Dan Gilbert owned company moves closer to buying Greektown Casino
11:06 AM, Mar 19, 2013
1:16 PM, Mar 19, 2013
DETROIT (AP) - A company involving Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is moving closer to acquiring Detroit's Greektown Casino-Hotel.
Greektown Superholdings Inc., the casino's owner, announced Tuesday that an agreement had been reached about the potential deal.
Gilbert has said a "significant investment" is planned in and around Greektown Casino-Hotel. Plans could expand the existing entertainment district.
Rock Gaming's Athens Acquisition LLC entity is involved in the potential deal. Gilbert is chairman of Rock Gaming and founded Detroit-based Quicken Loans. Rock Gaming was formed in 2010 and partnered to develop Horseshoe Casino Cleveland and Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati.
The acquisition would be subject to approval from the Michigan Gaming Control Board.