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Meadows casino to close several hours for electrical repair

Jason Cato
| Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, 12:08 p.m.

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino in North Strabane will close for several hours early Thursday for electrical repairs.

Casino officials plan to suspend gambling operations beginning 12:30 a.m. to fix electrical components damaged in a power surge last week. No gaming activity can take place while surveillance systems are inactive, according to state regulations. The casino is expected to reopen by 5 a.m., per approval by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

“Last Friday's power surge produced an unfortunate inconvenience on our guests — and for that we apologize,” said Sean Sullivan, vice president and general manager. “We have scheduled these repairs to minimize additional impacts on our guests, who have been extremely patient and understanding.”

The casino is expected to be fully operational for the remainder of Thursday and over the Labor Day weekend.

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