HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP (KDKA/AP) – A new mini-casino might be opening in a western Pennsylvania mall.
According to a Tribune-Review report, the mini-casino could be placed in the Westmoreland Mall at the site of the Bon Ton store, which is closing in August.
In January, Stadium Casino submitted a winning bid Wednesday $40.1 million for one of the state’s 10 mini-casino licenses.
Mini-casinos can have 750 slot machines and owners can pay another $2.5 million to operate 30 table games.
According to the Tribune-Review report, the casino could create 150 construction jobs. It is also expected to employ 440 full-time workers.
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