Lake Charles Casino to be rebuild land-base
The Louisiana-based river-boat casino – Lake Charles, destroyed by the hurricane, is going to be rebuild and re-open upcoming year around this time as a land-based casino, under the same name.
As a number of other properties in Louisiana, Lake Charles Casino also suffered major damages caused by Hurricane Laura last year.
The construction works of the future casino under the same name have begun, and the provisions are that the new Lake Charles Casino will probably open in the fall, next year, as a newly re-invented land-based casino.
In related news, the Louisiana Gaming Control Board stated that a Caesars-owned hotel could possibly be canceled from renovation, focusing the money from the old building’s re-construction onto the new tower hotel’s renovation, according to Jeff Favre – GM at Isle of Capri.
According the currently available press interviews and, the new Lake Charles Casino will incorporate an astonishing 60 thousand sq. ft. for gaming venues, in comparison to the old riverboat casino’s 45 thousand sq. ft. room.
The property had previously gained the Louisiana Gaming Control’s permission to change from riverboat to land-based basis in a permanent manner in winter 2 years back.
The initial budget for the new building has been around 112.7million dollars, and the construction will see over 300 jobs created.