PLAINVILLE, Mass. (State House News Service) – Pending final approval, the first expanded gambling facility under the state’s 2011 casino law will open in three months.
Penn National Gaming announced Monday that Plainridge Park Casino, a slot machine venue with dining, entertainment and harness racing, will open Wednesday, June 24 and lead to the creation of 500 jobs.
The $225 million, 106,000 square foot venue is located on Route 1 in Plainville, 35 miles south of Boston and 18 miles from Providence, R.I. It will include a banquet room, simulcast wagering, and 1,800 parking spaces and plans to remain open 24-7.
Penn Gaming executives are hosting media visits Monday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the facility – 301 Washington Street, Plainville.