Rivers On line casino Pittsburgh is ready to lastly open its long-awaited on-property lodge. The thought has been within the works since 2016.
Rivers will quickly open the 210-room facility situated in Pittsburgh’s Chateau neighborhood alongside the Ohio River. Known as The Touchdown Resort Pittsburgh, the $60 million property sits southeast of the on line casino, adjoining to the Carnegie Science Middle and Acrisure Stadium, the latter being the house of the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers.
Chicago-based Rush Avenue Gaming, which owns and operates Rivers Pittsburgh, instructed the Pittsburgh Put up-Gazette this week that The Touchdown is accepting preliminary room reservations for stays starting on November 7. A name to the on line casino revealed that room stays are being accepted for stays as early as October 11.
Every of the 210 guestrooms gives a stadium, skyline, or river view. Room sizes vary from 360 sq. ft for the standard room as much as greater than 500 sq. ft for a collection. The Touchdown may even function a Presidential Suite measuring greater than 1,400 sq. ft, with two full king bedrooms and three full baths.
Extra Than a On line casino
Rivers On line casino Pittsburgh is likely one of the richest casinos in Pennsylvania. In 2021, the on line casino gained $251.3 million off of its slot machines and $84.1 million on its tables. Sports activities betting added one other $20 million to the on line casino’s full-year brick-and-mortar gaming earnings.
Solely Parx On line casino and Wind Creek Bethlehem gained extra money on their bodily gaming flooring final 12 months than did Rivers Pittsburgh.
Positioned within the middle of Pennsylvania’s second-most populated metropolis, Rivers is betting large that its on-site lodge will likely be utilized not solely by gamblers, but in addition by enterprise and leisure vacationers, conventioneers, and sports activities followers.
The Touchdown is linked to the Carnegie Science Middle and Steelers stadium by the use of a brief stroll down the Three Rivers Heritage Path. PNC Park, dwelling of MLB’s Pittsburgh Pirates, is only a bit additional down the well-lit and safe riverfront path.
Throughout its licensing renewal listening to, Rivers On line casino Pittsburgh supplied an replace on the lodge venture to the Pennsylvania Gaming Management Board (PGCB). The board apparently favored what it heard, because the company unanimously accredited a five-year extension of Rivers’ Class 2 on line casino license.
A public assembly on the on line casino’s renewal was held in March, the place a majority of native leaders, regulation enforcement personnel, and space residents voiced help for permitting Rivers to proceed being a serious a part of the downtown neighborhood.
The Board decided that [Rivers Casino Pittsburgh] had fulfilled the obligations underneath its beforehand accredited operator’s license and subsequently certified to have its license renewed for an extra five-year interval,” the PGCB stated of its resolution.
Together with producing greater than $2 billion in tax income since its opening in August 2009, Rivers On line casino Pittsburgh employs almost 1,300 individuals. The on line casino’s workforce is predicted to broaden with The Touchdown’s opening.
Rivers is at the moment searching for housekeepers, reservationists, bell and valet attendants, and an evening auditor.