2nd Ohio casino opening, will compete with Detroit


TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's second casino is ready for its debut.

The Hollywood Casino in Toledo opens Tuesday, just two weeks after the state's first casino opened to big crowds in downtown Cleveland.

Developers say there's room for both even though the two casinos are just two hours apart.

The Toledo casino will go head-to-head for customers with three casinos that are just an hour's drive to the north in Detroit.

Penn National Gaming Inc. is the developer behind the project in Toledo. It's also building a casino in Columbus that's expected to open in the fall.

Officials expect the Toledo casino that's designed to look like a grand art deco movie house to draw around 2.8 million visitors a year.

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