Newest Casino Hotel named, L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge
May 16, 2011
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. today announced the name of its newest casino hotel
destination -- L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge. Set to open in the summer
of 2012, L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge will extend the brand of the
Company's flagship property, L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles,
Anthony Sanfilippo, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle
Entertainment, commented, "Throughout the South, the L'Auberge brand is
associated with warm, friendly and welcoming service along with memorable
experiences for our guests, as well as quality lodging, dining, entertainment
and gaming. We believe that L'Auberge Baton Rouge will transform the
entertainment experience for Baton Rouge residents and regional visitors alike."
Mickey Parenton, Vice President and General Manager of L'Auberge Casino & Hotel
Baton Rouge, said, "Our vision is to create a special destination for the
residents of Baton Rouge. With its sweeping views of the Mississippi River,
L'Auberge Baton Rouge will be stunning. We look forward to welcoming guests to
L'Auberge Baton Rouge in 2012."
"Our team members are as important to our success as the design of our
facility," added Parenton. "L'Auberge Baton Rouge is expected to create more
than 1,000 new permanent jobs in the market, and toward the end of this year we
will open an employment center to help find new members for our Baton Rouge
team. As in Lake Charles, L'Auberge Baton Rouge is expected to become an
employer of choice for the region."
L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge will feature a single-level,
30,000-square-foot gaming floor with 1,500 slot machines and 51 table games,
including a poker room; a hotel with 206 guestrooms and a rooftop pool; a
multi-purpose event center with concert seating for up to 1,400 people or
banquet seating for up to 800 people; a covered parking garage; and unique
dining and entertainment venues overlooking the Mississippi River. Representing
a $357 million investment, L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is expected to
open in the summer of 2012, pending regulatory approval.
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