CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The grand opening of Cleveland’s highly anticipated casino is just hours away!

Horseshoe Casino Cleveland is located in the Historic Higbee Building in downtown Cleveland and will open to the public at 9:30 p.m. tonight.

Members of the general public aged 21 and up may line up on Prospect Avenue starting at 5 p.m. These guests will be admitted behind the 1,500 Priority Access Wristband Winners.

The casino is projected to attract nearly 5 million annual visits to the downtown, Horseshoe Cleveland will be another high-profile addition to the city’s impressive sports, entertainment, music and cultural destinations. The estimated $350 million new development created nearly 1,600 casino jobs.

With 96,000 square feet of non-stop gaming action, the casino will feature approximately 2,100 slot machines, 65 table games and a 30-table World Series of Poker room.

Horseshoe Cleveland will offer several dining options, including a 400 seat buffet, a 3-outlet food court as well as two bars.

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Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News