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Graton Resort and Casino in Northern California opens with a packed house




Image of the Graton Resort & Casino in Northern California.
Image of the Graton Resort & Casino in Northern California.
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Yesterday in the Northern California town of Rohnert Park , the Graton Resort and Casino opened its doors for the very first time. The $800 million Vegas-style casino was soon packed to the gills.

By mid-day there was a 200-person wait list for one of the casino's 13 restaurants.

For more on what is now one of the largest gaming operations in the country, we're joined now by Jeremy Hay, staff writer for the Press Democrat in Santa Rosa.