Hamilton entrepreneur P.J. Mercanti visited CBC Hamilton to discuss his casino plan in a live, interactive webcast.

The Carmen's Group co-owner is took viewer questions about the $200-million casino-hotel complex his group RockHammer Inc. has proposed for downtown Hamilton.

Speaking at a highly touted announcement on Monday, Mercanti said that, in addition to a gaming facility, the development would boast a Hard Rock CafĂ©-themed hotel, several bars and restaurants and a museum celebrating Canadian music.

CBC Hamilton will host a live chat with a casino opponent Graham Crawford on Friday at noon ET.