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Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment expands into Canada with acquisition of Niagara Falls Casinos

Date closed: 6/11/2019


Value: Undisclosed



On June 11, 2019, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), the owner, developer and manager of integrated entertainment resorts throughout the United States and Asia, acquired certain assets related to Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara and entered into a long-term exclusive service provider arrangement with Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to operate gaming in Niagara Region. Under this new arrangement, MGE will further expand Niagara Region's entertainment options by opening the new 5,000-seat Niagara Falls Entertainment Centre, located adjacent to the Fallsview Casino Resort. 


BLG represented MGE with a team that included lawyers from all of our offices, and required input from almost all our practice areas.


The BLG team was led by Nick Pasquino and comprised Pierre Permingeat, Kyle Denomme, Daniel Rosen (Corporate and Commercial), Gus Karantzoulis, Rachael Belanger (Banking), Robert Antenore, Andrew Guerrisi (Real Estate), Kathleen Lemieux (Intellectual Property), Rob Weir, Maddie Axelrod (Labour and Employment), Sonia Mak (Pensions), Denes Rothschild, Subrata Bhattacharjee (Competition), Éloïse Gratton, Max Jarvie (Privacy and Data), Natasha Miklaucic, Bobby Solhi (Tax), Dan Boan, Valerie Calvano (Procurement and Construction), Brendan Wong (Commercial Litigation) and Brian Portas (Business Immigration).