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Louisiana’s casino revenue sees slight drop in March to $221.5M

Louisiana's casino revenue in March was $221.5 million, down 1.6% on last year. Shreveport and Bossier City casinos saw a 9.9% drop in business. Margaritaville saw 4. 5% decline. Bosser City's racetrack and slot casinos had a 29.1% decrease. New Orleans' riverboat casinos posted a 3.8% increase in revenue. L’Auberge Baton Rouge was the only property to post a year-to-year revenue increase.
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Caesars Plans Opening Of Horseshoe Lake Charles Casino

The former Isle of Capri Lake Charles will reopen as Horseshoe LakeCharles on Dec. 12, 2022. The new 60,000-square-foot property will bring the Hourseshoer brand to southwest Louisiana. Caesars Entertainment has been doubling down on its Horseshow brand in other state markets. There are now 10 Hurseshoes-branded casinos across the U.S. and the properties generate around $3 billion a year in gambling revenue. In nearly a one year of online sports betting in the state, more than $1 billion has was wagered.
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The former Isle of Capri is reopening as Horseshoe Lake Charles on Dec. 12. The casino has not been open since 2020, having closed due to the pandemic and Hurricane Laura. Gordon Ramsay Steak will open in the Hourseshooe in mid-2023.
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New Orleans gambling halls see increased winnings in January

New Orleans' gambling halls had a 19.1% hike in revenue in January compared to the year before. Every one of the area's properties posted a year-to-year increase in business. The three riverboats, Harrah's land-based casino and the slot machines at the Fair Grounds brought in $43.9 million in the month. Treasure Chest in Kenner brought $8.2 million, 23.7% more than the $6.6 million it won in 2021.
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Someone Won $400,000 On A Slot Machine At Lake Charles Casino

Someone won $400,000 on a Top Dollar slot machine at L'auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles. The area around Lake Louisian is like a mini Las Vegas. The Horseshoe casino will be opening later this year. It will replace the old Isle of Capri casino. L’aubersge posted the winnings on their Facebook page.
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Lawsuit filed against Horseshoe Casino, claiming it’s ‘short-changing’ customers during cash-outs

Lawsuit claims Caesars Entertainment took millions of dollars from customers by rounding down on electronic slot machine receipts. The plaintiff, Mike Young, claims this has been going on since September of 2012. The players are supposed to be ensured their winnings because the Casinos are highly regulated and follow strict rules. Caeresars has violated the public trust and is liable to the plaintiffs. It is alleged that the company has kept the change off of hundreds of thousands or millions.
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Treasure Chest Casino breaks ground at land site

Treasure Chest Casino broke ground on a new development of more than $100 million. It will replace the current riverboat when it opens in 2024. The existing river boat casino is expected to remain open during construction. A change in state law in 2018 allowed for floating casinos to move to locations on land. Kenner's floating casino will become the third in the state to do so. Other casinos in Lake Charles and Baton Rouge will also move gambling operations landside.
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Louisiana floating casino starts work at $100M site on land

Treasure Chest Casino broke ground on a new development of more than $100 million. It will replace the current riverboat when it opens in 2024. The existing river boat casino is expected to remain open during construction. A change in state law in 2018 allowed for floating casinos to move to locations on land. The Isle of Capri floating casino in Lake Charles and the Hollywood Casino project in Baton Rouge will also move gambling operations landside.
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The Many Reasons Why Gambling Is So Popular in Louisiana

Gambling is popular in Louisiana because it is convenient and affordable. Sports betting is widespread in the state, with NFL games topping the betting space. With the legalization of online gambling, there are more ways to gamble in this state.
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The Queen Casino & Entertainment Expands Konami’s SYNKROS Casino Management System to Belle of Baton Rouge

