Operators of a Las Vegas-size casino resort scheduled to open next month in Sonoma County said 282 Sacramento-area residents applied for some 2,000 positions the resort is looking to fill.
Graton Resort & Casino, an $800 million, 320,000-square-foot complex in Rohnert Park, is scheduled to open Nov. 5.
Since mid-April, resort operators have been accepting applications and interviewing job candidates for numerous positions, including slot marketing, casino marketing, guest services, dealers and security.
The hiring process continues, with about 1,000 hires completed through late September.
The casino will feature 144 gaming tables and 3,000 slot and video poker machines.
More details can be seen at www.gratonresortcasino.com.
Call The Bees Mark Glover, (916) 321-1184.