Caesars Sportsbook, World Series of Poker Room Opening at Harrah’s
NEW ORLEANS — Harrah’s New Orleans will celebrate the official opening of its new Caesars Sportsbook and World Series of Poker Room on Friday, Sept. 2. The event will feature a ribbon-cutting and a ceremonial first bet with appearances by New Orleans Saints legends Archie Manning and Rickey Jackson.
The 5,700-square-foot sportsbook features four betting windows, 12 self-service betting kiosks, a 147-foot video screen with a high-powered audio system, a multi-display “fan cave” with a private viewing experience for up to 10 people, and a massive bar. The World Series of Poker Room will be a 5,000-square-foot space boasting 20 poker tables and complimentary tableside beverages. The project’s builders are Ryan Gootee General Contractors in collaboration with AECOM Tishman.
The unveiling of these two amenities will provide guests with a preview of what is to come as Harrah’s New Orleans transforms into Caesars New Orleans.