The following media statement was issued by Rock Ohio Caesars regarding its approval for a gaming operator license Wednesday.

The statement is attributable to Matt Cullen, president and chief executive officer of Rock Gaming LLC, and John Payne, president of Enterprise Shared Services for Caesars Entertainment:

“We are delighted to accept our gaming operator license from the Ohio Casino Control Commission today, and  appreciate the Commission’s confidence and efforts to certify Horseshoe Cleveland as the first casino in the State of Ohio.  Our 1,600 new Horseshoe Casino team members are fully prepared to open our doors on May 14, and look forward to celebrating this exciting moment in the heart of downtown Cleveland.”

Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News