The Queen Casino & Entertainment has installed Konami's SYNKROS casino management system at the historic Belle of Baton Rouge in Baton Rogue, La. It joins sister properties DraftKings at Casino Queen and CasinoQueenMarquette in launching the award-winning system. Belle recently received approval from the Louisiana Gaming Control Board for a $35 million expansion project. The historic property opened in 1994 as Louisiana’s first casino. It features three decks of gaming, meeting spaces, two parking garages and more. More information about Belle is available on the website.
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Louisiana casino revenue drops 9.7% year-over-year in June; land-based venue only winner

Louisiana Gaming Control Board reported overall gaming revenues in June at $265 million. Most of it came from the state's 15 riverboat casinos, which produced $151 billion in revenue for June. The only positive monthly variation was Caesars' land-based property, Harrah's New Orleans Casino, with $21 million in revenues. Rancinos reported the largest monthly decline with an 8.3% decline. Baton Rouge's three riverboats earned a combined $22.5 million for the month, up from $ 22.2 million from May. Online and retail sportsbooks reported $132.4 million, a 22% drop from last May's figure. Mobile operators took 86% of the bets made in Louisiana.
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GONG Gaming Technologies to Craft Exclusive Microgaming Online Casino Content

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Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Hotel announces CQ Rewards

Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Hotel will offer CQ Rewards to its players and guests. The rewards club offers four benefit tiers: Ruby, Emerald, Diamond and Crown. It provides members with personalized offers, discounts and access to Belle of Rouge. All members must be at least 21 years of age with a valid government-issued ID to join.
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MGM Faces Possible Class Action from Shortchanged Casino Gamblers

MGM Resorts is facing a class action from shortchanged casino players. The latest trend adopted by a growing number of American casinos is to keep the change. Some players have had enough and are considering a lawsuit against MGM Resort. The cents that the casinos keep often goes to charities, but some goes for the casino's profits. It's a trend that is everywhere. Banks want customers to round up their purchases and put the difference into a savings account. Fast food restaurants provide donation containers into which patrons can dump their unwanted change for a particular charity. Grocery stores ask customers if they want to donate the money.
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New Horseshoe Lake Charles Casino Now Hiring

The Horseshoe Lake Charles has begun their hiring campaign. The casino is currently onboarding former team members and is beginning the process to hire new employees. They have received many applications and are working towards reaching out to all applicants so that recruiters can begin scheduling interviews.
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Belle of Baton Rouge temporarily closed, will reopen Wednesday

The Belle of Baton Rouge temporarily closed on Sunday and will remain shut down until 10 a.m. Wednesday. The casino is moving its gambling operations onto land and remodeling its hotel. It is set to begin in April and is expected to open in May 2024. CQ Holding Company, the parent company of the casino, has started remodelling the top four floors of its Hotel Tower.
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GAMOMAT enhances Fire Respins series with Alexandria Fire launch

GAMOMAT is releasing the latest game from its fantastic Fire Respins series, Alexandria Fire, on 29th September. It's the fourth title from the Fire. Respin series and evolves in the Mediterranean port city in Egypt. Alexandria’s seafront has forever been protected by the beacon of the Pharos of Alexandria which was lit by patroness Isis. Free Games launch when 3 or more Scatters are shown and once active it will only include top winning symbols.
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Another riverboat casino moves onshore in Louisiana

CQ Holdings will relocate one of its floating casinos in Baton Rouge. The relocation will come with a significant economic windfall for the state. CQ is investing $35m to launch the land-based property and has promised to open 200 new jobs. It will feature 16,500 sq ft of gaming, 2,5500sq ft sportsbook and a lounge. There will also be a 90-room hotel. Louisiana launched online sports betting earlier this year. It was a huge milestone for Louisiana. This year’s NFL expected to attract 46.6m sports bettors.
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Louisiana: Belle of Baton Rouge riverboat casino plans $35M in-land relocation by 2024

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board approved the move of the Belle of Baton Rouge riverboat casino to land in a $35 million project. The relocation process is set to start next April and be completed in May 2024. There will be a 16,500-square-foot gaming floor, oyster bar/bistro, pizza station, wine bar and bowling lanes, sportsbook and lounge. American Cruise Lines will dock riverboats there for 10 hours.
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Belle of Baton Rouge casino plans $35 million move onto land, will create 200 jobs

