Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos expects to complete $250m expansion this fall
After breaking ground on a new conference center and hotel tower on June 26th, 2018, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Resort in western North Carolina will reportedly full its in depth development project in the fall.
In addition to a new World Series of Poker (WSOP) Poker Room, which debuted in September 2020, and The Book sportsbook, which opened on March 18th this year, the $250 million expansion project involves a new 19-story, 725-crucial hotel tower, 83,000 sq ft of convention space, new meals and beverage offerings, and far more.
Commenting on the approaching completion, Regional Senior Vice President and Basic Manager for Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos, Brooks Robinson stated in a recent press release that they are “thrilled” to see the project come to completion and to be in a position to offer their guests “new amenities and offerings.”
He went on to say…
“This expansion has been an integral component to our property and community’s growth and assists us additional show that Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort is really a location that is as opposed to any other in the Carolinas. We look forward to welcoming each new and returning visitors to see the outcomes of this project.”
Positioned adjacent to the new convention center, what will be the resort’s fourth hotel tower will function 725 rooms and seven suites, a two-story open-air lobby comprehensive with a 30 ft onyx stone registration desk, and a 50-seat lobby bar and lounge.
On the second floor of the new tower is a terrace pool featuring mountain views and the fitness center. Two exclusive 800 ft hospitality suites, which incorporate full kitchens, serve as a private entrance to the pool.
Far more than 3 instances the existing rentable convention space at the Cherokee, North Carolina property, the 83,000 sq ft meeting and convention, which includes a three-level expansion, attributes a variety of meeting spaces, every single of which has mountain views, to accommodate modest and huge gatherings. Anchored by a 32,000 sq ft ballroom with 22 meeting spaces, the Cherokee Convention Center also features a 33,000 sq ft exhibition hall, 11,100 sq ft ballroom pre-function, 6,000 sq ft exhibition hall pre-function, and a 900 sq ft board area.
WSOP Poker Room:
Adding to the expansion project, a selection of new gaming amenities and meals and beverage offerings have been already debuted earlier in the year, like the previously mentioned non-smoking WSOP Poker Space, which opened in September 2020 and presently has 25 tables and delivers 8-handed cash games, as properly as Texas Hold’em tournaments Mon – Thurs, and, of course, WSOP Satellite Events.
The Book, a partnership with Ceasars Entertainment and William Hill, which opened on March 18 this year characteristics seven ticket-writer windows, ten self-service betting kiosks, a 90 ft ultra-high-definition screen, comfy chairs with USB charging ports, and complete beverage service.
The sportsbook’s exclusive Upper Deck offers an elevated VIP seating location even though 3 private Fan Caves offer sports fans with access to betting stations and an 85” HDTV and two 43” 4K TVs.
Myst Bar & Wicked Weed:
Other previously debuted new venues consist of the Myst Bar, which opened in January 2021, and attributes bar and lounge seating, higher-definition TVs, and a raised stage for reside music even though the 1,200 sq ft Wicked Weed Brewpub opened its doors in April and features a 36-seat main bar, a stroll-up tasting bar and a stage for reside entertainment.
An enterprise of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos is also accountable for sister home Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel, which is situated near Murphy, North Carolina.