Caesars Entertainment has expanded its playing operations in Louisiana.
The on line casino operator introduced Friday that Harrah’s New Orleans and Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel & Casino every opened Caesars-branded sportsbooks. In addition, Harrah’s had a grand opening of its new World Series of Poker Room.
“This was a special week for Caesars and our longstanding commitment to Louisiana,” mentioned Dan Real, Regional President, Caesars Entertainment. “The opening of our world-class Caesars Sportsbook locations and the new World Series of Poker Room add to the legacy that Harrah’s New Orleans and Horseshoe Bossier City have built in the Gulf Coast region. We’re ready to welcome sports fans into our sportsbooks, and we’re proud to open the largest poker room in Louisiana, true to the WSOP brand and what it represents.”
Caesars held two ceremonial occasions inside Harrah’s and Horseshoe, every that includes a ribbon-cutting and ceremonial first guess.
In New Orleans, Archie and Cooper Manning joined Pro Football Hall of Famer and former New Orleans Saint Rickey Jackson to open the brand new sportsbook and poker site. Jackson positioned the ceremonial first guess together with his $1,000 wager on the Saints to win the Super Bowl at 40/1 odds.
In Bossier City, Caesars Sportsbook opened with Mayor Tommy Chandler slicing the ribbon forward of a primary guess of $200,000. The wager was “placed by a VIP and well-known guest,” Caesars mentioned.
The sportsbook at Harrah’s New Orleans is 5,700 sq. ft, with 4 betting home windows and 12 self-service betting kiosks. The new poker site has 5,000 sq. ft and has 20 tables. The openings are a part of the continued $325 million transformation of Harrah’s New Orleans into Caesars New Orleans, anticipated to be accomplished by 2024.
Horseshoe Bossier City’s new Caesars Sportsbook has 6,900 sq. ft with 15 self-service betting kiosks.
“These incredible openings are a testament to Louisiana residents, our Team Members and the guests who visit these historic resorts,” mentioned Eric Hession, President of Caesars Digital. “We truly feel like we’re part of the home team in Louisiana.”
Caesars has gambling-related partnerships with the New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans, LSU Athletics, and a 20-year naming rights take care of the Saints for the Caesars Superdome.