Louisiana’s Queen Baton Rouge casino to open in August

The casino will have 731 gaming machines.
The casino will have 731 gaming machines.

The fomer Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge has moved to land.

US.- The Queen Baton Rouge, formerly Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge, will open to the public on August 24. The venue has moved from the Mississippi River to land and has expanded from 62,000 to more than 100,000 square feet in a $85m project.

Terry Downey, president and CEO of The Queen Casino & Entertainment, said: “We are thrilled to debut what will be an unmatched gaming and entertainment destination in Louisiana for sports wagering, gaming, entertainment and dining.

“The Queen Baton Rouge ushers in a new era not just for this historic property, but for gaming and entertainment throughout the region, and we are thrilled to open our doors for our neighbors in the Baton Rouge community and the surrounding area.”

The Queen Baton Rouge’s offerings will include a casino with more than 30,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor gaming space, 731 gaming machines, 18 table games, including blackjack, craps, roulette and Pai Gow poker and electronic table options. A dedicated smoking patio, LIT Casino & Bar, will serve craft cocktails, beer and wine.

A DraftKings Sportsbook will have 20 kiosks and four betting windows, lounge-style seating, a 28-foot video wall and rather large high-definition TVs

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