Casino giant lobbying for major Irish operation

Executives from one of the biggest casino operators in the world have been lobbying government departments about changes to gambling legislation - while dangling the possibility of building a €350 million resort casino here, which would create 2,000

10th May, 2008

Executives from one of the biggest casino operators in the world have been lobbying government departments about changes to gambling legislation - while dangling the possibility of building a €350 million resort casino here, which would create 2,000 jobs.

Las Vegas-based Harrah’s Entertainment, which owns over 50 casinos worldwide, made representations to the Department of Justice earlier this year. The move comes at a time when the outgoing Minister for Justice, Brian Lenihan, was considering introducing...

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