Belle of Baton Rouge casino plans $35 million move onto land, will create 200 jobs. Construction is set to begin in April, with a projected May 2024 opening. The casino hotel will be partially reopened. The number of employees at the Belle has dropped to 150 as a result of the closure of hotel and the casino's restaurants. It will reopen with remodeling and reopening 90 rooms.
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Paragon Adds 150 New Games to Casino Floor

Paragon Casino Resort has installed 150 new gaming machines on the casino floor. The new machines include both "bingo-style" and "Las Vegas- style" slot machines. Paragon is the only casino to offer both styles of gaming in the State of Louisiana. In October 2021, Paragons will allow on-site sports betting. The casino also opened the Draft Room. It is 600 sq. ft. in size. Tunica-Biloxi Tribe owns Paragion. They are the first to allow in-person sports gambling in Louisiana, which is expected to be available in October.
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New Orleans Casino Renovation Has More Skill Than Luck

The team building a sportsbook and poker room inside Harrah’s New Orleans was already facing a tight schedule. The project is the first interior phase of a $325-million hotel expansion and casino rebranding. Caesars is aiming for substantial completion around Labor Day weekend. The whole renovation is expected to take about three years. JCJ Architecture designed the space. AECOM Tishman is construction manager on the casino and hotel transformation. Ryan Gootee General Contractors LLC is handling all the interior renovations.
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The team building a sportsbook and poker room inside Harrah’s New Orleans was already facing a tight schedule. The project is the first interior phase of a $325-million hotel expansion and casino rebranding. Caesars is aiming for substantial completion around Labor Day weekend. The whole renovation is expected to take about three years. JCJ Architecture designed the space. AECOM Tishman is construction manager on the casino and hotel transformation. Ryan Gootee General Contractors LLC is handling all the interior renovations.
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Louisiana casino revenues post drop in April

Louisiana's state-regulated casinos saw a 7.4% drop in revenue in April. The only properties to post a year-to-year gain were Harrah's and Treasure Chest in Kenner. High gas prices and rising inflation are to blame for the drop. March Madness college basketball tournament generated $5.6 million in sports bets.
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CQ Holdings making big moves via casinos in Baton Rouge

CQ Holdings owns the Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge and Belle of Baton Rogue. The company recently purchased the Belle. Next month, CQ will ask the Louisiana Gaming Control Board if the casino can move to land.
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Shreveport, Bossier City Casino $$$: Up or Down from a Year Ago?

Louisiana's state regulated casinos were down 1.6% in March compared to the year before. The Shreveport and Bossier City boats showed an overall drop 9.9%. Margaritaville fell from $19.7 million in '21 to $18.8 million this year. Boomtown went from $5.5 to 7.4 million, Bally's $10.1 to 5.2 million and Sam's Town $6. 5 to 4.
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Gambling addiction on the rise in Louisiana

Sports betting is the leading cause of gambling addiction. Louisiana is 6th most gambling-addicted state. The Louisiana Problem Gambling Health Line number is (877) 770-STOP (7867). . The number one problem for gambling addicts is financial problems.
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New Orleans casino winnings up 30.8% in February, here's why

New Orleans gambling halls had a 30.8% hike in revenue in February compared to the year before. The three riverboats, Harrah's land-based casino and slots at the Fair Grounds brought in $47.2 million in the month. That compares to $36.1 million during February 2021.
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Louisiana's regulator grants DiamondJacks Casino a reopening deadline extension

DiamondJacks Casino and Resort was supposed to open by February 11 but the company asked for an extension on January 12. Peninsula Pacific Entertainment will present their reopening plans on February 17. The chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board, Ronnie Johns, has not seen them yet. Peninsula had been campaigning in south Louisiana to start a new casino in Slidell, St. Tammany Parish.
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Diamond Jacks Casino Owner Must Sell Property in 60 Days

