Penn National Gaming Inc. and Endeka Entertainment LP have proposed the development of Lawrence Downs Casino and Racing Resort to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The project will feature a new harness racing facility, up to 1,500 slot machines, approximately 50 live table games, a variety of food and beverage options and parking for 2,000 vehicles.
Lawrence Downs Casino and Racing Resort will be located near the intersection of Route 442 & Route 551 in Mahoning Township, Lawrence County, PA.
The Lawrence Downs Casino and Racing Resort proposal was submitted to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on May 31, 2013. The approval process – which includes multiple public hearings – does not have a specific time frame to complete.
New Castle is a city in Lawrence County approximately 50 miles northwest of Pittsburgh near the Pennsylvania – Ohio border. Lawrence County was created in 1849 from parts of Beaver and Mercer Counties and named after the USS Lawrence, Oliver Hazard Perry’s original flagship at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.
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