It's almost time to roll the dice, deal the cards and pull the slots as Ohio's second casino sets to open its doors next week.
Your News Now took a tour Monday of the 98 percent completed Hollywood Casino in Toledo.
How about a little before and a little after. The exterior of the I-75 Hollywood Casino in late February and Monday on a sunny warm May day.
One of the main entrances to the casino in February.
Now a glitzy Hollywood look as you enter the 125-thousand square foot casino area.
The casino's General Manager Richard St. Jean believes they have a monopoly with the Toledo site that separates them from the Cincinnati's, Columbus, and Cleveland's of the world. He says they hope to draw from the Lima and Findlay area.
And the casino workers are ready to go. More than 2-thousand electronic games, slots of every kind from one cent slots to 100 dollars a pull.
The workers are spending their days before the grand opening dealing Black Jack, the most popular game in the house, there are 5 dollar tables to high limit 2-thousand dollar tables.
Also plenty of Poker tables and Texas Hold 'em.
There is Roulette, Craps and some carnival games, even including a big six wheel.
The 320 million dollar investment creates 13-hundred full and part time jobs, mostly full time, and it's more than just gambling. Restaurants, a massive buffet and T.V.'s everywhere that will have sports programming constantly.