The Venue at Horseshoe Casino Hosts the Ultimate Big Game Party

Jan 16, 2009, 12:07 ET from Horseshoe Casino

Enjoy Live Entertainment, Giveaways, and More Excitement While Watching The Big Game on one of Chicagoland's Biggest Screens

CHICAGO, Jan 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The new 500 million-dollar Horseshoe Casino, just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, announces its ultimate "Big Game Viewing Party" on Sunday, February 1 at The Venue.

Guests can catch all the big game action on a 50-foot massive screen within the 90,000 square foot flexible entertainment facility. Some highlights of the free event activities will include:

  • Gaming tables available for live play during the "big game" including; 7 Blackjack Tables, 1 Baccarat Table, 2 Roulette Tables and 2 Craps Tables.
  • Sounds by local band "Spoken Four"
  • Appearances by the Horseshoe Cheerleaders
  • Quarterly giveaways for four Samsung Plasma Televisions
  • Enter-to-win exclusive autographed sports memorabilia
  • Concession stands with tailgating favorites including hamburgers, nachos, buffalo wings, beer and more available for purchase throughout the festivities
  • Other excitement will feature renowned radio personalities Carmen Defalco and Howard Griffith broadcasting pre-game insights live on ESPN radio 1000 from noon to 2:00 p.m. on the main casino floor.

"We are so excited about this Big Game event which is unlike any other in the Chicagoland area. Where else in the Chicagoland area can you watch the Big Game on a 50 foot screen while enjoying live entertainment, incredible giveaways and gamble all in one facility?," notes Joe Branchik, Vice President of Marketing, Horseshoe Casino Hammond.

Doors open at 3:00 p.m., must be 21 or older to attend. Free shuttles to and from the casino are available at various downtown locations. For more information on free shuttle transportation options, please visit:


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