HEMPFIELD, Pa. (KDKA)– Crews will finally begin construction on mini-casino that was proposed at the Westmoreland Mall over a year ago.
Officials announced the development of “Live! Casino Pittsburgh” will start Nov. 13.READ MORE: Pittsburghers Have Mixed Reactions To Weekend Traffic Restrictions On East Carson Street
The 100,000 square-foot casino is expected to have 750 slot machines, 30 table games, a sportsbook bar, and more.READ MORE: Man Accused Of Beating His 5-Year-Old Son To Death With Baseball Bat Could Face Death Penalty
Cordish Companies granted a $40 million gaming license back in July of 2018.MORE NEWS: Upper St. Clair Family Starts Non-Profit Organization To Honor Son Who Died Of Kidney Disease
The casino is set to open next summer. Once completed, it is expected to generate about $200 million for the local economy.