Hollywood Casino of Baton Rouge’s arrangement to move the gaming office ashore incorporates a 38,000-square-foot expansion, which will grow the club’s impression on River Road to in excess of 100,000 square feet.
The extension will include a diversion scene with 250 seats and a mezzanine sitting above the Mississippi River just as a games bar. The smorgasbords right now on the second degree of the gambling club will be changed over into meeting rooms and occasion space.
With the extra contributions, the club will have two doors—one that brings you legitimately into the gaming floor and another for non-gaming visitors.
That is as indicated by Jeannie Magdefrau, senior supervisor of Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge, who shared starter designs of the extension at this current morning’s Downtown Development District meeting. Hollywood’s present office involves 64,000 square feet.
The development—to cost between $21 million and $25 million—is required to be finished before the finish of February 2022, contingent upon the stream levels, Magdefrau says. The task is required to make 166 development occupations, with all out work expenses of around $10 million.
At the gathering, Magdefrau likewise shared a video from previous LSU legend Shaquille O’Neal, who’s carrying his Big Chicken eatery to the landside office. Large Chicken is a quick easygoing eatery offering seared chicken, grill and “grown-up milkshakes.” O’Neal opened his first Big Chicken in Quite a while Vegas in 2018 and has since opened a second area in California.
“I can hardly wait to carry Big Chicken to Baton Rouge,” O’Neal says in the video. “I know you all like some chicken down there.”
Hollywood Casino will be the first riverboat club in Louisiana to exploit enactment passed in 2018 permitting riverboat gambling clubs to proceed onward land. The recommendations were suggested by the Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force with the expectation that it could prod ventures into Louisiana properties.