On Wednesday, Casino Entertainment announced its $32.5 million investment in Indiana Grand Racing and Casino expansion. It is one of the lucrative businesses this company owns in Indiana Grand.
A WSOP-branded poker room, more table games, and slot machine addition are the key expansion in this project among other things.
This expansion task is assigned to Indianapolis-based Wilhelm Construction. The construction work will start from 1st April. Caesars intended to complete the extension and renovation within later 2021.
Caesars also owned the Hoosier Park in Anderson, located in Shelbyville. These two properties are considered the state’s two horse racetracks. These two properties were permitted to offer only electronic table games and slot machines till early 2020.
In 2021 the state General Assembly allowed the two casinos to offer live dealer tables. Gov. Eric Holcomb allowed the two casinos to launch table games 18 months earlier. Both casinos were prevailed the essential permission to begin live dealer activities by mid-December 2019 and launched on 1st January 2020.
Caesars is planning to extend the casino floors by implementing 25,000 square feet of space in the north ends and place 100 brand new slot machines and 25 table games in that space. At present, this casino has 40 tables and offers roulette, craps, Mississippi stud, blackjack, three-card poker, and mini-baccarat.
For the poker games establishment, the casino has a plan to add a WSOP-branded poker room with 20 tables. The recently added facility will allow players to participate in the WSOP main event in Las Vegas.
Indiana Grand will also offer a 20 seated video poker bar with a 65-inch LCD overhead screen to its players as a part of the extension project. Caesars will improve few existing gaming spaces and built a new surface parking to provide service for growing anticipated demand.
The owner of this casino said that the extension will create a workplace for more than 100 people and return millions of gaming tax revenue for the state and host community.
Caesars President and Chief Operating Officer Anthony Carano said that committed to the state that they will be devoted to developing and enlarge their activities in all of their areas. The investment in Indiana Grand is a testament to that.