Hard Rock opens temporary land-based casino in Illinois

| By Robert Fletcher
Hard Rock International has announced the opening of a temporary land-based casino in Rockford, Illinois, ahead of it launching a permanent facility in the state.

Rockford Casino: A Hard Rock Opening Act features nearly 3,500m2 of gaming space, with more than 625 slot machines and Interblock Electronic Table Games.

The venue, which will operate 24 hours a day, seven days week, also has two restaurants and a pop-up retail shop offering the brand’s signature Rock Shop merchandise.

Located at the intersection of East State Street and Bell School Roads, the new facility will serve as a temporary venue, with a permanent Hard Rock Casino to be build one mile east of the site. Both projects will create more than 1,000 jobs in the local area.

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