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Nevada regulators endorse new casino

Carson City, Nevada – Licensing for the new, USD 662 million Aliante Station hotel-casino in North Las Vegas was recommended Wednesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

The board’s parent state Gaming Commission will have final say Oct. 23 on the licensing application from the locals‘ resort, scheduled to open Nov. 11.

The hotel-casino is Station Casino’s 18th property in southern Nevada and is an equal partnership with members of the Greenspun family, owners of the Las Vegas Sun.

Aliante Station has 202 hotel rooms and suites, six restaurants and a food court, along with a movie theater, a 600-seat concert venue and 14,000 square feet of space for meetings and banquets.

The project, on 40 acres, will have 2,550 slot machines, 40 table games and a 12-table poker room. Station Casinos will manage the Aliante, and Frank Fertitta III and Brian Greenspun, publisher of the Sun, will serve as the resort’s executive committee members.