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 IBJ Staff
September 22, 2012
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Information provided by the individual facilities and the Indiana Gaming Commission
NA=not available
OTB=off-track betting

Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago
777 Ameristar Blvd., East Chicago 46312
(866) 667-3386
Website: ameristar.com
2011 attendance: 2,997,844
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 56,000
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 1,953 / 299
Other gambling information: Star Awards program, Star Club Lounge, Winners Square Promotion Center, hotel, fitness center, conference and meeting facilities, covered parking, valet parking
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 5 / 288
Indoor meeting space square footage: 5,369
Special meeting amenities: near downtown Chicago, Midway Airport and major interstates; 1,974-space parking garage; conference and meeting facilities; 288-room hotel
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Matthew Schuffert, SVP, general manager
Owner(s): Ameristar Casinos Inc.
Headquarters city: Las Vegas
Opened in Indiana: 1997

Belterra Casino Resort
777 Belterra Drive, Florence 47020
(812) 427-7777 / fax (812) 427-7815
Website: belterracasino.com
2011 attendance: 1,663,407
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 47,200
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 1,474 / 302
Other gambling information: poker room, two floors of slot machines and table games
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 7 / 608
Indoor meeting space square footage: 32,644
Indoor exhibit space square footage: 44,635
Meeting rooms under 2,500 sq. ft.: 7
Meeting rooms over 2,500 sq. ft.: 6
Special meeting amenities: complimentary valet parking, business center, championship golf course, full-service spa and salon, outdoor heated pool, fitness center
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Sue Asciano, VP, general manager
Owner(s): Pinnacle Entertainment Inc.
Headquarters city: Las Vegas
Opened in Indiana: 2000

Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa
777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City 46360
(888) 624-9618 / DND
Website: bluechipcasino.com
2011 attendance: 2,505,780
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 65,000
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 1,900 / 407
Other gambling information: eight live poker room tables
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 5 / 486
Meeting rooms over 2,500 sq. ft.: 3
Special meeting amenities: 15,000 square foot event center, two ballrooms, 14 flexible meeting rooms, in-house audio visual, personal event manager, climate-controlled meeting rooms
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Ted Bogich, VP, general manager
Owner(s): Boyd Gaming Corp.
Headquarters city: Las Vegas
Opened in Indiana: 1997

Casino Aztar
421 N.W. Riverside Drive, Evansville 47708
(800) 342-5386
Website: casinoaztar.com
2011 attendance: 1,263,422
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 38,360
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 905 / 303
Other gambling information: three casino levels, Trop Advantage Club, Club 55, live poker room
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 8 / 250
Meeting rooms over 2,500 sq. ft.: 1
Special meeting amenities: 20,000 square feet of flexible space, state-of-the-art audio visual technology, shuttle service, catering, valet parking
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Ward Shaw, general manager
Owner(s): Tropicana Entertainment
Headquarters city: Las Vegas
Opened in Indiana: 1995

French Lick Resort
8670 W. State Road 56, French Lick 47432
(888) 936-9360
Website: frenchlick.com
2011 attendance: 1,020,727
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 49,719
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 1,265 / 288
Other gambling information: 9,000 square-foot non-smoking gaming area; high-limit room with slots, blackjack and craps; lounge with live entertainment
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 2 / 686
Indoor meeting space square footage: 109,000
Indoor exhibit space square footage: 31,000
Meeting rooms under 2,500 sq. ft.: 11
Meeting rooms over 2,500 sq. ft.: 8
Special meeting amenities: high speed Internet access, spas, golf, audio visual equipment and support, planning managers, formal gardens
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Chris Leininger, COO
Owner(s): Cook Group Inc.
Headquarters city: Bloomington
Opened in Indiana: 2006

Hollywood Casino & Hotel
777 Hollywood Blvd., Lawrenceburg 47025
(888) 274-6797
Website: hollywoodindiana.com
2011 attendance: 3,847,012
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 150,000
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 3,219 / 641
Other gambling information: 41-table live poker room, Club Hollywood program, Rodeo Drive gift shop
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 6 / 295
Meeting rooms over 2,500 sq. ft.: 1
Special meeting amenities: ballroom, banquet and meeting rooms; free shuttle service from local hotels
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Joe Hasson, general manager
Owner(s): Penn National Gaming Inc.
Headquarters city: Wyomissing, Pa.
Opened in Indiana: 1996

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino
4500 Dan Patch Circle, Anderson 46013
(800) 526-7223 / fax (765) 644-0467
Website: hoosierpark.com
2011 attendance: 3,500,000
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 54,000
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 2,000
Other gambling information: Club Centaur Player’s Club, horse racing, high-limit area, e-Poker Room
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 9 / 0
Meeting rooms over 2,500 sq. ft.: 2
Special meeting amenities: dining, entertainment, group catering, full set-up, private outdoor tent (3200 sq. ft.), full stage, public address equipment
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Jim Brown, president, COO
Owner(s): Centaur Inc.
Headquarters city: Indianapolis
Opened in Indiana: 1994

