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Mount Airy Announces Plans to Break Ground on World Class Casino Destination Development in Beaver County


Pocono's Legendary AAA Four-Diamond Mount Airy Casino Resort Expands
Luxury Brand to Pittsburgh Region

Mount Airy Casino Resort, Pennsylvania's first AAA Four-Diamond casino
resort, announced today the expansion of its customer-focused luxury
brand into the Pittsburgh and tri-state market. The owner of the state's
only family-owned casino announced immediate plans for Mount Airy
Pittsburgh, a casino and premier destination development, to break
ground at the end of the year after the purchase of over 100
shovel-ready acres located conveniently off Interstate 376 and the PA
Turnpike in Beaver County -- less than 20 miles from Cranberry,
Sewickley and the Ohio state line.

"We're thrilled to bring our four-diamond customer service, high quality
entertainment and luxurious amenities to Beaver County and the
surrounding communities, while contributing a positive lasting impact on
the local economy," said Lisa DeNaples, owner and managing trustee of
Mount Airy Casino Resort in the Poconos, whose development has helped to
spur more than $2 billion in economic activity in the surrounding area.
"For over a decade, Mount Airy Casino Resort in the Poconos has paved
the way as one of the nation's most dynamic, upscale destination casino
resorts. Our thoughtful expansion into the Pittsburgh and tri-state area
represents a huge milestone in our effort to do what we live and breathe
every day: provide award-winning customer service and luxury amenities
to more people."

At its anticipated grand opening in late 2019, the Mount Airy
Pittsburgh's 750 slot machines, 30 table games and high limit area will
be accompanied by its famed buffet, which was voted "best of gaming" by
the readers of Casino Player Magazine. The entire property, including
its sports bar will be designed by the world-renowned Friedmutter Group,
known for its work at The Cosmopolitan resort in Las Vegas. Future phase
II development plans include a full-service resort hotel, convention
center, fine dining restaurant, pool, spa and salon and other
destination-focused amenities.

"We envision the casino as just the start of building something truly
special for the tri-state area," said DeNaples. "Imagine not just a
casino, but a destination that raises industry-wide expectations and
standards - serving as a phenomenal gathering space for celebrations and
live entertainment and bringing upwards of 700 jobs to regional

Mount Airy Casino Resort embarks on this new exciting chapter following
its winning auction bid in February 2018 for a coveted Category 4 casino

"This is an exciting time of economic development in Beaver County that
will be further spurred by Mount Airy's new investment," said Daniel
Camp III, chairman of Beaver County Commissioners. "I welcome the
economic growth and entertainment options this will bring not only to
the citizens of Beaver County, but to those in neighboring regions.
After working with the Mount Airy management team for the past several
months, I know they will be great partners for Beaver County and Big
Beaver Borough."

Mt. Airy supports local initiatives near its Poconos property and has
invested over $1 million back into the local community. DeNaples
expressed her enthusiasm for community engagement opportunities within
the Pittsburgh region.

"I want to thank the elected leaders in the Beaver County area for their
enthusiasm and partnership. We're excited to engage with community
leaders and residents right away. Our goal is to become meaningfully
engrained within the community through robust job training opportunities
and the support of local initiatives."

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About Mount Airy Casino Resort

Mount Airy Poconos Casino Resort boasts the ultimate gaming experience
with over 1,800 slot machines and 80 table games. As Pennsylvania's
first AAA Four Diamond-rate casino, the resort's 188 upscale guest rooms
and suites serve every need while guests discover a variety of signature
restaurant options, including Guy Fieri's Mt. Pocono Kitchen and
Bistecca by Il Mulino. This all-encompassing, full service resort
destination for outdoor enthusiasts and gaming enthusiasts alike
features an award-winning, lakefront 18-hole golf course; a
16,000-square foot spa, salon and exercise facility; a $6 million,
luxury, indoor/outdoor pool and entertainment complex – aptly called
Wet; a covered outdoor pavilion that hosts summer concert series;
headline entertainment at Gypsies Nightclub and bar; banquet and
conference center. Mount Airy Casino Resort is less than 90 minutes from
Philadelphia, New York City and northern New Jersey. For reservations,
call 1-877-682-4791 or visit

Mount Airy Pittsburgh Casino Resort will break ground in Q4 2018 in
Beaver County and open in late 2019. Mount Airy Pittsburgh plans to
offer 750 slot machines, 30 table games and a high limit area. Guests
will also be able to take advantage of exciting amenities, including a
food court, buffet, sports bar and center bar.

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