Exit 45 off Interstate 78 in Weisenberg Township already offers travelers the opportunity to grab a bite at New Smithville Diner, fill up their gas tank or book a room at the Super 8 by Wyndham.
Later this year, a new offering will make Exit 45 the western Lehigh Valley’s Exit of Chance.
That’s because Bandit Truck Stop, at 2277 Golden Key Road, is planning to add five slot machine-style video gambling terminals, setting it up to become the first truck stop in the Lehigh Valley to capitalize on a measure included in Pennsylvania’s massive gambling expansion, signed into law in October 2017. While Bandit Truck Stop is one of more than 20 establishments across the state to receive conditional license approval so far, it’s unknown when the first terminals will go live — a timeline that should become clearer in the months ahead. Read more...
Must be 21. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help is available.