SAN DIEGO-Harrah’s Entertainment’s first California casino-resort is set to break ground on the Rincon Indian Reservation at the end of the month.

The 65-acre, $125 million project includes a 180,000-sf casino slated for completion late next year. The casino will include 2,000 slot machines, two bars, 30 gaming tables and six restaurants, along with a200-room hotel.

Rincon hopes to rise above a history of failed casino ventures as a result of its partnership with one of the nation’s top gaming and resort companies. It opened a temporary casino in January in the North Countyarea.

Several people, both inside and outside the tribe, were convicted of felonies following a previous foray into gaming in the mid-1990s.

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