Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Opens In Wheatland


WE HEAR THAT WHERE WE ARE GOING NEXT IS LOUD. ANNA GILES JOINS US WITH A CLOSER LOOK INSIDE. WE ARE FINALLY GETTING A GLIMPSE IN THIS MAGNIFICENT BUILDING. Reporter: OPENING NIGHT IS ALL ABOUT GETTING PEOPLE INTERESTED. WE ARE GETTING A LOOK AT THIS BRAND-NEW FACILITY OVER A YEAR IN THE MAKING. IT IS ALL ABOUT THAT FIRST IMPRESSION. THE PRESIDENT TELLS US THERE’S 169 HOTEL ROOMS, SIX RESTAURANTS, AND MORE THAN 1500 SLOT MACHINES THAT YOU ARE LOOKING AT RIGHT NOW. OF COURSE, THE CASINO HAS A HUGE IMPACT LOCALLY BRINGING IN HUNDREDS OF JOBS. THE PRESIDENT SAID 70% OF EMPLOYEES HERE ARE FROM THE YUBA AND SUTTER COUNTY AREAS. SO WHY THIS LOCATION? HERE IS WHAT THE PRESIDENT HAD TO SAY ABOUT THAT. THIS IS PART OF A 900 ACRE MASTER PLAN. THE TOYOTA AMPHITHEATER RIGHT NEXT DOOR WAS THE FIRST CATALYST MORE THAN 10 YEARS AGO. WE ARE THE NEXT CATALYST AND WE BELIEVE WE ARE THE BIG DEVELOPMENT THAT WILL BEGIN TO MOVE THE MACHINE FORWARD. THEY HAVE BLACKJACK TABLES