Point Place Casino Turns One!

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Point Place Casino in Bridgeport is turning one! Nearly one million people have visited the casino since opening day and they’re celebrating in a big way!

“It’s always been the vision of the Oneida Nation and CEO, Ray Halbritter, to really create something to highlight our region and to put a focus on some of the great things that our area has to offer. I think we’ve been able to accomplish that and it’s been very well received.” says general manager, Jerry Marrello. 

Point Place Casino is the 3rd casino in Central New York owned by the Oneida Indian Naiton. It features a rustic design, good food and fun gaming. CEO, Ray Halbritter describes the atmosphere as relaxed, comfortable and made to feel more like home.

To celebrate the casino’s big anniversary there will be promotions and giveaways. This week the casino is giving away $250 every hour. All you need to do to be entered is be playing on a machine with your card active. Winners are selected at random.

Another way to win is through trivia. Take our quiz to see how you do! And for more information visit PointPlaceCasino.com

Quiz:

1.) TRUE or FALSE?

The amount of pizza slices served at Wicked Good Pizza in the last year is equivalent to 5 miles.

2.) In the last year, the amount of burgers served at Burgers of Madison County equals:
     A: Paul Bunyan/300 lbs.
     B: A black bear/660 lbs.

     C: An adult T-Rex at
        nearly 13.75 tons

3.) How many people have taken home jackpots from Point Place Casino of $1,200 or more in the past year?

     A: 5,000 

    B: 2,500

    C: 1,500 

4.) TRUE or FALSE?

Point Place Casino’s largest jackpot winner in the past year was from Fayetteville.

5.) TRUE or FALSE?

Point Place Casino has had more than 150 performances from local musicians and DJs in their venues in the past year.

Quiz Answers

1.) False. Over 10 miles worth of pizza has been sold!

2.) B: A black bear/ 660 lbs.

3.) A: 5,000 people have taken home jackpots worth at least $1,200 from Point Place Casino

4.) False: Matthew from North Syracuse won $26,000 playing Tree of Wealth.

5.) True. 

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