Recently, More than 100 acres of land lay barren in Big Beavers. Plans which are submitted to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control this week, would turn into a multimillion dollar mini casino and Entertainment Complex.
Officials Working in Mount Airy Casino said that the formal application to open a mini casino on property just off interstate 376 was submitted to the state gaming board, starting the process for final approval and Groundbreaking in early 2019.
Vincent Jordan, vice president of Marketing and Gaming operations for Mount Airy Pittsburgh, said casino officials are excited to submit the application to the gaming board and begin the formal process required to open the casino as early as late 2019.
“While due the diligence process is underway, we are excited about working with the community on job training and other partnerships,” Jordan said. “We are looking forward to communicating our plans are appreciative of all the help and collaboration we have received from Beaver County officials”.
Casino Mount Airy won a license for mini casino in February with a bid of $121,888,888.88. Terms of under the license, mini casino will include 750 slot machines and 30 table games.
Daniel Camp, Chairman of the county board of commissioners.
“Its great to see another organisation and business coming over into Beaver County who is willing to and will be great neighbour to our community”. Camp said, “I think them being here this early prior to breaking ground is a sign that shows the commitment to the community and the project”.
Camp also said, he’s confident that Mount Airy will leave a positive impact on the county.