Country Crossing to reopen

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DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) – The parking lots are still sparse at Country Crossing but that will soon all change.

Officials are reopening the venue Wednesday at 8 am after being closed almost two weeks.

The gaming and entertainment facility shut down seven weeks ago after an attempted raid from the governor's task force on illegal gambling.

Crews spent Tuesday cleaning up and getting ready for big crowds.

"It's going to take it a little time to get it into full swing but we are in the process of getting it going," says Doug Rainer, spokesperson for Country Crossing.

The decision to reopen comes off of Attorney General Troy Kings announcement he's taking over the governor's task force.

"We shut are doors to protect our patrons and employees with the threat of that gone, and Attorney General King taking over the case in a civil manner that had everything to do with us opening our doors back up," says Rainer.

Despite concerns of in fighting between Governor Riley and King Officials say they feel confident.

"Again we are not running from an investigation we just think it should be done the right way and King is proving to bring the right way to it," says Rainer.

Officials say that they haven't changed anything with their machines sent the closed their doors.

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