The Hollywood York Casino at the York Galleria in Springettsbury Township in Pennsylvania has advanced its opening to August 2021, pending regulatory approval.
The Pennsylvania casino was supposed to open at the end of 2020 but the Pandemic changed its timelines. The opening was pushed back to later this year but now is expected to open in the middle of the year.
Drawing Customers From the Region
The opening of the 80,000 square foot casino is expected to draw customers from the region, specifically from south central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland. It is located at the former Sears store at the York Galleria Mall which has a total of 50 tenants. The casino is considered as a mini-casino which is called a Category 4 casino. It is owned an operated by Penn National Gaming Corp.
The Pennsylvania casino cost a reported $120M to develop. It will have a total of 500 slot machines and 20 table games but that number could balloon to 750 slots and 40 gaming tables as allowed by law. Hollywood York Casino will have a restaurant, bar, entertainment lounge, and a coffee venue. It will also be allowed to have a sports book and a race book.
Penn National Gaming Opens Career Center
With the new development regarding the opening of Hollywood York Casino, Penn National Gaming announced on Thursday that it will be opening a career center near the location of the news Pennsylvania Casino. The career center will be open from Mondays to Fridays from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm with working hours to expand in the near future.
In its announcement, Penn Gaming revealed that it has begun accepting applications for various jobs at the Hollywood York Casino. Applicants can file applications for positions in casino operations, food and beverage, security and surveillance, human resources, marketing and many more.