Greece opens consultations over Elliniko plot's casino

The Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC), the body responsible for granting new casino operating licenses, announced on Thursday that it is starting consultations for the approval of a casino permit at Elliniko - Attica's biggest development project - opening the way for the tender to find an investor for the project.

Property developer Lamda signed a 99-year lease with the state in 2014 to convert 620 hectares at the former airport in Elliniko, southern Athens, into an integrated resort of luxury residences, hotels, a yachting marina and casinos.

The HGC has invited interested parties to participate in the consultation by submitting their feedback and comments on the initial teaser by September 10.

The commission said the decision on the so-called Integrated Resort Casino (IRC) in Elliniko is not just about the licensing of a gaming facility but "reflects the...

Continue reading on: