Next month, the city’s appeal for the scheme is expected to start following December’s request for the casino-resort ideas in Chicago downtown. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot resort attracts the significant gambling industry players already as a “once-in-a-lifetime-project”.
One Step Closer – the Downtown Chicago Casino-Resort
In Chicago’s downtown casino project, nearly a dozen of operators have shown interest already; in the end, only one is going to be the winner. In the next month, the project is expected to launch; in the city, a single casino operator will get the approval for the request for proposal (RFP). In last year December, in this project, 11 real estate companies and casino operators showed interest.
For the project, Chicago downtown would be suitable agreed by most of the respondents who participated in the city’s request for the idea projects. Among the operator’s major industry brands, such as Hard Rock International, Rush Street, MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts, showed their interest.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated that “for us, the sky is the limit. “To some of the top world gaming venture, it’s going to be appealing, and we placed out an RFP, and we intend to get sure that”.
According to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s recent statement, the city is ready to become a home for big casino-resort. Moreover, for some of the foremost world-famous betting operators, REP is supposed to be alluring, revealed by the lightfoot. Although from mentioning specific operators, Chicago’s Mayor refrained, and she stated that, “if they applied, there is something that would be very exciting”.
To Create Advantages for the City Chicago’s Casino-Resort is Important
To the gambling operators in Chicago, such a project scale was not attractive before 2020. The reason is the city and state had to pay high casino tax. When Senate Bill 516 turns into law signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker last summer and the situation changed, applicable for both slot machines and table games. Chicago mega-casino projects move one step further through the help of SB 516.
Undoubtedly, for the city, the mega-casino will benefit and for the license-winning operator—the casino resort deemed a “Once-in-a-lifetime project” by Mayor Lightfoot Last December.