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Cordish breaks ground on new land-based casino in Pennsylvania

| By Robert Fletcher
Real estate and entertainment business Cordish Companies has started work on its new $150m (£113.7m/€126.7m) land-based Live! Casino property in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

The facility, which will be part of the 1.3m sq ft Westmoreland Mall development, will feature 750 slots and approximately 30 live action table games, as well as a sportsbook, restaurants and live entertainment venues.

According to Cordish, the project will result an a $188m annual economic impact, in addition to a further $148m in economic impact from construction, including 960 direct and indirect construction jobs and 500 permanent new jobs.

Pennsylvania State Senator Kim Ward and State Representative George Dunbar joined Cordish executives for a ground-breaking ceremony at the location last week.

“Our team is very excited to enter the Pittsburgh market to introduce the way we approach and create unique entertainment experiences for our guests,” Cordish Companies principal Reed Cordish said.

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