American casino operator Full House Resorts Incorporated has announced that the 300-room venue it is building in the small Colorado community of Cripple Creek is destined to open by the end of next year as the Chamonix Casino Hotel.
The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Tuesday press release to detail that the $180 million property is taking shape next door to its existing Bronco Billy’s Casino and is expected to premiere complete with a spacious casino and the region’s first selection of four-star suites. The firm explained that the coming Teller County development will be the largest of its type in Cripple Creek and also feature entertainment and meeting space for up to 500 people as well as a fine-dining restaurant and an outdoor pool and spa area.
Full House Resorts Incorporated pronounced that the new Chamonix Casino Hotel ‘will bring a new level of elegance and comfort to the heart of the historic mining district’ and moreover debut offering a 300-space parking garage in addition to a walkway connecting it to the 29-year-old Bronco Billy’s Casino. To temporarily ease local parking and hotel issues during construction and the company divulged that it is to spend in the region of $3.4 million so as to purchase several nearby parcels of land and the 15-room Carr Manor bead-and-breakfast inn.
Nasdaq-listed Full House Resorts Incorporated is furthermore responsible for southern Indiana’s riverboat Rising Star Casino Resort plus the Grand Lodge Casino and Stockman’s Casino facilities in Nevada. The firm’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Lee, used the press release to proclaim that his firm’s coming Chamonix Casino Hotel has been named after the Chamonix-Mont Blanc ski resort in France and is due to ‘bring the luxury of the French Alps to the Rockies.’
Read a statement from Lee…
“At the Chamonix Casino Hotel and guests will be able to experience Pikes Peak and the surrounding area’s natural beauty by hiking, mountain biking, rock-climbing, fishing, fossil-hunting and exploring local gold-mining operations and historic railways. Chamonix Casino Hotel will also, of course, offer the Rocky Mountain region’s finest and most exciting casino and among its best dining and spa experiences.”
Established in 1987, Full House Resorts Incorporated disclosed that the coming Chamonix Casino Hotel is to create up to 290 full-time jobs to take its total workforce in Colorado up to around 450 employees. Although the adjacent Bronco Billy’s Casino is to remain open throughout construction, the company stated that the 29-year-old facility will be temporarily shuttered soon after its newer counterpart premieres so as to undergo an extensive refurbishment although keeping ‘its western theme.’
Full House Resorts Incorporated is additionally responsible for the Silver Slipper Casino and Hotel in southern Mississippi and it used the end of the press release to proclaim that this 129-room venue may soon be expanded via the construction of a new $75 million hotel tower. The operator stated that this plan comes after it inked a 30-year lease option on an adjacent tidal plot of land on which it hopes to build a pier to embrace the 150-room extension in addition to a spa, a new restaurant and the 14-year-old property’s first dedicated meetings space.