Caesars Entertainment replaces Horseshoe riverboat with $90m casino

Caesars Entertainment has detailed the latest addition to its land-based portfolio, with the $90m Caesars Southern Indiana replacing the 21-year-old riverboat casino that operated as Horseshoe Southern Indiana.

Debuting after 18 months of construction, guests now have the opportunity to “Live, Play and Dine like a Caesar” in the 110,000-square-foot integrated facility, combining dining, retail, entertainment and gaming.

Relocating from the existing four-story riverboat location, the land-based casino will feature new, modern amenities including a plethora of slot machines, table games, poker and sportsbook, variety of culinary and beverage options, high limits games complemented by a private parlor and non-smoking gaming area.

The on-site sports betting venue called “The Book” is also now open in its permanent location in the casino, allowing guests to bet on a variety of sports, including football, basketball, baseball and hockey.

Operating daily, the facility is equipped with 30 large television screens and a combination of wagering windows and kiosks, along with a full staff to assist guests.

Caesars Southern Indiana has also completed renovations to meeting and convention spaces to accommodate larger groups with updated meeting, conference and convention amenities.

“With completely new gaming facilities, increased amenities and new restaurant offerings, Caesars Southern Indiana will elevate the experience for our guests,” commented Brad Seigel, Caesars Southern Indiana senior vice president and general manager. 

“We look forward to making each visit memorable with the exceptional service, friendly team members, and thrilling gaming and entertainment that our guests have come to love at our home here in Southern Indiana.”

Last month the impending merger agreement between Caesars Entertainment and Eldorado Resorts has moves a significant step closer, after shareholders at both organisation’s gave the green-light.

The $17.3bn cash and stock transaction that is to see Eldorado acquire Caesars to create the largest casino operator in the US, providing access to approximately 60 domestic casino–resorts and gaming facilities across 16 US states