News by Topic: Casino design

Indian Country Today – Prairie Band Casino: Stunning Cultural Design, Winning Architecture

ORIGINAL ARTICLE AT INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY

In the gaming world, much emphasis is placed on potential.

Facilities often tout numbers of slot machines, table games and average winnings. But ICTMN found 10 Native-owned casinos and resorts that combine state-of-art gaming options with stunning architecture and design, offering guests the best of gaming, and an authentic cultural experience.

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WinStar World Featured in Casino Journal: Oklahoma casino market demands properties

FROM CASINO JOURNAL

Items tend to grow big on the Great Plaines, whether its corn, wheat or, in the case of Oklahoma, its burgeoning tribal gaming industry. (more…)


Oaklawn Racing and Gaming: HBG’s Casino Expansion Design Hints of Horseracing Heritage

See full article in Casino Enterprise Management

Hot Springs, Ark., is a lakefront resort town with a long and infamous history in the world of gaming. Once a haven for the rich and famous, the secluded town, located just southwest of Little Rock, became known as The Spa City—America’s First Resort, due to the area’s natural thermal spring waters long thought to have powers to soothe and heal. Hot Springs was also popular with notorious gangsters, such as Al Capone and Lucky Luciano, and equally notorious illegal gambling activity. Hot Springs historians boast that “the town offered Las Vegas-style amenities before there was a Las Vegas.”
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HBGreen: Five Ways Your Casino Design Can Pay You Back

ChrisMueller-2In today’s post recession economy, the advent of next generation consumers, the ‘millennial effect’ and increased market competition are heavily influencing the gaming industry’s bottom line. Every budgetary dollar is scrutinized and many gaming operators are looking for economic and marketing advantages, seeking untapped methods for maximizing returns on their design, construction and operational investments.

There is an economic strategy that could potentially save a gaming operation hundreds of thousands of dollars each year, while improving the environmental standard for casino guests –sustainability. (more…)


HBG & Seneca Gaming Corp – Making the Connection

From the  Cover of Global Gaming Business Magazine – read the article in it’s entirety here

Seneca Gaming Corp.’s third casino property, in historic downtown Buffalo, was designed with community in mind.

The Seneca Nation’s Buffalo Creek Casino showcases tribal culture in an urban industrial setting—and does it all with contemporary flair.

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Indian Gaming magazine features Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino

An exciting revitalization is happening in Buffalo’s Inner Harbor. Once an underutilized industrial zone, the district is being reborn thanks to dedicated neighbors like the Seneca Nation. Completed in 2014, the Nation’s new 64,000 square feet, $130 Million (total development cost) Buffalo Creek Casino is now a synergistic contributor to the Inner Harbor’s entertainment offerings and one of downtown Buffalo’s most popular destinations.

Read the entire article here! Apr15_CaseStudy

Seneca Walk

Rick Gardner Speaking at the National Indian Gaming Conference 2015

NIGA 2015 Rick Speaking Session

Leaving Las Vegas: USA Today names Four Winds New Buffalo Casino Resort one of the best casinos outside ‘Sin City’

While Las Vegas is famous for one of the nation’s top gambling and party scenes, you don’t have to travel to Sin City to see some of the world’s best casinos. USA Today put together a list of the 10 best casinos located anywhere but Vegas that are also travel destinations in and of themselves.

We’re excited that our client, Four Winds New Buffalo Casino Resort, made the list! Find out more and see photos of the project here.

FWNB Event Center Entrance

 


Casino Enterprise Management’s 2015 Industry Forecast – HBG Principal, Dike Bacon weighs in

Dike_Bacon_HBGGaming Industry  Forecast – 2015

The design segment of the gaming industry has steadily recovered post-recession. One of the most notable impacts of the recession has been greater accountability relative to making the right market-based, customer-focused investment and design decisions. (more…)


2014 Design Q&A: Redesign and Repurpose featuring HBG Principal Dike Bacon

From Casino Design – read full article here

In Casino Design’s annual Q&A with expert architects, designers, builders and developers, this year the subject is the reuse of older buildings, and what constitutes a successful renovation. We started with this premise:
    
“It’s quite clear that any particular casino design has a shelf life appropriate to the time and place when and where it was built. How do you keep your offerings fresh and your property intriguing to customers?”
    
These questions were put to the experts once again this year by Julie Brinkerhoff-Jacobs, the president of Lifescapes International.

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News by Topic: Casino design

Indian Country Today – Prairie Band Casino: Stunning Cultural Design, Winning Architecture

Posted by & filed under Entertainment & Hospitality.

ORIGINAL ARTICLE AT INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY In the gaming world, much emphasis is placed on potential. Facilities often tout numbers of slot machines, table games and average winnings. But ICTMN found 10 Native-owned casinos and resorts that combine state-of-art gaming options with stunning architecture and design, offering guests the best of gaming, and an authentic… Read more »


Oaklawn Racing and Gaming: HBG’s Casino Expansion Design Hints of Horseracing Heritage

Posted by & filed under Entertainment & Hospitality, Uncategorized.

See full article in Casino Enterprise Management Hot Springs, Ark., is a lakefront resort town with a long and infamous history in the world of gaming. Once a haven for the rich and famous, the secluded town, located just southwest of Little Rock, became known as The Spa City—America’s First Resort, due to the area’s… Read more »


HBGreen: Five Ways Your Casino Design Can Pay You Back

Posted by & filed under Entertainment & Hospitality.

In today’s post recession economy, the advent of next generation consumers, the ‘millennial effect’ and increased market competition are heavily influencing the gaming industry’s bottom line. Every budgetary dollar is scrutinized and many gaming operators are looking for economic and marketing advantages, seeking untapped methods for maximizing returns on their design, construction and operational investments…. Read more »


HBG & Seneca Gaming Corp – Making the Connection

Posted by & filed under Entertainment & Hospitality.

From the  Cover of Global Gaming Business Magazine – read the article in it’s entirety here Seneca Gaming Corp.’s third casino property, in historic downtown Buffalo, was designed with community in mind. The Seneca Nation’s Buffalo Creek Casino showcases tribal culture in an urban industrial setting—and does it all with contemporary flair.


Indian Gaming magazine features Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino

Posted by & filed under Entertainment & Hospitality.

An exciting revitalization is happening in Buffalo’s Inner Harbor. Once an underutilized industrial zone, the district is being reborn thanks to dedicated neighbors like the Seneca Nation. Completed in 2014, the Nation’s new 64,000 square feet, $130 Million (total development cost) Buffalo Creek Casino is now a synergistic contributor to the Inner Harbor’s entertainment offerings and one of downtown Buffalo’s most popular… Read more »


Leaving Las Vegas: USA Today names Four Winds New Buffalo Casino Resort one of the best casinos outside ‘Sin City’

Posted by & filed under Entertainment & Hospitality.

While Las Vegas is famous for one of the nation’s top gambling and party scenes, you don’t have to travel to Sin City to see some of the world’s best casinos. USA Today put together a list of the 10 best casinos located anywhere but Vegas that are also travel destinations in and of themselves…. Read more »


2014 Design Q&A: Redesign and Repurpose featuring HBG Principal Dike Bacon

Posted by & filed under Entertainment & Hospitality, Uncategorized.

From Casino Design – read full article here In Casino Design’s annual Q&A with expert architects, designers, builders and developers, this year the subject is the reuse of older buildings, and what constitutes a successful renovation. We started with this premise:      “It’s quite clear that any particular casino design has a shelf life appropriate to… Read more »