Spas of the South: Rest and Relaxing at the Casino


If you are looking for a way to wash off the winter chill, look no further than a plush casino resort. Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the casino floor, many casinos offer indoor amenities that will rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. Whether it is relaxing in a sauna, getting a deep tissue massage or jogging on a treadmill, do yourself a favor and reserve some time for some rest and relaxation in one these top spas of the South. (more…)

Executive Spotlight: Ben Douglass – General Manager – Rising Star Casino Resort (Rising Sun, Indiana)

When it comes to great gambling and customer convenience on the Ohio River, Rising Star Casino Resort in Rising Sun, Indiana has figured it out. Home to one of the top golf courses in the region, an award-winning steakhouse and a Vegas-style casino, look no further than this gem of a property.

After recently introducing a car toting ferry that transports guests from Kentucky to Indiana, and a full transformation to a ‘Christmas Casino’, we caught up with Ben Douglass, the properties new general manager, to get the scoop on all of the exciting thing happening at Rising Star.

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Three of A Kind Properties in Alabama

 

The family of properties under the Wind Creek umbrella includes a variety of amenities and offerings for gaming enthusiasts across the board. Their slogan, “There’s always something extra to do here” certainly fits the bill with three premier properties scattered throughout Alabama. Whether you enjoy their delicious variety of cuisine, amenities to guarantee your comfort satisfaction or the hot action in the casino, you are sure to find your “winning moment” at these winning properties.

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Ho-Chunk Casino New Hotel Addition Offers a Great Getaway

The Ho-Chunk family of casinos scattered throughout Wisconsin are well-known among gaming enthusiasts for offering a premium, and personal, experience for their customers. Each of the six properties have excellent reputations for their guests and offer great a great player rewards program, winning promotions and entertaining events that always seem to satisfy. We caught up with general manager Fletcher Collins to discuss the exciting property projects and their plan to continuing to deliver a superior casino experience for guests.

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Southern & Midwest Top Slot Floors

Mon 3 Jan 2011 (nwbGoldStrike3017.jpg) Photo by Nathan W Berry. Gold Strike Casino Resort.

With slot play at an all-time high, casinos are raising the bar when it comes to insuring their guests are comfortable and feeling lucky. If you ask a slot player what makes a great slot floor, they will likely suggest features such as wide aisles between machines, upbeat background music, high ceilings and good ventilation so they don’t have to play in a smoke filled box. They also like great cocktail service and convenient restaurants located near the floor.

This year’s Top Slot Floors consists of properties that portray many of these features and should be on every slot players list to visit.

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Treasure Island Resort and Casino: Onward and Upward

Treasure Island Resort and Casino is one of the Midwest’s premier gaming destinations. With the recent addition of more than 300 rooms, the venue is now the second-largest hotel in Minnesota with 788 rooms, and the property is ready to host gaming enthusiasts and cater to their every desire.

What started as a bingo parlor out in 1984 has evolved into a true family resort featuring a 40,000-square-foot Lagoon water park, indoor and outdoor national entertainment, award-winning dining and more.

We caught up with Treasure Island’s General Manager, Michael Heavner, to talk about the history of the property, the brand new expansion and what the team does to insure customer satisfaction at every level.

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