Diamond Jacks Casino in Bossier City, Louisiana, has been closed for nearly two years. The Louisiana Gaming Control Board gave Peninsula Pacific Entertainment 60 days to sell the property or it will lose its gaming license. Peninsula is in negotiations to buy Diamond Jack's from Foundation Gaming Group.  The board could take P2E’s license right now, but it would rather the company just sell DiamondJacks and be done with it.
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Casino ultimatum from the Louisiana Gaming Control Board

The gaming regulator for the southern American state of Louisiana has ordered Peninsula Pacific Entertainment to sell off its dormant land-based casino license within 60 days or risk having the certification unilaterally taken away.
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January Represents Slow Start To Year For Louisiana Casino Gaming

Louisiana casinos saw revenues decline by 12.2% in January compared to December. The four segments of Louisiana casino gaming made $253,727,483 in revenue for January. In December the state’s gambling outlets made a combined $1.3 billion.
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Slidell Casino Bill Gets Overwhelming House Support

Louisiana House of Representatives passed a bill allowing for a St. Tammany Parish referendum on whether a casino should be built in the area. The vote is set to take place in October. It needs to be passed by the Senate before it goes to Gov. John Bel Edwards' desk. The bill's main sponsor, Rep. Mary DuBuisson, asked her colleagues to delay the vote because there were still some questions to answer.
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DiamondJacks coming back? Gaming operations required to resume in Bossier City after voters reject Slidell casino

DiamondJacks has been shut down since May 2020. The proposition to allow casino gaming at the proposed $325 million resort casino in Slidell failed. If the proposition is approved, gaming operations in Bossier City must resume by February 9, 2022. A 2018 change in state law allows gambling operations on land instead of restricting them to water. Casino gaming and video poker have been banned in St. Tammany since 1996.
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GAMOMAT launches Book of Oasis and ‘Gaming for the Climate’ initiative to combat climate crisis

GAMOMAT launches Book of Oasis and ‘Gaming for the Climate’ initiative to combat climate crisis. The game is about an Egyptian historian, Dr. Jeffery Robertson, who goes on an underwater mission to find the secret temple where the Library of Alexandria rests. A portion of the profits from the game will be donated to the Healthy Seas initiative. The initiative will target abandoned ghost nets, plastic removal, collaborative projects with fishermen and delivering educational school programmes across the world.
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Casino proposal rejected by St Tammany Parish voters

Palen Pacific Entertainment's proposal to build a casino in St Tammany Parish, Louisiana was rejected by the voters. The company was hoping to transfer the license for its DiamondJacks Casino Hotel in Bossier City to a new facility near the coastal community of Slidell.
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Louisiana Parish Voters Reject $325m Slidell Casino Plan

Louisiana Parish Voters Reject $325m Slidell Casino Plan. Residents of St. Tammany Parish in Louisiana have voted against plans to build a major casino resort in the city of Slidello. Peninsula Pacific Entertainment has a Northwest Louisiana casino license. It has tried for a number of years to transfer this license to the southeast of Louisiana.
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Louisiana Casino Vote Set for Saturday, Amid Heated Campaigning

Voters in St. Tammany Parish will decide on Saturday whether to approve a waterfront casino near Slidell. Peninsula Pacific Entertainment wants to build a $325 million resort northeast of New Orleans. The resort would open on Lake Pontchartrain’s north shore by November 2023.
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St. Tammany Parish leaders address rumors surrounding proposed casino project

St. Tammany Parish leaders address rumors about the proposed casino project for the Slidell area. Parish President Mike Cooper and Parish Council chairman Michael Lorino said the parish is only considering the Camelia Bay project. The council has never been in discussions with two casinos nor the $200 million.
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Jim Brown: Is gambling Louisiana’s economic savior?

