Plainridge Casino Opening

Evelyn and Bob Palos of North Attleboro enjoy their food at Flutie’s Sports Pub at Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville. Casinos deliberately design restaurants at the back of casinos, so customers first have to walk by slot machines, part of the psychology of casino design.

PLAINVILLE - The din is incessant, and it's dim. There are no clocks, no windows, no visible exits.

Lights flash in a dizzying array and even the carpets poke at the eyes with a wild design.