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Casino Development Group

A concerning record[1]

Principal has violent criminal history[i]

  • Casino principal Peter Colavito has been convicted of a number of violent crimes. In 1984, Colavito was convicted of robbery in the first degree, robbery in the second degree, and grand larceny in the second degree, after he pressed a loaded .32 caliber revolver against a victim’s back during a robbery and said “I got a gun, if you turn around you’ve had it.”

  • In 1985, Colavito pleaded guilty to possessing an unregistered shot gun and a silencer without serial numbers. He was sentenced to prison for eight years and ordered to pay twenty thousand dollars in fines.

  • In 1997, Colavito pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit robbery after being charged with conspiring to unlawfully take money and property from an armored car. Colavito also pleaded guilty to felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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Artistic render of the March 2019 Wage Theft settlement signed by the plaintiff and Casino Development Group.

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Recently settled wage theft suit.

  • Casino recently settled a lawsuit brought by a worker who alleged that Casino and a related firm called Monolithic Contracting didn’t pay him for between 22.5 and 27 hours a week that he spent driving a van on their behalf, including failing to pay overtime for any hours spent as a driver that exceeded 40 hours a week.[ii] Casino and Monolithic agreed to pay $12,500 to settle the case.[iii]

[i] See Durst fact sheet, Summer 2018 

[ii] See Amaya v. Monolithic Contracting et al., complaint

[iii] $12,500 settlement in Amaya v. Monolithic Contracting

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