COCONUT CREEK, FL (WFLX) - Celebrations were in order Thursday at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek as they have completed their $150 million expansion project!
Now, when you walk into the casino, you'd think you've entered Sin City!
The casino floor, now doubled in size, is complete with an all new non-smoking Stax Poker Lounge, a first-of-its-kind Player's Club, and a beautiful High Limit gaming area. There are also three new restaurants: NYY Steak, 1st Street Deli and Sorrisi's Italian Restaurant.
And who better to get the crowd fired up than Ty Pennington?! "I thought for a moment, though, I was going to catch on fire!"
Pennington, as humble as ever, was honored to be a part of the celebration. "It's really incredible, not only what these guys have done building this huge complex, but the amount of jobs they're creating."
Nearly 2,000 jobs to be exact!
Pennington knows firsthand the importance of changing others lives for the better. His new show, 'The Revolution', focuses on changing individuals from the inside out.
Pennington, "It's helping people change themselves in all aspects. And, I think, there's so many things we'd like to change about ourselves --- all of us. This show helps you change your health, your mind, your body, your style."
Pennington never dreamed his love of interior design would touch so many. "I've always been sort of creative and really good with working with my hands, but it wasn't until 'Trading Spaces' that I realized I'd really like to do something that made people cry for the right reasons instead of the wrong reasons -- like ‘What did you do to my kitchen!' For me, as an artist to be able to not just be creative and impress someone, but to really change a life, and make a difference and have a last impact, I would have never guessed I would have had such an incredible experience, with an incredible journey that has changed so much. And to be part of a team and part of a community that literally has touched lives all across this nation."
Make sure to chat live with Rachel every Wednesday at 8 PM during American Idol for your chance to win prizes from Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
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