After more than a decade characterized by rhetoric, debates, and speculation, on casino gambling in Ohio, the state is set to open its gates to the first casino. The Horse shoe casino will become the first casino in the state. This is definitely the best casino news to the residents of Ohio, many of whom had been previously been forced to travel long distances so as to enjoy their favorite casino game.
The price tag of the casino is $350 million. The casino has a 96,000 square foot gaming flow, and was constructed in the place housing the former Higbee’s department store at Public Square. Movie lovers will recall that is the place where the 1983 Christmas classic a Christmas story was acted. The casino will have 21,000 slot machines, sixty five gaming table, and 30 table World Series poker rooms. A parking facility and arrival center sits adjacent to the casino building.
The casino also features a 400- seat buffet that features food from the north-east end of Ohio such as the Ohio ice-wine, pierogies, and walleye. In addition to this, there will be a three-outlet food court featuring B-spot burgers, Michael Symon enterprises, Lenny’s and Corky a popular local Jewish delicatessen.
This new facility is the first of the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland. Future plans for the construction of the new Casino include the construction of a large casino along the Cuyahoga River that is within walking distance of the new Casino. It is projected that the second phase of the project will feature an attaché hotel in addition to a street-level restaurant and retail space.