Less than a year after construction began, the new gaming venue in Bridgeport will open its doors to the public on Thursday, March 1. Point Place Casino will feature a modern gaming floor and several restaurants and bars. The construction of Point Place Casino created more than 250 local trade jobs and once open, will create more than 200 permanent jobs in Madison County.
Oneida Nation Homelands (January 10, 2018) – Oneida Nation today announced Thursday, March 1 will mark the grand opening of its newest gaming facility, Point Place Casino – only 10 months after construction first began. Located on Route 31 in Bridgeport, a few hundred feet from the Cicero border, the 65,000 square foot smoke-free casino will feature a modern gaming floor with nearly 500 popular slot machines and 20 table games, as well as several restaurants and bars. The Nation has plans to host celebratory events to commemorate the highly-anticipated grand opening; additional details will be announced shortly.
Recruitment is already well underway for Point Place Casino’s wide range of more than 200 permanent jobs, including table game dealers, slot service representatives, cooks, bartenders, beverage servers, security officers, and more. Positions on the Grand Opening Team are still available. Interested candidates are invited to attend a Point Place Casino job fair on January 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the plaza at the intersection of Route 298 and Route 31. For more information, or to apply online, visit here. Walk-ins are welcome.
As with all major Oneida Nation projects, the construction of Point Place Casino was done in partnership with Central New York trade unions, which created 250 local construction jobs.
In addition to a variety of gaming options, Point Place Casino will also feature two fast-casual restaurants: The Burgers of Madison County, a family-friendly restaurant offering burgers, milkshakes and more and the third location of Wicked Good Pizza, the very popular pizza shop that originated at Yellow Brick Road Casino and celebrated its second opening at Turning Stone last year. Point Place Casino will also feature two bars – The Fireside Lounge and Paddle Bar – and will introduce a second location of Opals Confectionary, the popular chocolatier and bakery from Turning Stone.
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