IMO the Lucky Dragon would not have been built, if not for the creative financing, largely coming from all the EB-5 related financing. Even so, there was a financing shortfall to cover the opening costs.
The legal issues are complex, but here's some background --
I'm not a big fan of using the EB-5 program in this way, but that's another story. Either a lot of people will take some haircut ... or maybe a LARGE haircut. Depends on estimates about the property's viability. Kind of a "hot mess" IMO.