Drew Brees wants to build a gambling casino in Slidell on the Mississippi Louisiana state line. Louisiana and Mississippi are always on a low quality of life ranking. However, casino gambling is widespread in both states. In Louisiana, the legislature is considering proposals to extend casinos into new parishes, including Tangipahoa.
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Amid deluge of TV ads, early voting on controversial St. Tammany casino begins Saturday

The referendum seeks to undo a 1996 ban on casinos in St. Tammany Parish. Peninsula Pacific Entertainment proposes a $325 million casino and hotel resort at the site. The company would move its current license for a gambling operation in Bossier City to the Slidell area. A political effort to scuttle the vote is winding through the parish court system. Early voting begins Saturday and runs through Dec. 4. There is no voting on Sunday, Nov. 28.  
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Louisiana Casino Revenue Climbs Higher in October

Louisiana's casinos saw a revenue increase of 21.8% in October. Louisiana's 13 riverboat casinos, one land-based hotel-casino in New Orleans and four racinos took in $194.7 million this year in Oct.
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Louisiana’s biggest casino market is hitting the jackpot again. How long will the party last?

Louisiana’s biggest casino market is hitting the jackpot again. Last week, the Golden Nugget opened a sportsbook in Lake Charles. Mattress Mack, a prolific gambler, placed a $60,000 bet on Texas A&M over Ole Miss at the DraftKings Sportsbook. There are questions over how long the region will be able to ride the wave of new money. There have been efforts to legalize casino gambling next door in Texas. This could cut deeply into the LakeCharles' customer base. Mike and Sandra Sutherland would stay in the area if a casino opened closer to them.
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Eldorado Shreveport rebrands to Bally's Shreveport Casino and Hotel

Eldorado Shreveport rebrands to Bally's Shrevesport Casino and Hotel. Baly's completed its $140 million acquisition of Eldorados from Caesars Entertainment in December. The all-new Bly Rewards, a four-tiered card program, also launched today. On Saturday at 10 p.m. guests can pick up their new players club cards at the Bily Rewards Players Club.
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IGT Signs Multi-year Agreement with Authentic Brands Group

IGGT has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Authentic Brands Group. ABG is a global brand development, marketing and entertainment company and owner of the Marilyn Monroe Estate. IGT will develop and distribute Marilyn-themed, omnichannel lottery games.
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Louisiana Commits to Responsible Online Gambling Measures

Louisiana's responsible gaming plan requires all casino gaming operators to develop and implement comprehensive compulsive and problem gambling programs. Caesars Sportsbook went live in October. Pre-registration for Louisiana sports betting has begun. Louisiana's gambling statute remains committed to helping individuals who suffer from gambling problems.
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P2E Discusses Louisiana Casino and Resort Project

The company holding the license for a future $250 million casino and resort in Louisiana is interested in moving it from the northeast to the southeast part of the state. The company has started discussion with officials in St. Tammany Parish about the project.
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New Orleans Casinos Revenue Drop by 21% in September 2021

New Orleans Casinos Revenue Drop by 21% in September 2021. However, the other markets in the state fared much better, an increase of 27.7% that accounted for $159. 7 million out of 13 riverboats. Harrah's revenue has dropped significantly and it has experienced the biggest drop in revenue.
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Louisiana: New Orleans' casino revenues drop 21.4% in Sept. amid increases statewide

Louisiana's casino revenues dropped 21.4% in September. The three riverboat casinos, Harrah's and the slots at the Fair Grounds accounted for $26.5 million. Harra's saw the biggest drop in revenue, as it was closed for an entire week. Overall, Louisiana's casinos had higher revenues this September, with Winnings at 13 riverboats, four racinos and HarRAH's up 27.7%.
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Gaming board OKs Louisiana horse racing track, casino sale

The state Gaming Control Board has approved the $22 million sale of a northwest Louisiana horse racing track and casino. Rubico Acquisition Corp. still needs approval from the Louisiana Racing Commission to buy Harrah's Louisiana Downs. Caesars Entertainment Inc. will get $16.5 million and VICI Properties Inc., $5. 5 million from sale.
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Hurricane Ida leads to revenue drop at New Orleans casinos

