Jackson family brothers return to Gary for $3M Hard Rock Casino groundbreaking

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Thursday, January 9, 2020
Jackson family returns to Gary for Hard Rock Casino groundbreaking
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Some of the Jackson family brothers returned to Gary, Indiana as officials held a groundbreaking Thursday for a new Hard Rock Casino.

GARY, Ind. (WLS) -- Plans for a new Hard Rock Casino in Gary began to come to fruition Thursday as the officials broke ground on the $300 million project.

The Jackson family, including brothers Tito, Jackie and Marlon, returned to the area for the event.

A Jacksons themed museum and restaurant is also in the plans to eventually be part of the development.

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The casino will include a sportsbook and a live performance venue.

Officials promise the casino will generate a thousand construction jobs and 1,800 permanent jobs.