New casino coming to Gilbert area; Duck Donuts marks 2 years in Chandler and more top area business news

Gila River Hotels & Casinos plans to open Santan Mountain Casino in the next 18-24 months, company officials said. Future plans for the area include a hotel. (Rendering courtesy Gila River Hotels & Casinos)
Gila River Hotels & Casinos plans to open Santan Mountain Casino in the next 18-24 months, company officials said. Future plans for the area include a hotel. (Rendering courtesy Gila River Hotels & Casinos)

Gila River Hotels & Casinos plans to open Santan Mountain Casino in the next 18-24 months, company officials said. Future plans for the area include a hotel. (Rendering courtesy Gila River Hotels & Casinos)

Read the top business news from the past week from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.

Gilbert

New casino near Gilbert should bring jobs to area

A new 160-acre, $150 million casino is expected to open a couple miles west of Gilbert town limits within the next two years.

By the Bucket heading toward soft opening Dec. 1



The Italian restaurant serves hot spaghetti to go in a bucket and meatball sandwiches.

Atomic Comics reborn at SanTan Village in Gilbert

Atomic Comics opened Nov. 24 at 2270 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 108, Gilbert, in the SanTan Village shopping center.

Chandler

Duck Donuts offers made-to-order sweet treats

Duck Donuts opened in Chandler in December 2019. The business makes everything made-to-order. The menu also includes ice cream, milkshakes and an espresso bar.

Tom Blodgett and Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.