East Texans Who Already Head Over To The Shreveport-Bossier City Area To Gamble Will Soon Have A New Option To Choose From.

Its already a known fact that if you want to gamble, you'll have to cross state lines into either Louisiana or Oklahoma to get your fix and while Shreveport-Bossier already has several casinos and hotels to choose from, gamblers will soon have a new destination to try their luck at.

The Cordish Companies presented master project plans to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board for the redevelopment of Diamond Jacks Casino & Hotel in Bossier City.

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According to a press release, Cordish intends to transform the property into a world-class Live! casino resort and entertainment destination. Centrally, this includes the construction of an entirely new, first-class land-based Live! casino and the removal of the existing casino riverboat.

The new LIVE! CASINO & HOTEL LOUISIANA, which represents an investment of $250+ million, will be a world-class gaming, dining, entertainment and hotel destination according to the company.

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The Cordish Companies

The new casino will feature:

  • more than 47,000-square-feet of gaming space including 1,000+ slots and electronic table games and 30+ live action table games.
  • an upscale 400+ room resort-style hotel;
  • a 25,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, multi-purpose event center for top name entertainment, meeting, conventions, non-profit and social gatherings;
  • structured and surface parking;
  • 30,000-square-feet of best-in-class dining and entertainment venues including 6+ new food and beverage outlets featuring nationally acclaimed concepts Sports & Social and PBR Cowboy Bar.

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