Rock Gaming takes next steps in operational takeover


Rock Gaming is pushing ahead with plans to take over the operational responsibilities of three of its casinos from Caesars Entertainment Operating Company.

Detroit-based casino operator Rock Gaming has begun the process to takeover management of three Caesers Entertainment-run casino properties – Horseshoe Casino Cinncinati, Horseshoe Casino Cleveland and ThistleDown Racino – with the transition scheduled for completion by mid-2016.

In February, Rock announced that it had entered into an agreement with Caesars Entertainment that resulted in Rock owning 100 per cent of the three casinos, along with the Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, Higbee Building and a controlling stake in Turfway Park. Turfway Park completed its own management switchover earlier this year.