The temporary Bristol Casino (seen here in a photo taken in late June) opened Friday in the former Belk store, around the back of the old mall property. The Hard Rock name won't be attached to the property until the full resort opens in 2024. Photo by Megan Schnabel.

Blue Ridge PBS produces a Cardinal News Update with one of our journalists talking about stories in the news. In this latest episode, Megan Schnabel talks about the new casino in Bristol. You can view it through the Echo streaming service on demand here.

Here’s the coverage we had on what the casino has meant for Bristol so far.