From Casino Design – read full article here Welcome to the labyrinth. Tribal gaming presents numerous post-recession options, along roads that must be traveled carefully. While some contain potholes, others offer paths to prosperity. Tribes are taking it all in. Many properties catch their breath and weigh, for the first time in several years, some interesting… Read more »
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From Casino Design – read full article here The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, New York completed its final phase in August, a keystone in revitalizing Buffalo’s Inner Harbor area. Reviving this underused industrial property was a special interest for the Seneca Nation, which has historical ties to this land.
Latest WinStar expansion includes eclectic design, immersive customer experiences The urge to reinvest in the gaming enterprise is not isolated to southern gaming tribes. Oklahoma’s largest tribal casino, WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville—an economic enterprise of the Chickasaw Nation—has a continuing and confident vision for expanding its property, while driving new customers and… Read more »
Construction has begun on the Guest House at the Graceland hotel. Hnedak Bobo Group (HBG), a Memphis-based architecture firm, is leading the design of the 450-room hotel.
From Hotel Business Design Online – Read the article here at www.hotelbusinessdesign.com MEMPHIS, TN—The New Guest House at Graceland hotel, located near Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion, is slated to open here in Fall 2015.
“When the mansion became Elvis Presley’s Graceland home, it took on his personal, distinctive flavor in all aspects of design,” said Aron Ramage, AIA, lead interior architect/designer on the project. “We asked ourselves, ‘What would that style be today?’ Then based our interior concepts on those important cues.” Among features: a lobby ceiling inspired by… Read more »
MEMPHIS, TN – Dignitaries, including area leaders and Priscilla Presley, broke ground thisweek on the New Guest House at Graceland hotel just steps from Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion. The 450-room hotel was designed by Hnedak Bobo Group (HBG), a Memphis-based architecture firm and one of the top 15 leading hospitality design firms in the country.
WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma, is positioning itself as the place to stay and play in Oklahoma and North Texas. Now, the Chickasaw Nation is upping the ante again with the opening of two new hotel towers to complement its recent major casino expansion completed in 2013, which effectively doubled the size… Read more »
According to HBG Principal, Dike Bacon: “The biggest challenge for the brick -and-mortar portion of the gaming industry in the future will be to maintain relevancy as an entertainment option.
HBG is excited to announce that our Principal and Practice Leader, Rick Gardner, will be speaking at the Midwest Gaming Summit, June 2-3 in Rosemont, Illinois.