Century Casino gets light that is green western Virginia Lottery Commission to acquire Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort
After originally announcing the purchase in June this year, the western Virginia Lottery Commission has approved the online slots purchase associated with the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort from Eldorado Resorts, Inc. to Century Casinos, Inc. (CNTY:NASDAQ CM).
On the Ohio River just north of New Cumberland, western Virginia, the racetrack that is thoroughbred casino resort initially opened by then-owner Al Boyle, president for the Charles Town Races, on May 19, 1951, as ‘Waterford Park.
Co-Chief Executive Officers for Century Casinos, Erwin Haitzmann and Peter Hoetzinger, commented in the acquisition within the company’s formal press release
‘We are really excited become expanding into western Virginia. Mountaineer is a addition that is great our profile and will be our third racetrack and casino home. We anticipate working together with the employees and community to carry on the [...]