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Casino operator controversy in Niagara

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From the St Thomas Times Journal:

Niagara’s mayor and regional chairman have asked the province to scrap plans to select new operators for the region’s two casinos.

In a letter to Finance Minister Charles Sousa, Mayor Jim Diodati and Niagara Regional Chairman Alan Caslin asked the government to terminate an ongoing request for pre-qualification and request for proposal process for a new service provider for Casino Niagara and Fallsview Casino. Read More…

Yuk Yuk’s president angry over Falls club closure

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From the Niagara Falls Review:

Yuk Yuk’s isn’t laughing about how its 10-year relationship with Casino Niagara came to an end last month.

In early January, management at Casino Niagara closed the comedy chain’s Niagara Falls club as part of a $7 million upgrade to the facility. A casino spokesperson said the space was needed for “new development ideas.” Read More…


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Last week I posted that Yuk Yuk’s comedy club has closed. I have regularly been getting email newsletters from them, and shortly afterwards I received the latest newsletter, which is asking if  anyone knows of a location where they could move to.

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Casino Niagara closes its Yuk Yuk’s club

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From Niagara Falls Review:

The laughs have come to an end at Yuk Yuk’s inside Casino Niagara.

The casino has confirmed it ended its tenure with the venerable comedy club chain last month. The last show was on Jan. 7.

Jennifer Ferguson, Director of Marketing for Niagara Casinos, says the club was closed to make room for “new development ideas” at the 20-year-old facility.

“A total of $7 million is being invested into Casino Niagara to implement new gaming technology, new dining experiences and to ensure that we continue to offer a world-class experience to our guests.”

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