Representing a $357 million investment, the new hotel & casino will extend the brand of the Company’s flagship property, L’Auberge du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The new L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is expected to open in the summer of 2012, pending regulatory approval.
The L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge will feature a single-level, 30,000-square-foot gaming floor offering guests and patrons 1,500 slot machines and 51 table games, including a poker room; plus comfortable accommodations at its 206-room hotel, as well as other services and amenities, including a rooftop pool; a multi-purpose event center with concert seating for up to 1,400 people or banquet seating for up to 800 people; a covered parking garage; and unique dining and entertainment venues overlooking the Mississippi River.
“Throughout the South, the L’Auberge brand is associated with warm, friendly and welcoming service along with memorable experiences for our guests, as well as quality lodging, dining, entertainment and gaming. We believe that L’Auberge Baton Rouge will transform the entertainment experience for Baton Rouge residents and regional visitors alike.” commented Anthony Sanfilippo, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Entertainment.