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Rocky Gap Lodge And Gold Resorts Casino Scheduled To Open Next Month

April 30th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Almost 4 and ½ years after Maryland voters approved legalizing slot machines at five locations- including Allegany County- the planned Rocky Gap Lodge and Gold Resorts casino is less than a month from opening its doors.  Last Friday, Maryland's gaming control commission granted Rocky Gap Casino Resort preliminary approval to begin gaming operations on May 22, pending the results of a controlled demonstration two days prior. Rocky Gap would become the state's fourth casino, and it’s smallest. Evitts Resort, a subsidiary of Minnesota-based Lakes Entertainment, plans to have only 558 slot machines and 10 table games available, and has said it will hire 250 employees for its gaming operation. Tim Copeland, President of Lakes, said the Allegany County location offers an exciting opportunity…





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