Cordish companies submits plan for Live! Casino & Hotel resort in Louisiana


Updated:2024-03-21 14:56    Views:132


The hotel is expected to open in 2025. The property will be transformed by Cordish into a premier Live! Casino resort and entertainment complex.

Joe Weinberg, Managing Partner at The Cordish Companies, said: "Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana will be a world-class resort destination that brings a first-class gaming, dining, entertainment and hospitality experience to the region, creates significant new jobs and generates millions of dollars in economic benefits for the community. We look forward to working with Foundation Gaming & Entertainment, state and local officials and the community."

Greg Guida, Co-CEO of Foundation Gaming & Entertainment, said: "We are looking forward to finishing up the demolition that was started in February to get the property ready for the transformation to a Live! Casino & Hotel."

The new Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana, which represents an investment of more than $250m will include an upscale 400+ room resort-style hotel, over 47,Table games000 square feet of gaming space, more than 1,000 slots and electronic table games and 30 or more live-action table games, among other amenities.

Meanwhile, Ronnie Johns, Chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board, added: "The Louisiana Gaming Control Board looks forward to working with The Cordish Companies. We will be working closely with both Foundation and Cordish to make this project a reality as soon as possible to deliver a gaming and entertainment destination that Louisiana can be proud of."

Additionally, Cordish intends to build a completely new, land-based casino to take the place of the current casino riverboat and introduce a number of dining and entertainment ideas, including a fine-dining steakhouse and an Asian restaurant.