Full House Reveals Plans For Waukegan Temporary Casino, Plus When It Will Open

Written By Joe Boozell on January 13, 2022Last Updated on May 9, 2022
Supply chain issues and approval process complications have delayed the opening of the Waukegan American Place temporary casino located between Chicago and Milwaukee.

In July, a momentary game will be opened by Full House Resorts, which will run the future American Place Casino in Waukegan.

The Illinois Gaming Board ( IGB ) and the city of Waukegan must both approve before the July target date can be set. In about two years, Full House hopes to start the everlasting casino.

The IGB found Full House “preliminarily suitable” for a license in December. At the same meeting, the board selected Wind Creek Casino Homewood/East Hazel Crest as the winning bid for the south suburban license.

Alex Stolyar, Full House’s senior vice president and chief development officer, told the Chicago Tribune that the temporary casino would be approximately 65,000 square feet.

It’s like a high-tension tent, & ldquo, It & rsquo ,” he said. The Temporary by American Place is what We & rsquo refers to it as. & rsquo, also known as

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If everything goes as planned, the momentary game will have 1,000 slot machines, 50 board games, and a casino.

Stolyar also said that they would be hiring hundreds of people to work at the temporary casino. Among the open positions are dealers, slot machine technicians, security personnel, people to handle surveillance, marketing professionals and supervisory personnel.

Design can start after the town and the IGB have approved the programs.

For the Hard Rock temporary game, we have the numbers.

The Hard Rock Rockford temporary casino opened this past fall. And we recently learned how its business is going thus far.

The temporary casino netted about $8.5 million in combined revenue in November and December. Over the two-month span, that was the seventh-highest figure of Illinois’ 11 casinos.

Hard Rock is also prohibited from hosting board game. The former Giovanni & rsquo’s Restaurant and Convention Center is where the temporary location is located.

The continuous ability will probably start at some point in 2023, and it will be available for up to two years.

The most recent blackjack news in Chicago

After a flurry of Chicago casino news at the end of 2021, we’ve hit a bit of a lull. But here’s where we stand right now.

The city of Chicago has five proposals to choose from. Bidders presented their cases to the city and the public in mid-December.

The town hopes to choose a winner in the first quarter of this year, which is between now and the end of March, according to Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

Rush Street Gaming and Bally & rsquo each submitted two bids, and Hard Rock also submitted one.

The town can function with the operator to submit a request to the IGB once it has decided on the bet.

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Boozell, Joe has also been a college sports writer for NCAA.com since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, FoxSports.com and NBA.com. Growing up, Boozell squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene … you can imagine how that went.

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