It will now be known as the "Hollywood Casino at The Meadows."

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) — The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington County is no more.

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Its new name was unveiled Friday morning and is now known as the Hollywood Casino at The Meadows. To celebrate, there are activities and even a fireworks show – weather permitting – all weekend long.

“We’ve done the unveiling and now we’ve got to celebrate,” Rahul Kaushik, the casino’s VP of Marketing, said.


 

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The casino’s parent company has been putting the “Hollywood Casino” brand on many of its properties.

There are other changes planned — including renovating parts of the casino and adding new restaurants.

“We started to upgrade this place with what a typical flagship Hollywood property has,” said Kaushik. “We’ve upgraded the food court with a [new] eatery, we’ve put a sportsbook in the middle of the casino to create excitement. We cleaned up the casino floor. We put in Embers [Lounge] by the racetrack for the racing crowd. And, we’re not going to stop.”

Kaushik says there are already plans in place to upgrade the new sportsbook.

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The fireworks show is set for Saturday evening.