Plainridge Park Casino set to open June 24th

 By News Staff 

The owners of Plainridge Park Casino announced Monday they are set to open the casino doors in June.

Penn National Gaming Inc. says pending final approval from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, the casino will open on June 24th.

“We are excited to set our opening date for the first casino in Massachusetts.  This state-of-the-art facility will offer premier gaming, dining, entertainment, and racing options that are unmatched in the region,” said Tim Wilmott, President and Chief Executive Officer of Penn National Gaming in a statement. 

Officials say the $225 million facility will bring more than 500 new jobs to the region.

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