Hurricane Ida caused a 5.3% drop in New Orleans casino revenues in August. The three riverboats, Harrah's casino and slots at the Fair Grounds brought in $30.5 million in the same period last year. In August 2020, the state regulated casinos brought $32.2 million.
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P2E Given the Nod to Relocate Casino License to Slidell

Louisiana Gaming Control Board approved a resolution to transfer a Bossier City casino license to a proposed gambling establishment in St. Tammany Parish. Peninsula Pacific Entertainment will build a hotel and casino complex just outside the city of Slidell. The parish's upcoming election was originally scheduled to take place on November 13, but was postponed to December 11.
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Louisiana land casino delayed by hurricane to open fall 2022

Isle of Capri riverboat casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana, was damaged by a hurricane last year. Hurricane Laura pushed the casino under a bridge. Caesars Entertainment will build a new Horseshoe Casino on land next fall. The new casino will be more than 60,000 square feet in size compared to the boat's 45,00 square foot. It will open in 2022. The casino's name change results from a buyout announced in June 2019 and made final in July 2020.
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Caesars to reopen Isle of Capri casino in 2022 as Horseshoe Casino Lake Charles

Isle of Capri Lake Charles casino damaged by Hurricane Laura last year is set to get a new name and reopen in fall 2022 as Horseshoe Casino LakeCharles. Caesars Entertainment CEO Tom Reeg says the project will contribute to the recovery of Lake Louisianian and the community. The development of Hoursesho Lake Chuck is expected to create 300 jobs. The venue is also expected. to feature a hotel tower with 253 rooms. It was set for opening in May 2021, before HurricaneLaura hit.
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Isle of Capri Shows off New Horseshoe Casino Lake Charles

Isle of Capri Casino in Lake Charles will be called the Horseshoe Casino LakeCharles. It will open in the fall of 2022. The casino will feature almost 1,000 slot machines and tables spread out over 60,00 square feet of gaming floor real estate. There will also be a poker room with 10 tables, a sportsbook area, and a brand new hotel tower complete with 253 rooms.
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Caesars Entertainment plan for Lake Charles casino

Caesars Entertainment plans to bring its Isle of Capri Lake Charles property ashore in fall 2022 as Horseshoe Casino LakeCharles. The riverboat casino was damaged during Hurricane Laura last year. It was the first riverboats casino in the southeastern U.S. state to gain approval to move to dry land.
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Slidell Casino to Be Named Camellia Bay Resort

The name of the proposed $325 million casino resort in Louisiana City of Slidell will be Camellia Bay. It is a reference to the city's nickname, Camella City. More than 7,000 people suggested the name. Kimberly Frady, a nurse at the Slidella Memorial Hospital Cancer Center, came up with the winning name and was presented with a $5,00 check for it.
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Slidell Casino to Be Named Camellia Bay Resort
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Hurricane damaged Lake Charles casino to get new name, reopen in fall 2022

Isle of Capri Lake Charles was damaged by Hurricane Laura last year. The floating casino barge was stuck under the Calcasieu River Bridge for several hours. Caesars Entertainment announced Thursday that the casino will be called Horseshoe Casino LakeCharles. It will have 60,000 square feet of gambling space compared to the Isle's 45,00 square foot.
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Hurricane damaged Lake Charles casino to get new name, reopen in fall 2022
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Louisiana's Hollywood Casino breaks ground on project to move riverboat inland

Hollywood Casino in Baton Rouge broke ground on Tuesday, August 10 on its project to move the riverboat operation onto dry land. The project has a starting budget of $60 million and will feature slots, sports wagering and include new restaurants. It is the first project in Louisiana to take advantage of a 2018 law allowing riverboats to relocate. New jobs are expected to be available during the construction and after renovations. Louisiana was one of several states to approve sports betting in 2020. Sports betting is expected before the Super Bowl next year. There are plans to include a Shaquille O'Neal Big Chicken Restaurant.
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