MONTICELLO, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A new casino is opening up in the Catskills on Thursday.
The Resort World Catskills features more than 150 table games more than 2,000 slot machines.
The billion resort complex includes a hotel, golf course, and the fourth of four Las Vegas-style upstate casinos.
Locals are hoping to revive the region and have been trying to lure a casino for decades.
Resorts World is expected to draw gamblers from the lucrative metropolitan-area market.