Hoosier Park’s Winner’s Circle Pub, Grille & OTB
20 N. Pennsylvania St., Suite 2, 46204
(317) 656-7223
Website: hpwinnerscircle.com
2011 attendance: 224,807
Days/hours of operation: Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m. - midnight, Sunday noon-11p.m.
Square feet of gambling space: 8,000
Other gambling information: state-of-the-art Las Vegas-style race wagering lounge, more than 100 TVs, food and beverage service, private dining room
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 2 / 0
Meeting rooms over 2,500 sq. ft.: 1
Special meeting amenities: special events Triple Crown Room, private lounge
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Tricia Lavore, general manager
Owner(s): Centaur Inc.
Headquarters city: Indianapolis
Opened in Indiana: 1995

Horseshoe Southern Indiana
11999 Casino Center Drive S.E., Elizabeth 47117
(812) 969-6000 / fax (812) 969-6780
Website: horseshoe-indiana.com
2011 attendance: 2,344,146
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 86,600
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 1,834 / 823
Other gambling information: high limit slot and table games casino, casino credit, Super Senior Wednesday
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 8 / 503
Indoor meeting space square footage: 28,000
Indoor exhibit space square footage: 28,000
Meeting rooms under 2,500 sq. ft.: 11
Meeting rooms over 2,500 sq. ft.: 2
Special meeting amenities: sound system, lighting, environmental controls, connections for data or cable TV
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Eileen Moore, regional president, general manager
Owner(s): Caesars Entertainment
Headquarters city: Las Vegas
Opened in Indiana: 1998

Horseshoe Casino Hammond
777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond 46320
(219) 473-7000
Website: horseshoehammond.com
2011 attendance: 5,765,513
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 108,000
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 3,072 / 1,086
Other gambling information: casino credit, beverage on demand service, high-limit slot and table rooms, Total Rewards card
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 6 / 0
Indoor meeting space square footage: 100,000
Special meeting amenities: The Venue, a 3,400 capacity state-of-the-art space with cutting-edge technologies
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Dan Nita, general manager
Owner(s): Harrah’s Entertainment Inc.
Headquarters city: Las Vegas
Opened in Indiana: 1996

Indiana Grand Casino (formerly Indiana Live! Casino)
4200 N. Michigan Road, Shelbyville 46176
(877) 386-4463
Website: indianagrand.com
2011 attendance: NA
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 233,000
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 2,000
Other gambling information: high-tech slots, poker room with 100 gaming positions, electronic Roulette, high limit room, rewards club
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 3 / 0
Meeting rooms over 2,500 sq. ft.: 1
Special meeting amenities: private spaces for large or small events, event planners, state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, catering
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Tim Dingman, general manager
Owner(s): Indianapolis Downs LLC
Headquarters city: Shelbyville
Opened in Indiana: 2008

Majestic Star Casino I
1 Buffington Harbor Drive, Gary 47406
(888) 225-8259 / DND
Website: majesticstar.com
2011 attendance: 1,472,594 (for both Majestic Star Casino I and II)
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 43,000
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 1,010 / 412
Other gambling information: Key Rewards Players Club
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 4 / 0
Special meeting amenities: 2,000-space parking garage
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Larry Buck, general manager
Owner(s): The Majestic Star Casino LLC
Headquarters city: Las Vegas
Opened in Indiana: 1996

Majestic Star II (for both Majestic Star Casino I and II)
1 Buffington Harbor Drive, Gary 46406
(888) 225-8259
Website: majesticstar.com
2011 attendance: 1,472,5941
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 40,261
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 935 / 283
Other gambling information: Key Rewards Players Club
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 4 / 300
Special meeting amenities: free bus from Chicago to Majestic Star
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Larry Buck, general manager
Owner(s): The Majestic Star Casino LLC
Headquarters city: Las Vegas
Opened in Indiana: 1996

Rising Star Casino & Resort (formerly Grand Victoria Casino & Resort)
777 Rising Star Drive, Rising Sun 47040
(812) 438-1234
Website: risingstarcasino.com
2011 attendance: 1,303,102
Days/hours of operation: 24/7
Square feet of gambling space: 40,000
Number of electronic gambling devices/table games: 1,300 / 235
Other gambling information: Rising Star Rewards, dockside gaming, free valet parking
Number of restaurants/hotel rooms: 5 / 190
Special meeting amenities: free valet parking, 18-hole championship golf course
Head(s) of local operations, title(s): Steven Jimenez, general manager
Owner(s): Full House Resorts Inc.
Headquarters city: Las Vegas
Opened in Indiana: 1996

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