Caesars Entertainment, Inc. Announces Agreement to Sell Belle of Baton Rouge to Casino Queen Holdings
Pursuant to the terms of the amended lease agreement with Gaming and Leisure Properties,
"I want to thank all of our Baton Rouge Team Members for their hard work and dedication, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic," said
The transaction is expected to close in mid-2021 and is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
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