Penn National Says City Should Stay Out Of Hard Rock Row

Law360, New York (January 24, 2014, 5:46 PM EST) -- A Penn National Gaming Co. unit asked an Iowa state court on Thursday to keep Sioux City, Iowa, from butting in on the company's lawsuit, which seeks to overturn a state gaming license awarded to rival Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Penn National unit Belle of Sioux City LP said the city's request for emergency intervention was “highly disingenuous” and that the city — which is backing Hard Rock's hotel and casino plans — is wrongfully and belatedly reacting to a December order staying the rival's...
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