s Director of Planning and Development, Dike Bacon, provides perspective on what lies in store for the gaming industry. Click to read Dike’s insights: 2012 Spotlight_Indian Gaming


HBG’s Dike Bacon Named Top 25 to Watch by Global Gaming Business magazine

Our very own Dike Bacon was honored by the Global Gaming Business annual January ‘Top 25 to Watch in 2012′ feature celebrating the best and the brightest in the industry.

Sweet Dreams

Triple sevens come up again for Dike Bacon and his Memphis-based Hnedak Bobo Group. The nationally recognized casino resort design and planning company, which prospered handsomely by serving the lucrative Indian gaming niche for the past few years, has laid the foundation for its next jackpot.  (more…)


Congratulations to Kelly DeVine, HBG’s 2011 Employee of the Year!

Thank you, Kelly, for all your hard work in 2011!


People in the News: Josh Flowers elected AIA Memphis President

AIA Memphis, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects, has elected Josh Flowers of Hnedak Bobo Group as its 2012 president.


Design Stars: Hnedak Bobo Group snags ‘Timmy’ for Metro 67

By Tom Bailey Jr.
Memphis’ Commercial Appeal

Hnedak Bobo Group has won a seventh award — this one national — for the way it renovated an historic former bank building for the new Metro 67 luxury apartments Downtown.

In a Boston ceremony last month, the architecture firm was one of just 10 from across the (more…)


Chickasaw Nation breaks ground on new casino hotel

Native American Times (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

“This project is a significant step toward our goal of expanding WinStar’s appeal as a first-class entertainment destination,” said Gov. [Bill Anoatubby]. “We believe this new hotel will enhance the positive economic impact WinStar has in this area by employing more local residents and bringing more visitors to the area.”

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby, along with several elected officials and community members, gathered Wednesday, Nov. 30 to break ground on a new hotel tower at WinStar World Casino.  (more…)


PROJECT GINKGO: Remodeling for energy savings

Check out this great feature from the Cooper-Young Lamplighter on a sustainability project by Deidre Brady and her husband Josh. We are so proud of them for being community-minded and paving the way for more GREEN initiatives in their neighborhood and all over Memphis. You can follow their progress at www.sustainstudio.com


Four Winds Hartford: A celebration of culture and continuity

Four Winds Hartford Casino might be modest in size, but its impact is extraordinary. Opened Aug. 30 of this year, the 52,000-square-foot casino created approximately 400 new jobs and represented a step forward for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. Read the entire article: 2011_FWHartford_CEM


Sycuan Casino: Reimagined

VIDEO: TAKE A LOOK AT THE NEWLY RENOVATED SYCUAN CASINO, DESIGNED BY HBG! 

Sycuan Renovation Casino Tables 2

Pieces of the Puzzle: Fire Features

Casino Enterprise Management
Looking to heat up your casino? Want something that will fire up your players to spend more time at your property? From fire pits, bowls and fireplaces, even fire incorporated into water or mist features, this is your need-to-know—with expert take from two leading architects, including Rob Jurbergs, AIA, from Hnedak Bobo Group. So let these guys help before you start playing with fire.  Read entire article here: 2011_FireFeatures_CEM1


Yearly Archives: 2011

Spotlight on 2012 and beyond

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HBG’s Director of Planning and Development, Dike Bacon, provides perspective on what lies in store for the gaming industry. Click to read Dike’s insights: 2012 Spotlight_Indian Gaming


Design Stars: Hnedak Bobo Group snags ‘Timmy’ for Metro 67

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By Tom Bailey Jr. Memphis’ Commercial Appeal Hnedak Bobo Group has won a seventh award — this one national — for the way it renovated an historic former bank building for the new Metro 67 luxury apartments Downtown. In a Boston ceremony last month, the architecture firm was one of just 10 from across the


Chickasaw Nation breaks ground on new casino hotel

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Native American Times (Tulsa, Oklahoma) “This project is a significant step toward our goal of expanding WinStar’s appeal as a first-class entertainment destination,” said Gov. [Bill Anoatubby]. “We believe this new hotel will enhance the positive economic impact WinStar has in this area by employing more local residents and bringing more visitors to the area.”… Read more »


PROJECT GINKGO: Remodeling for energy savings

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Check out this great feature from the Cooper-Young Lamplighter on a sustainability project by Deidre Brady and her husband Josh. We are so proud of them for being community-minded and paving the way for more GREEN initiatives in their neighborhood and all over Memphis. You can follow their progress at www.sustainstudio.com


Four Winds Hartford: A celebration of culture and continuity

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Four Winds Hartford Casino might be modest in size, but its impact is extraordinary. Opened Aug. 30 of this year, the 52,000-square-foot casino created approximately 400 new jobs and represented a step forward for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. Read the entire article: 2011_FWHartford_CEM


Pieces of the Puzzle: Fire Features

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Casino Enterprise Management Looking to heat up your casino? Want something that will fire up your players to spend more time at your property? From fire pits, bowls and fireplaces, even fire incorporated into water or mist features, this is your need-to-know—with expert take from two leading architects, including Rob Jurbergs, AIA, from Hnedak Bobo… Read more »