August 3rd, 2012 by WCBC Radio
Lakes Entertainment's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lyle Berman
stated, "We are very pleased that the Commission approved our revised
gaming facility plans and that we now own Rocky Gap. We have the cash to
finance the current development plans and we intend to start
construction in November of this year, with an anticipated opening date
for gaming in the second quarter of 2013."
Tim Cope, President and Chief Financial Officer of Lakes, added, "We
look forward to entering this market with a gaming product in this
beautiful setting which already has such outstanding resort amenities.
We are excited to immediately take over the operation of the existing
hotel, golf course, restaurants and spa which will remain open during