Niagara Falls, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Seneca Niagara Casino building has changed the skyline of Niagara Falls. It was announced Monday, there will now be an addition to the tower that could be seen all the way to Canada.
"Over the next several weeks, area construction workers and experts from the YESCO sign company will begin installing a digital sign atop the hotel tower," Chairman for Seneca Gaming Corporation Robert Mele said.
Along with that positive change, comes daredevil Nik Wallenda bringing people to the area and the casino and hotel.
"We're the Niagara Falls home for Wallenda. He is going to be arriving mid-week, and staying in the hotel," Marketing Director for Seneca Gaming Corporation Jim Wise said.
Casino officials said although they are preparing for the big walk across the Falls, the hotel and casino are always busy during this time of year.
"We happen to have a busy weekend of pre-existing casino events, so we are going to juggle both, allowing people to come on property and watch some of the events," Wise sad.
The hotel is sold out, but officials said it is mainly due to pre-existing events. They don't plan on holding any special events before Wallenda's walk, but they will be hosting a small post-performance VIP meet and greet with the stuntman on Saturday. Casino officials said this tight rope walk is beneficial for Niagara Falls
"I feel it's great for the city, more than us directly. We had a number of events already planned before it was announced. It really is a great regional event," Wise said.
ABC will also be broadcasting the event and Casino officials said that being in the national spotlight can't be matched.
"You might go another 10 or 20 years before you have the opportunity to create something in Niagara Falls that's going to bring national TV cameras. This is a once in a generation opportunity," Wise said.