Rivers Casino Des Plaines takes on staff for expansion

The casino is owned by Rush Street Gaming and Churchill Downs Incorporated.
The casino is owned by Rush Street Gaming and Churchill Downs Incorporated.

The 78,000 square-foot expansion opening in 2022 will need 400 new workers.

US.- Rivers Casino Des Plaines in Illinois has announced plans to add 400 workers to its team as part of the property’s expansion. As part of its hiring plans, Rivers Casino will add 250 table game dealers.

The casino, owned by Rush Street Gaming and Churchill Downs Incorporated, will be the first to have the state’s maximum number of 2,000 gaming positions when complete. With a 78,000 square-foot expansion, the venue will reopen in 2022 with a poker room, new gaming areas, an area for events, and a new restaurant.

Rivers was recently named a 2021 Top Workplace by The Chicago Tribune and was the top-ranked entertainment and hospitality company in the large employer category.

Corey Wise, senior vice president and general manager of Rivers Casino said: “Rivers is expanding and we’re excited that we have hundreds of opportunities to connect individuals to a rewarding career in the gaming industry at one of the top casinos in all of North America.

“Being named a Top Workplace is a tremendous honor that affirms our holistic approach to supporting team members.”

See also: Hard Rock opens temporary casino in Rockford, Illinois

In this article:
Illinois land-based casino rivers casino des plains