Get ready to yell blackjack or roll the dice at craps.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming  Corporations has set the ground rules for potential private sector partners who want to operate a new Ottawa Casino.

The rules include 2,000 slot machinces and up to 600 seats for table games.

The deadline for the Request for Pre-Qualification is March 7, 2013.

OLG will announce the winning bidder later in 2013.

Ottawa is considered one gaming zone which includes the Rideau Carleton Slots facility.