Exclusive: Sneak Peek Inside Catskills Casino

Exclusive: Sneak Peek Inside Catskills Casino


THAT HAS ALREADY CREATED MORE THAN 1,000 NEW JOBS. CBS 2’S TONY AIELLO REPORTS. Reporter: LOOKS DIFFERENT FROM THE SUMMER OF 2017. SLOTS ARE IN, EVERYTHING IS HAPPENING. Reporter: A FULL CASINO IS TAKING SHAPE IN SULLIVAN COUNTY. RESORTS WORLD CATSKILLS WILL BE READY TO WELCOME CUSTOMERS IN JUST TWO WEEKS. ALREADY, 1,000 EMPLOYEES ARE ON THE JOB. WHAT ARE YOU DOING? YOU’RE DOING ORIENTATION TODAY? Reporter: OUR TOUR GUIDE RESORTS WORLD VICE PRESIDENT CHARLIE. AS YOU CAN SEE — Reporter: IN AUGUST HE SHOWED US THE RAW SPACE, THE MASSIVE MAIN CASINO FLOOR, 330 HOTEL ROOMS, IN THE TALLEST BUILDING BETWEEN WHITE PLAINS AND ALBANY. FIVE MONTHS LATER, “DRONE FORCE 2” FLYING INSIDE THE CASINO GIVES PERSPECTIVE. 2100 SLOT MACHINES AND 150 TABLE GAMES ARE IN PLACE. A POKER ROOM IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. A BAR IS BEING WIRED TO TAKE PETS ON SPORTING EVENTS PENDING APPROVAL IN A COURT CASE. ALL DEPENDS WHAT HAPPENS IN THE SUPREME COURT AND AFTER REGULATION BY THE GAMING COMMISSION. WE CAN GO FROM A SPORTS BAR TO A SPORTS BOOK. Reporter: WINDOWS GIVE A VIEW OF THE ROLLING COUNTRYSIDE. EVERY HOTEL ROOM HAS A SIMILAR VIEW WITH LUXURY BEDDING AND LARGE HIS AND HER BATHROOMS. ALSO A HUGE EVENT CENTER. 27,000 SQUARE FEET NOT A COLUMN IN THE ROOM. SPACE FOR CONVENTIONS, TRADE SHOWS, CONCERTS, OR SIT-DOWN DINNER FOR 1300 PEOPLE. DEEP INSIDE THE FACILITY EMPLOYEES ARE RUSHING TO GET EVERYTHING IN PLACE FOR FEBRUARY 8th. MORE JOIN THEM EVERY DAY. 400 POSITION ARE OPEN ON TOP OF THE 1,000 ALREADY FILLED. HELP SAVE TOWARDS MY DAUGHTER’S COLLEGE TUITION AND BILLS. Reporter: THE BUILDING DESIGNED TO REFLECT THE BEAUTIFUL SURROUNDINGS AND MANY HOPE CHANGE THE ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE. TONY AIELLO, CBS 2 NEWS. THE CASINO IS PART OF AN

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