The Meadows Racetrack & Casino today unveiled the final phase of a $175 million permanent casino, which included a 24-lane bowling center and conference facility.
Opening ceremonies at the bowling center, called Meadows Lanes, included a first toss from members of the Washington County Bowling Hall of Fame, and tours of the facility, along with an adjoining VIP room.
"With the opening of this final phase today, The Meadows is truly the entertainment destination for the Western Pennsylvania region," said Meadows Vice President and General Manager Mike Graninger.
Pittsburgh Bowlers Tour organizer Buddy DeLuca said his group has arranged to kick off their tour this fall with a tournament at the North Strabane facility Sept. 5 and 6.
The center officially opens for play at 6 p.m. today.
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