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General manager Richard St. Jean welcomes the media for a tour of the Hollywood Casino in Toledo.

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Marianna Johnson of Toledo practices dealing blackjack at the Hollywood Casino.

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Casino workers applaud the upcoming opening of the casino during a media tour.

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Workers prepare slot machines on the casino floor prior to the grand opening next week.

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A total 2,002 glitzy slot machines are housed in the Hollywood Casino on the Maumee River banks.

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The Ohio government has mandated that the machines pay out 85 percent of what they take in over the long haul.

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Workers check to make sure the machines are installed and working properly.

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The casino also features movie-themed slot machines.

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Dealers practice in the 20 table poker room, polishing their skills prior to the casino's opening.

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Workers clean and buff the floor at the Hollywood Casino.

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Members of the media tour the Scene, a bar and lounge within the casino.

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Model beverage servers practice serving in the H Lounge.

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Model beverage servers cheer the upcoming opening of the Hollywood Casino. The casino is set to open next Tuesday.

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Jill Westhoven of Hamler, Ohio, a model beverage server at the Hollywood Casino in Toledo, applauds the upcoming opening of the casino.

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Workers put finishing touches on windows of the Hollywood Casino.

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Members of the media enter the Epic Buffet inside the casino.

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Alexis Seymour of Toledo fills a dessert case at the Epic Buffet.

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The dessert case at the Epic Buffet inside the Hollywood Casino.

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Sue Utter of Oregon, right, practices dealing blackjack.

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Sue Utter of Oregon practices dealing blackjack at the Hollywood Casino in Toledo. It's a trial run before the casino's opening next Tuesday.

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Sue Utter of Oregon practices dealing blackjack.

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Robert Rodriguez, second from left, practices running a roulette wheel at the Hollywood Casino.

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David Garewal of Cleveland rolls the dice as staff members practice at the Hollywood Casino Monday.

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Gloria Meyer of Toledo, left, gets ready to roll the dice as staff members practice at a craps table during a media tour. Scott Bateson of Cygnet, right, watches.

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