Meadows Casino’s license has been renewed

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved unanimously and without conditions a three-year license renewal for the gambling facility.

US.- Yesterday (Wednesday) the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board voted to approve a three-year license renewal for the Meadows Racetrack and Casino. According to spokesman Doug Harbach, the license was approved unanimously without conditions at the board’s March meeting.

The Meadows in North Strabane, is a casino complex which includes a racetrack. The facility has thousands of slot machines and 80 tables along with a bowling alley, 11 bars and restaurants and a connection to a hotel owned by a third party. It’s has earned US$2.24 billion in gross revenue since it opened in 2007 and US$1.19 billion in gaming tax revenue. The Meadows casino has 1,300 employees.

In December 2015, the owners, Cannery Resort Casinos of North Las Vegas announced that the Meadows would be sold to Gaming & Leisure Properties. Later on, GLPI closed US$138 million deal with Pinnacle Entertainment for the gaming licenses and operations.