A new Harrah’s casino and racetrack in Columbus, Nebraska, is already in development and is expected to open in late 2022.
US.- Caesars Entertainment announced that the new Harrah’s casino and racetrack in Columbus, Nebraska, is in development and will start operating in late 2022.
The venue will have a horse racing track, a 40,000-square-foot-casino, a sportsbook and more than 400 slot machines and 20 table games.
The $75m development will be located by Highway 81 in Columbus and will also host a restaurant and retail space.
Joe Morris, SVP of racing at Caesars Entertainment said: “Beyond the onset of casino gaming in Nebraska, we are thrilled with the opportunity to transform horse racing in Columbus.
“The opportunity to build a new, first-class track at our property illustrates our commitment to the racing industry and our intent to carry on the area’s storied racing tradition.”
Tom Reeg, CEO of Caesars Entertainment said: “When Nebraska voters opened up gaming at racetracks, we knew that our experience in the casino industry combined with our commitment to horse racing made Harrah’s a perfect fit.
“We look forward to creating an all-new Harrah’s experience in Columbus and connecting it to our Caesars Rewards network across the country.”