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21 Oct 2022

Casino expansion in Illinois is unveiled by Caesars Entertainment Inc.

According to reports, Caesars Entertainment Incorporated renovated its riverboat Grand Victoria Casino Elgin facility in the American state of Illinois by investing around $4 million.

The plan entailed the floating property installing a 2,100 square foot sportsbook and a 4,400 square foot poker facility with 20 gambling tables that was branded with the World Series of Poker, the Elgin Courier-News reported on Thursday. According to the source, these new facilities are housed in the area that once served as the floating property's Indulge Kitchen Buffet restaurant. They are complimented by a bar with 20 enormous screens and a lounge that welcomes food.

Enhancement purpose

Over 50 gambling-friendly locations are purportedly under Caesars Entertainment Incorporated's management in the United States, including the Caesars Atlantic City, Horseshoe Indianapolis, and Flamingo Las Vegas venues. According to reports, the Nasdaq-listed operator said that the additional features at Grand Victoria Casino Elgin are all a part of ongoing efforts to "better leverage" its presence and improve client experiences.

Focus on the client:

The 28-year-old Grand Victoria Casino Elgin's general manager, Rolando Guerrero, reportedly told the newspaper that his company bought the floating Kane County business in 2020 and is "focused on the guest experience" while "trying to attract new business and new players." The seasoned expert also revealed that enthusiasts may now wager on a variety of sporting events via three betting windows and four self-service kiosks, while the adjacent poker area offers games with prizes up to $500,000.

According to Guerrero, he informed the Elgin Courier-News...

"We're extremely eager to move forward with this and we aim to keep improving and enhancing the experiences of our consumers. Given how we are positioned ourselves, we believe that these additions will benefit our property in the long run and make us a stronger, more well-rounded company.

Marquee start:

The first-ever World Series of Poker event to be held in the Midwest will take place in Elgin, Illinois, next month, according to Caesars Entertainment Incorporated, a company with its headquarters in Las Vegas. The operator allegedly went on to predict that this new facility may result in an increase in on-site poker revenues of up to 22% at the Elgin location, with sports betting perhaps contributing an additional 10% increase.

Apparently, Guerrero's statement was as follows:

"We want to succeed here, just like any business. However, we also understood that it requires a financial investment, and our parent business has made a significant contribution to making this a reality.

relocations of rivals:

Guerrero reportedly highlighted that the opening of the new Grand Victoria Casino Elgin facilities coincided with the operator Penn Entertainment Incorporated's announcement that it will be relocating the neighbouring riverboat casinos Hollywood Casino Aurora and Hollywood Casino Joliet to a land-based location. The individual allegedly stated that his organisation is constantly searching for ways to introduce new gaming experiences, adding that the Illinois casino market is "evolving just about every time you turn your head."

Guerrero allegedly said in his statement...

"We are dedicated to the community and the city of Elgin. We appreciate the help and support we have received from the local community, and we intend to keep in touch with them in the future.