The Queen Baton Rouge on line casino will likely be having its official opening on August 24, making it town’s first-ever land-based on line casino. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
The Queen Baton Rouge is about to open on August 24, making it town’s first-ever land-based on line casino. Riverboat casinos have been authorized for a few years in Louisiana, with business land-based amenities solely permitted outdoors of New Orleans lately.
Work on the undertaking started in August 2021
The Queen Baton Rouge is situated on the identical web site as the previous Hollywood On line casino. Work on the undertaking started in August 2021, with excessive river water ranges and escalating development prices resulting in quite a few delays. The brand new complicated will likely be over 100,000 sq. toes in dimension and its 18 desk video games and 750+ slot machines will transfer from the riverboat onto land.
A DraftKings sportsbook will even take wagers on the property, whereas 5 leisure venues and eating places will supply one thing for guests when they aren’t playing.
The brand new facility will create about 100 new jobs. Talking concerning the upcoming opening, The Queen On line casino & Leisure CEO and President Terry Downey stated: “The Queen Baton Rouge ushers in a brand new period not only for this historic property, however for gaming and leisure all through the area.”