Last one standing: Hard Rock files only application to build smaller-scale casino

    A new program that allows the state Casino Control Commission in New Jersey to issue licenses for two smaller-scale Boardwalk Casinos only has one group interested in participating.

    According to the Press of Atlantic City, Hard Rock International filed the only application to build a smaller-scale casino under the new program.

    The Press of Atlantic City reports two other would-be developers dropped out, leaving Hard Rock International as the sole group to develop one of two smaller-scale casinos.

    Friday was the deadline for interested parties to file their applications.

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    According to the report, since only one application was received, the commission is allowed to solicit new expressions of interest at a future date for the second available project.

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