FLINTSTONE, Md. (AP) — The Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort near Cumberland was looking for card dealers — and got many more applicants than it needs.
The resort inside Rocky Gap State Park held a job fair Wednesday to fill 100 dealer positions for a casino that will open there in June. About 250 attended.READ MORE: Ravens Home Now On Front Line of COVID-19 Battle; M&T Bank Stadium Opens As Latest Maryland Mass Vaccination Site
Owner Lakes Entertainment says those accepted will attend a 12-week dealer school.
The company says it expects to nearly double the facility’s employment to more than 250 when the casino opens.READ MORE: University Of Maryland College Park Students Are Supposed To Be Sequestering Due To COVID-19. A Student Says They Aren't
Lakes Entertainment plans to open the casino with 550 slot machines and 10 table games. It’s licensed for up to 1,500 slots.
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