HARD ROCK CASINO OFFICIALLY OPENS

HARD ROCK CASINO OFFICIALLY OPENS

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IT’S OFFICIAL, SIOUX CITY’S HARD ROCK HOTEL AND CASINO IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS.

A CROWD OF OVER 1000 PEOPLE LINED UP, SOME MORE THAN THREE HOURS BEFORE FRIDAY NIGHT’S 8PM GRAND OPENING.

BILL WARNER, PRESIDENT OF SIOUX CITY ENTERTAINMENT, WHICH WILL RUN THE CASINO, CAME TO SIOUX CITY TWO YEARS AGO, TO BEGIN THE PROCESS OF PARTNERING WITH MISSOURI RIVER HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT TO BUILD A HARD ROCK CASINO HERE:


OC…..HARD ROCK BRAND. :21

MARK MONSON, CHAIRMAN OF MRHD, THE NON-PROFIT LICENSE HOLDER OF THE CASINO, REFERENCED THE LONG BATTLE AGAINST TWO COMPETITORS TO WIN THE RIGHT TO BUILD FROM THE IOWA RACING AND GAMING COMMISSION


OC…WE’VE HAD FOREVER. :21

MAYOR BOB SCOTT SAYS HE APPRECIATES THAT THE CASINO WAS BUILT AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE WITH LOCAL LABOR AND MATERIALS:


OC….OF OUR COMMUNITY. :16

THE CASINO WAS DEDICATED WITH A GUITAR SMASHING CEREMONY AND THE DOORS OPENED TO USHER IN SIOUX CITY’S HARD ROCK ERA.