Situated les than twenty five miles from down town Chicago, the Ameristar Casino East Chicago is a medium sized hotel and casino in Indiana, United States. The hotel is separate from the actual casino to ensure that its patrons do not get disturbed. The casino is based on a river boat linked to the hotel via a tower and a bridge. The riverboat was built in 1997 by Atlantic Marine Inc, but does not do anything anymore other than be a casino for Ameristar Casino East Chicago.
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The casino itself is spread out over 4 floors, and boasts the widest range of games in northwest Indiana. With a total of 56000 square feet, you are sure to find something that appeals to your taste. The casino is open twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, and you do not have to be staying in the hotel to make use of it.
There are more than 1700 slot machines on offer, with wager amounts ranging from only one cent all the way up to $100. The main level of the casino is host to most of the slot and video poker machines, with select machines available on the first floor in separate bars. There is also a dedicated Video Poker room on the first floor that is fully serviced. Table games are of course also available on the second third and fourth floors. There are 65 different kinds of table games to choose from, including favourites like Blackjack and Roulette, as well as lesser known ones such as Mississippi Stud and Pai Gow. For the higher rollers there are dedicated high limit tables in a specific roped off area. For Baccarat lovers there is a dedicated room, with a number of versions of the game on offer.
Ameristar Casino East Chicago Rooms and Amenities
The 288 rooms come in a choice of two options. Either you can book a room with a king size bed that sleeps two, or a room with two queen size beds that sleeps a maximum of four. The rooms are situated in the hotels 15 story tower and are all fully serviced. All rooms come with high quality linen, a refrigerator and free bottled water. Internet is available throughout the hotel, as are plasma TV’s, including in all of the rooms. Some rooms come with sunken Jacuzzi baths and glass surround showers. The hotel lobby is open twenty four hours a day, as is the room service. A fitness centre is also open twenty four hours a day and is available to hotel guests only.
Ameristar Casino East Chicago Activities
The Ameristar Casino East Chicago has a number of restaurants available for both day visitors and hotel guests. There are steak bars as well as sandwich shops. The Heritage buffet offers food from all over the world at under $30. For those looking for something a little different there is a noodle bar with Asian Pacific Rim cuisine. This is located in the Baccarat room. Weddings can also be held at the Ameristar Casino East Chicago within a 5400 square foot space that doubles as a business or exhibition centre.